“I always come back to this: volunteering provides a shared experience with a common goal. It brings people and communities together.”
What do you love about your hometown?
Des Moines has the friendliness and familiarity of a small town with some big city perks, like good food, shows, and parks.
Tell us about your unique perspective when it comes to volunteer coordination.
I write from the perspective of the volunteer and participant. I have been involved in many different projects of all kinds and have seen first-hand the need and difference volunteers make. I’ve also attended more events that rely on volunteers than I can count and have benefited from the hard work that goes on behind the scenes.
What is your favorite hobby or activity outside of work:
I like staying active! I practice yoga, teach barre, and rock climb.
Who is your favorite musical artist?
If I must choose one, Bon Iver.
Where would your friends find you on a typical Friday night?
On Friday night you might find me at a show downtown or sitting on the porch with some friends.