Graphic Designer/Training Coordinator
Kari has over ten years of experience managing conferences and training and technical assistance projects for local, state, and national agencies. Project work includes mental health, youth mentoring, ATOD prevention, education, and emergency management for schools. Ms. DeCelle currently serves as the Project Manager on the California Community Colleges Student Mental Health Program (CCC SMHP) Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) Project and Project Coordinator for SAMHSA’s Now Is The Time Technical Assistance (NITT-TA) Center. She also serves as CARS’ in-house graphic designer. She designs print materials and online graphic media including marketing materials, training curricula, and brochures. Kari was previously the Training Manager on the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Healthy Student’s Readiness and Emergency Management for Schools (REMS) Technical Assistance (TA) Center and the Training Manager for the Community Prevention Initiative (CPI) Training and Technical Assistance Project.
Kari received her Bachelor’s degree in Studio Art from California State University, Sacramento. She lives in Orangevale, CA with her husband and two children. She loves art, pizza, and is a fan of the Sacramento Kings NBA basketball team.