Resa joined our organization in June 2015. As the director of the President’s Office, she is responsible for managing the relationships and communications with the Science History Institute’s Board of Directors and other governance groups; directing the events and activities of the Society of Chemical Industry; maintaining and monitoring the Institute’s strategic plan; supporting the president/CEO by writing reports and communications on his or her behalf; and directing internal communications efforts. Resa also manages projects in conjunction with and on behalf of the president/CEO.
Resa has spent the majority of her diverse career in New York City, where she managed chamber orchestras and ran her own graphic design firm. She also served as the publications manager for the Fashion Institute of Technology and was a speechwriter for the NYC Department of Cultural Affairs. In Portland, Oregon, she worked for Metro Regional Government for five years in internal communications, graphic design, and external relations, and as support for the offices of the CEO and others.