She successfully brought the national nonprofit Feed My Starving Children to Arizona, leading the effort that grew the Mesa site into the largest packing facility in the country, where 1.12 million volunteers have packed more than 282 million meals. In her development role, she helped to dramatically grow volunteer donations and trained staff throughout the organization. The Tempe Sister Cities awarded her the Making a World of Difference Award in 2013 for her work.
After being awarded ONE Community’s Spotlight on Success Change Agent Award in 2016 for her role as a parent and LGBTQ ally, she joined their team in 2018 as the Community Engagement Director. She leads ONE Community’s conversations in the faith community, engaging with employee resource groups and developing partnerships with corporate leaders to drive the conversation toward true equality. She brings her experience with volunteers, fundraising, and training to her coalition building work with ONE Community.