Crystal K. Pariseau, MSSW

Director of Marketing and Public Engagement
Phone: 301-588-8252
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Crystal K. Pariseau, MSSW

Crystal works with all AUCD office departments, as well as the network and partners, to inspire and lead a creative process that strives to raise the profile and image of AUCD and the network through the development and implementation of innovative and forward-thinking communications, marketing and public engagement strategies and initiatives. She oversees the communciations of the AUCD office, focusing particularly on social media, in an effort to increase awarness and engagement between the AUCD network and public. Crystal plays a key role in the development of special events such as the AUCD Conference and other related events as a means to inform the AUCD membership of network and federal agency activities.

In previous experience, Crystal was a Social Work trainee at the Waisman Center LEND and worked for the Waisman Center UCEDD's Community Outreach and Training Offices, developing and coordinating courses, activities, and community events for people with disabilities, their families, and support personnel. She has expertise in social media dissemiation strategy, conference and meeting planning, accessible publication design, and website management.

Crystal holds a Bachelor's degree in Social Welfare with dual concentrations in child and family studies and social work from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Master's degree in Social Work with dual concentrations in heath care and developmental disabilities from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She lives with her husband, four children, and dog in Charlottesville, VA.