Sarah B. Reynolds, MScN
High achieving, goal oriented, strategic-minded professional with diverse expertise in research, management, fundraising, grant writing and nutrition education seeks a position where my collaboration, relationship development and customer service skills are utilized to improve community health outcomes.
Nutrition Consultant, July 2018 – Present
Portland Timbers, Portland, OR
- Create personalized nutrition plans for Timbers T2 and Thorns second team players.
- Teach culinary skills, meal planning and shopping on a budget.
- Provide cultural assimilation and familiarity with new cuisines as well as access to home country traditional staples.
- Advise Timbers Academy staff on meal preparation and nutritional improvement.
- Established Thyme Wellness; a personalized nutrition services business.
Chef Instructor and Food Pantry Demo Chef, July 2013 – Present
Cooking Matters Program, Oregon Food Bank – Portland, OR
- Teach six-week basic cooking skills and nutrition classes for low-income participants.
- Develop lesson plans using Cooking Matters curriculum and guidelines.
- Collaborate with volunteer teams in diverse program settings. Locations include Multnomah County Health Department Rockwood and La Clinica de Buena Salud, Alder Elementary, Ritzdorf Court Apartments, and Independent Living Resources.
- Create recipes incorporating food pantry staples; inspire participants to try new foods.
Research Intern, Spring 2017
The OHSU Bob & Charlee Moore Institute for Nutrition & Wellness – Portland, OR
- Conducted extensive research on the Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD).
- Developed “Building Human Resilience” educational materials; a free on-line platform offered to high school and college instructors.
Grant writer, October 2014 – May 2015
The Curriculum of Cuisine – Portland, OR
- Initiated, created and submitted strategically focused private and corporate foundation proposals in support of burgeoning nutrition education program for high school students.
Executive Director, May 2008 – May 2013
The Stimson-Miller Foundation – Portland, OR
- Oversaw all aspects of a small, private non-profit foundation. Served as the primary employee and reported to a nine-member board of directors.
- Established strong working relationships with applicants, board, and financial and legal advisors to assure program objectives and fiscal goals were met.
- Screened all applicant submissions and collaborated with over 200 agencies to guide their application process.
- Analyzed applicant budgets and managed grant-making process through high-level research and synthesis of information.
- Ensured compliance with Foundation’s annual process, fiscal and regulatory matters.
- Set annual budget and worked within budgetary guidelines.
Development & Auction Director, October 1996 – July 1999
Metropolitan Family Service – Portland, OR
- Cultivated a broad donor and volunteer base, and managed outreach efforts.
- Coordinated all fundraising activities for $2.2 million social service agency.
- Planned and organized multiple board and committee meetings annually.
- Managed all event details for largest annual fundraiser. Increased revenues 138% over 3 years.
- Established an agency-wide marketing and communications plan. Collaborated with staff to implement plan and promote organizational mission.
- Managed development assistant and office volunteers.
Nutrition Council of Oregon, July 2018 – Present
Oregon Women’s Health Network, July 2018 – Present
Steering Committee Member, Health Outcomes Advocate
“Reframing Racism” Intensive, October 2018
Center for Equity & Inclusion
Master of Science in Nutrition
The National University of Natural Medicine – Portland, OR
Colby College – Waterville, ME