Dana Donaldson- Impact Director
Dana has been a Board Certified Behavioral Analyst since 2001 and is currently licensed in the state of Oregon. Dana received her BA in Psychology from Western Michigan and her Masters in Special Education from Columbia University. Dana loves working in the ABA field because she has the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of children and families who have been unable to find help elsewhere. In her spare time, Dana enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters.
Myriam Sindihebura- Impact Manager
Myriam loves working at Impact because she's surrounded daily by clients that make her smile and a staff that makes her laugh. In her spare time, Myriam loves searching for new restaurants, listening to podcasts, and traveling to warm place. Something a lot of people don't know about Myriam is that she's bilingual!
Lindsey Pieschel- Registered Behavior Technician
Lindsey was a parachutist in the army! Lindsey was inspired to come into this field after her nephew was diagnosed with Autism, teaching her to look at things from his perspective. Lindsey likes several things about Impact, which include desensitization programs, and our simulation areas for medical and dental appointments for the kids.
Adam Johnson- Registered Behavior Technician
Adam's favorite part about working at Impact is seeing the remarkable amount of progress his clients make. In addition, Adam loves helping clients build self-confidence and become more independent. In his free time, Adam enjoys backpacking and playing soccer. Something that a lot of people don't know about Adam is that he was able to attend a meditation retreat in India- be sure to ask him about it!
Andrew Carbungco-Registered Behavior Technician
Andrew enjoys being at Impact because of the community and the way in which everyone plays their roles and help each other on a daily basis. Andrew loves to play the piano, snowboard, and trying/eating/cooking all of the foods. In fact, Andrew won a cooking competition when he was in college!
Charlotte Fisher- Registered Behavior Technician
Charlotte worked at a five-story printing press for a phone book factory while in EMT school. Charlotte loves learning about people's different take on the world and feels honored to be a part of the community's growing process. Charlotte likes her close-knit team at Impact and also seeing the kids gain confidence in their skills!
Erika Goonan- Registered Behavior Technician
Erika loves her co-workers and finds watching her clients learn something after countless hours of hard work to be very rewarding. Outside of work, Erika enjoys studying Tae Kwon Do and spending time with her family. Erika also has a pet snake named Lucifer.
Michelle Gendvil- Registered Behavior Technician
Michelle loves to hear the laughter of the all the kiddos we have here at Impact. She loves to see the kids to make progress. One cool thing that Michelle has done in the past was work as a DJ!
Erin James- Registered Behavior Technician
Erin loves being able to make a positive impact she's making with each of the kids shes works with, She also loves to see their growth and progression and being able to see so many smiling faces everyday. In her spare time, Erin enjoys camping and fishing with her family.
Harrison Hess- Registered Behavior Technician
Harrison likes working at Impact because he gets to be around such an awesome group of people every day. When he's not working, Harrison enjoys playing Pokemon videogames. Something cool about Harrison is that he used to dress up as the mascot, Buddy the Bulldog, when he attended University of Redlands.
Jessica Burton- Registered Behavior Technician
Jessica's favorite part about working for Impact is getting to work with an awesome group of kids and witnessing their hard work culminate into new skills. Some of Jessica's interests include painting, exercising, and watching Grey Anatomy. In 2016, Jessica co-wrote an after-school program for high school-aged girls through a women's nonprofit organization.
David Gettel- Registered Behavior Technician
David appreciates how helpful the staff are here at Impact. He enjoyed working with people with disabilities when he lived in Michigan and wants to continue to do so as a career. David has also played semi pro soccer for a year when he lived back in Michigan!
Angela Graves - Registered Behavior Technician
Angie loves working with Impact clients because she gets to witness "wins" each and every day. She has a masters in teaching and looks for strategies to help with behavior. Angie loves to sing 80's songs as she drives down the road, providing free concerts on a daily basis.
Emma Hathaway - Registered Behavior Technician
Emma feels that she's stumbled upon a huge family here at Impact and quickly became a part of it. After working in special education for a few years, Emma learned about ABA through her sister, who is also an RBT. Her sister told her she'd love it and it didn't take long to learn that she does! An interesting fact about Emma is that she's terribly afraid of Lizards and have always loved ladybugs!
Vyktoria McFarland - Registered Behavior Technician
Vyktoria's favorite part about Impact is the amazing group of staff and awesome kiddos, especially seeing the kids improve their skills every day. She decided to join this field when working as a personal support worker for a child with autism as he was already receiving ABA therapy. Vyktoria's favorite place is the beach, loves sea animals (especially turtles!), and just loves being outside in general.