Good things happen when we work together
I have spent the majority of my adult life in various segments of the nonprofit sector. I've worked on behalf of vastly diverse populations, working to build healthier and more resilient communities. The nonprofit world is based on collaboration, coming together to address those issues that we are most passionate about. Whether it's conducting needs assessments, developing innovative program strategies, or cultivating a network of funding partners, positive relationships are the foundation on which everything else is built. I believe in working together. I've seen what is possible when people dare to work together to face our common challenges.
I've sat on and have presided over local, regional and statewide planning groups. I co-founded and led a statewide advocacy initiative securing more than $5.6 million to restore lost funding to record high levels. I've conducted comprehensive assessments to create innovative and novel approaches to community-based programming. My work experience has taught me working past our differences in how successful initiatives are developed. In working togeth