Committee & Community Service

College Service

  • August 2014 – Present University Honor’s Program Committee Member
  • August 2013 – May 2013 Speaking Intensive Committee Member
  • May 2012 – Present Department Chair of Computer Science at the University of Mary Washington.
  • 2011– present Advisory Board Member of National Science Foundation STEP Award (# DUE-1068150).
  • Freshman Advisor 2011-2012
  • 2011 UMW Summer Research Institute with students Patrick Stalcup and Heather Martin
  • Speaking Intensive Committee Secretary 2010-2011.
  • 2010 UMW Summer Research Institute with students Jacob Bowman.
  • Speaking Intensive Committee (Fall 2009 – Current)
  • Discovery Day Presenter (Fall 2009)
  • 2009 UMW Summer Research Institute with students Jeff McElhannon and Lucy Bain
  • General Education Committee (Replacement for the Spring 2009)
  • First Year Advising, 15 students (2008-2009)
  • Chair Campus Academic Resource Committee (2006 – 2008)
  • 2007 UMW Summer Research Institute with students Greta Krasfig and William Ella.
  • 2005 UMW Summer Research Institute with students Katrina Roman and Daniel Forgvaue.
  • Campus Academic Resource Committee Member (2005-2008)
  • Faculty Senator (2002-present & 2000-2001)
  • Speaking Intensive Committee Member (1999-2002)
  • Fitness and Parking Garage Committee Member (1999-2000)
  • Showcase Participant (1999,2001, 2003, 2005)
  • Advising: BLS Advisor 6 Students

 

Department

  • Search Committee Chair (2011-2012 & 2013-2014 & 2014-2015)
  • Department Scheduler
  • Department Lab Aide Coordinator
  • UPE (Computer Science Honor Society) Advisor, 2001 – 2010, 2012 - Present.
  • Majors Advisor 52 Students
  • Co-Advisor for Student ACM Chapter: Association for Computing Machinery (1998 – 2005)
  • Attended the regional ACM Programming Contest 2003, 2002, 1999 and 1998
  • Review and Selected Niemann, SWIFT, Alumni and Edwards Scholarship Recipients

 

 

Professional/Community

  • Stafford High School Governor School Senior Project Mentor for Katherine Chase.
  • Virginia Chapter Chair for IEEE Education Society 2006 - Present
  • Steering Committee member of Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges Eastern Division (2006-present)
  • Conference Treasurer for the 25th Annual Eastern Conference October 2009 at Villanova University.
  • Education Society program Chair for Frontiers in Education International Conference in 2010 in Washington DC
  • Virginia Education Media Association, Student Media Festival Judge at Lafayette Upper elementary School in May 2007
  • Conference Treasurer for the 2007 Eastern Conference of the Computing Sciences in Colleges, held at Joseph’s College in October 2007.
  • Conference Co-Chair for the 2006 Eastern Conference of the Computing Sciences in Colleges, held at UMW in October 2006.
  • Reviewed: Papers for CCSCE (Computing Sciences in College Eastern Conference) 2004 -2007
  • Reviewed: Papers for FIE 2005, 2006, and 2007 (Frontiers in Education)
  • Panel/Workshop/Tutorial Co-Chair for The 2005 Eastern Conference of the Computing Sciences in Colleges, to be held at Iona College, NY Fall 2005.
  • Reviewed: Papers for ACM SIGCSE (Association for Computing Machinery Special Interest Group in Computer Science Education) 2001- 2006.
  • Reviewed: Papers for ACM ITiCSE 2005
  • Panel/Workshop/Tutorial Co-Chair for the 2005 Eastern Conference of the Computing Sciences in Colleges, held at Iona College, NY Fall 2005.
  • Inviting to serve on a panel in July 2005 to review proposals submitted to the National Science Foundation's Course, Curriculum, and Laboratory Improvement (CCLI) program Educational Materials Development (EMD) or National Dissemination (ND) track.
  • Session Chair at the Frontiers in Education Conference Savannah Georgia October 2004.
  • Session Chair at the CCSC Eastern Conference at Loyola College October 2004.
  • Publicity Co-Chair for the 2004 Eastern Conference of the Computing Sciences in Colleges, to be held at Loyola College, MD Fall 2004.
  • Selected as a reviewer for the National Science Foundation: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Talent Expansion Program (STEP) in the Summer of 2003
  • Steering Committee Member: - The 2003 Eastern Conference of the Computing Sciences in Colleges, to be held at Montclair State University, NJ Fall 2003.
  • Panel/Poster Chair: Sixth (2002) and Seventh (2003) Annual Eastern Conference.
  • Selected as a reviewer for the National Science Foundation: Computer Science, Engineering, and Mathematics Scholarships CSEMS Grant Program 2001.
  • Reviewed: Papers for CCSC (Computing Sciences in College Northeastern & Eastern Conference) 2003.
  • Reviewed: Papers for CCSC (Small Colleges Northeastern & Eastern Conference) 1999, 2000, 2001, and 2002.
  • Board Member of the Commonwealth Girl Scouts 2002 – 2004
  • Session Chair: Sixth Annual Northeastern Conference April 2001.
  • NSF Grant CCLI (A&I) 0088370 adapted from 1999-2000 MWC Funds for Excellence Grant: Grant Enhancing the Computer Science Curriculum Using Multimedia Instructional Modules: Providing Course Exemplars for a Technology Intensive Requirement

Created Computer Ethics Modules for the National Science Grant DUE 9752792 with Kevin Bowyer at the University of South Florida (1999)