PhD [Graduate student]
Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Master of Arts
George Fox University
Master of Science
California State University, Stanislaus
Oregon State University
Lincoln University, New Zealand
AFFILIATIONS & PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
American Counseling Association (ACA)
The ACA is a not-for-profit, professional and educational organization that is dedicated to the growth and enhancement of the counseling profession. Founded in 1952, ACA is the world's largest association exclusively representing professional counselors in various practice settings.
American Psychological Association (APA)
APA seeks to advance psychology as a science, a profession, and as a means of promoting health, education, and human welfare.
Nationally Board Certified Counselor (NBCC)
The National Board for Certified Counselors is an independent, non-profit, voluntary, non-governmental corporation established to advance the credentialing of professional counselors. The organization monitors a national certification process; identifies counselors who have voluntarily obtained national certification; and administers a certification examination and specialty certifications for school, clinical mental health and addictions counselors.
National Employment Counseling Association (NECA)
NECA was originally the National Employment Counselors Association and was chartered in 1966. The commitment of NECA is to offer professional leadership to people who counsel in employment and/or career development settings.
Information Resource Management Association (IRMA)
The Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) is a research-based professional organization dedicated to advancing the concepts and practices of information resources management in modern organizations.
Counselors for Social Justice (CSJ)
CSJ is a community of counselors, counselor educators, graduate students, and school and community leaders who seek equity and an end to oppression and injustice affecting clients, students, counselors, families, communities, schools, workplaces, governments, and other social and institutional systems.
The National Association for Rural Mental Health (NARMH)
NARMH is a professional organization that serves the field of rural mental health. NARMH's membership includes the entire spectrum of the rural mental health community: consumers, family members, practitioners, administrators, educators, researchers, and policy makers.
International Association of Addictions and Offender Counselors (IAAOC)
Originally the Public Offender Counselor Association, IAAOC was chartered in 1972. Members of IAAOC advocate the development of effective counseling and rehabilitation programs for people with substance abuse problems, other addictions, and adult and/or juvenile public offenders.
RECENT DISTINGUISHED RECOGNITION
HDR, Inc. National Pathfinder [Peer Reviewed] Award for Leadership
Outstanding Service Award – Veterans Administration; Roseburg Healthcare System, Oregon, USA
Trustee on the Board of the National Employment Counseling Association
Volunteer of the Year: Lebanon's Communities that Care
Past President Optimist Club of Lebanon, Oregon USA