Professional Profile


GRID Alternatives
Vice President of Development (2017–Present)
Mission: to make renewable energy technology and job training accessible to underserved communities.

The Wilderness Society
Philanthropy Officer (2014–2016)
Mission: to protect wilderness and inspire Americans to care for our wild places.

Director of Foundation & Government Relations (2013–2014)
Grants Manager (2012–2013)
Mission: to foster environmental literacy to sustain our planet.

California Academy of Sciences
Institutional Gifts Officer (2011–2012)
Major Gifts Associate (2010–2011)
Mission: to explore, explain, and sustain life.

Stanford University
Resource Development & Philanthropy Program Coordinator (2008–2010)
Haas Center for Public Service
Mission: to realize a just and sustainable world through service, scholarship, and community partnerships.
Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society
Mission: to develop and share knowledge to improve philanthropy, strengthen civil society, and effect social change.



Earth Institute at Columbia University
Executive Certificate in Conservation & Environmental Sustainability (Expected 2019)
Mission: The Earth Institute Center for Environmental Sustainability is dedicated to the development of a rich, robust and vibrant world within which we can secure a sustainable future.

CFRE International
Certified Fund Raising Executive (2013)
Mission: to certify experienced fundraising professionals aspiring to the highest standards of ethics, competence, and service to the philanthropic sector.

University of California
Naturalist Certification (2012)
Mission: to foster a diverse community of naturalists and promote stewardship of California's natural resources through education and service.

Stanford University
Research Administration Certification (2010)
Mission: to develop Stanford's research administration workforce by providing tools for individuals to build competencies, increase efficiency, and improve compliance with Stanford and sponsor requirements.



Stanford University
Master of Arts in Sociology (2006)
Master of Arts in Policy, Organization, and Leadership Studies (2005)

Columbia University
Master of Arts in Organization & Leadership (2003)

St. Olaf College
Bachelor of Arts in American Studies, Religion (2002)


Volunteer Leadership

California Academy of Sciences
Rocky Shore Naturalist (2013–Present)
Mission: to explore, explain, and sustain life.

Stanford Alumni Association
Board of Directors (2016–Present)
Mission: to reach, serve and engage all Stanford alumni and students; to foster a lifelong intellectual and emotional connection between the University and its graduates; and to provide the University with goodwill and support.

Stanford Club of San Francisco
Board of Directors (2012–Present)
Mission: to connect San Francisco's Stanford community with events that are fun, enrich our lives, enjoy San Francisco, and contribute to the well-being of society.

Stanford Native American Alumni Association
Board of Directors (2018–Present)
Mission: to build a supportive community and to facilitate, promote, and participate in cultural, social, educational, and professional interactions and partnerships among alumni members of the Stanford Native community; between Native alumni and both current and prospective Stanford students, faculty, and staff; and with the larger Native community, other communities of color, and the general public.

Stanford Pride
Board of Directors  (2010–Present)
Mission: to create and foster a diverse Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, and Intersex (LGBTQQI) affirming community of alumni, students, faculty and staff.