1990 to present
Owner and operator, Skunk Hollow Design
Graphic design, editing, writing, web design and social media
1991 to 2013
Hebron Academy, Hebron, Maine
included producing a semi-annual alumni magazine, designing mailings,
invitations, stationery, programs, literary magazines, advertising and
1989 to 1991
Alumni Office, Hebron Academy
Responsibilities included implementing mailings, helping with events, gathering class notes for the alumni magazine.
1987 to 1989
Penmor Lithographers, Lewiston, Maine
Proofread catalogs, advertising, flyers, brochures, books and journals, including the Colby College Library Journal and WCBB-TV's Pulse magazine.
1986 to 1987
BOAT/U.S., Alexandria, Virginia
Verified product specifications for marine equipment catalog; requested, handled and returned manufacturer artwork; verified order information on catalog proofs.
1977 to 1987
Freelance Editorial Services
Assisted with general book production work, including shooting photostats and light editing, for WordCrafters Editorial Services, Sterling, Virginia. Compiled and verified election statistics, produced candidate indexes and cleaned up for second edition of The Guide to U.S. Elections for Congressional Quarterly, Washington, DC.
Verified information contained in two chapters of The Washington Information Directory (1986-1987 edition) for Congressional Quarterly.
Proofread books, journals, reports and catalogs for Reston Publishing, WordCrafters and Congressional Quarterly, among others.
1980 to 1987
Camp Arcadia, Casco, Maine
Head of Sailing Department (three years)
Established teaching methods and standards; responsible for administration of department and boat maintenance.
Taught basic and advanced sailing, rowing and safety skills.
Shared responsibility for general health and well-being of 5-8 girls.
Compiled and edited non-denominational Sunday services (three years); co-wrote and directed Counselors' Show (four years).
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia
B.A. (English), 1984