Co-Founder and Trainer for Collective Action Training
Carrie is earning her MA in International and Multicultural Education at the University of San Francisco and is a co-Founder and Trainer for Collective Action Training (www.collectiveactiontraining.com). She delivers trainings and consults on a variety of topics from multiculturalism to non-profit management.
Clients include non-profits and national service programs. Prior to starting graduate school, Carrie served as the National Program Director for Girls For A Change (www.girlsforachange.org) for 7 years. Her work at GFC included developing and delivering trainings for adults and youth, developing curricula that are scalable across many sites and expanding the program into new cities. She was integral to the programmatic opening of the GFC sites in 10 cities in the United States as well as 5 international sites.
University of San Francisco
Page Hersey has worked as an educator in the San Francisco Bay Area for over 14 years as a classroom teacher, literacy specialist, writing coach, and teacher trainer. She is currently pursuing a doctorate in human rights education at the University of San Francisco. Page believes the purpose of education, both in classroom and community settings, is to transform ourselves, and our youth, to create a more just and equitable world.
Director of Field & Faculty Advocacy
Faculty Association of California Community Colleges
Bryan Ha joined FACCC in May 2009. As Membership Director, Bryan is responsible for designing and implementing FACCC’s recruitment and retention efforts. Bryan is also responsible for communicating complex legislative concepts into understandable language, and engaging faculty members in legislative/political mobilization.
As a former student body president of CaliforniaStateUniversity, LosAngeles (CSULA) (www.calstatela.edu), Bryan has particular interest in higher education policy. Most importantly, he is extremely passionate about membership development and political action. After graduating from CSULA with a Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice, Bryan was selected into the California State Senate Fellowship program in 2001. Since then, he worked in Sacramento on various legislative projects that range from developing public policies to building grassroots coalitions.
Prior to joining FACCC, Bryan worked for the AmericanHeartAssociation (www.heart.org) as their Director of Grassroots Advocacy. Subsequently, he served as Legislative Consultant to State Senator Jack Scott where he staffed the CaliforniaJointCommitteeontheArts (www.cac.ca.gov). Bryan grew up in Los Angeles and now resides in Carmichael with his wife (Annette), their two sons, and their two dogs.