Trainers

  Jenae Bjelland
Executive Director
National Association for State Community Services Programs
111 K Street NE Suite 300
Washington, DC 20002
202-624-5860
bjelland@nascsp.org

Jenae started her career with the CAA network in January, 1999, first at the state office working with the CSBG program, then in a local CAA for two and a half years, and then returned to the state office in 2001. In September, 2005, Jenae moved to Washington, DC, where she was the Director of Research for NASCSP until May of 2014 when she was appointed as Executive Director of NASCSP.


  Denise Harlow
Chief Executive Officer
Community Action Partnership
1020 19th Street NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036
202-595-0660
dharlow@communityactionpartnership.com

Denise has moved to Washington, DC and now the CEO of the national Community Action Partnership www.communityactionpartnership.com


  Tiffney Marley
Project Director, Learning Communities Resource Center
Community Action Partnership
1140 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
202-449-9775
tmarley@communityactionpartnership.com


  Daniel Ofori-Addo
Director of Performance Management
United Planning Organization
301 Rhode Island Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
2022384728
dofori@upo.org

Daniel Ofori-Addo joined the United Planning Organization (UPO) in 2007. Eleven years of service in Community Action later, Daniel has come to embrace and embody UPO's mission of uniting people with opportunities. Today, Daniel serves as the resident Nationally Certified Results Oriented Management and Accountability trainer at the United Planning Organization. Officially, Daniel currently works as the Director of UPO's Office of Performance Management. In that capacity, he has oversight of all internal monitoring and evaluation exercises, outcome analysis and reporting, and compliance monitoring by a team of monitors and analysts. Mr. Ofori-Addo earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics and Computer Science at Grinnell College in Iowa, a Master of Arts Degree in Applied Economics at Johns Hopkins University and a Master of Science Degree in Information Systems Technology from the George Washington University. In 2014, Daniel was a recipient of the Nonprofit Roundtable's Future Executive Directors' Fellowship. Daniel is a life-long learner who lives and breathes results orientation in his work and personal life. He is therefore committed to training and assisting individuals and organizations of all types to navigate the transition to having a consistent practice of setting measurable goals, breaking those goals into actionable activities, and evaluating progress as well as achievement during and after the initial and subsequent cycles of implementation.


  Maribeth Schneber-Rhemrev
CSBG State Assistance Director
NASCSP

Washington, DC
202-370-3653
mschneber-rhemrev@NASCSP.org

Maribeth is the CSBG State Assistance Director at NASCSP. She has worked in the Community Action network for the past decade, serving vulnerable populations and people with disabilities. She began her career in Community Action at a local agency where she worked her way up from a temporary internship position to ultimately assuming the role of CSBG Director. Most recently Maribeth had the honor of serving as Kentucky's Director of Family Support where she led the state team responsible for administration and implementation of SNAP, TANF, Medicaid, CSBG, and LIHEAP programs. Maribeth is a Certified Community Action Professional, certified Results Oriented Management and Accountability Trainer, certified Project Management Professional, and holds a Master of Public Administration with a specialization in law and public policy.


  Aaron Wicks
VP, Organizational Capacity Building
Community Action Partnership
1020 19th Street, NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20036
202-860-1017
awicks@communityactionpartnership.com

Aaron Wicks is the VP, Organizational Capacity Building for the National Community Action Partnership, as of December 2019. Formerly he was Vice president for Planning and Evaluation for Action for a Better Community in Rochester, NY. His prior work experience includes working as a statistical specialist for a market research company and as a political science professor at the University of Memphis. Dr. Wicks holds a PHD in political science from the University of Rochester and continues to teach American politics courses as an adjunct professor at local colleges. His hobbies include volunteer firefighting, managing political campaigns and visiting cemeteries where notable politicians are buried.