Past Appearances

on Friday, 23 August 2013. Posted in Public Speaking, Videos, Photos

  • Podcasts - (Oct. 2013 & Jan. 2014)
  • Radio Interviews - BlogTalkRadio, 89.1FM Breneau University, KDKB 93.3FM Phoenix, AZ
  • Keynote Speeches - Disability Connection Inaugural Disability Conference 2011(Muskegon, MI), Think First Injury Prevention Foundation event (Carpinteria, CA)
  • Panel Speaker - Grand Valley State University Childhood Disability Panel (Allendale, MI)
  • Sports Camps - Grand Valley State University Junior Wheelchair Sports Camp, UC Santa Barbara Junior Wheelchair Sport Camps, Triumph Foundation Sports Clinic
  • Trade Shows - IDEAS (Canberra, Australia), Abilities Expo (multiple U.S. cities), MedTrade (Atlanta, GA), Festival of Human Abilities (Long Beach, CA)
  • Phoenix Suns Drive Safe Campaign - 1 of 4 presenters to High Schools in Phoenix, AZ 2003
  • Team Colours Member - 2010 thru 2012, member of the elite athlete promotional team traveling to shows across the US

The Alpha Resource Center ( has been providing (dis)Ability Awareness Days in Santa Barbara county and I have been asked to be a presenter since 2012. Here are some of the schools I have presented at during the (dis)Ability Awareness Days:

  • Harding University Partnership Schools –March 9th, 2012, 6th grade
  • Washington Elementary – March 22nd, 2012, 5th grade
  • Santa Barbara Junior High – Oct. 11th, 2012
  • Cleveland Elementary – Nov 1st, 2012, 5th grade
  • Monroe Elementary – Nov. 7th, 2012, 5th grade
  • Mountain View Elementary – Nov 28th, 2012, 5th grade
  • Santa Barbara High – Dec. 4th, 2012
  • Dos Pueblos High – Dec. 12th, 2012
  • McKinley Elementary - Jan. 24th, 2013, 5th grade
  • Harding University Partnership Schools – April 12th, 2013, 6th grade
  • Washington Elementary – May 7th, 2013, 5th grade
  • Peabody Elementary – September 18th, 2013, 5th grade
  • McKinley Elementary – Jan. 16th, 2014, 5th grade
  • Harding University Partnership Schools – March 14th, 2014, 6th grade
  • More days to come..

Mission Statement

Alpha Resource Center is committed to empowering individuals, supporting families and building a community that values the contribution of all people.

Alpha Resource Center
4501 Cathedral Oaks Road
Santa Barbara, California 93110
(805) 683-2145

The Think First Injury National Prevention Foundation ( has been providing educational awareness events all over the country and I have been asked to be a presenter in Santa Barbara county since 2012. Here are some of the schools I have presented at:

  • Santa Barbara High – Feb. 7th, 2013
  • Bishop Diego High – March 18th, 2013, 9th and 12th grade boys
  • Carpenteria High – May 7th, 2013
  • Santa Barbara Junior High - April
  • More dates to come..

Mission Statement

The mission of Think First is to prevent brain, spinal cord and other traumatic injuries through education, research and advocacy.

Think First National Injury Prevention Foundation
1801 North Mill Street, Suite F
Naperville, IL 60563
(630) 961-1400

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