Bio

Current Role at Stanford


My role is Lab/Facilities Manager for the Department of Biochemistry. I am responsible for centralized services such that Department faculty, students and staff are provided with service in a timely manner. Supervision and management of 5 direct report employees, (both union and non-union staff) who are responsible for purchasing, daily maintenance of departmental storeroom, media making and glassware washing. I hold monthly Research Assistant/Lab Meetings to discuss departmental responsibilities/issues. Oversee laboratory personnel in resolution to facility malfunctions, utilities, chemical spills and decontamination of surplus equipment. Train new incoming students and staff in Health and Safety. Negotiate and maintain all departmental maintenance contracts, purchase agreements, and reimbursements. Serve as the Departmental Property Administrator (DPA) and Surplus Property Manager, responsible for purchase of all laboratory/office equipment, layout, allocation, negotiation, growth, inventory and tracking of space and equipment among 23 labs for 13 faculty, and approx. 120 personnel (i.e. students, post-doc’s, staff). Work with IT/IRT support to ensure compliance with software inventory, off-site equipment inventory, annual equipment audits, and export controls. I am also the Departmental Health and Safety Manager, responsible for all county inspections, audits, training, compliance, and management of the Departmental and Building Emergency Preparedness Plan (SCERT, BAT and BRT Team member).

Service, Volunteer and Community Work


  • Building Assessment Team (BAT), Stanford University (3/8/2006)

    Health and Safety Volunteer for Building Assessment Team

    Location

    279 Campus Drive, Stanford, Ca 94305

  • Building Response Team (BRT), Stanford University (3/1/2004)

    Building Volunteer to respond during/after a disaster and evaluate building for potential hazards and damage

    Location

    279 Campus Drive, Stanford, Ca 94305

  • Stanford Community Emergency Response Team (SCERT), Stanford University (4/2/2008)

    Community Emergency Response Team Member within Stanford, training including, first aid, search and rescue, health and safety, fire safety.

    Location

    279 Campus Drive, Stanford, Ca 94305

  • Neighborhood Crime Watch, volunteer (3/8/2012)

    Block Captain

    Location

    Fremont, California