• Administrative Consultant
    Teach 1 Entertainment
    Jul 2000 - Nov 2008 | Austin, Texas

    Show more Responsibilities included drafting and editing company promotions, press releases, proposals, and correspondence, identifying media outlets and disseminating press information, collaborating on music compositions and song lyrics, conceptualizing a format for elementary school presentations, and performance in the presentations.

  • Wellness Consultant
    Independent Contractor/Various Vendors
    Apr 1985 - Nov 2012 | Austin, Texas

    Show more Self-published cook booklet on vegan/raw vegan food preparation. (Author, 2012). Conduct demonstrations in food preparation, herbal use and preparation, and lead healthy shopping tours (Consultant, 1981 - Present). Lectured and conducted an herbal walk; demonstrated juicing and food preparation techniques at a retreat for women (Diva Divine Retreat, June, 2011). Served as Healthy Eating Mentor for youth group; conducted workshop in wholesome food selection and preparation (PODER, 2010). Commissioned to edit and author articles on herbal nutrition and vegetarian food preparation (Usha Institute, 1991-2011). Trained kitchen staff in vegan and raw vegan food preparation (Usha Institute, 1991-2011). Catered vegan and raw vegan cuisine for catered events and packaged goods for retail distribution. (Enjoy Living Foods!, 1991-1993). Conceptualized and prepared daily entrees, as well as prepared and served standard menu items to customers in a retail cafe setting. (Berwyn Cafe, 1985-1986). Serve as an instructor in dance and yoga on a paid and volunteer basis (Consultant, 1983-Present). Served on Adjunct Faculty, instructing an advanced-level African Dance course (Virginia Commonwealth University, 1986-1990). Serve as Artistic Director and performer in a stage production highlighting health and healing. (The Healing Caravan, 2007-Present). EMPLOYMENT END DATE NOT APPLICABLE; PRESENTLY AVAILABLE AS INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR

  • Project Manager
    Dance Umbrella
    May 2009 - Jul 2009 | Austin, Texas

    Show more Responsible for supervisory and administrative logistics in setup and execution of a 2-week youth dance camp and performance, which included a professional dance company as “artists in residence.” Responsibilities included supervising administrative staff, serving as liaison for the Executive Director to parents, performers, staff, vendors and underwriters, recruiting camp participants, soliciting for sponsors and scholarship underwriters, identifying media outlets and disseminating press information, networking with community groups, employing writing/editing expertise in the generation of press releases, advertising copy, and parent correspondence, hosting performers and coordinating hospitality, collecting camp fees, ticket fees, and managing group sales, as well as serving as announcer/host for the performance, and general spokesperson for the project. (TWO-MONTH CONTRACT ASSIGNMENT)

  • Actor
    Acclaim Talent
    Aug 1999 - Nov 2012 | Austin, Texas

    Show more Agency representation affords auditions/job bookings for acting opportunities locally, regionally, and nationally. Assignments include work in print, voice-over, television, film, internet, and corporate industrial.\nEMPLOYMENT END DATE NOT APPLICABLE

  • Healing Caravan
    Self; Independent Contractor
    Apr 2007 - Nov 2012 | Austin, Texas

    Show more Conceptualize and orchestrate repertoire for performance project through multiple artistic mediums including live music/vocals, dance, video media, and original poetry. Manage all administrative aspects of the project including writing proposals, drafting and disseminating press releases, designing and disseminating promotional fliers, recruiting and coordinating talent, and negotiating and securing performance contracts. EMPLOYMENT END DATE NOT APPLICABLE

  • Brand Ambassador
    USMP Product Marketing
    Jul 2010 - Nov 2012 | Austin, Texas

    Show more Demonstrate beer and wine samples to Sam’s Club members in the Austin, TX area. TABC Certification required. Responsibilities include attending training for each assignment, dispensing knowledge of the products with a personable, confident and professional demeanor, maintaining accurate statistical data, photo documenting the demo site, and setup/breakdown of demo site. PRESENTLY EMPLOYED

  • Vocalist
    Heaven Records
    Apr 2011 - Nov 2012 | Austin , Texas

    Show more Perform as vocalist in live and recorded music project in Austin, Texas. Responsibilities include learning music repertoire. Develop background harmonies for adoption into the repertoire. PRESENTLY EMPLOYED

  • Clerk (Temporary Part-Time)
    Internal Revenue Service
    Mar 2012 - Mar 2012 | Austin, Texas

    Show more Provided clerical support to various offices within the agency as assigned. Responsibilities included accuracy in processing, distributing, and managing incoming and outgoing correspondence.