Michael Akana
Information Systems Consultant

PO Box 3725
Half Moon Bay
CA 94019

(650) 224-7541

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Michael Akana
Information Systems Consultant
PO Box 3725, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019
Telephone: 650-224-7541


Assessments, Planning, Implementation
Documentation, Reports, Training,
Data, Systems, Integration


College and University -- Education

Associates of the Arts, Caņada College, Redwood City, California.

Completing a double major Bachelor of the Arts program at Excelsior College.

Coursework includes Caņada College, Foothill College and San Jose State, University of Idaho and Lewis and Clark in Idaho and Excelsior College in New York, Louisiana State University, University of Mississippi, Brigham Young University, and Indiana University.

College and University -- Additional Experience

Stanford University, Stanford California
Stanford School of Medicine, Data Coordinator for Stanford Center for Research and Disease Prevention as one of forty clinics involved in The Women's Health Initiative, a ten year National Institute of Health (NIH) clinical trial involving 160,000 subjects over a ten years.

Conducted workshop on homeless program design for student group focused on "Building Sustainable Lives."

University of California, San Francisco (UCSF )
Consolidation of federal, state, county and local provider data for statistical analysis by UCSF staff.

DeVry University, Fremont California
Industry Advising Committee Member and Technology Judge, Computer Information Systems (CIS). Interview and trained CIS interns for work in the nonprofit sector.

California State University, Hayward,
In 2002, coordinated seminar on the nonprofit sector for Cal-State Hayward School of Business and the Center for Entrepreneurship to introduce representatives from the Federation of Labor of the Atrakhan Region of Russia to the nonprofit sector of business.

Excelsior College, New York
Active in online groups addressing strategies in distance education including approach and preparation for GRE subject exams.

Related Training

Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Trained in Seattle, Washington in data collection protocols, reporting and systems support for the adjudication of medical outcomes for the Women's Health Initiative, a project of Stanford Center for Research in Disease Prevention, a department of Stanford University school of Medicine

Applications Research Corporation in Rockford, Illinois, in accounting systems, systems administration, and report programming to manage the YMCA's information systems. Systems modules included member management, bank draft transactions using automated clearinghouse (ACH), contribution and campaign data management, and fund accounting.

County of San Mateo Organizational Development Program, Eighteen month program including twelve months of workshops and lectures and six month practicum working with local community groups.

Ongoing Commitment to Learning

BEST Learning Community--Three year capacity building project sponsored by the Charles and Helen Schwab Foundation in collaboration with Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. This first phase of Building Effective Substance Abuse Treatment (BEST) was implemented in San Mateo County.  The Learning Community continues to meet as part of the San Mateo County Treatment Providers' Coalition.

Various workshops on accounting, nonprofit management, program planning, and fundraising through local foundations and training centers.

Participated in facilitation of and as participant in various non-profit strategic planning meetings with boards, staff and community stake holders.

Worked with El Centro de Libertad, County of San Mateo Human Services Agency and Mental Health Services to provide accreditation for training to medical and certified human service professionals.

information access...
...for human service agencies