Elizabeth’s academic and professional experiences have centered around mental health, wellness, advocacy, and strengthening school-home-community relationships.
A parent of a student of Elizabeth’s once gave her the poem “Keymakers” as a thank-you. It reminded her that sometimes by necessity we find ourselves creating our own keys in order to unlock the doors that are closed to us, and it turns out that creating unique solutions to meet unique challenges is one of Elizabeth’s favorite things to do.
Current Reading: Stamped From The Beginning by Ibram X. Kendi
Current Listening: Fuzz III, Kikagaku Moyo House in the Tall Grass, and various artists of the 1960s psychedelic garage rock and surf varieties
Current Watching: Star Trek: Discovery, The Expanse
Brian has a degree in Business Administration and has been involved in non-profit leadership his whole career. His extensive experience and hands-on involvement have allowed him to strengthen operational processes and advance important causes. Brian is now applying his experience to WAaAW’s foundational development.
Characterized as a kind, empathetic person, Brian has been involved in many organizations whose goal is to reduce or eliminate suffering. Despite this, he realized that while he has sympathized with many instances of racial injustice, he never actively created a role to make a substantial personal difference – until now!
Current Reading: Stamped by Jason Reynolds & Ibram X Kendi
Current Listening: Any genre of music that uplifts my spirit in the moment
Current Watching: Less and less as the weather warms up!!