Optimistic, driven leader adept at cultivating and directing high-performing teams while developing constructive relationships with a wide range of organizations and community partners. Extensive grant writing and grant management experience. Active listener with strong public speaking and interpersonal skills. Excels at managing multiple projects while maintaining composure and sense of humor.
*Inspires focus, partnerships and vision to support young children, their families, caregivers and professionals. Directs and leads all elements of Early Childhood Initiative (ECI) in eighteen county area and provides leadership to statewide ECI program in Minnesota. Coaches and mentors staff on authentic and dynamic community engagement and advocacy strategies.
*Supervises team of fifteen professionals and consultants. Manages multiple budgets, secures grant awards and funding to support the program. Ensures local investments yield high impact returns.
*Consults extensively with state and regional allies on rural and social equity issues and best practices to positively impact all children.
*Secured, designed and managed implementation of a three year $1.2 million dollar SAMHSA federal grant initiative providing social-emotional development support to children ages 0-5 years and their caregivers.
*Supervised cross-agency, multi-county core team of public health, education and mental health/social services staff delivering culturally and developmentally appropriate, evidence based interventions.
*Directed all reporting, evaluation and grantee monitoring functions in addition to providing training and technical assistance to other grantees as requested. Represented program at regional, state, national levels, board and grantee functions. Presented at four national SAMHSA events.
*Managed all programming and interventions for 280 Head Start children in multiple locations
*Supervised and trained staff and collaborative partners
*Designed and implemented professional development initiatives and curricula, assessment and intervention techniques.
Minnesota Early Learning Council, August 2011-present Chair, Rural and Special Populations Committee
Minnesota Association for Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health (MAIECMH) Founding Chair, 2007-2011
Outstanding Service Award for Children's Mental Health by Minnesota Association for Children's Mental Health (MACMH), 2011
Leading From Within Alumnus, Institute for Conservation Leadership, 2011
Blandin Community Leadership Program Alumnus, Willmar 2005-2006
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