American Association of Daily Money Managers
AADMM is a national organization representing individuals and businesses in the growing profession of daily money management. AADMM professionals provide personal financial and bookkeeping services to senior citizens, the disabled, busy professionals, and others. I have been a member of AADMM since 2009.
National Association of Senior Move Managers
The National Association of Senior Move Managers (NASMM) is the leading membership organization for Senior Move Managers. Its members specialize in helping older adults and their families with the daunting process of downsizing and moving to a new residence. NASMM members are experienced professionals, bound by a pledge of integrity, committed to safety and ethics, and dedicated to continuing professional development.
National Association of Professional Organizers
The National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) is an association of 4,200 professional organizers dedicated to helping individuals and businesses bring order and efficiency to their lives. I have been a member of NAPO since 2009.
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County serves and advocates for families and individuals in need, especially those living in poverty. Rooted in gospel values, they work to create a more just and compassionate community in which people of all cultures and beliefs can participate.
Pathways is the largest not-for-profit hospice provider in the Bay Area. Pathways offers comprehensive programs for hospice, home health, private duty care and support for patients of all ages and their families. I have served on the Board of Directors for Pathways since 2003 and have held several leadership positions on the Board.
The mission of Charities Housing is to develop, preserve, and manage high-quality affordable housing for low-income individuals and their families. Charities Housing was formed in 1993 and is organized as a Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO) where a third of its board members are representatives of the low-income community that they serve.
Society of Women Engineers
The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) supports equality and opportunity for women in engineering. SWE provides resources and career development and encourages creative and intelligent girls at any age to explore the field of engineering. I have been a member since 1997 and have held several leadership positions on SWE boards at the local, regional and national levels.
The PAC Independent Certified Consultant program is offered by Teepa Snow, one of America’s leading educators on dementia. Teepa’s care strategies & techniques integrate what is known about brain function and changes that happen with dementing conditions with therapeutic approaches to foster positive outcomes, modified environmental supports, and altered task expectations that match retained or available abilities of people living with some form of dementing illness. The PAC Independent Consultant Certification is designed for professionals who counsel and advise families working through dementia-related challenges. Consultants demonstrate and practice effective communication techniques, strategies to connect with people in a meaningful way, and methods of providing the right resources at the right time.