AFFILIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS
MEMBER, BOARD OF DIRECTORS:
The Sage Institute for Environment, Creativity and Consciousness
Affiliated with The University of New Mexico, United States
“Sage Institute is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to discovering creative, conscious solutions for the many issues that face today’s world. We offer programs, courses and events focused on contemplative, meditative, and mindfulness practices, as well as sacred activism, yoga, creative writing and the arts.”
Dora had served as Board member since 2008.
The Council for Hope and Healing
State College, Pennsylvania, United States
“The Council for Hope and Healing was formed in 2012 to use interactive art to create awareness and educate society about sexual abuse and the essential need for prevention. Our goal is to use art to empower and inspire individuals to take action. We are committed to promoting principles to help guide individuals and communities to protect children.”
Dora has served as member since the Council’s formation in 2012.
Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP)
Member, 2009 to present
Spirit of the Muse of the Southwest (SOMOS), Taos, New Mexico:
Member, 2002 to 2014
Mentor, Youth Mentorship Program, 2007
Performance Studies International
National Communication Association
Member, varying times throughout 20 years
Eastern Communication Association
WORDSTOCK: State College Pennsylvania’s Annual Festival of Language
Dora served as Co-Founder and Co-Director between 2000-2005.
The Women of Courage of Centre County, Pennsylvania
Dora served as Co-Founder and Co-Director between 2000-2004.
The World Poetry Circus, Taos, New Mexico
Dora served as Co-Director with Erin Bad Hand and James Nave from 2003-2005.