Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA

Research Assistant

  • Fishing Community Sustainability Planning on the North Coast - 2017 to 2018

  • Governance of the Marianas Trench Marine National Monument - Summer 2016

Instructional Student Assistant - 2015 to 2017

City of Eureka, CA

Interim Director of Development Services - 2020 

Planning & Building Manager - 2019 to 2020

Permit Manager - 2019

Associate Planner, Community Development - 2018 to 2019

Assistant Planner, Community Development - 2017 to 2018

Assistant Planner, Parks & Recreation - 2016 to 2017

Assistant Environmental Programs Coordinator - 2015 to 2016

City of Homer, Alaska

City Manager - 2020 to Present

Allan Hancock College, Santa Maria, CA

Geology Tutor - 2014

Systems & Marketing Solutions, Grover Beach, CA

Vice President, Adwords Expert - 2006 to 2013

Rob Aquatics LLC, Grover Beach, CA

President - 2008 to 2012

Automotive Sales, San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara, CA

Sales Associate, Fleet & Internet Sales Manager - 2004 to 2007

United States Army

98C KP - Signals Intelligence Analyst - 2001 to 2004

Vocational Training and Certificates

International Public Management Association for Human Resources
  • Public Sector Human Resources Essentials Program - 2020

  • IPMA-CP certification - 2020

International City/County Management Association
  • Professional Certificate: Local Government 101 - 2020

  • Professional Certificate: Local Government 101 - 2020

Pepperdine University, School of Public Policy, Malibu, CA
  • Professional Certificate: Leading Smart Communities - 2020

  • Professional Certificate: Advanced Public Engagement for Local Government - 2018

UC Davis Extension, Sacramento, CA
  • Land Use and Environmental Planning Certificate Program

FEMA Emergency Management Institute
  • Professional Development Series - May 2020

Professional Organization Memberships

  • International City/County Management Association

  • Alaska Municipal Management Association

  • Government Finance Officers Association

  • American Planning Association

  • Engaging Local Government Leaders

  • International Economic Development Council

  • National Recreation & Park Association

  • Association of Environmental Professionals