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Brenda Konradi
Title: Executive Director
Organization: One Community One Family, Inc.
Contact Phone Number: 8129321029
Explanation of Products or Services:

Training, technical assistance and consultation to non-profits, schools, and government entities. Focus in the areas of Systems of Care development, strategic planning, grantsmanship, evaluation, coalition building, community organizing, and program implementation.
Parent and Youth empowerment programs including parent-to-parent support, youth-to-youth support, and parenting workshops.

Short Bio: Over 20 years of professional experience in serving Southeastern Indiana with a primary focus on macro-level work. From Coordinator of local Rape Crisis Services to Systems of Care development both for youth with mental health concerns and those with substance use disorders, Brenda has focused upon system level work to improve the local community. Brenda has been the local Project Director of two SAMHSA initiatives and several other community change initiatives. She is also a certified instructor for Mental Health First Aid, Youth Mental Health First Aid, and QPR Suicide Prevention. She also led the planning of the annual Indiana System of Care conference for several years, growing the attendance from approximately 300 to 650 in 5 years. Brenda also has spent her entire career working on various grants and currently teaches the Program Evaluation and Grantsmanship course within the Social Work program at Mount Saint Joseph University.
Areas of Advocacy and Interest: Southeastern Indiana – Dearborn, Decatur, Franklin, Ohio, Ripley and Switzerland Counties.
Mental Health and Substance Abuse
Systems of Care
Mentorship Areas: Grant writing
Southeastern Indiana area
Professional Development: Areas of Expertise: Grant writing
Coalition building
Facilitation
Training
Organization Development: Areas of Expertise: Starting a non-profit agency
Staff recruitment and retention
Business Address: 920 County Line Rd.
City: Batesville
State: IN
Zip Code: 47006
Bri Gaston-Bell
Title: Program Quality Manager
Organization: Indiana Afterschool Network
Contact Phone Number: 3097064874
Explanation of Products or Services:

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Cassandra Porter
Title: President
Organization: Favorite Part of My Day, LLC & Beautiful in Bling $5 Paparazzi Accessories, LLC
Contact Phone Number: 317-496-4044
Explanation of Products or Services:

Beautiful in Bling – I offer affordable costume jewelry and an amazing business opportunity

Website for more info: www.CassBeauty5Bling.com
Short Bio: An entrepreneur committed to equity and financial freedom
Areas of Advocacy and Interest: Equity & Inclusion
Mentorship Areas: Thinking beyond traditional employment while fulfilling your passion
Professional Development: Areas of Expertise: Child welfare, Equity & Inclusion
Business Address: 4714 Branch View Way
City: Indianapolis
State: IN
Zip Code: 46234
Isia Williamson
Title: Senior Youth Development Professional
Organization: Boys & Girls Clubs of Indianapolis
Contact Phone Number: 3179186406
Explanation of Products or Services:

To facilitate a safe place for youth to develop their personal, social and educational development and to enable them to develop their own voice so they can reach their full potential.. whatever that may be!

Website for more info: http://bgcindy.org
Areas of Advocacy and Interest: Educational Systems and best practice,Child welfare and development, social competency, nonprofit development, Hunger,Service Learning
Mentorship Areas: Any and everyone!!!!
Professional Development: Areas of Expertise: IYI, Stewards of Children, Mental Health First Aid, First Aid and CPR, Because Kids Count,NAA, etc…
Organization Development: Areas of Expertise: Leadership
Decision Making and Structure
Work processes and systems
Business Address: 3909 N. Meridian St. #100 Indpls, In 46208- BGCI office
8575 E. Raymond St Inpls, In 46239-Host Site
City: Indianapolis
State: Indiana
Zip Code: 46239
James Boyd (aka…JB)
Title: Commercial Energy Retired from Indianapolis Urban League 2013
Consultant and 5LINX Independent Marketing Rep
Organization: Boyd Family and Friends
Contact Phone Number: 317-507-3357
Explanation of Products or Services:

Full compliment of Home, Business, Security; Health and Wellness Products & Services; Affordable Healthcare; Commercial and residential energy contracts.

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Website for more info: http://bit.ly/1v8v4Am
Short Bio: 30+ years in education & youth development and coaching; 1 year business owner
Areas of Advocacy and Interest: Retired; limited
Mentorship Areas: Retired; limited
Professional Development: Areas of Expertise: Education & Youth Development; retired
Organization Development: Areas of Expertise: Education & Youth Development; retired
City: Indianapolis
State: IN
Janet Wakefield
Title: Chief Exploration Officer
Organization: The Journey
Contact Phone Number: 317-8755756
Explanation of Products or Services:

Renewal and Self-Care for Individuals
Renewal in the Workplace

Website for more info: www.thejourneyonline.org
Short Bio: Professional Youth Worker for over 40 years – expertise in facilitation and training: topics include Youth Philanthropy, Strategic Planning, Renewal and Leadership Development, Adolescent Development, Staff Development and Program Development
Areas of Advocacy and Interest: Status of Indiana Youth and the lack of adequate funding for youth serving organizaitons
Mentorship Areas: Anything youth work or renewal related
Professional Development: Areas of Expertise: Renewal and Self-Care
Growing the field of youth development
Adolescent Development
Youth Philanthropy
Youth in Governance
Youth as Trustees
Organization Development: Areas of Expertise: Renewal in the Work Place
Staff Personal and Professional Retreats
Team Building and Planning
Strategic Planning
Inspiring the leader
Board Development
Keynote presentations
City: Indianapolis
State: IN
Zip Code: 46278
John Mack
Title: Retired YMCA, CEO, COO, Teen Leadership
Organization: YMCA
Contact Phone Number: 14239689622
Explanation of Products or Services:

Teen Leadership Development

Short Bio: 40+ years with YMCA and Teen Leadership
Areas of Advocacy and Interest: Teen and staff leadership development.
Mentorship Areas: Leadership, YMCA Traditions
Professional Development: Areas of Expertise: Leadership development
Organization Development: Areas of Expertise: YMCA
Business Address: 310 North Crest Dr
Port Clinton, Ohio 43452
City: Port Clinton
State: Ohio
Zip Code: 43452
Mary-Margaret Sweeney
Organization: seek&summon and HeartSwell Yoga
Contact Phone Number: 773-680-6440
Explanation of Products or Services:

1. seek&summon: A training and consulting practice partnering with non-profit organizations to build and grow training departments, bolster professional development, and create safe and healthy workplaces. 2. HeartSwell Yoga: Yoga for your big day, and yoga for your everyday. Offering personalized yoga classes for your wedding day, bachelorette, baby shower, milestone birthday, and any other life event. Also available for staff retreats and corporate yoga classes.

Website for more info: http://seekandsummon.com
Mentorship Areas: New social workers, those considering entering an MSW program.
Professional Development: Areas of Expertise: self-care and trauma-sensitive workplaces; sexual health, childhood grief and trauma
Organization Development: Areas of Expertise: self-care, bully-free workplace, building training departments, formalizing professional development processes
Pam Clark, MSW, LSW, CYC-P
Title: Currently Consultant and Trainer
Retired as Director of the Bartholomew County Youth Services Center
Contact Phone Number: 812-371-7455
Short Bio: “Since 2002, I have served as adjunct faculty at the Indiana University Purdue University Columbus campus teaching courses in juvenile justice and social work. I have a master’s degree in social work (MSW) from Indiana University.

I am a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), the Indiana Juvenile Detention Association (IJDA), and the National Juvenile Detention Association (NJDA).

I served as the Director of the Bartholomew County Youth Services Center from 1999 to 2008 and as the Center’s Resident Counselor and Staff Training Coordinator from 1992-1995. I also served as Executive Director of the Foundation for Youth of Bartholomew County, Inc., and of the Bartholomew County Youth Advocacy Commission. I was a Los Angeles County Deputy Sheriff from 1984-1988, a U.S. Peace Corps volunteer, in Kenya, East Africa from 1980-1982, and a VISTA volunteer paralegal with the Legal Aid Society of Lincoln, Inc. in Lincoln Nebraska from 1974 to 1975.

I was an editor and contributing author to The Desktop Guide to Quality Practice for Working with Youth in Confinement available at http://www.desktopguide.info.”
Areas of Advocacy and Interest: I have limited time available to mentor individuals seeking certification as a youth worker.
Mentorship Areas: Professionalizing the field of youth work through worker certification.
Professional Development: Areas of Expertise: “I facilitate training for juvenile justice and youth work practitioner in other practice settings on the following topics–Using Positive Youth Development Strategies; Building Healthy Relationships with Youth; Adolescent Development; Behavior Management: Shaping Youth Success Through Coaching, Modeling and Teaching; Interpersonal Communication; Applied Leadership and many others.
Organization Development: Areas of Expertise: Executive coaching and not-for-profit board development, strategic planning and board training
City: Columbus
State: Indiana
Randy Kuss
Title: Coordinator of Youth and Young Adult Consulting Services
Organization: Disciples Home Missions
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the United States & Canada
Contact Phone Number: 317-201-7095
Explanation of Products or Services:

Renewal and Self-Care
Youth, Young Adult, and Outdoor Ministries
Spiritual Disciplines

Short Bio: Randy Kuss is a Disciples minister with over 45 years experience in youth, young adult, and outdoor ministries. He serves with Disciples Home Missions as Coordinator of Youth and Young Adult Consulting Services. Randy is a co-founder of the Disciples Youth Ministry Network and leads spiritual renewal and visioning retreats for youth workers and other leaders. He is trained as a Labyrinth Facilitator through Veriditas, an international organization that promotes creation and use of labyrinths worldwide.
Areas of Advocacy and Interest: Youth and Young Adult Voice and Empowerment
Spiritual Grounding for Life and Work
Mentorship Areas: Renewal and Self-Care
Spiritual Disciplines
Youth Ministry
Young Adult Ministry
Professional Development: Areas of Expertise: Labyrinth Facilitator
Team Building
Song Leading
Spiritual Disciplines
Youth Ministry – All Aspects
Outdoor Ministries – All Aspects
Ministries Across Generations
Organization Development: Areas of Expertise: Team Building & Planning
Visioning Processes
Event Planning
Spiritual Practices & Grounding for Organization Mission
Staff Retreats
Business Address: Disciples Home Missions
P.O. Box 1986
City: Indianapolis
State: IN
Zip Code: 46208
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