Project Grants Manager
Yvonne Walden joined the California State Independent Living Council’s (SILC) team in January 2015 as the Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) Project Grants Manager. With 20 years of management and training experience, Yvonne welcomed the opportunity to serve the SILC by providing technical assistance to ADRCs, facilitating discussions between local ADRCs and veteran organizations, evaluating online options counseling training and working to establish an additional ADRC in California.
Previously, Yvonne served as a Training Manager for CalPERS supervising a team of training professionals who designed, developed and delivered instructor-led trainings for state employers that contracted for retirement and/or health services. Prior to that she worked as a Customer Service Support Manager and Senior Training Specialist for Federal Express and a Training Specialist for DHL.
Yvonne has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee at Martin. She’s an avid golfer who loves spending time with her grandchild Jordan.