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Degrees

I have a Bachelor of Science in Theatre, Communication, and Youth Studies, and a Master of Education in Youth Development Leadership. I hold an Advanced Certificate in Equity & Diversity from the University Office of Equity & Diversity. All are from the University of Minnesota. My current ideal PhD program would be at the University of Hawai`i Manoa for Theatre/Performance Studies. I worked with University of Hawaii Professor Emeritus Joseph Dodd from 1989 to 1994 at Trollwood Performing Arts School in Fargo, ND.

Bachelor of Science
Theatre, Communication, and Youth Studies
University of Minnesota
College of Continuing Education
Inter-College Program

Master of Education
Youth Development Leadership
University of Minnesota
College of Education + Human Development
School of Social Work

My primary graduate research topic was youth suicide prevention, awareness, and response. I am creating the Suicide Prevention, Awareness, and Response Network as a program to raise awareness in schools and organizations to identify students at risk and help guide them to the professional resources they need. I have experience in residential life and student housing, and am a lifetime inductee of the National Residence Hall Honorary. I am also a member of The Society for Collegiate Leadership & Achievement.

Professional

My professional work is dedicated to nonprofits with environmental- and youth-focused programming. I own a business, Wild Wolves Media Company GBC, a certified SBE and LGBTBE® public benefit corporation; I am a NOAA Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador™, and have had FEMA training on Maturing Public-Private Partnerships.

I primarily work with environmental and educational nonprofits in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area. Some organizations I work with include Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy, Do It Green! Minnesota, and Arete Academy.

Personal

I volunteer for the MSP Airport Police through the Airport Watch program. It’s a lot like a neighborhood watch program, but focused on safety and security requirements specific to an airport. My father had been an FAA Safety Inspector with 34 years 11 months of service; I grew up at the airport. This volunteer service is a way to continue a childhood passion.

I work at home, where I live with two cats.

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email: d@driviera.com