Presently, as Director of Communications for Dijiv Social Media, Rev. Dr. Victoria Lanakila Generao ("Lana") is responsible for promoting Dijiv Social Media's business model of developing a unique social media platform by facilitating and monitoring the publication of content for appropriateness; populating the site by inviting new members and engaging existing members within site rules and guidelines, and otherwise communicate and foster a vast online social community for the benefit of the company. As an Independent Marketing Director for Melaleuca, Lana found a way to do something meaningful in life, something that would change her life and the lives of so many others. In her current position, Lana is able to integrate her values ... to live a more vibrant life ... with her goals ... visualizing how she will feel in body, mind and spirit utilizing natural solutions and a cleaner, safer, healthier home and planet. In the spirit of Ubuntu and Aloha, Lana is doing her part to assist in creating opportunities for All to achieve freedom by promoting physical, environmental, financial and personal wellness. Vocational interests include academic teaching and advising corporations on alternative healthcare modalities related to stress management in the workplace.
GreenSurance Natural Medicine Healthcare
Provide copywriting support to assist in finalizing this non-profit's website content with an eye towards formal organizational launch as a complementary healthcare plan provider.
Law Offices of Roger S. Reynolds
Law Clerk responsible for all aspects of client case management, from initial interview through litigation phase and trial, for personal injury, medical/legal malpractice law firm.
State of California
Authenticated documents as an officer of the State.
Innovation Institute, Inc.
Consulted on management of business infrastructure for inventor's coop: web site traffic growth and web site UI; strategic consulting, including business plan and development of affiliates network; working with new inventors and creative thinkers on formulation of creative ideas and inventions; drafting privacy policies; contracts administration.
Tutor/Teacher's Asst., Torts & Criminal Law
JFKU School of Law
As a student teacher's assistant, and in exchange for partial tuition waiver, I prepared and delivered supplemental weekend group study session lectures and facilitated Q&A on substantive case law and theory in torts and criminal law; conducted one-on-one tutorials upon student request; created and administered mock exams on subject matter material, with emphasis on analytical and exam writing skills.
Certified Law Clerk
Solano County District Attorney's Office
Assigned heavy prosecution caseload involving misdemeanor traffic, drugs, theft and domestic violence cases. Primary case management responsibilities included daily court appearances and drafting motions (1538.5 suppressions, 995 dismissals), conducting witness interviews in addition to felony DUI trial prep and conduct of court and jury trials under supervision of Deputy District Attorney.
Certified Law Clerk
San Francisco Neighborhood Legal Assistance Foundation
Clinical externship in Domestic Relations Unit as an attorney-supervised Certified Law Clerk supporting Supervising Attorneys Dean Ito Taylor, Esq., and Serena A. Layoun, Esq., to personally manage assigned caseload of 50 family law cases involving issues of domestic violence and child abuse in the context of family law dissolutions, paternity actions, guardianships and General Assistance/AFDC. Responsibilities included conducting client interviews, investigating witnesses, preparation of requisite Judicial Council forms for dissolutions, temporary restraining orders, guardianships and paternity lawsuits; court appearances on law and motion matters, including motions for injunctive relief, as assigned.
Clinic Administrative Assistant
Chinatown-North Beach Family Planning
Assisted in administration of low-cost family planning services funded by United Way grant monies. Formerly known as Ching Nin Clinic, this organization served young women's need for access to family planning counseling, information and products in addition to pre-natal counseling on a free or sliding-fee basis within the heart of the San Francisco Chinatown-North Beach neighborhood.
Member, Event Security Team
1984 Democratic National Convention
Volunteer Member of Convention Floor Security Team during 1984 Democratic National Committee Convention held at San Francisco, CA; involvement stemmed from steering committee membership with Asian/Pacific Democratic Caucus.
Volunteer & Board Member
Nihonmachi Legal Outreach, San Francisco
Volunteered 15 hours/week as a legal secretary supporting Staff Attorney/Exec. Director Lori T. Suzuki, Esq., as needed to conduct client intake/screening interviews of elderly, low-income, battered women and abused children and provide pro bono legal services in the areas of domestic violence/family law and immigration law; case management, calendaring and various administrative tasks.
UC Berkeley, Ethnic Studies Department
Assisted Asian-American Studies "6-series" instructors Merle Woo, Lily Kimura, Esq., and Elaine Wong, Ph.D., as needed: delivering occasional lectures on ethno-sociocultural issues pertaining to assigned reading; conducted one-on-one student tutorials to assist in development of improved English comprehension, composition and grammar skills. (Partial tuition waiver as compensation.)
ESL Tutor, English, Math and Science
Japanese Community Youth Council
Volunteered 20 hours/week as an English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) tutor assisting grammar and middle school students during JCYC's After School Program, Japantown/San Francisco.
Kaiser Hospital - Vallejo
Participated in hospital's Junior Volunteer after-school program as a Candystriper assisting hospital staff as needed in the Med-Surg and Obstetrics Departments.
Presently publishing daily spiritual blogs for several social media websites. Previous focus on children's short stories that describe various aspects of living the Aloha Spirit. Past experience includes writing adult fiction stories, non-fiction and prose; technical as well as analytical legal writing.
Founder and CEO
'Aha Hui Lanakila, Inc.
'Aha Hui Lanakila, Inc., is a non-profit grassroots community services organization that is dedicated to helping people reduce stress, self-regulate emotions and build energy and resilience for healthy, happy lives. Also known as "The Halau," we propagate original knowledge of the Usui System of Natural Healing (Reiki), la'au lapa'au (naturopathy) and pohaku la'au (crystalwork) with Western esoteric mysticism and Earth-based spirituality to perpetuate peaceful co-existence within our world community. Through publishing multimedia meditation tools, facilitating healing workshops and global group meditation events, The Halau actively participates in the worldwide expansion of spiritual consciousness. Our meditation works are presently available under the artist name, The Halau, through ReverbNation. On-site instructors offer free 20-minute healing sessions to new clients as well as class instruction in energywork, crystals healing and grid work. Our resident ministers offer life coaching, spiritual counseling and on-call pastoral services to the community-at-large.
A&O Order of Melchizedek
I am an ordained High Priest of the Alpha et Omega Order of Melchizedek and organized our non-profit spiritual sanctuary in Lakebay, Washington. Through our training program, we assist those individuals seeking expansion of their harmonic resonance through focused work on personal Alchemy, viz., initiation into the Halls of Amenti and introduction to the Ascended Masters teachings. If you are drawn to work through your Beloved I Am Presence as an initiate of Light and wish to experience a deeper understanding of the ancient Lemurian, Egyptian and Atlantean Mystery School Priesthood teachings through the Halls of Amenti while experiencing and remembering many wonderful Ascended Master Skills, then our program is for you.
Melaleuca:The Wellness Company
We believe personal wellness is the key to a fulfilling life. We believe through physical, environmental, and financial wellness we can change our world — one customer at a time. Our products create life-changing wellness and generate residual income for you and thousands of families across North America and in seventeen countries around the world.
Dijiv Social Media
Create and upload blog articles on a wide range of topics of interest that will assist in the development this new and upcoming social media platform's internet presence.
Director of Communications
Dijiv Social Media
Responsible for promoting Dijiv Social Media's business model of developing a unique platform by facilitating and monitoring the publication of content for appropriateness; populating the site by inviting new members and engaging existing members within site rules and guidelines, and otherwise communicate and foster a vast online social community for the benefit of the company.