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Vicki Verge, Regional Director of Social Work for the WRHA

Vicki Verge’s tenure as a Social Worker started in 1992 working at Winnipeg Child and Family Services-Central Area after obtaining an Honors Bachelor of Social Work degree from Lakehead University. After achieving her MSW at the University of Manitoba, she left child welfare for a career in Health. At the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA),... Read more »

Tamara Hunter, Executive Director of Los Angeles County’s Commission for Children and Families

Tamara is the Executive Director of Los Angeles County’s Commission for Children and Families, which serves as an advisory body to the County’s Board of Supervisors and works to improve the service delivery system for at-risk and systems-involved children and families. She began her career as a professional social worker with the LA County Department... Read more »

Joe Buehrle, MSW, VP of Organizational Planning at SAY (Social Advocates for Youth) San Diego

Joe Buehrle, MSW, is Vice President of Organizational Planning at SAY (Social Advocates for Youth) San Diego. He has a myriad of experience working with diverse populations as a creative community organizer and social justice advocate. Joe Buehrle is  interested in multi-sector approaches to advance collective impact strategies and bring sustainable social change. Number of years in... Read more »

Phil Breitenbucher, Director at Children and Family Futures

Mr. Breitenbucher is a nationally recognized expert, author and speaker on family drugs courts.  He currently is a Director at Children and Family Futures where he manages multiple programs and initiatives. Mr. Breitenbucher currently serves as the Program Director of the U.S. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention’s National Family Drug Court Training and... Read more »

Laura Gale, Associate Professor at The USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Laura received her BSW from San Diego State University in 1994.  She went on to obtain an MSW from the University of Illinois at Chicago Jane Addams School of Social Work in 1997, and licensure by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences in 2000.   Laura’s expertise is in the areas of child welfare and child... Read more »

Michael Wright, PhD, Chairperson of MAWMedia Group, LLC

Michael Wright, PhD, is a social work trained social entrepreneur residing in Nashville, TN. Wright is Chairperson of MAWMedia Group, LLC, a Nashville-based firm focusing on individual coaching, institutional consulting, and publishing. With innovation as his guiding theme, Wright is also a published author including 7 interactive CDROM. He maintains an active social media presence managing two blogs... Read more »

Mary Pender Greene, LCSW-R, CGP, President & CEO of MPG Consulting

Mary Pender Greene, LCSW-R, CGP, is President & CEO of MPG Consulting. She is a psychotherapist, career and executive coach, trainer and consultant with a private practice in Midtown Manhattan. She is the author of Creative Mentorship and Career-Building Strategies: How to Build Your Virtual Personal Board of Directors. Number of years in management: 20 Tell us about your path to management:... Read more »

Mozart Guerrier, Executive Director at 21 Progress

Mozart guides strategic planning, mission, and development at 21 Progress. He has spent over ten years working on social justice issues as a project manager, organizer, social worker, and teaching artist. He was most recently the co-founder of a collective impact initiative called Healthy Neighbors at Upstate Medical University, focused on developing leaders in public housing who addressed... Read more »

Susan Paul, Management Consultant, Ghostwriter, Social Media Strategist, and the Co-Founder/President of the AmeriCorps Alums-San Diego Chapter

Susan Paul is a Management Consultant, Ghostwriter, Social Media Strategist, and the Co-Founder/President of the AmeriCorps Alums – San Diego Chapter. She possesses over 15 years of experience in consulting, teaching, marketing, grant writing, organizing events, and developing social impact programs in Boston, MA and San Diego, CA. Susan amazes people with her high energy… Read more »

Andre Parren, Co Owner of XL Group’s B.V.

     Andre Parren, MSW is a passionate and pragmatic pedagogue with vast experience and a lot of knowledge about autism and working with people with learning disabilities. He co founded XL Group B.V. after he saw a gap in the services provided to youngsters with problems. Andre is a social worker from the Netherlands and obtained his… Read more »