Nathan R. Distelhorst – Resume
_______nd.intercultural@gmail.com_________ 729 S Sheridan St., Spokane, WA 99202___ _ (509)...
Nathan R. Distelhorst – Resume
• Seattle Mennonite Church: Undoing Institutional Racism Sessions (Sept. 2003 – May 2004)
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Nathan Distelhorst-Resume.2016

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  • 1. Nathan R. Distelhorst – Resume _______nd.intercultural@gmail.com_________ 729 S Sheridan St., Spokane, WA 99202___ _ (509) 279-8938________ SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS • Training/Facilitation Experience over 13 Years • Advanced Intercultural/Multicultural Relations Skills & Awareness • Excellent Organizational, Verbal and Written Communication Skills • Excellent Customer Service Skills/Experience • Skilled in Program & Presentation Development & Collaborative Design • Competent in Program & Project Creation, Implementation, Coordination, & Assessment • Advisory and Supervisory Knowledge & Experience • Leadership Development and Curricular Design/Implementation • Advanced Knowledge and Skills with Latest Technology and Devices • Knowledge of Adult Developmental & Learning Outcomes Theory __________________________________________________________________________________________________ CERTIFICATIONS: Qualified Intercultural Effectiveness Scale Administrator; Qualified Intercultural Development Inventory Administrator; Certified Trainer with National Coalition Building Institute; Facilitator with Personal Leadership Seminars LLC. AWARDS/HONORS: Full scholarship award for Personal Leadership™ Training of Facilitators Seminar; Talent and Interest Grant from Krista Foundation for Global Citizenship; Top 2 out of 3 graduating class awards from Whitworth University faculty and staff (Distinguished Collegiate Achievement Award & Servant Leadership Award). Training/Seminars: Personal Leadership™ Training of Facilitators Seminar; National Coalition Building Institute Prejudice Reduction/Welcoming Diversity Training of Trainers; Intercultural Development Inventory Qualifying Seminar; 3 Advanced Undoing Institutional Racism Workshops; 3 Non-Violent Communication Workshops; Summer Institute for Intercultural Communication Internship and Seminars __________________________________________________________________________________________________ EDUCATION: Degrees: Masters of Arts in Intercultural Relations, Intercultural Communication Institute in partnership with University of the Pacific, CA. Graduated December 2015. Bachelor of Arts in Peace Studies, Minors in Philosophy & Sociology, Whitworth University, Spokane, WA. Graduated May 1999. __________________________________________________________________________________________________ PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: INTERCULTURAL TRAINER AND CONSULTANT (December 2003 to Present) Community Interpersonal Growth Strategies, Seattle, WA / Missoula, MT / Spokane, WA. Consultant/Trainer/Coach with the following: • Krista Foundation for Global Citizenship: Intercultural Development Foundation Module and group and individual IDI coaching sessions with new colleagues (2005-present) • University of Montana Office of International Programs: International Lecture Series Presentation, “An Integrative Approach to Global and Domestic Diversity” (April 5, 2007) • National Coalition Building Institute Annual Retreat: Understanding the Developmental Model of Intercultural Sensitivity - Towards Effective Group Facilitation (July 23, 2006) • Evergreen State College Course, “Making Change Happen”: Group and individual student IDI feedback sessions (Nov. 4-6, 2005) • Downtown Seattle YMCA: VISTA Group Dialogue Session (Oct. 17, 2005) • City of Seattle: Mayor’s Race & Social Justice Initiative Project/Programs (Oct. 2004 – May 2005) • City of Seattle Office for Civil Rights—CityTalks!/CityActs! Programs: Race: The Power of an Illusion, Train the Trainer and Employee Sessions (Aug. 2003 – Sept. 2004) • Art Institute of Seattle Course: “Critical Thinking”: Honorary Panelist (Jan. 13, 2004) • Women’s Freedom Center: Dominance/Oppression Workshop Series (March 30, 2004)
  • 2. Nathan R. Distelhorst – Resume • Seattle Mennonite Church: Undoing Institutional Racism Sessions (Sept. 2003 – May 2004) • Washington State Fellowship of Reconciliation: Undoing Institutional Racism (Feb. 15, 2004) EXPERT (May 2012 to March 2015) Apple, Inc. - River Park Square Store, Spokane, WA • Leader in sales, product knowledge, and solutions • Consistently met or exceeded established performance goals • Mentor and coach to Specialists (training and development) PROGRAM MANAGER (October 2001 to December 2003) Anti-Racism / Community-Building Institute Northwest, A National Demonstration Project of The Institute for Democratic Renewal at Claremont Graduate University and Project Change, Seattle, WA • Managed program fund development, research, community organizing, national network involvement, focus groups, and outcome assessment • Developed and managed annual operational plans, budgets, and outcomes • Recruited and supervised Institute volunteers and contracted employees • Managed training curriculum development and trained in Institute workshops • Coordinated steering committee, sub-committees, and Multiracial Task Force on Education • Public relations and liaison for the institute with various multicultural community groups, organizations, professional associations and the press EXCHANGE DEVELOPMENT COORDINATOR/TRAINER (January to September 2001) NorthWest Student Exchange, Seattle, WA • Recruited, supervised, trained and advised national network of community coordinators • Responsible for networking, marketing and development activities ASSOCIATE TRAINER (1999 to 2001) Kelly Catlin Walker Productions, Seattle, WA • Trained and collaboratively designed materials in leadership development, teambuilding, diversity, and group dynamics DIVERSITY AND RECRUITMENT INTERN (Summer 1998) Avista Corporation (Washington Water Power), Spokane, WA • Co-facilitated diversity training sessions throughout the organization • Conducted research project and created corresponding Student Internship Program • Represented AVISTA to a variety of organizations and community groups promoting diversity __________________________________________________________________________________________________ VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE: EMERITUS BOARD MEMBER (June 2005 to Present)—Board Member (June 2003 to June 2005) Cross-Cultural Health Care Program (CCHCP), Seattle, WA EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE, MEMBER AT LARGE (March to December 2007) University Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, Missoula, MT COMMITTEE CHAIR (December 2001 to January 2005) Seattle Mennonite Committee on Peace and Social Concerns, Seattle, WA BOARD MEMBER (November 2003 to Oct. 2004) City of Seattle Office of Civil Rights: CityTalks!/CityActs! Advisory Board, Seattle, WA VOLUNTEER TRAINER/FACILITATOR AND/OR ORGANIZER • Unity in Action of Greater Spokane • NO! I-200 Campaign • Washington Fellowship of Reconciliation • Multiracial Taskforce on Education • Women’s Freedom Center • Art Institute of Seattle • SIETAR-Spokane • Krista Foundation for Global Citizenship

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