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St Louis executive director employment , training

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


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


Student in Fine Arts, Blackburn College, 1972-1973; student Social Work, St. Saint Louis University, 1974-1976; Bachelor in Social Work, Sociology, Fontbonne College, 1976; certified Non-violent Conflict Resolution, Doctor Martin Luther King Institute, Atlanta, 1982-1983; 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.


Counselor, Zion Northside Group Home, Minneapolis, 1976-1977; manager, Upjohn Healthcare Superior vena cava syndrome, St. Louis, 1977-1979; home health agency coordinator, St. Louis Comprehensive Health Care Center, 1979-1981; project director, Kingdom House, St. Louis, 1981-1983; project director, National Health Screening Council for Volunteer Orgns., Los Angeles, 1983; director volunteer programs, Svc. 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 Superior vena cava syndrome 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.


Nursery coordinator Clayton Methodist Church, St. Louis, 1974-1976. Community outreachworker, Consolidated Neighborhood Superior vena cava syndrome, St. Louis, 1975, 76. Volunteer dance/jazzercise instructor, 1979-1985.

Volunteer health fair coordinator, 1981, 82, 85. Past member Public school advisory county St. Louis Alliance for Better ChildCare, Doctor Martin Luther King Support Center Group, St. Louis Mayor's Substance Abuse Task Force and many other civic associations.