Carmen Tan

Carmen Tan

Environmental Educator at Watsonville Wetlands Watch

Location
Capitola, California (San Francisco Bay Area)
Industry
Nonprofit Organization Management

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Carmen Tan's Overview

Current
  • Environmental Educator at Watsonville Wetlands Watch
Past
  • Administrative Assistant at Web of Life Field School
  • Administrative Assistant at Resource Conservation District of Santa Cruz County
  • Watershed Stewards Project Member at Resource Conservation District of Santa Cruz County
Education
Connections

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Carmen Tan's Experience

Environmental Educator

Watsonville Wetlands Watch

September 2012Present (2 years 1 month) 500 Harkin Slough Road, Watsonville CA

As an Environmental Educator to the Watsonville Wetlands Watch, I mentor high school students and teach elementary students in the Pajaro Valley Unified School District through our after school program which aims to introduce the wetlands and its importance to the community into the lives of our youth.

Administrative Assistant

Web of Life Field School

September 2012June 2014 (1 year 10 months) Little Basin, Boulder Creek CA

As an Administrative Assistant to the Web of Life Field School or WOLF School, I assist in managing payroll, maintaining the ledger, filing school records, processing paperwork and the like.

Administrative Assistant

Resource Conservation District of Santa Cruz County

October 2011June 2013 (1 year 9 months) Capitola, California

Maintaining the server, data input and general administrative assistance.

Watershed Stewards Project Member

Resource Conservation District of Santa Cruz County

October 2011August 2012 (11 months) Capitola, CA

I work for the RCD as a Restoration Technician, Research Assistant and Environmental Educator.

Research Assistant and Teacher Naturalist

Richardson Bay Audubon Center and Sanctuary

October 2010August 2011 (11 months) Tiburon, CA

At the RBAC, I worked both as a Research Assistant to our in-staff Ecologist and a Teacher Naturalist.

As a Research Assistant, I performed various duties that included but were not limited to the following - oyster bed removals and installations, benthic macro-invertebrate collection and surveys and plant population monitoring.

As a Teacher Naturalist I worked with ages and stages of pre-school to grade 3 and lead them on hikes around the site to teach them about various aspects of the environment. We covered everything from birds, invertebrates, the bay and watershed and many many more!

Volunteer Research Assistant

Wells National Estuarine Research Reserve

Partnership; 11-50 employees; Research industry

January 2011June 2011 (6 months)

Assists in the monthly Water Quality Monitoring surveys performed at 4 sites around Marin County.

Liason to the Board of Directors and National Advisory Council of WWF-Philippines

World Wide Fund for Nature

Nonprofit; 1001-5000 employees; Nonprofit Organization Management industry

October 2009September 2010 (1 year)

Management of communications to board and advisory countil members, which included a monthly e-newsletter. Coordination of donations from individual corporations to WWF. Management of quarterly board meetings and bi-annual advisory council meetings. Management of high-profile VIP events.

Carmen Tan's Languages

  • Tagalog/Filipino

Carmen Tan's Skills & Expertise

  1. Conservation Issues
  2. Environmental Education
  3. Watershed Management
  4. Environmental Awareness
  5. Water Quality
  6. Wetlands
  7. Ecology
  8. Environmental Science
  9. Climate Change
  10. Research
  11. Ecological Restoration
  12. Environmental Impact Assessment
  13. Sustainability
  14. Data Collection
  15. Environmental Monitoring

Carmen Tan's Education

Ateneo de Manila University

BS Environmental Science, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Mathematics

20052009

Activities and Societies: Environmental Science Society, Loyola Mountaineers

Holistic Education and Development Center

20012005

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