Over seven years experience managing both private estates and
commercial residential properties.
Transpersonal Psychology. Institute of Transpersonal Psy. Palo Alto, CA.
Culture and Spirituality. Holy Names College. Oakland, CA.
Psychology/Biomedical Chemistry. University of Oregon. Eugene, OR.
and Office Management. Academy of Business Colleges. Sacramento, CA
Sitter. 1 month.
owned home in suburban subdivision. (Sacramento, CA)
Cared for lovely home, one cat, and backyard water feature in
Sitter. 1 month.
owned home in senior community. (Oceanside, CA)
Cared for lovely home in senior community, vegetable/herb garden, and
one loveable Rottweiller for overseas owner.
House Sitter. 4 months.
owned home in small town. (Bandon, OR)
Cared for small-town home on 5 acres, 1 vehicle, and 3 aging (one
frail) cat with special needs for out-of-country owners.
Sitter. 4 months.
owned historical home. (Texas)
for lovely historic home and large yards, as well as a sweet kitty with
special medical needs for overseas home owners.
Sitter. 7 months.
owned rural home. (Oaxaca, MX)
Cared for home, gardens, and two dogs in rural Mexican setting for
Sitter. 1 year.
owned suburban home. (Clarksville, TN)
Cared for modern home and pets of military family deployed overseas.
Maintained home and yard, cared for 50-gallon fish tank
aged, eccentric cats with spraying and health issues, providing daily
medications, assuring veterinary care, etc. Responded to two
separate electrical fires swiftly and appropriately, preventing all but
minimal damage. Performed authorized hiring and oversight of necessary
electrical and plumbing work.
Sitter. 1 ½ years.
owned estate. (Newton County, AR)
estate management for country home on 100 acres for out-of-town owners.
Duties included keeping home clean and safe, maintaining grounds around
house, keeping firewood in, responding to emergencies such as fallen
trees, mud slides, and collapsing driveways; managing a petty cash
fund, hiring necessary contractors for repairs and upkeep of water
main, outbuildings, etc. Provided food, medicine and love for family
cat, one happy dog, and some chickens.
owned urban home. (Oakland, CA)
house sitting and pet sitting duties on two different occasions for
homeowner traveling out of the country. Duties included maintaining
home and grounds while caring for an elderly cat and two rambunctious
puppies. Second hire included a contract to paint bedroom in owner’s
apartment rental. (Oakland, CA)
house sitting and pet sitting duties for homeowner traveling out of the
country. Duties included maintaining home and caring for one cat.
Contract included spring-cleaning work for additional fee.
Management Associates, Inc. (Sacramento, CA)
duties as on-site leasing agent for 74-unit complex on three acres
during time of renovation and change. Duties included: on-site
bookkeeping and filing monthly spreadsheets; screening potential
residents, collecting and depositing rents; hired, scheduled, and
supervised contractors, maintenance and other personnel; facilitated
and supervised building renovations, made improvements to grounds,
maintained outdoor pool and community poolhouse,
mediated co-tenant disputes, performed evictions in accordance with
California state law; executed low-cost marketing for complex ;
decreased average vacancy rate while increasing rental incomes.
investor. (Sacramento, CA)
duties of independent on-site leasing agent for complex consisting of
six quadruplexes for
out-of-town investor. Collected rents and submitted monthly reports;
hired contractors for necessary painting, cleaning and repairs;
maintained and upgraded previously neglected grounds, maintained
outdoor swimming pool, mediated co-tenant disputes in rough
neighborhood, performed difficult evictions according to California
& Pertinent Training
Landscape Design Certification
and vine pruning
and garden care
upkeep and water features
& Advanced First Aid
Director. 9 years.
Circles. (Tucson, AZ)
non-profit counseling center: Applied for and acquired 501c3 status,
created and organized Board of Directors; authored mission statement,
goals and objectives, and other documents. Acting executive director:
facilitated Board meetings, researched and applied for grant funding,
networked with other community agencies, performed bookkeeping and
other administrative functions, carried out human resource duties such
as the search and hiring of contractors, designed and wrote content for
agency website, flyers and brochures; performed counseling duties and
carried out agency mission.
Director. 5 years.
of Light. (Tucson, AZ)
and executive director of alternative healing center focusing on
energy-based modalities and spiritual guidance. Carried out daily
functions of healing mission working with clients, performed accounting
duties, designed and developed web presence, performed advertising
campaigns. Developed retreat offerings and workshops centered around the
Owner. Entrepreneur. 12 years.
and operated home-based internet marketing business offering a variety
of products and business services through over one hundred affiliate
programs. Carried out mail and internet-based marketing, created and
maintained customer and contact databases utilizing ACT! software, received and processed
orders, performed customer service duties, managed accounts payable and
receivable, designed and maintained websites.
Assistant. 1 year.
Counseling Center. (Palo Alto, CA)
for all executive administrative functions for non-profit counseling
agency including: payroll, payroll taxes, W-2’s, 1099’s, non-profit
reporting to local and federal government, preparing financial reports
and projections, desk top publishing, advertising workshops and other
events. Utilized programs such as Quicken, Excel, and Word Perfect.
Organized and promoted marketing and public relations campaigns.