Delaware County District Library – Delaware, OH

IT Training Specialist
January 2019 to present
Maintain and operate the Maker Studio, the library’s public makerspace;
Create and teach computer and technology classes to the public;
Continue to expand and maintain the library’s board game collection;
Assist in other areas as needed;
Served as Notary Public (until October 2019).
Library Associate (formerly Circulation Associate)
December 2012 – January 2019
Provided customer service to patrons in person and over the phone, as well as assisted patrons in the library’s computer room;
Handled basic reference questions and assisted in other public service areas as needed;
Developed and maintained the library’s circulating board game collection;
Processed library cards and various other applications and forms;
Placed and processed holds for patrons using Sierra and Polaris as well as through CLC, Search Ohio, and OhioLINK;
Participated with the library’s Great Geek Fest committee planning the annual event;
Served as a Notary Public.

Otterbein University – Westerville, OH

Archives Intern
July 2015 – January 2016
Corrected transcriptions of the Cornell Diaries and uploaded finished files to the Digital Commons @ Otterbein;
Digitized alumni scrapbooks for inclusion on the Digital Commons @ Otterbein;
Updated information in LibGuides to be compliant with the transfer to LibGuides 2.0;
Purchased materials for the library collection;
Assessed grant materials.

Massillon Public Library – Massillon, OH

Reference Assistant
July 2012 – August 2012
Substitute Reference Assistant
March 2012 – July 2012
Provided public service to patrons in person at both the Reference and Local History desks as well as over the phone;
Assisted patrons with equipment and computerized databases;
Scanned microfilm using SharpDesk software;
Digitized local history sources using a book scanner and Photoshop.


Kent State University – Kent, OH

Master of Library and Information Science, May 2016

Methodist Theological School in Ohio – Delaware, OH

Master of Theological Studies in Biblical Studies, February 2012

California University of Pennsylvania – California, PA

Bachelor of Art in Art, May 2009
Bachelor of Art in Philosophy, May 2009


Click any of the following links to learn more about each project.
Circulating board game collection at DCDL
Otterbein Archives Internship
Delaware Guards
Boy Scout Patch Digital Collection
Tomb of the Unknown Revolutionary War Soldier page


Maker Equipment
Library Software/ILS
Public Speaking
Problem Solving
Critical/Creative Thinking
Maker Equipment: Epilog Zing laser cutter, Prusa MK3S 3D printer, USCutter SC2 vinyl cutter
Library software: Polaris/LEAP, Sierra, Envisionware LPT:One, PC Reservation
Library web services: Ancestry Library Edition, Hoopla, Kanopy, OverDrive, Zinio,
Web apps: WordPress, MediaWiki, Google Drive, Google Sites, YouTube
Design Software: Adobe Creative Cloud (Intermediate), Affinity Suite (Intermediate), CorelDRAW (Beginner), Fusion 360 (Intermediate), Tinkercad (Intermediate)
Genealogy websites: Ancestry, FamilySearch, Find a Grave, Newspaper Archive
Programming: HTML, CSS, Wiki Markup
Cataloging: Familiarity with MARC, RDA, Dublin Core, and CCO.


Ohio Library Council

Member of the Professional Development Committee, 2015-2019, 2023 to present
    • Assistant Chair, November 2016-November 2017
    • Chair, November 2017-November 2018
    • Past Chair, November 2018-October 2019
Member of the On-Demand Education Committee, 2019-2020
Member of Innovation Conference Planning Committee, 2020-2021
(Event postponed to 2021 due to COVID-19)


The Unpublished Games Network (Unpub)

I serve as a member of the advisory board helping to offer advice, suggestions, and perspective to the organization in addition to helping volunteer for tasks as needed.
I’ve helped with every Nonepub online convention. I’ve assisted with the speed pitching event to keep the event moving on schedule as well has run the backend of the streamed panels to Twitch.
In person I’ve helped with the Unpub at Origins and Unpub 2022 events serving as the adult in the room for question and help as well as helping with the in person speed pitch and game jams.

United Way of Delaware County – Strengthening Families

Served as an occasional Dungeon Master for the after school Dungeons and Dragons group. Planned and executed an adventure leading kids to plan and problem solve to accomplish their goals.


Regular Library Computer/Technology Classes

Vector Design Basics, Tinkercad, Intro to Laser and Vinyl Cutting, Windows 10 Basics, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Internet Basics, Cutting Out Cable, Protect Your Digital Privacy, and Streaming Entertainment From Your Library.

Conference Presentations

The Benefits of Board Games, October 2021, OLC Convention and Expo
So You Spit in a Tube: An introduction to genetic genealogy, October 2018 OLC Convention and Expo, July 2019 Ohio Library Support Staff Institute
Rolling with The Times: Adding board hames to your collection, March 2017 OLC Northeast Chapter Conference, April 2017 OLC Southwest Chapter Conference, May 2017 OLC Northwest Chapter Conference
But Won’t the Pieces Get Lost: Adding board games to your library, March 2016 OLC Northeast Chapter Conference, April 2016 OLC Central/Southeast Chapter Conference
Planning Your Career Using the OLC’s Core Competencies, March 2016 OLC Northeast Chapter Conference

Additional Presentations

Cutting Out Cable: Ditching cable for a more personalized approach, March 2020 Marion Public Library
So You Spit in a Tube: An introduction to genetic genealogy, March 2019 New Madison Public Library
Introduction to Geocaching, August 2012 Massillon Public Library


Certified Public Librarian, Ohio Library Council, 2016-Present
Certified Public Support Staff, Ohio Library Council, 2015-2016
Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America, 2005