8/16 to 5/17 -- Graduate Assistant, Office of Sustainability, Assistant Vice Provost Strategic Initiatives, University of South Florida (USF), Tampa, FL -- Appointed to complete the AASHE Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS) Report for the USF Tampa Florida campus. Duties included meeting with multiple USF directors to compile data and Office of Decision Support analysts to support system automation. Previous Graduate Student positions while obtaining a Ph.D. included 1/13 to 5/17-Research & Teaching Assistant, Patel College of Global Sustainability - Appointed as Sustainability Scholar directing 2-3 Sustainability Fellows supporting the Office of Sustainability events and university sustainability accounting reports. Support new MA course programs, including project assignment development, Canvas editing, and student grading. Spring 16-Honors Instructor, IDH 3350 - Sections 003 & 004 to beta-test first hybrid flipped service-learning courses to support community Urban Agriculture development. Fall 12-Adjunct Instructor, College of Public Health (COPH) HSC 4631 Critical Issues Course. 9/11 to 8/12-Teaching Assistant, Completed all student assignment grading, including communication needs of students, and website development in Canvas and Blackboard teaching platforms. 8/08 to 8/11-Research Assistant, Health Policy Management, COPH-Compiled research data for ongoing faculty research, defined Geico Insurance as Red Light Camera owner of systems installed in Tampa Bay. 9/05 to 5/06-Research Assistant, NIH Grant, College of Nursing, Compiled pilot data and updated files for RO1 NIH grant application for Mindfulness Based Cancer Stress Reduction techniques.
5/06 to 8/12 -- Editorial Assistant, Organization & Environment, USF, Tampa, FL. -- Appointed to Graduate Assistant duties including complete daily operation of peer-reviewed journal such as contacts with authors, reviewers, editors, and publishers for journal (Impact Factor 2.650 as of 2015). Journal was sponsored by the Patel School of Sustainability, assisted with drafting the first strategic plan for the school.
1/99 to present -- Self-employed Sole Proprietor, independent consulting contractor, EPA Storm Water Management Model (SWMM) Expert, Tampa, FL -- Contracted out to civil engineering peers previously employed with Hillsborough County; Reynolds, Smith and Hills; Dames & Moore; Site Engineering; Dyer, Riddle, Mills & Precourt, Inc. on multiple occasions doing SWMM training, troubleshooting, optimizations, site reconnaissance with structure inspections, and complete creation of infrastructure solutions. Tasks included multiple client meetings, permit meetings, hiring sub-consultants, and most recently billion dollar projects and expert witness data preparation requiring explicit fee structure and dynamic innovation to meet demanding clients..
97 to 99 -- Engineer II, Fiscal & Administrative Services, Public Works Department, Hillsborough County, FL -- Reassigned after building original county website, obtaining the first county laptop, and establishing the original Windows NT Server for testing.
94 to 97 -- Engineer II, Engineering Section, Planning & Development Management Department, Hillsborough County, FL -- Transferred to permanent staff position which included permit policy redevelopment, department equipment budgeting, and personal consulting for new county IT department and with former associates currently employed as USF Vice President of IT regarding simultaneous web infrastructure developments at new county center and USF. Additional County support included funding BSCE degree, computer equipment, and county truck to enable increased duties for community flood inspections and analysis.
93 to 94 -- SWMM Contract Engineer, Stormwater Section, Planning & Development Management Department, Hillsborough County, FL -- Contracted hire to reconfigure SWMM for resolving critical flooding issue. This required Board of County Commission vote for exemption to allow initial hire at above the existing professional consulting pay scales and simultaneous new computer purchase.
1992 -- SWMM Model Engineer, Reynolds, Smith and Hills, Inc. 1715 N. Westshore Blvd., Suite 500, Tampa, FL -- Hired for existing SWMM project development, which included corroborating on staff turnover to add proper professional skills to facilitate model completion.
1991 -- Model Engineer, Dames & Moore, Inc. One N. Dale Mabry Hwy., Suite 700, Tampa, FL -- Site Team was hired to support Guam Project. Project began with directing company to purchase Sun Sparc Server and AutoCAD Civil Design Suite to allow staff training to design and permit complete site where Army Corp of Engineers had recently stopped all excavation.
1990 -- Model Engineer, Site Engineering Group, Inc. 3502 Henderson Blvd., Tampa, FL -- Supported the design and permitting for commercial projects and schools, while establishing advanced AutoCAD tools and techniques.
1989 -- Engineer, Dyer, Riddle, Mills & Precourt, Inc. 8875 Hidden River Pkwy., Suite 200, Tampa, FL -- Hired to support development of modeling infrastructure team.
1988 -- CAD Engineer, Delta Corporation. 5912-A Breckenridge Pkwy., Tamp,a FL -- Hired as first CAD Engineer to use Prime Medusa Mainframe System to test proprietary Civil Design Suite under development, technology was later purchased by AutoCAD.
5/84 to Pres -- Project Director, STARS USA Inc. 2008 E Patterson St. Tampa, FL -- Co-Founded public charitable corporation to facilitate service-learning projects with volunteer students. Duties included creating proposals, presentations, grants, articles of incorporation, and taxes as needed for 501(c)3 business operations. Completed multiple projects involved in the public as class credit activities for over 30 years organizing teams, coordinating projects, and encouraging peers who developed original Community Emergency Response Team (Tampa CERT) and the Reg-Eze, Class-Mate, Key-Mate, and Ride-Mate software products eventually sold privately to multiple universities.
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