Mighty Thunder Web Design & Marketing:
Maintains numerous websites for the Democratic Party and for several Democratic candidates.
Some of the website maintained are the website for the
Democratic Club of the Santa Clarita Valley,
Democratic Neighbors of the 38th Assembly Distric, the
SCV Young Dems web site which for features all
democratic events and information covering the Santa Clarita Valley area and websites for the
California State Assembly candidates
Communicator for the Democratic 25th Congressional District
representing Barack Obama (June 2007) Hillary Clinton, John Edward (August 2007) and
Kucinich (July 2007) political campaigns. Also provided local representation for
Diane Trautman and
In addition to working on web Design she also does extensive database collection,
spreadsheets, 4-1, 3-1, 2-1 and full page handbills, letter writing, event planning, logo design,
and partnering with non profits, political candidates and PAC’s for increased exposure.
Group problem solving, blogging, eblasting and presentation.
California State University, Chico: 400 W. First St, Chico, CA 95929:
Worked with Chico State Democratic Club and helped them
to maintain their web site.
Large Education Company, Primary recruiting, event planning, training officers, negotiating
with administrators, community leaders, and politicians. Responsible for funding sources and
collaborating with other social agencies, student organizations and companies. For more info contact
the Democratic Party Event Coordinator at CSUC, Dr. Diana Dwyre Political Science at (530) 898-6506,
Diane Revelle/ Marcus Johnson, 2150 River Plaza Drive, Suite 380, Sacramento, CA
95833 (916) 567-0489. Financial Services Training: June 2000-Jan 2001. Customer Service/Insurance Sales
HOME BASE & ACTIVE ALERT SECURITY SYSTEMS:
Large Home Alarm Security Services Representative May 1998 - May 2000 (1 year) Comp:
Under $100k Part time to full time. Welcomed and assisted store shoppers and sold home
security systems through Chico Home Base. Heavy telemarketing and confirming business
and home contracts. Developed Paradise Children Safety and Fun Day event, now an
annual event in Paradise and Chico. Fundraised and sought police, sheriff, and community
leaders and speakers until Home Base closed.
COMMUNITY ACTION AGENCY:
Thomas Tenario, Director, 2255 Del Oro Av, Oroville, CA 95965-3305 (530) 538-7559
June 1998-June 1999. Part time, temporary position. Chico Senior Nutrition Coordinator.
Provide on hands advocacy, home and site meals for senior clients and family members.
Setting up events for informational and educational programs. Writing up federal summaries
of funding and participation. Daily bank deposits.
BRINES BROTHERS CEMETERY AND MORTUARY SERVICES:
Michael and Rusty Brynes, Co-owner. Chico, CA.
April-June 1998, Part time, Contractual. Telemarketing, small mortuary services, Batesville
cemetery training on supplies, plots, insurance, after care and accessories.
NORTH VALLEY BUSINESS JOURNAL: Cass Edison,
Editor/Owner, P.O. Box 600, Chico, CA 95927;
Jan. 1998 to June 2000. Part time, 1 year. Marketing Director. Developed marketing plans
and new business for regional business journal, assisted in all sales calls. Product Strategy
and Planning, Customer Marketing Focus, project management, meeting with Chamber of
Commerce, Small Business Development leaders and writing business stories.
VOYAGER STUDENT NEWSPAPER:
Jayme Bradford, Supervisor /Dr Churchill Roberts, Dept Chair/Communications,
11000 University Pkwy, Pensacola, FL 32514. (850) 474-2000
Jan. 1996 – December 1997. Sales Manager/Business & News Writer. Increasing their
$10,000 advertising budget to $50,000 bottom-line within 1-1/2 years. Increasing sales by
300% within first three months and setting up advertising schedules. Wrote business,
promotional and assigned stories, which were acknowledged by local Society of
LOS ANGELES TIMES:
Gregg Bertness, Director, 1717 4th St, Suite # 100, Santa Monica, CA 90401
(310) 450-6666 August 1976 – Jan. 1996.Customer Service, Classified Advertising; Telephone Sales
Representative; Employment Services and General Career Representative; San Fernando
Valley Real Estate and Rental Sales Representative; Mature Market Sales Coordinator,
Diversity Markets Marketing, Senior Sales Coordinator and Westside Automotives, Boat and
Real Estate Sales Representatives. Responsibilities performed over a period of 20 years.
EDUCATION: University of West Florida/Dr. Churchill Roberts, Director
Communications Dept, 11000 University Pkwy. Pensacola, FL 32514 (850) 474-2000
Graduated, BA, Communications, Print/Journalism/Women’s Studies
California State University, Chico. MA, Education Curriculum and Instruction
Still in progress.
RECOGNITION/SOME AWARDS: Cerritos Community College BSU Award (2008),
CSUC Maggie Community and Volunteer Award (2004), CSUC Black Faculty and Staff
Award (2003), LA Times Top 30 Annual Awards (15 years), LA Times Publisher Award, LA
Times Presidential Award and NCNW-Dorothy I. Height Community Volunteer Award (1994)
and California Democratic Party Delegate (2007)
RELATED COURSE WORK: Communication law, survey of marketing, sales force
management, event programming, fundraising and consumer behavior
AFFILIATIONS: National Conference of Teachers in Mathematics, California State
Democratic Party-delegate for Butte County, Human Relations Network of Butte County,
CSUC Pan African Union, Phoenix Club (Re-entry Students), Democratic Action Committee
of Butte County, Democratic Action Alliance, Santa Clarita Valley Democratic Club and
Society of Professional Journalists.
Mailing Address: 31945 Emerald Lane, Castaic, CA 91384