Community & Collaboration

  • Founder and President of a community center for members of the queer community; a diverse and marginalized community in the Midwest. Led a group of volunteers through the incorporation, strategic planning, and program development processes.
  • Serve on the City of Urbana’s Human Relations Commission. The commission advises and consults with the Mayor and Council on all matters involving racial, religious or ethnic prejudice or discrimination and recommends legislative action necessary to accomplish its purpose.
  • Collaborated with executive leadership teams to determine administrative and operational goals and develop organizational strategic plan and budget ranging from $100,000 to $8.5 million.
  • Developed and supervised a process for developing a company’s policies and procedures for all aspects of the Human Resources that ensured staff input and engagement within the process.
  • Experienced in developing accessible Microsoft Office documents and Web pages using Headings, Cascading Style Sheets, and other accessible design best practices.
  • Supervised the development of and designed the organization’s Staff Intranet (Taproot) to increase communication and sharing of information among all staff.