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Qualifications Summary

  • Current Orbis Cascade Alliance employee with a strong understanding of systems and technologies used by academic libraries in the Pacific Northwest
  • Master of Library Science (MLS) from Indiana University with coursework emphasizing human-computer interaction, systems analysis, and database design
  • Developed websites and multimedia for institutions in Indiana and Oregon


  • Extensive experience with HTML, CSS, PHP, SQL, and JavaScript (including jQuery and AngularJS)
  • Extensive experience with Alma and Primo (including Oracle BI for usage statistics), EZProxy, ILLiad, and other library technologies
  • Experience with Linux (Apache) and Windows (IIS) web servers, Git and GitHub, several content management systems (OmniUpdate, WordPress, Drupal, etc.), and a wide variety of APIs (Ex Libris, Google, Ebsco, etc.)
  • Some experience with XQuery and XSLT

Degrees and Certifications

  • Amazon Web Services (AWS) Certified Cloud Practitioner, November 2022
  • Master of Library Science (MLS), 2011, Indiana University
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology with a Minor in Chemistry, 2009, Indiana University

Professional Experience

  • Orbis Cascade Alliance
    Program Manager, Systems (December 2021 to Present)
    IT Manager (January 2021 to December 2021)
    • Oversee the Systems Program, team, and groups
    • Develop and maintain the Alliance's web servers and properties, including the WordPress website and Archives West
    • Support members in the use of the Shared Integrated Library System (SILS) and other library systems
    • Coordinate and provide systems training and consultation for members
    • Purchase and support technologies and software used by Alliance staff
  • Central Oregon Community College (COCC)
    Integrated Library Systems (ILS) and Discovery Services Librarian (May 2016 to January 2021)
    • Administered the library's web properties in OmniUpdate, LibGuides, and a Linux virtual private server
    • Trained and supported staff in the use of Ex Libris Alma, Primo, and library-specific software
    • Designed usage analyses and dashboards in Oracle Business Intelligence (BI) to inform operational decisions and submit annual ACRL and IPEDS reports
    • Liaised with Information Technology Services to troubleshoot technologies and set up system integrations (e.g., SAML authentication, Banner record imports, EZproxy)
    • Taught Information Literacy one-shot sessions and provided reference services
  • Portland Community College (PCC)
    Library Web Analyst (September 2013 to April 2016)
    • Liaised with Technology Solutions Services to administer all PCC Library websites, servers, databases, and authentication systems
    • Managed configurations of subscription resources and the Integrated Library System (Ex Libris Alma and Primo)
    • Provided support for staff and public computers, RFID applications, self-checkout kiosks, interlibrary loan software (ILLiad), and EZproxy
    • Represented PCC on the Orbis Cascade Alliance Systems team and the Primo Toolkit Working Group


  • Orbis Cascade Alliance Primo Customization Standing Group
  • Statewide Open Educational Resources (OER) Steering Committee
    • Representative, 2016 to 2021
      • Built the Resources, Interactive Z-Degree, and My Z-Degree applications for Open Oregon
      • Participated in workgroups examining ancillaries and the effect of schedule designations on student enrollment
  • Oregon Library Association (OLA) Conference Committee
    • Volunteer, 2019 to 2020
      • Researched and recommended web hosting packages to OLA
      • Set up the new server, installed WordPress, and built the 2020 conference website with an online program
  • Orbis Cascade Alliance Systems Team
    • Member, 2014 to 2018
      • Located and reorganized Systems Team documentation on the Orbis Cascade Alliance website
      • Extracted demo clips from Systems open call recordings back to September 2016