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Owl's Resume

Dr. Owl's Horticulture Resume

                 

EMPLOYMENT:

2013                Groundskeeper, CRISTA 54 acre Shoreline campus.

2012 - 2013    Gardener, Full Bloom Garden Service Inc.

2010 - 2012    Indoor Horticultural Technician, Plantscapes.

2010                Greenhouse Manager/Consultant, Lakewood Gardens.

2003 - 2006    Researcher Technician, Plant Pathology Department, Washington State University.

2001 - 2003    Extension Coordinator - Horticulture, FSNEP Community Nutrition and Gardening Education Project, WSU Extension, Snohomish County.

2000 - 2001    Assistant Manager, Interior Plant Maintenance Division, Price Asher LLC, (formally Price-Ragen, Co.).

1999                Bee Keeper, Entomology Department, Washington State University.

1998 - 2000    Department Support Technician, Horticulture Department, Washington State University.

1998                Horticulturist, Washington Park Arboretum.

1996 - 1998    Greenhouse Assistant, Botany Department, Washington State University.

1996                Horticulturist, Woodland Park Zoological Gardens


SERVICE:

2009 - 2010    Board of Directors - Webmaster, Everett Tilth.

2009 - 2010    Board of Directors - Everett Tilth liaison, Washington Tilth Association.

2008 - 2011    Chair, Green Everett.

2008 - 2010    Horticulture Advisor, Marysville Healthy Communities Access to Healthy Foods Subcommittee.

2008                Horticulture Advisor, Everett Healthy Communities Advisory Committee & Everett Healthy Communities Access to Healthy Foods Subcommittee.

2004 - 2005    Graduate Student Representative, Arboretum & Botanical Garden Advisory Committee, Washington State University.

1999 - 2000    Graduate Student Representative, Arboretum & Botanical Garden Advisory Committee, Washington State University.

1998 - 2000    Graduate Student Representative, Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture Faculty Meetings, Washington State University.

1997/1998      AHESS representative. Horticulture Club, Washington State University.

1996/1997      Programs Officer. Horticulture Club, Washington State University.

1992 - 1994    President, Environmental Club, Shoreline Community College.


EDUCATION:

Doctor of Philosophy in Horticulture, Washington State University, May 2012. Area of research was woodchip mulch for weed suppression and woody plant establishment.

Master of Science in Plant Pathology, Washington State University, December 2006. Area of research was suppression of red raspberry root rot with organic soil amendments.

Master of Science in Environmental Horticulture, Washington State University, May 2000. Area of research was negative air ion generation by potted plants and the role of grounding.

Bachelor of Science in Environmental Horticulture with an Art emphasis, Washington State University, May 1998.




Here I am working on a tree in the
Orangutan enclosure at the Woodland Park Zoo

Here I am at the tree planting
for the WSU Wilson Road Arboretum.

Here I am Groundskeeping.


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