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Valerie Sid Russell-Davis

Valerie Sid Russell-Davis, American Saint Louis executive director employment and training.

Background

  • Russell-Davis, Valerie Sid was born on January 16, 1955 in St. Louis.

  • Education

    • Student in Fine Arts, Blackburn College, 1973. Student Social Work, St. Louis University, 1976. Bachelor in Social Work, Sociology, Fontbonne College, 1976.

      Certified Non-violent Conflict Resolution, Doctor Martin Luther King Institute, Atlanta, 1983. Training as sickle cell anemia educator, Alta Bates Hospital, Berkeley, California, 1985. Certified in Development Substance Abuse Programs, Midwest Reginal Center, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, 1988.

      Certified Executive Program Public Management, Harvard University, 1997.

    Career

    • Counselor Zion Northside Group Home, Minneapolis, 1976-1977. Manager Upjohn Healthcare Services, St. Louis, 1977-1979. Home health agency coordinator St. Louis Comprehensive Health Care Center, 1979-1981.

      Project director Kingdom House, St. Louis, 1981-1983, National Health Screening Council for Volunteer Organizations, Los Angeles, 1983. Director volunteer programs Service League of San Mateo County, Redwood, California, 1984. Family resource worker Institute for Human and Social Development, San Francisco, 1984-1985.

      Director St. Louis Youth Services Department, 1986-1990. Coordinator supportive services St. Louis Agency on Aging, 1990-1992. Administrative assistant to superintendent City of St. Louis Medium Security Institution Department Public Safety, 1992-1994.

      Executive director St. Louis Agency on Training and Employment, 1994-1995, 96—. Consultant, interviewer Peri-Natal Study Prison, Oakland, California, 1985, Stanford University Child Custody Study, 1985. Consultant, grant writer St. Louis Ballet Theater, 1985.

      Consultant, instructor Ralston Purina Summer Youth Camp, 1985. Vice president, board directors St. Louis Development Corporation, St. Louis School-to-Work Committee, Safe Futures Policy Board, Prevention Policy Board.

    Membership

    Nursery coordinator Clayton Methodist Church, St. Louis, 1974-1976. Community outreach worker, Consolidated Neighborhood Services, St. Louis, 1975, 76. Volunteer dance/jazzercise instructor, 1979-1985.

    Volunteer health fair coordinator, 1981, 82, 85. Past member public school advisory council St. Louis Alliance for Better Child Care, Doctor Martin Luther King Support Center Group, St. Louis Mayor's Substance Abuse Task Force and many other civic associations.
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    Born January 16, 1955
    (age 61)
    • 1973
      Blackburn College
    • 1976
      St. Louis University
    • 1976
      Sociology
    • 1983
      Doctor Martin Luther King Institute
    • 1985
      Alta Bates Hospital
    • 1988
      Midwest Reginal Center
    • 1997
      Harvard University
    • 1976 - 1977
      Counsel, or Zion Northside Group Home
      Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
    • 1977 - 1979
      manager, Upjohn Healthcare Services
    • 1979 - 1981
      home health agency coordinator, St. Louis Comprehensive Health Care Center
    • 1981 - 1983
      project director, Kingdom House
    • 1983
      project director, Kingdom House
    • 1984
      director, volume programs Service League of San Mateo County
      Redwood, Tipperary, Ireland
    • 1984 - 1985
      family resource worker, Institute for Human and Social Development
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 1986 - 1990
      director, St. Louis Youth Services Department
    • 1990 - 1992
      coordinator, supportive services St. Louis Agency on Aging
    • 1992 - 1994
      administrative assistant, to superintendent City of St. Louis Medium Security Institution Department Public Safety
    • 1994 - 1995
      executive, director St. Louis Agency on Training and Employment
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