Current occupation:

Executive Director, The Valley School

Occupational Background:

  • Executive Director, Consumer Credit Counseling
  • Executive Director, American Red Cross
  • Owner, Thuren Consulting Services

Education and Training:

  • BA in Political Science, UC Santa Barbara
  • American Leadership Forum Fellow
  • Restorative Justice Mediation
  • Collective Impact Institute

Community Improvement:

15 years of community engagement, involving business and community partnerships, including:

  • Chamber Leadership Project Lead 2014-2015, Natural Playground in Hawthorne Park

  • Southern Oregon Success, Education/Health Collaborative

  • Jackson County United Way, Community Development Committee

  • Medford Rogue Rotary Club and Foundation Board

  • Rogue Valley Timbers, Youth Soccer Coach

  • Jackson Care Connect, Community Action Committee

  • Medford Arts Commission, Pillar Project

  • SOU Youth Program Advisory Committee

  • Talent Magnet School Board Chair