Professional ​

I am a strategic planner and a Jewish Communal Services Worker, with a strong  background in educational advocacy and community support services.

I study people, society, and cultures. Culture often includes philanthropic interests, politics, and religion.
Most of my work has been focused on my own Ethno-Religious group and on the Indigenous Americans  upon whose land we live.


I have a strong interest in ecology and human responsibility towards our fellow inhabitants of the earth.  
Most of my professional history has the common thread of community ethics with a slant towards practical application.

Community Outreach;
Relationship Building;
Leadership Development;
Policy & Data Analysis;
Research & Synthesis;
Project Management;
Event Planning & Coordination;
Public Speaking;
Educational Assessment;
Technological Adaptation;
Community Development;
Curriculum Creation.

Hillel of Northern Nevada, Nv. 
June 2017 - PRESENT
Hillel of Northern Nevada is a 501 c 3 serving the college students of the region. Employed jointly  by the Hillel and Jewish Nevada, the Jewish Federation.


Temple Sinai, Reno, Nv
Teaching Faculty
August 2017-October 2019
August 2017-May 2018, Substitute Judaics and Hebrew - & Summer tutor
August 2018-May 2019, 4/5th Grade Judaics, Advance Hebrew Liturgy
August 2019-October 2019, 4/5th Grade Judaics, Advanced Hebrew Reading


Jewish Federation of Greater Santa Barbara, Ca. 
Development and Outreach Intern
9 month graduate internship April 2016-December 2016
Event Planning; FRD; PJ Library; Community Engagement; and ODA


Antioch University Santa Barbara, Ca. 
Library Assistant
December 2015-December 2016
General Library and Circulation Desk Duties.


Anti-Defamation League of the Santa Barbara / Tri-County Region, Ca.
Interim Assistant Director / Temporary Employee
April 2015 - December 2015
Interim Contract Position
(Largely Office Management and Event Planning Duties)


2008-2015 Experience on LinkedIn

Full CV with 1995-2007 Information available upon request

Political/Volunteer Work

Reno Human Rights Commission
City of Reno 2018-2020
Appointed Position

Environment California,
Sacramento Field Office
Training Program


Alliance for Living and Dying Well,
Santa Barbara Office


Student Senate for California Community Colleges (SSCCC)

Regional Senator /
Region President


Santa Barbara City College Associated Students (SBCC ASG) 

President,  VP, C of Clubs 


Grey Whales Count
Visual Census Counter


Coal Oil Point Reserve (at UCSB)

Snowy Plover Docent


Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society  (Ca.)  Literacy Volunteer


Antioch University Santa Barbara, Ca. — MBA
2016 MA/MBA  Nonprofit Management / Strategic Leadership

Antioch University Santa Barbara, Ca. — BA
2013 BA's Liberal Arts / Environmental Studies.

Santa Barbara City College, Ca. — AA
2011 AA/AS Liberal Arts, Social Sciences, Natural History, Ethnic Studies

United States Institute of Peace — Academic Certificates

  • Mediation & Negotiation, 2011

  • Conflict Analysis, 2011

  • Interfaith Conflict Resolutions, 2012

  • Engaging with Identity Based Differences, 2013

  • Practical Tools for Creative Peace Building, 2014

  • Community Based Dialogue, 2017

  • Religion and Peacebuilding, 2018

  • Media and Arts for Peace, 2020

 (Not relevant Education / Training Not Included)


GLASS Leadership Institute

     Anti-Defamation League, 2015


Project Management

     ALISON - Online Learning, 2017


Music Theory

     The Music Conservatory at Emory University 

CPR First Aid
     American Heart Association 

EMT-B Skills Competency 

     Santa Barbara City College 2008

Trauma Informed Care 

     United States Office for Victims of Crimes, TTAC 2011

40 Hour Victims Advocacy

     Competency Certification
     United States Office for Victims of Crimes, TTAC  2013

CPE Palliative 
     ACPE 2007


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