SERVICE TO DEPARTMENT AND UNIVERSITY
2020 Leader of Global Hemp Innovation Center working group on Wildfire Smoke Effects in Hemp-Analytics. Conducted weekly Zoom meetings with up to 15 participants evaluating and sharing current methodologies and client needs regarding testing for compounds in hemp and hemp products; developed database of methods and projects conducted investigating wildfire smoke effects in hemp.
2021-present Group member for hemp consortia monthly meeting through Global Hemp Innovation Center, representing “Cannabis Lab Standards & Certification” group.
2019-2021 Serve as faculty reviewer for the Oregon State University Campus Committee for the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.
2009-present Ad hoc reviewer for Toxicology Letters, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, Toxins, Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, Toxicon (1:2019; 1:2022), Fungal Biology, Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology, Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation and Natural Products Communications
2019-2020 Past President for the Comparative and Veterinary Specialty Section, Society of Toxicology
2018-2019 President for the Comparative and Veterinary Specialty Section, Society of Toxicology
2017-2018 Vice-president for the Comparative and Veterinary Specialty Section, Society of Toxicology
2016-2017 Vice-president elect for the Comparative and Veterinary Specialty Section, Society of Toxicology
2013-2016 Councilor for the Comparative and Veterinary Specialty Section, Society of Toxicology
2009-2011 Judge for Graduate Student Poster Competitions, Department of Environmental & Molecular Toxicology Research Day and annual meeting of the Pacific Northwest Association of Toxicologists
2009-2012 Member of developing committee and Chair for the Department of Environmental & Molecular Toxicology, Professional and Research Toxicologists (EMT PARTners), OSU
2006-2007 Chair, Postdoctoral Assembly (PDA), Society of Toxicology
2005-2006 Co-Chair, Postdoctoral Assembly, Society of Toxicology
2006, 2013 Undergraduate Program Peer Mentor, Society of Toxicology
2001-2003 Graduate Student Advisory Committee member, Department of Environmental & Molecular Toxicology, Oregon State University
1996-1998 President of the Zoology Club, Oregon State University
2017, 2019 Speaker for Career Day at West Albany High School, Albany OR. Presented career perspectives in toxicology to four sessions of high school students considering toxicology as part of their career/future schooling through SOT’s ToxScholar program.
2016 Mentor for work shadow event, Pacific Northwest Association of Toxicologists, Corvallis OR. Mentored students interested in learning about diverse aspects of work in toxicology through the Endophyte Service Laboratory for attendants of the annual meeting of the Pacific Northwest Association of Toxicologists.
2000-2011 Classroom speaker for K-12 schools, Oregon State University, Corvallis OR. Spoke in classrooms or put on demonstrations on campus for children in grades K-12 on various topics of science and toxicology. Was involved with designing and carrying out experiments for those students to demonstrate toxicology principles.
2006 NAACP ACT-SO Science Fair Judge, Eugene OR. Reviewed chemistry projects from high school students competing for entry into the national competition in Washington, DC, which included evaluation of a wet lab, presentation and scientific paper from the students.
2004 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, Portland OR, Special Awards Judge Leader for the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. Interviewed high school student finalists in the Environmental Science category to select projects for SETAC’s first, second and third place and three honorable mention awards.