EVERYONE IS ONE ACCIDENT AWAY FROM NEEDING PAIN CONTROL
I represent the State of Michigan as an ambassador and serve as the Midwest region Leader for the APDF. I have a Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education with a minor in Special education. I have worked in many areas of the Education system from Teaching, Substitute, Paraprofessional, and driving school Bus for children ages 3-18. I have worked with many different types of children who are challenged with a wide range of handicaps. I have a love for Manatee and Sea Turtles.
I was born and raised in Romania. I live in colorful
Colorado with my husband and our 13 year old
daughter. I have a Financial and Accounting Degree
and Tax Preparing Certification.
Master’s Degree in Library Sciences, I joined American Pain & Disability Foundation and their mission
to fight for adequate pain management and healthcare for people with intractable pain and
Retired Practical Nurses License, Joined American Pain & Disability Foundation to help educate on medication as well as teach self advocacy.
I worked as a CNA and in rehabilitative physical therapy.
advocating for chronic and intractable pain patients for 14 years and it truly brings me joy to
help people get the care they need. I do this to give a voice to the voiceless. So many people
in pain have lost their lives due to inadequate pain management.
I am the APDF Ambassador for Arkansas, born and raised in Arkansas. I was a fully licensed insurance agent until chronic intractable pain took it away. I joined APDF to help other chronic pain patients and disabled people. Transitioning from fully abled to disabled is a tough process.