Fifteen years as an appraiser: eleven years as chief appraiser, almost four years as a residential appraiser, and six months as a review appraiser for a bond project. Prior to that to that, many years of experience encompassing customer service, administrative assistance, retail sales, publicity, merchandising, and award-winning projects in art, writing and photography.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and organizational abilities. Good computer proficiency. Extensive experience in administrative assistance, customer relations, retail sales, publicity, journalism, management, and merchandising.
Free-lance writing for newspapers and magazines. Founded and organized a wildlife rehabilitation group, Wildlife Rescue, Inc., (Austin, TX), and assisted in its growth; this organization aids about 5,000 birds and mammals annually. Managed a city recreation center (Austin, TX) and a small store (Amarillo, TX). Served for ten years on Gilpin County Planning Commission.
|1/99 -||Now -||Free-lance writer for magazines and weekly newspapers.|
|3/92 -||5/03 -||Gilpin County Assessor's Office (Central City, CO) - Chief Appraiser.|
|8/90 -||3/92 -||Came to Colorado and worked in real estate, insurance, and retail sales.|
|2/90 -||8/90 -||Travis County Public Improvements and Transportation Dept., Right-of-Way Section (Austin, Texas) - Review Appraiser for 6-month bond project.|
|12/88 -||2/90 -||Travis County Tax Office (Austin, Texas)- Tax Analyst|
|4/83 -||10/86 -||Williamson County Appraisal District (Georgetown, Texas) - Appraiser.|
|11/78 -||4/83 -||Austin Tax Department (Austin, Texas)- Clerk.|
|Prior -||1983 -||Experience in retail sales, management, customer service, administrative assistance, publicity, journalism.|
Austin Community College (Austin, TX) - Associate Degree. Graduated 1987 on Scholastic Achievement Roll.
Professional demeanor, outgoing personality, decisive, resourceful. Excellent follow-through and problem-solving skills, attention to detail. Honest, ethical, adaptable and reliable.