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Lea Pang
Advisory Board
Michael Van Kleeck
Joy Ruppersburg
IT Business Consultant, Nike Inc., Portland, OR area. Lea & I worked together at Emerald Solutions and Hewlett-Packard. 
We at Bauske Consulting, Inc. are truly blessed to have such talented and accomplished advisers.
Java designer, small business owner, poet, educator and consultant, Portland, OR - also a colleague from Emerald, and from Con-way.
Joy L. Ruppersburg is a professional educator. For 30 years she served in the public
schools in California and Oregon in a wide variety of roles, including resource specialist,
educational program specialist, teacher educator, university supervisor for student
teachers, special education teacher, and general classroom teacher. Joy served as a school
district superintendent and building principal for many years in Oregon before relocating
in California ten years ago.

Joy has presented special-education topics, including bridging the gap between special
education and regular education for teachers at state conferences and in her local school
district. Joy specializes in working with clients who are gifted and have learning
disabilities and other learning challenges. Her private practice offers full psychoeducational
evaluations, remediation, specialized instruction, case management,
advocacy, and coaching for tests, including those for college admission (ACT and SAT).

Her credentials include Master of Education in Special Education from the University of
Oregon with certification in California and Oregon, Administrator K-12, Special
Education Teacher, Resource Specialist, Ryan Multiple Subjects, and Standard Teacher.
Joy has completed the UC Berkeley Educational Therapy Program, is a Professional
Member of the Association of Educational Therapists (AET), led the Marin AET Study
Group for the past three years, and is the AET Bay Area representative.
Steven Joiner
Steven is a speaker, writer, teacher, and project manager with 15 years of experience stretching from the American east coast to the shores of Asia. He has taught at colleges and universities in the US and Japan as  well as developed trainings for some of Japan’s largest companies.

He is also the former Director of the Career Transitions Program for the nonprofit-resource website While at Idealist, Steven authored the widely-read *Idealist Guide to Nonprofit Careers for Sector Switchers*, wrote a monthly ‘Career Corner’ blog, and traveled around the country helping professionals discover ‘road maps’ to finding a paid nonprofit position.

Since leaving Idealist in 2009, Steven continues writing and speaking about the *21st century worklife*, our  *Once and Future Careers*, and the emerging "Generosity" Economy of the 21st Century. He is also an  avid sumo fan and author of the upcoming book *The Art of the Belly* . 

His speaking engagements include keynotes and talks at: Stanford University, Columbia University, Harvard University, UCLA, Portland State University, Reed College, University of Portland, Oregon State University, University of Washington, Seattle University, Roosevelt University, McDaniel College, and the University of Connecticut. He is a featured workforce expert in the NY Times, NPR's Marketplace, and in a host of local media outlets.

He is active in community issues and is the current Chair of the *Citizen Involvement Committee* for Multnomah County.

Steven received his B.A. in Secondary English Education from North Carolina State University and his M.A. in International Adult Education from San Francisco State University. **

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Finally, he has a lead role in the award-winning short film "Skeeters".
Sarah Hampson
Sarah Hampson has been a university professor and researcher in psychology for over thirty years. Born and raised in England, she has taught at universities in both the UK and the USA and has been a scientist at the Oregon Research Institute in Eugene, Oregon since 1987. She is the author of five books and over 150 scientific articles. Her current research looks at factors across the lifespan that result in better life outcomes including health, happiness and financial success. Her research has contributed to the growing number of studies showing that children with greater self-control go on to lead healthier and longer lives.
Gregory Robinson has been the Senior Policy Analyst and Finance Manager for the Washington Community Mental Health Council since 2007. Prior to that, he was the Executive Director of Columbia River Mental Health Services (CRMHS) in Vancouver, WA. He also served as the CFO for CRMHS and Eastside Mental Health in Bellevue. For several years he was the Athletic Business Manager for the University of Oregon (Go Ducks!).
Gregory Robinson
Marie Roberson
Marie Roberson has been the Chief of the Program Development and Evaluation Branch at the State of California, Department of Public Health, Genetic Disease Screening Program. She was responsible for project management of research concerning the epidemiology and screening of genetic disorders. She has also worked as a researcher at a San Diego biotechnology start-up and as research faculty at University of California, San Diego. She is the author of over 35 scientific articles. Marie Roberson obtained her Ph.D. at the University of California, Davis.  
PSDS2 Program Manager (FWD) Raytheon
Raytheon Missile Systems Michigan State University
Rick Rankin LTC RET