|USDA Forest Service
Northern Research Station
271 Mast Road
Durham, NH 03824
A.A.S. Forest Technology, University of New Hampshire, Thompson School of Applied Science, Durham, NH, 2000.
A.A.S. Fire Science, Southern Maine Technical College, South Portland, ME, 1998.
2004 - Present: Forestry Technician, Research Work Unit NE-4505, Disturbance of Eastern Forests Ecosystems by Stressor/Host/Pathogen Interactions, USDA Forest Service, Durham, NH.
2000 - 2004: Research Technician Department Plant Biology, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH.
Summer, 2000: Ground Person, C. Hallowell Tree Service, Nottingham, NH.
Summer, 1999: Laborer, Urban Forestry Center, New Hampshire Division of Forests & Lands, Portsmouth, NH.
Accomplishments and Skills: Certified Class B Trees Feller with four years experience felling and dissecting storm damaged trees. Responsible for maintaining a wide variety of forestry field equipment including the care and maintenance of chainsaws. Trained in operating and maintaining a portable chainsaw mill for tree dissection. Experience extracting and processing tree cores through to lab analysis. Support Unit work including media making, culture transfer, wood sample preparation, data management using MS Excel, and presentation development using MS PowerPoint. Proficient in GPS and GIS in forest applications. Lead Tree Climber, Instructor, and Safety Officer on northern goshawk project in conjunction with NE-4155 in Durham. Supervised a crew of four climbers. Other forestry activities including: tree identification and measurement, snowmobile use and safety.