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Professional ​
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Mother of four, farmers wife with a huge repertoire of experiences.  In high demand for reorganizational skills and training systems.  She has been a guest speaker across North America and speaks to crowds of large and small sizes.  Puts 110% into any project assigned to help ensure its success.  

Work​
experience​

Bahama Farming Co. Ltd; Mossleigh, AB 

2015 to present - CEO/owner

Oversaw complete operations of a multi-million dollar corporation and it’s subsidiaries.  Ensured all government requirements are up to date and met, created staff training and certification programs, orchestrated three active worksites throughout the year, developed processes for investigation of complaints, etc…

SUGAR SHACK HOLDINGS Ltd; Mossleigh, AB

2015 to present - CEO/owner

Ensures that all correspondence, bookwork and contracts are up to date and followed completely.  Handles all legal and procedural requirements for the operation.  

 

Hidden Coulee; Mossleigh, AB

1997 to present - Treasurer & Secretary,

Oversaw full communication within the corporation.  Including; bookkeeping, payroll, banking, new customers, staff scheduling, correspondence, buying and selling of equipment, document storage, office organization, etc…

PROFESSIONAL Speaker

Sept 2002 - Present

Spoke to teachers, administration, media, staff and business owners in regards to topics requested.  Topics include; education curriculum, teaching practices, efficiency streamlining,  CAL procedures, burn out, and more.  Spoke at PBIG meeting, Strategic provincial convention, SAI Platform meeting, etc…

United Conservative Party, AB

May 2018 to November 2019 - VP of Communications

Elected to Board of Directors for the United Conservative Party of Alberta, at the founding AGM.  Put forth strategic plans for communications for the party and election.  Completed all duties as a board member; including attendance at party functions, regular board meetings and campaigning.  Answered questions from fellow board members, MLA’s and members.  Editing, events planning and speaking engagements were all part of my duties.

 

Campaign Manager; Little Bow riding

2012

Complete manger duties over the provincial political election.  All completed in under 30 days.  Hiring, staffing, signage, election rules followed, volunteers organized, donations, debates, media responses, event planning, etc…

CEO & Principal; Calgary, AB

July 2004 - Jan 2009

Day to day operations of a K to Grade 9 school.  Completed assessments on teachers, hired and fired staff, file rout budget reports, attended monthly parent meetings, led training, seminars and assisted with curriculum planning.  Responsible for classrooms where teachers were absent.  Filled in for maternity leave, sick days and temporary positions.  Taught various grades & ages from Kindergarten to Grade 9.

Campaign Manager, Grant Hill; Macleod riding

1997 & 2000

Complete manger duties over the federal political election.  All completed in under 30 days.  Hiring, staffing, signage, election rules followed, volunteers organized, donations, debates, media responses, event planning, etc…

Student Teacher, Lamar Junior High; Irving, TX

Fall 1995

Drama Student Teacher. Responsible for decision making, planning, evaluating, discipline, meetings classroom set up, parent-teacher interviews, etc…

Student Teacher, Towny Elementary; Irving, TX

Fall 1995

Grade 5 Student-Teacher - Math, Reading and Social Studies.  Responsible for decision making, planning, evaluating, discipline, meetings classroom set up, parent-teacher interviews, etc…

Practicums; Irving, TX

Fall 1995

MacArthur High School (World History)

Paul Keyes Elementary (Grade 1 - Science)

Sam Houston Junior High (Grade 7 - History)

Shelton (Grade 5 - Reading)

Thomas Haley Elementary (Grade 4 - Math & Science)

Instructor Assistant - Lincoln Park Centre; Calgary, AB 

Spring 1988

Worked with physically and mentally challenged adults.  Met goals set by superiors and completed all responsibilities assigned to me.

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Skills

Pages

Numbers

Keynote

iMovie

Photo Editing

Public Speaking

Filming Production

Inventory Control

Purchasing 

Research Proficiency

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Certificates

Teaching Certificate - AB, 2005

Teaching CertificateTX,1997

Excellence In Teaching Award Nominee - AB, 2008

Certified Member DRP

Discover Reading Program 2005

Myers Briggs Certification

AB, 2009

*Type Indicator Step I & Step II

Top 40 Under 40

AB, Class of 2009

Business Leaders of Tomorrow

 AB, 2008

Cerebratic Accelerated Learning Program 

2003 (Founder)

Emily Dickenson Award 

Austin, TX, Aug 2003

Advanced Word-Smithing Certificate 

Austin, TX, 2003

Writers Workshop Certificate

Austin, TX, 2002 

Wizard of the Web Certificate 

Austin, TX, Aug 2004

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Interests

Scuba Diving 

Reflexology

Moderating

Photography

Motivational items

Theatre

Shopping

Travel

Museums

Nutrition

Exercise

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Misc.

SDAB Member

Commissioner of Oaths

First Aide Certified

Ordained Minister 

Aspen Crossing Director

Education

University of Dallas

Bachelor of Arts - Education,1995

Bachelor of Arts - History, 1995

Minor - Drama, 1995

American InterContinental University 

Master Of Education - Leadership of Educational Organizations

Harlington University 

Doctorate of Education - Philosophy of Education