Friday, December 5, 2014
Grace Under Fire Award: Zander Keig: Outstanding Social Worker
Zander Keig, an award winning speaker, writer and educator, is employed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Health Administration, as a homeless outreach social worker and is currently volunteering his outreach, organizing and coordinating talents to the following projects & programs: NASW National Committee on LGBT Issues (2013-2016); NASW-CA Diversity Committee (2013-2015); Department of Veterans Affairs Transgender Education Workgroup; and the Transgender Advisory Group for the California LGBT Reducing Disparities Project.
Zander holds a B.A. in speech with a concentration in interpersonal communication (Metropolitan State College of Denver, 1999), a M.S. in conflict analysis and resolution with an emphasis in college student personnel administration (Nova Southeastern University, 2002), a M.T.S. in Theology with a focus on world religions (Pacific School of Religion, 2004), and a M.S.W. in social work with a focus on clinical social work (San Diego State University, 2012).
Zander resides in Berkeley, California with his beautiful wife, Margaret. They will be celebrating their 12th anniversary in 2014!
Posted by Rev. Dr. Megan Rohrer at 12:57 PM
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