I am an experienced non-profit professional who partners with various constituencies to advance change. I have over 20 years of experience in non-profit management, development, event planning and communications. See Resume.
I have worked with various types of nonprofit organizations, such as chambers of commerce, cultural institutions, arts organizations, and alumni groups.
In addition to my professional work with boards, I have also held volunteer leadership positions, such as president of the Westside Council of Chambers of Commerce, and vice president of the Penn State Alumni Association-Los Angeles Chapter.
I also served on the board of the Foundation for Educational Research, a nonprofit organization that provides grants to AIDS-related educational organizations. In San Francisco, I served as treasurer of the Golden Gate Business Association and served as a board member of the Center for Architecture + Design.
As a professional event planner, I have organized complex events such as gala dinners, pledge events, street parties, music festivals, business expos, and parades.
I received my Bachelor of Arts degree in communication from Penn State University and also attended the Institute for Organization Management, a professional certification program offered by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and UCLA.
I am a 2013 graduate of Leadership San Francisco, a community service program that strengthens leadership, communications and collaborative skills. I also recently obtained my notary public commission.
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