Volunteer Experience

Co-Founder / Organizer

ATX Mobile & Indie Game Dev Meetup

March 2013 – Present

This is a meetup focused on game development for mobile devices, HTML5, microconsoles, wearables, and other new platforms.

  • Select and secure locations for events
  • Contact and book speakers / presenters for each meetup
  • Work with speakers to plan presentation topics
  • If necessary, serve as moderator / interviewer for specific events
  • Establish and maintain relationships with sponsors and community groups
  • Write event descriptions and promote events through various channels

Executive Director

Austin Museum of Digital Art

June 2005 – Present

AMODA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to curating, presenting, and promoting digital art.

  • Responsible for overseeing all programs and volunteers
  • Work with program directors to ensure consistent quality of events
  • Oversee marketing and PR for all organization initiatives
  • Ensure successful placement and training of new volunteers
  • Facilitate communication between board and volunteers
  • Attend and participate in discussions at all board meetings
  • Establish and maintain relationships with other community organizations
  • Spearhead grant applications, including essay writing and budget development
  • Research and deploy web-based tools for collaboration & storage
  • Participate in ongoing strategic planning process

Digital Showcase Director

Austin Museum of Digital Art

Jan 2001 – June 2012

  • Developed original concept for Digital Showcase series
  • Responsible for overseeing all aspects of Digital Showcase events
  • Selected and booked venues, artists, and musicians for events
  • Made strategic adjustments to events over time to ensure success
  • Managed volunteers during planning and execution of events
  • Oversaw setup and operation of A/V equipment at shows
  • Performed maintenance and administration of organization website
  • Secured rental equipment, printing, and other goods and services for events