About :: Résumé

Amber Lippel

812 w. 24th Ave.
Eugene, OR 97405
Phone: 406.788.1660
Email: amber.lippel@gmail.com

Education

  • Massage Therapy Program at Lane Community College, 600+ hrs
    LMT license #18977
  • Bachelors of Arts, University of Oregon 2009
    Major: Sociology Minor: Business Language: Spanish
  • GPA: 3.83; Magna Cum Laude

Continuing Education classes

  • Lifting the Veil- 2 day class, 2009
  • Specialty work for the neck and shoulders- 1 day class, 2012
  • Self Healing class w/ Amean Hameed- 18 hours, 2012
  • Reiki Master
  • Cupping workshop- 4 hours, 2012
  • Shamanic Soul Retrieval- 24 hrs, 2012

Other

  • Massage at Northwest String Summit, 2011
  • Massage at nonprofits, Eugene marathon
  • Volunteer at Eugene Pain Society

Certifications

  • First aid, CPR, FEMA ICS 100, 200, 700, 800, 703, 807

Work Experience

  • Divine Lotus Massage, Eugene, OR
    April 2012- present; Owner, LMT
  • Divine Lotus Designs, Eugene, OR
    April 2012- present; Owner, clothing designer
  • A Healing Space, Eugene, OR
    April 2012- present; LMT
  • Oregon Army National Guard; Portland, OR
    June 2004- present; Battalion S1, Adjutant General Corp
    Previous positions: Executive Officer, Platoon Leader
  • Caregiver; Department of Human Services; Eugene, OR
    April 2011-March 2012
  • Donate Life Northwest; Eugene, OR
    January- September 2010; Regional Volunteer Coordinator
  • Enfission; Eugene, OR
    Fall 2006- Fall 2007; Sales Representative/ Subcontractor
  • Eugene Emeralds Baseball; Eugene, OR
    Summer of 2006; Cashier/ Cook
  • Dairy Queen; Great Falls, MT
    January 2003- January 2004; Cashier/ Cook
  • Sletten Construction Company; Great Falls, MT
    2001-2006; Personal Administrative Assistant

Co-Curricular Student Engagement Activities

  • Veterans and Family Student Association –University of Oregon
    Founding member, Vice president (1 year), and Co-Director (1year)
  • Student Veterans of America- national organization
    Founding member, State Director of Oregon (1 year)
  • University of Oregon Search Committee
  • University of Oregon Junior Awards Committee
  • Mortar Board, University of Oregon
    Treasurer

Community Service

  • M.E.C.C.A.(Materials Exchange Center for Community Arts)- 2.5 hrs/wk + special events (November 2011- January 2013)
  • S.M.A.R.T.(Start Making a Reader Today)- 1 hr/wk (February –May 2012)
  • Pain Society of Oregon- 6 hr/mn (Jan 2012- January 2013)
  • Eugene Marathon (2009-present)
  • Kirtan and yoga events
  • Committed Partners for Youth- mentor (2005-2011)
  • Planned Parenthood
  • Additional community service projects I have volunteered with at the University of Oregon: World AIDS Day, UO Family Weekend and Homecoming, University Day, Take Back the Night, Duckling Days, Vagina Monologues, and Disability Services Awareness Project
  • VFSA
    Duties: developed and initiated group which was later recognized by the ASUO, event planning, drafted ASUO budget, appropriate $4500 budget to various events, coordinated volunteers, allocated resources and materials throughout the course of 3 years, advocated for veterans issues at the university, state, and national level; contributed to greater faculty/student awareness of veterans issues, create veterans’ issues class.
  • SVA
    Duties: developed by-laws and national charter, expanded organization throughout Oregon, lobbied to pass the Post 9/11 G.I. Bill, worked to establish state directors in previously vacant positions in states within the Western region.
  • University of Oregon Search Committee
    Participated in two searches for the hiring of a new Non-traditional Student Coordinator. This included evaluating resumes, phone and face-to-face interviews.
  • Mortar board
    Duties: maintained a $4000.00 budget, distributed funds in a timely manner, submitted a budget and other reports to the National Committee, and procured necessary items for the organization.

Festival Experience

  • 2009
    • Faerie Worlds: Recycling (6 hours)
  • 2010
    • Lightning in Bottle: First aid tent (24 hours)
    • Northwest String Summit: Camp host and parking (12 hours)
    • String Cheese @ Horning’s Hideout: Lifeguard (18 hours)
    • Whiteaker block party: Raffle table (2 hours)
    • Beloved Festival: Vending kava (36+ hours)
    • Burning Man: Medical Staff (8 hrs) Ice Sales (9 hours)
  • 2011
    • Truffle Festival (10 hours)
    • Beloved: Alex Grey Illumination- Vending kava (2 hours)
    • Faerie Worlds: Admissions (8 hours)
    • Country Faire: Spoken Word Registration Coordinator (25+ hours) and Altered Space Sacred Crafts (8 hours)
    • NWSS: Massage Therapy (12 hours)
    • Burning Man: Camp kitchen for 65 people & medical staff (16 hours)
  • 2012
    • Country Faire: Spoken Word Inventory and Registration (20 hrs)
    • Wanderlust: Hike Sherpa and Information (16 hrs)
    • Burning Man: Medical Staff (24hrs)

Other activities

  • Actress- Iris Ed video – OLCC training
  • Blood donation every 45 days