Wendy has worked in a variety of capacities over many years to move forward the rights and contributions of people with disabilities within their local communities. She worked through the University of Oregon focusing on meaningful employment opportunities for people with more significant support needs, person centered planning, systematic instruction, quality improvement strategies and systems change. Wendy continued this work through a pilot project at Self Determination Resources Inc. (SDRI) which was continued and replicated across the state as the brokerage system. She currently has moved her passion for inclusive meaningful environments to Trillium Employment Services as Program Manager in Clark County, Washington.
Wendy is a Certified Employment Professional and has a degree in Psychology and a Masters in Interdisciplinary Studies with a concentration in Organizational Communication.