B.A., Botany, Connecticut College, New London, CT, 1984

Betty Flanders Thomson Prize for Excellence in Botany. Distinction in the Major of Botany. Cum Laude, and Dean’s List each semester

Work Experiences.

April 2008 – Present

Web Developer, Roswell Infographics

Building Drupal, WordPress and NationBuilder websites for clients. Key clients include the Palestine Poster Project Archives, the League of Conservation Voters, the Baltimore Orchard Project, and the Maryland Offshore Wind Coalition

August 2014 - November 2014

Data Fellow, Voting Information Project

Worked on a national project, in partnership with Democracy Works, Pew Charitable Trust, and Google to collect poll location information for every voter in the country, both for Election Day and early voting. Collaborated with Google via git and XML data feeds generated by python/postgres scripts. Built Google Sheets functions to interact with the Google Map API to facilitate our work

2008 – 2009

Author, Drupal 5 Views Recipes, Packt Publishing

First book available on the Views module. Provided step-by-step instruction for a variety of website building tasks. Compiled detailed appendices, including comprehensive list of Drupal Field Formatters, Style Plugins, selected noteworthy pages, and additional resources

February 2007 – March 2008

Web Developer, Community IT Innovators (CITI)

Create websites using four CMS systems (Drupal, Joomla, In-house ColdFusion CMS, WildApricot). Clients included the National Recycling Coalition, Chesapeake Climate Action Network, MANNA, Land Trust Accreditation Coalition, Homefree USA, and Capitol Hill Day School. Developed PDF forms. Installed Blogspot and WordPress blogs for clients. Installed Google Analytics, and other miscellaneous systems. Wrote and reviewed client sales proposals. Presented “Brown Bags” on GIS, Regular Expressions, Drupal, Firebug, etc.

2008 – 2009

Spatial Analyst, UMBC Center for Health Program Development and Management

Implemented sophisticated web technology, including Maptitude for the Web, Perl, ColdFusion, and Javascript. Designed and maintained the Center’s web page. Designed and maintained several other sites, including one listed in GeoWorld as “a favorite among GIS Professionals,” and granted a “TopTen” award. Generated clear, attractive maps and reports using advanced skills in Geographic Information Systems (GIS), database management, programming, desktop publishing, and graphic design. Prepared Center’s Medicaid data documentation. Developed video training program for all Center staff; Developed HealthChoice Resource Directory.

2002 – 2008

Columnist, The Townsend Letter for Doctors and Patients

My column, Web Page Potpourri, was devoted to informative integrative health resources on the Internet.

1993 – 1995

Recycling Program Technician, Baltimore City Office of Recycling

Wrote MapBasic program called “Recycler,” which transformed productivity, and was still used for years after I left. Managed Baltimore City School Recycling Program. Made presentations to schools and community associations. Produced publications for city-wide distribution.


City/Community Coordinator, Mayor’s Campaign for a Cleaner Baltimore

Designed recycling promotional materials, including City-wide recycling schedule, Block Captain handbook, block captain database, tonnage analysis spreadsheet, and various maps.

1990 – 1991

Recycling Coordinator, Citizens Planning and Housing Association

Provided central contact for recycling information in Baltimore. Maintained ongoing database of almost 1000 recycling contacts. Conceived of, published and distributed The Baltimore Recycler, a monthly newsletter. Produced and updated the Recycling Guide (4 editions, over 17,000 copies distributed). Coordinated Mobile Recycling Exhibit. Developed substantial recycling library. Promoted recycling at community associations, schools, hearings, as well as on television and radio.

1986 – 1991

Computer Instructor, ComputerLand

Taught and developed curriculum for professional seminars in desktop publishing, word processing, database management, computer hardware, and DOS. Provided telephone support to customers, and did on-site software and hardware installations.