River (She/Her) is a true extrovert with a passion and love for people. She holds an Associates in Sociology from Diablo Valley College and currently focuses on learning how to empower people and provide quality support, both in her professional and personal life. With a background in disability advocacy and mental health, she was a personal assistant to Dr. Alette Coble-Temple, a noteworthy member of the disability community. She was also an administrative coordinator for Catalight Foundation, previously known as Easterseals Bay Area. Her work experience also includes positions as an enrichment specialist, caregiver, barista, and bartender, all revolving around taking part in the community and enjoying work being with and assisting people.
In her free time, she enjoys learning to play chess, spending time with her family, drawing, singing, hiking, gardening, and studying the night sky. She loves being in the outdoors and is a mom to two cats, tarantulas, a gecko, and a plethora of plants!