Da-Nell Pedersen is the Manager of Special Projects for Safety Net Solutions (SNS). Da-Nell joined the SNS team in 2014. She assists with coordinating all SNS activities, including in-person group trainings, one-on-one technical assistance, and other project-related activities. Da-Nell also coordinates the collection of project-related evaluation data and assists SNS Technical Assistance Project Managers in the collation of that data in order to track clients’ progress throughout the technical assistance process. She assists in maintaining the online client dashboard for SNS clients to guarantee that all clients have up-to-date project information. Da-Nell works closely with clients, expert advisors and the rest of the SNS team to ensure success is achieved with all SNS projects.
Prior to joining the SNS team, Da-Nell served as Oral Health Coordinator for the Arizona Alliance for Community Health Centers (AACHC), Arizona’s Primary Care Association, where she coordinated their Advancing Optimal Oral Health in Arizona project. This role involved the provision of training and support to Community Health Center dental program staff and the facilitation of statewide partners meetings in an effort to advance statewide oral health coalition efforts.
Da-Nell received a Bachelor's Degree in Strategic Communications from Oklahoma Baptist University in Shawnee, Oklahoma in 2010. She also recently completed a Master’s in Public Administration with a concentration in Non-Profit Administration at Arizona State University in Phoenix, Arizona.