What initially drew you to the Center and inspired you to become a member of the Board?
The mission of the Center is what drew me to the organization initially. After meeting with Emily and speaking one on one with her, I realized what an honor it would be to serve on the board when asked by Chris.
Share about the role you serve on the board.
I bring a deep understanding of nonprofit boards and board functions and responsibility. I feel I can help our board in its time of growth and newly formed leadership.
What has been the most meaningful part of being connected to the Center?
Being connected to the mission is very important to me. I am truly blessed and honored to be connected as a servant member of the board which in turn allows the Center to continue to grow and become even stronger in terms of finances, programs, services, and staff.
What is one thing you would want someone to know if they were considering the Center’s services?
If someone is contemplating our services, please understand that the staff at the Center are subject matter experts in the field of grief and on the forefront in regards to new techniques and methodology. The Center will be as useful as you will need it to be.
What are your hopes for people who come to the Center?
I hope our clients get the guidance and desired outcome from their engagement with the center. I also hope our clients can recommend the center to others and if possible support our mission and cause.
What are your hopes for the Center?
I would like the center to grow financially with the ability to responsibly add services where needed. It would be wonderful to be able to serve larger and more diverse groups, however the quality of our programs and services should not be compromised.
What words would you use to describe the Center?
Essential, Important, supportive, kind, progressive, subject matter experts.
What would you want to say to our donors and volunteers?
I would tell them they are appreciated and cherished. The Center can only survive and flourish with quality, dedicated staff and programming and a board and volunteers to support them.
What would you say to someone who was considering volunteering with us in programming, on committees, or as a member of the board?
If the mission of the Center speaks to you, volunteering in any capacity would be meaningful. There are a myriad of opportunities to show support including volunteering.