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ash512@mills.edu                 Scott Hicks             184 13th St.#103
(510)835-8048                                           Oakland, CA 94612

Skills:

   Language
        * Proficient in college-level writing of essays, research papers,
          fiction, poetry, and opinion pieces.
        * Editor of Living Out Loud creative writing journal, 1997.
        * Concept, design, selection, and production for hand-made zine.
        * College-Level peer editing experience, with attention to
          conceptual organization, language use and mechanical errors.

   Research
        * Accomplished library-based and www research abilities.

   Computer Operating Systems
        * PC based: Windows 3.1 through 98, Windows NT
        * Macintosh: System 7 & System 8(and prior)
        * Unix: familiarity with IRIX (SGI)

   Computer Languages
        * Basic HTML
        * Rudimentary Java (1.2)

   Computer Programs
        * Web Browsers: Netscape, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Lynx
        * Other Internet Tools: Fetch, HyperTerminal, NCSA Telnet, Zterm
	* Database Tools: some FileMaker Pro
        * Word Processing: Microsoft Word, Word Perfect
        * Graphics: PhotoShop, Painter, Dabbler, OneScanner, Ofoto
          (scanner)


Employment History:

Volunteer					November 7-14 1999
Creating Change National Conference		Oakland, CA
* Used FileMaker PRO to register conference attendants
* Updated membership records in national database
* Greeted and welcomed conference participants

Head Pool Attendant                             June - August 1999
Trefethen Aquatic Center                        Oakland, CA
* Training and supervision of Aquatic Center office employees
* Responsible for office accounting and monthly finance reports
* Kept daily and monthly pool attendance records
* General office management: Scheduling, office supplies & upkeep

Pool Attendant                                  June - October 1998
Trefethen Aquatic Center                        Oakland, CA
* Served as the Aquatic Center Cashier
* Provided customer service as a receptionist and office attendant.

Volunteer Teacher's Assistant                   1996 - 1997 Academic Year
Como Elementary School                          Saint Paul, MN
* Assisted teacher with class preparation.
* Tutored individual students.

Youth Group Chairperson                         1993 - 1994
Austin Friends Meeting                          Austin, TX
* Facilitated youth-group business meetings.
* Co-coordinated programming and budget decision-making.

Volunteer					1993 -1994
AIDS Services of Austin				Austin, TX
* Assisted in sorting food for food bank
* Assisted in putting together newsletter

Education:
Mills College, 1997-1998
University of Minnesota, 1996-1997

References available upon request.