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Board Administrator, Hands Across The Nations, Toronto, November 2015 – present

  • Ensure Board awareness of good governance practices and compliance with Ontario’s rules for governance of not-for-profit organizations and be aware of current and emerging best practices in not-for-profit governance
  • Administrate and coordinate the Annual General Meeting in accordance with good governance practices.
  • Administrate and coordinate Board meetings on an as-needed basis.

Steering Committee Member, International Association of Hydrogeologists Canadian National Conference, November 2014 – November 2015

  • Responsible for the social media, volunteer coordination and development of a students and young professional mentoring program for the nation-wide conference

President, Student and Young Professionals Committee, Canadian Water Network, Waterloo, January 2014 – September 2015

  • Lead monthly meetings with SYPC, overseeing general activities and ensure consistency of SYPC efforts
  • Promoted CWN events and efforts among CWN students and young professionals
  • Organized a workshop on the governance of the Great Lakes Basin, which took place in January 2015
  • Attendee of the Pass the Mic Communications and Media Workshop in May 2014
  • Planned the SYPC Retreat held in conjunction with CWN’s Connecting Water Resources 2015 conference

Representative, Transformative Leaders of the Future Program, Waterlution, Kitchener-Waterloo, August 2014 – September 2015

  • Attended Waterlution’s Innovation Lab 2013 held in Calgary, experiencing and practicing collaborative facilitation and negotiation techniques
  • Coordinated events between young leaders and diverse water stakeholders to build awareness and encourage the cross-sector collaboration of holistic, sustainable practices and policies for water
  • Engaged individuals, organizations, and communities in developing inclusive, sustainable ways to manage water, encouraging inclusive knowledge sharing and connection across diverse viewpoints

Vice Chair of Outreach, Students of the Water Institute: Graduate Section, University of Waterloo, May 2013 – May 2014

  • Developed curricula for Let’s Talk Science and the Earth Sciences Museum at the University of Waterloo, focused on local water concepts and climate change challenges
  • Created an environmental awareness exhibit for Kitchener’s inaugural Nuit Blanche festival, Night\Shift, which is displayed at the Region Municipality of Waterloo’s Recycling Centre
  • Lead water education programs for Girl Guides, Canadian Association for Girls in Science, and more
  • Planned a yearlong Global Outreach Speaker Series, including the World Wildlife Foundation, GlobalMedic, Water for People, Engineers Without Borders, and more
  • Acted as a student representative for a Water Education Workshop aimed to devise Waterloo’s Collaborative Water Program, lead by Dr. Mark Servos and Dr. Sarah Wolfe

President, Earth Science Graduate Association, University of Waterloo, January – December 2013

  • Lead networking and social activities for Earth Science Students, Faculty, and Alumni
  • Facilitated monthly executive meetings, delegating tasks and organizing sponsorship efforts
  • Member of the Farvolden Committee, organizing speaker series, alumni reception, and poster fair

Geological Engineering Academic Representative, University of Waterloo, 2007 – 2012

Board of Directors, Waterloo Engineering Endowment Foundation, University of Waterloo, 2008 – 2012

Delegate, Joint Event on Education, Board of European Students of Technology, Czech Republic, August 2009

Iron Warrior Editor, Engineering Society Newspaper, University of Waterloo

  • Editor-in-Chief, 2011; Assistant Editor, 2010; Copy Editor, 2009; Staff Writer, 2008 – 2012

Engineering Society Involvement, Faculty of Engineering, University of Waterloo

  • 2012 Graduation Committee Chair, 2011 – 2012
    Elected to organize activities related to academics, networking, and campus involvement
  • Student Life Commissioner, 2011
    Selected to organize the schedule of events and provide guidance to Directors
  • Orientation Week Leader2008 – 2011
    Editor of the UW Engineering Handbook, given to all first year engineering students, in 2009 and 2011
  • Iron Warrior, Engineering Society Newspaper
    Editor-in-Chief, 2011; Assistant Editor, 2010; Copy Editor, 2009; Staff Writer, 2008 – 2012
  • Select Additional Positions: Women in Engineering  and Go ENG Girl Guest Speaker, Running Club Leader, Kitchener-Waterloo Santa Claus Parade Director, Alumni Officer, Exchange Director

Shad Valley Scholar, Shad International, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, July 2006

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