Meet the Impact Team!
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 Carbungo-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
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, Thurber 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.