Journal of Youth Development: A College Campus Immersion Program: New Approaches for Supporting Youth Agency and Aspirations for Higher education (October 2016)


AC Fairhill,  October 2017 -Present

Playful Learning City Advisory Group: September 2017- Present

Vision Driven Artists: August 2017-Present

Stockton Rush Bartol Foundation: 2012-Present


Norris Square Neighborhood Project, Development & Program Committees: September 2013-August 2017

Out of School Time Professional Development Work group: 2014 & 2015

​Mayor’s NYC GirlsREACH Advisory Committee: 2006-2007



Birch Family Camp:1995-1997                                                                                                                                                                                                                          



Networking for Success (2017) Presenter, Philadelphia, PA The Seybert Foundation Symposium.

Topic: Why networking is important for Executive Directors and other senior staff in nonprofits. Preview the slides here.

So you Want to Start a Nonprofit? (2017) Presenter, West Chester, PA

Topic: Tips for starting a nonprofit. Watch 8 min the presentation here. Contact me for a copy of the slides.

Vision Driven Service Series, (2016) Presenter, Philadelphia, PA

Topic: Sharing resources for networking and engagement for AmeriCorps


Vision Driven Artists, (2016) Presenter, Philadelphia, PA

Topic: Launching New Projects.I wrote a blog post about it including the tips I shared with the group.

Out of School Time Resource Center (2006-2015) Panelist, Philadelphia, PA 

Topic: Various topics related to youth development, staffing of youth programs, community engagement, professionalization of the field of youth development

National After School Association (2014) Presenter, New York, NY 

Topic: Developing high-quality challenging & engaging activities for

Out of School Time Programs (OST)

​National Camping Association (2014) Presenter on behalf of Development Without Limits, Atlantic City, NJ

Topic: That Old Camp Magic, Creating Rituals, Routines & Relationships at Summer Camp


Tyler School of Art at Temple University (2013, 2014) Guest Lecturer, Philadelphia, PA 

Topic: Adolescent Development


PENN School of Graduate Education (2013) Guest Lecturer, Philadelphia, PA 

Topic: History of, and trends in, Out of School Time

Partnership for After School Education (PASE) Conference (2008, 2013) Presenter, New York, NY

Topics: Developing an effective after school program; Identifying, training & hiring effective staff. Creating Rituals, Routines and Relationships in Summer Programs

City Year, Philadelphia (2011) Presenter, Philadelphia, PA 

Topic: Positive Youth Development


National Academy Foundation (2007) Presenter, Baltimore, MD

Topic: Developing an Effective Internship Program for Teens


Department of Youth & Community Development (2007) Presenter, New York, NY

Topic: Designing an Effective Youth Employment Preparation Program

Baltimore Workforce Development Conference (2007) Presenter, Baltimore, MD

Topic: Designing Effective After School Programs


Center for Summer Learning (2006) Co-Presenter, Baltimore, MD

Topic: How to Create an Effective College Preparation Summer Program for Teens

Board Service,

Conferences, Presentations & Guest Lecturer