Andrea Vignovich (Board Member)
Andrea is a national board certified counselor. She earned both her B.A., in Psychology, and her M.A., in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, from the University of Northern Iowa. While in her second year of graduate studies Andrea was a practicum student at the Wartburg college counseling center, a graduate assistant for the UNI counseling program, and served as the walk chairwoman and marketing chair for UNI’s third Out of the Darkness Campus Walk. During its third year the walk increased its fundraising total by over $10,000 from the previous year. In Andrea’s third year of graduate studies she served as the counseling and leadership intern at Grand View University. While at Grand View Andrea became certified in MVP (Mentors in Violence Prevention) training and brought the first Out of the Darkness Campus Walk to Grand View University. The Grand View Campus walk more than tripled its fundraising goal within its first year. Along with serving on the Iowa AFSP board Andrea is working as a School Based Therapist through Orchard Place.