Community Service

Current Community Service

  • Commissioner on the Bloomington Human Rights Commission,2013-2015. The Human Rights Commission is designed to enforce Bloomington's Human Rights Ordinance in a fair and timely manner, to educate community members about their rights and responsibilities under various civil rights laws, to raise awareness on all human rights issues, to ensure that contractors and subcontractors on city jobs pay employees applicable common wages, to ensure that the City, as an employer, governmental entity and provider of public accommodations, complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and to provide the community with information about the ADA.
  • Indiana University Bloomington Campus, Political and Civic Engagement Program (PACE) Advisory Committee member. PACE is an interdisciplinary undergraduate certificate program at Indiana University. It combines academic study with hands-on learning to provide students with an education in democratic citizenship. The PACE certificate prepares students to make a difference through active engagement in the creative conflict of American political and civic life. 
  • The Global Community for the Future of Organization Development (GCFOD) member. GCFOD is a global network whose vision is to bridge business leaders, organization development practitioners, and scholars committed to creating and nurturing sustainable, high-performing human enterprises.

 Past Community Service

  • Indiana University Who Am I-U: An Inclusive Conference of Identities Steering Committee member. The purpose of the conference is to engage all Bloomington faculty, students, staff, administrators, alumni, and emeriti, as well as members of the community, in building a culturally literate and inclusive campus.
  • Habitat for Humanity's Women Build. Built a home with an all-women team in Bloomington, IN two-consecutive years 2011 and 2012.
  • NTL Institute for Applied Behavioral Science 2011 Conference Committee. The purpose of the NTL Institute for Applied Behavior Science is to advance Applied Behavior Science (ABS) in the service of social justice, oppression free societies and healthy individuals, groups, and organizations.  The theme of the 2011 conference is Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice: The Dream, Practice and Research.
  • Enterprise Sustainability Action Team, dedicated to advancing the knowledge and role that OD practitioners can play in building sustainable organizations worldwide.
  • Alliance for Nonprofit Program Committee ChairThe Program Committee is a standing committee of the Board of Directors formed to assist the Board in fulfilling its responsibilities to provide outstanding educational and professional development programs for Alliance members. The Program Committee develops the annual program plan based on member input in accordance with the strategic priorities set by the Board of Directors. The Committee encourages and supports educational opportunities afforded to the Alliance via partnerships and advocacy and oversees all educational programs.
  • Organization Development Network Mentor.
  • Nonprofit Sector Team of the Global Committee on the Future of Organization Development (OD), focuses on connecting and mobilizing OD practitioners, business leaders and academics worldwide to advance the field of OD.
  • Alliance for Nonprofit Management’s Cultural Competency Initiative, focuses on expanding the knowledge base and skill sets of nonprofit leadership to more effectively address the complex OD and capacity-building needs of diverse communities.
  • Veteran Feminist of America Host Committee, Co-Sponsored the book release for Feminists Who Changed America, an extraordinary reference book presenting the stories of over 2,200 American feminists who forged the women's movement of the 1960s and 1970s.
  • Board Member, Mental Health, Addiction and Retardation Organizations of America (MHAROA).
  • Served for five years as the co-convener for the Organization Development Network (ODN) White Practitioners Against Racism Affinity Group.
  • Mentor, IMPACT Silver Spring Leadership Initiative.
  • Member, Economic and Business Development Advisory Board of the City Council of Takoma Park.
  • Board member, National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council (NUCFAC).
  • Board member, AU/NTL Association.
  • Program committee member, Chesapeake Bay Organization Development Network (CBODN).
  • National Co-chair of the Board of Directors, Gay, Lesbian, Straight Education Network (GLSEN).
  • Board member, Pro-Choice America, formerly known as the National Abortion and Reproductive Rights Action League (NARAL).