With Networks Since: 1992
Rosa McAllister is co-founder of Networks for Training and Development, Inc. where she currently acts as Organizational Advisor, historian, staff mentor, and Board liaison to the Cordon, Got Mike!, and Las Aguas Funds. Rosa has extensive experience in adaptive and assistive technology, has taught various courses in this area, and has helped many people live fuller lives. Rosa also has advanced training and much experience in developing non-profits, organizational design and management, Board development, and strategic planning and has assisted hundreds of non-profit organizations and community groups in many states. Additionally, Rosa is a Licensed Massage Therapist with advanced training in many energy and body work modalities. Her specialty is assisting those living with grief, anxiety, trauma, pain, and end-of-life issues. Sheis assisting Networks to further develop their Wholistic Practices service area. Rosa lives in Maui, HI where she is involved with many local groups focusing on sustainability, healthy living, and increasing the “aloha spirit”.
Rosa loves to run, dance, swim, grow orchids, increase her practice in yoga and Pilates, play, and be of service to others.
Certifications and Awards
- Non-Profit Leadership Certificate, University of PA’s Wharton School of Business
- Assistive Technology Professional, RESNA (currently on hold)
- Certificate in Distance Learning, Indiana University
- Life, Personal, and Organizational Coaching, The Life Coach Institute
- Advanced training in various body / energy work and wellness modalities including: Usui and Tibetan Reiki (Master), Jin Shin Do Acupressure, Lomi Lomi, Lomi Illi Illi, Shiatsu, Cranio-Sacral Therapy, Core Zero Balancing, Polarity Therapy, Lymphatic Drainage, Reflexology, Thai Massage, Herbal Healing, Yin Yoga, Sound Healing, Sacred Dance, Meditation, and more.
- PA Department of Public Welfare, Office of Mental Retardation’s “1995 Everyday Lives Vision to Reality Award”; Chester County’s “Women in Motion” award 1999; “Women Alive” award 2011; as well as several other awards for civic and community activism.