Global H.O.P.E. (Hawaii’s Organization for Peace and the Environment) University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo Student Organization Main Organizer “Think Globally, Act Locally”
- Organized 11 speaking events, 6 rallies/marches, 4 concerts, and 41 movie nights on a variety of issues including climate change, GMOs, food and energy sovereignty, the Iraq War, and money in politics. All were free and public.
- Led successful 2-year campaign gathering 5,485 signatures to pass county resolution mandating public beach access for Papa’ikou Mills Beach.
Voter Owned Hawaiʻi (2008-2012 HILO, HI) “The Reform that Makes All Reforms Possible”
- Responsible for networking, tabling, and giving speeches at rallies, concerts, and other events.
- Helped pass 2008 State Act 244, Hawaii’s first Clean Elections law.
- Big Island became first county where citizens had an option to run for office on a full publicly funded campaign. Anyone could run a competitive county council race based on support for their ideas regardless of access to wealth.
Pesticide Action Network North America Community Organizer (2013 KAUAI, HI)
- Built coalition, core team, facilitated meetings, recruited 60 endorsers, engaged over 50 volunteers into action teams, worked with and lobbied council members and organized largest march in Kauai history.
- Coordinated campaign that successfully passed a bill to protect community from hazardous agri-chemical pesticide spray.
Ola Hawaiʻi 2020 Cause Related Marketing and Web Production (2012 HILO, HI)
- Tracked and translated state bills related to sustainability.
- Drafted sample testimonies, created online action pages, engaged online community, and generated testimony in favor of sustainability.
Senator Russell Ruderman Campaign Event Coordinator (2012 KEAAU, HI)
- Facilitated all event creation, organization, volunteer management, and marketing.
Brent.FM Business Administrator (2012-2013 HILO, HI)
- Created website content, managed client communications, receivables and invoicing.
Royal Hawaiian Farms Laborer (2013 HAMAKUA, HI)
Community Organizing Class Instructor (2013 HILO, HI)
- Taught organizational structure, concepts, issue development, strategies and tactics, direct action, coalition building, negotiation and more.
The Family Farm Seasonal Worker (2012-2015 HAMAKUA, HI)
Green Collar Technologies Event Coordinator (2012-2014 HILO, HI)
- Marketed and performed business administration for sustainability classes.
- Marketed and facilitated TEDxHiloChange 2013
Student Senator for the College of Business and Economics (Fall 2014- Spring 2015)
Absolute Tree Care LLC Marketing Manager and Accountant (2015-Present)