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Board of Directors

Inventor/Founder:
Christine Danning, BA Communications
Cert. Conflict Resolution and Negotiation
Mother (Single Parent) of 18 yr old daughter with Asperger’s Syndrome Disorder

Board of Directors:

President,  David Orr, MA (x2), PhD.,   is a registered US patent agent, intellectual property and engineering technologies consultant on the global level.
Dr. Orr has also been an educator, trainer and green technology innovator. David brings more than 40 years experience in technology and innovation to InventSuccess.

Linda Tiokasin-Orr, REHS/RS, MPH, Vancouver, WA. has a background as an Institutional Environmental Health Specialist with Indian Health Services and has worked as a certified trainer for OSHA. 

Allen R. Sullivan, M.Ed., PhD Ed & Developmental Psychology, Dallas, TX, is an  administrator, teacher, counselor and innovator of programs and processes for youth with disabilities and educational barriers.  Dr. Sullivan brings more than 40 years of working with youth, youth with disabilities and autism and school and agency administrators to our organization.  His unique combination of experience and program development and implementation is well known & well received throughout the United States.

Kate Alvarado, M.Ed (x2), Ontario, OR, has been an educational administrator, teacher, counselor and academic advisor.  Kate has been an elementary and junior high school teacher and counselor for almost 30 years.  Living in the border town of Ontario, Oregon, Kate has worked in both Oregon and Idaho schools.   Along with her secondary educational experience, she brings with her the experience of being an adjunct professor and advisor at the post-secondary level and a successful small business owner in Ontario, Oregon. In her teaching, counseling and advisory positions, Kate has worked closely with a high percentage of students both on the autistic spectrum and with other disabilities.


Secretary & Executive Director, Christine Danning, BA Communications, Cert. Conflict Resolution/Negotiation, Rainier, OR is the founder of InventSuccess and the mother of an 18 yr old daughter with Asperger’s Syndrome.   Christine is a consultant, inventor and innovator who brings more than 30 years of business & innovation consulting to InventSuccess.  Based on her experience and frustration of not getting educational, transitional and social services for her daughter, she felt something had to be done to help youth and young adults become independent, financially secure and contributing members of society.

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