Clients and Projects

State of Oregon Housing and Community Services (2019-2022) – Oregon Agricultural Worker Housing Study, primary and secondary housing need research, farmworker, employer, and agency partner interviews, case studies, recommended practices, paid partnerships and input from farmworkers, Latinx community organizations, and Latinx community liaisons

Tualatin Watershed Enhancement Collaborative (2022) – Program and position development, addressing natural resources, flooding, and erosion issues in urban Washington County

West Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District (2022) – Educational Niche-Finding Project, worked to identify the best conservation education role WMSWCD can provide that will best support District stakeholders. Developed project research plan, conducted focus groups with diverse stakeholder groups, conducted local conservation education gap analysis, written recommendations highlighting gaps, recommendations from marginalized communities, and most appropriate roles for client conservation education efforts

East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District (2021) – Grants program technical assistance for current grantees, grants program evaluation with emphasis on diversity, equity, and inclusion, barriers to BIPOC led and small organizations, recommendations for improving equity and access, includes grant report evaluation, surveys of grant recipients, and interviews with BIPOC led organizations receiving grants

Oregon State University Extension Service (2018 -2020) – Solve Pest Problems online pest management service development: evaluation planning, user research, community engagement, facilitation of Stakeholder Advisory Group

Tualatin Soil and Water Conservation District –

  • Washington County Market Research (2020), focus on natural resources interests, needs, community perceptions: community listening, focus groups with communities of color, best practices recommendations, stakeholder presentations
  • Rural Landowner Market Research (2018), interests, needs, barriers, feedback for riparian enhancement programs and partnerships, phone, online, and mail surveys with rural landowners, best practices recommendations, review of program materials

Columbia Slough Watershed Council (2018-2019)- Interim Executive Director: support/manage staff, report to board, budget management, grants administration, strategic guidance, DEI approach development, on-boarding new ED

Friends of Nadaka Nature Park (2019)- Interim Director – support/manage staff, community relationships, grant administration, facilitate programming, support transition to more stable organizational and staffing structure

King Conservation District (2017-2018)- Our Land. Our Water. program development to increase riparian enhancement projects on private property: includes a workshop presentation and teaching guide, how-to fact sheets for practices, recommendations for incentives and ongoing support for participants, a report on existing local social science research, a social marketing strategy, a step-by-step program implementation guide, program branding and marketing components (name, logo, tagline, etc.), evaluation tools and an evaluation methodology

Clean Water Services –

  • Streamside Property Outreach Program Development and Pilot (2018) – developed and tested program methodology to increase riparian enhancement partnerships on private property, included Program Implementation Guide, marketing and messaging recommendations, site visit forms and data collection mechanisms, a partner survey, a program evaluation methodology, and guidelines for program adaptive management, pilot tested strategies with landowners, effectiveness reporting and recommendations
  • Watershed Health Field Trip Program (2015-2019) – program development, implementation, evaluation, in partnership with Friends of Trees, including virtual and bilingual program development, teacher partnerships, curriculum development, staff and volunteer recruitment and training, annual program reports

Cultural Vistas International, Washington D.C. (2015): Conference Coordination and Management, YSEALI Generation Earth sustainability conference for young Southeast Asian environmental leaders in ASEAN member nations, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Extension Service & SWCD Public Workshops –

  • East Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District: Sustainable Urban Landscapes workshops, Native Plant Database
  • West Multnomah Soil and Water Conservation District: Stormwater Management for Challenging Sites workshop series
  • Oregon State University Extension Service: public natural gardening workshops
  • Washington State University Extension Service: public water conservation workshops

Clackamas Co. Water Environment Services, CCSD#1 (2014-2015) – Watershed Health Education Program for K-12 schools, including design and installation of stormwater management retrofits at schools with students

City of Gresham, Oregon (2013-2014): rainwater harvesting demonstration project, rain garden workshops, downspout disconnection staff training

Mount Hood Community College (2013, 2015) – outreach and behavior change training, rain garden project assistance for Scholarships for Education and Economic Development international exchange students

Confluence Environmental Center (2013 – 2015) – outreach and behavior change trainings for AmeriCorps volunteers

Lake Oswego Watershed Council (2012-2013) – outreach materials development, web site content, outreach strategy development

North Clackamas Urban Watersheds Council (2013) – development of canvassing project to gain partners for private property restoration projects, staff training, review and recommendations for annual report

Adult Conservation Educators Northwest (2012-2014) – collaborative group administration, meeting facilitation, agendas, notes, management of online portal, work to develop native plant database

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