Energetic and talented non-profit executive, fundraiser and emergency management professional with more than 16 years of experience in organizational leadership, education and fundraising. Expertise in crisis management, program development, innovation, and program evaluation. A passionate humanitarian focused on creating and leading teams of staff and volunteers, generating financial and human resources, and start new initiatives based on data and substantive outcomes. Competencies include strategy development, program creation in dynamic environments and creating an environment of collaboration across all sectors.
A cultural, all-hands approach and vaccine messaging have propelled Indian Health Services (IHS) to be a beacon of hope during the COVID-19 pandemic. IHS began vaccine preparation early on, creating an emergency response system to oversee their rollout, and they involved everyone. IHS has focused on listening to experts, fighting misinformation, building trust with all residents, and showing leadership from the top.18 March 2021