Darlene is currently the Minnesota's Olmstead Implementation Executive Director. Darlene received her Bachelors of Science in Deaf Education from Bowling Green State University; Master of Arts in Counseling for the Deaf from Gallaudet University and a Ph.D. in Leadership and Change from Antioch University. She is also a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Ohio. As a result of her years of practice, Darlene has an eclectic and extensive range of professional experiences. She has expertise in areas not limited to Leadership, Advocacy, Human Services, Interpreting, Strategic Change, Program Development, and Training Consultation. Darlene currently is a
blogger on www.darlenezangara.com and a founder of LeVo, Leveraging Your Voice, Inc. She is also working towards her Coaching certification and currently writing her book. When Darlene is not focusing on work, she loves hiking, photography and spending time with her family.