Government Information Resources/Instruction Librarian
Hannon Library/Southern Oregon University
541-552-6850 / email@example.com
MASTER OF EDUCATION/STORYTELLING, Aug. 2011
East Tennessee State University
Johnson City, Tennessee
MASTER OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE, Dec. 2002
Emporia State University
CERTIFICATION IN THE ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE, June 1992
Pacific Institute of the Alexander Technique
CERTIFICATE IN STORYTELLING, June 1991
San Rafael, California
BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS, THEATRE, June 1973
California Institute of the Arts
Government Information Resources/Instruction Librarian, Sept. 2011 - present
Southern Oregon University
Government Documents & Maps Librarian, Aug. 2008 - May 2011
New Mexico State University Libraries
Las Cruces, New Mexico
Supervised two staff members in the processing and cataloging of government materials. Provided professional in-person and online chat reference service. Provided targeted reference service in the Government Documents unit. Acted as library liaison for the NMSU Geography and Political Science Departments. Participated on various library committees. Created presentations for national and regional library and government documents conferences.
Instructor/Technical Services Librarian, Sept. 2005 - June 2008
Southern Oregon University
Created original and copy cataloging of resources. Provided metadata for digital collection. Teach instruction sessions for University Studies program. Provided professional reference service and Ask-a-Librarian service. Acted as library liaison for the SOU Theatre Department. Participated in Southern Oregon Digital Archives, Emergency Management, Library Art Gallery, and Reference/Instruction work groups. Co-ordinated exhibits of library costume display in collaboration with Oregon Shakespeare Festival and SOU Theatre Department. Co-ordinated Hannon Library Gallery Exhibits.
Information Technician, Oct. 2000 - Sept. 2005
Southern Oregon University
Provided professional reference service. Assisted patrons at circulation and government documents desks. Provided support services to librarians and patrons in reference and government documents departments. Provided e-mail reference through Ask-a-Librarian service. Supervised graduate assistant in map processing. Hired, trained, evaluated and supervised student assistants. Created weekly schedule for reference desk staffing. Cataloged government documents. Gathered and maintained reference statistics and serial updates for reference department. Maintained ongoing book sale. Participated in staff committees, working groups and in-service training.
Archive Assistant, Sept. 1999 - Sept. 2004
Oregon Shakespeare Festival
Indexed and organized prompt boxes covering 1935 to present. Filed materials and updated index as needed.
Archive Practicum Instruction Assistant, Sept. 2003/04
Rocky Mountain National Park
Estes park, Colorado
Sponsored by Emporia University School of Library and Information Management
Professional Storyteller, Sept. 1989 - present
Produce and perform storytelling events. Perform as featured teller and workshop presenter at festivals throughout California and the Pacific Northwest.
Artist-in-Residence/Southern Oregon Arts Council, Sept. 1997 -Sept. 2000
Owner - Freemotion of Ashland, June 1992 - Dec. 1999
Instructed individuals in the Alexander Technique to release tension in neck, back and shoulders and create ergonomically suitable work areas. Worked with students who experience repetitive strain injury, back and neck tension. Took referrals from chiropractors and other health professionals. Gave presentations and taught group workshops in the Alexander Technique. Instructed musicians and performers in both group and individual sessions.
Southwest and Border Cultures Institute Mini-Grant for Government Documents Centennial Celebration. New Mexico State University (Grant received: May 2009) April 2010
Co-author of NEH preservation assessment grant, Southern Oregon University
(Grant received: August 2002) April 2002
Hispanic Heroes, Border Shenanigans and Dr. Seuss? Federal Depository Library Annual Conference, Arlington VA. Oct. 19 - 21, 2010.
Slaves, Sidekicks and Healers: Women's Stories Collected by the WPA Soul of a People: Great Depression Road Show, Las Cruces, NM. Apr. 4, 2009.
Ugly Duckling to Swan: Government Documents for the Public User. Thomas Branigan Memorial Library, Las Cruces, NM. March 29, 2010.
Government Documents Tell a Good Story. Federal Depository Library Annual Conference, Arlington VA. Oct. 18 - 20, 2009.
Ugly Duckling to Swan: Government Documents for the Public User. New Mexico Library Association Conference, Albuquerque, NM. Apr. 24, 2009.
Weaving History into Storytelling for the Middle School Audience. New Mexico Library Association Conference, Albuquerque, NM. Apr. 23, 2009.
Hearing Voices Storytelling Festival: featured teller, Portland, Oregon April 2008
Southern Oregon History Collection: Co-presenter, Digitizing Grows Community: OLA Annual Conference, Corvallis, Oregon April 2007
Borrowed Bard: Shakespeare's Debt to Oral Tradition: Storytelling presentation for Oregon Shakespeare Festival Noon Lecture/Concert Series August 2006
American Library Association Community Service Day, New Orleans: storytelling June 2006
Southern Oregon Digital Archives (SODA):Oregon Library Association Digital Smorgasboard, Salem, Oregon April 2006
Borrowed Bard: Southern Oregon University Hannon Library, Year of the Library Oct. 2005
Storytelling Series for Children: Jackson County Libraries, Oregon Aug. 2005
Keynote speaker/workshop presenter: Soroptimist's Regional Mtg. Oct.
Storytelling/Lecture for Masters level rhetoric class: Southern Oregon University Dec. 2001
Colloquium for music students: Southern Oregon University Jan. 1998
International Conference on the Alexander Technique/Jerusalem, Israel August 1996
Storytelling Classes: California State University, Chico Fall/Spring 1992-93
American Library Association, 2007-11
Oregon Library Association, 2005-08, 2011-present
National Storytelling Network, 2007-11