AmeriCorps staff

Sharon Tewksbury-Bloom

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Sharon Tewksbury-Bloom just completed a year of traveling throughout the United States and Canada with her fiancé Jay, volunteering along the way. They volunteered for over 35 different organizations in 12 states.

Sharon has written articles about volunteering and volunteer management for the Maine Commission for Community Service and the HandsOn Blog.  Sharon presented as part of a panel on social media at the 2009 National Conference on Volunteering and Service.  She has also presented on the topic of social media for the Center for Nonprofit Excellence in Washington, DC in December 2010.

After graduating with a B.A. in History from James Madison University, Sharon completed a year of service with AmeriCorps in Flagstaff, launching a volunteer program for seniors and disabled adults which won the National Acts of Caring Award.  She was hired by her host site, Coconino County Community Services to serve as a Volunteer Resources Manager for their department. From there she worked as a Volunteer Program Specialist in local government with Volunteer Arlington in Arlington, Virginia.  While there Sharon served for two years on the board of the National Association of Volunteer Programs in Local Government.  Also while working at Volunteer Arlington, Sharon completed a Masters of Science in Organizational Development and Knowledge Management from George Mason University's School of Public Policy.

Carmen Martinjako
Business Manager

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Carmen Martinjako has worked at Northern Arizona University since 1988 in the Dental Hygiene Department, Counseling and Testing, Parking Services, and College of Education. She is now the Business Manager for the Institute.

Dayna Brown
Administrative Assistant