Blake comes to RDA with a variety of administrative skills and a background in education, mental health services, and public administration. He has several years of experience working and managing grant-funded youth programs in the Central Valley, and is passionate about bringing adequate youth services to communities in need. As Human Resources Coordinator at RDA, Blake enjoys working closely with staff and facilitating recruitment efforts.
As an advocate for vulnerable populations, Blake has also worked closely with various non-profit agencies throughout California. He has coordinated a number of community volunteer groups, has served as a behavioral therapist for at risk youth in Alameda County, and currently volunteers with the Oakland LGBTQ Community Center.