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Rev. Dr. Victoria Generao

Rev. Dr. Victoria Generao

Antelope, California, US, North America

About

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.

Experience

'Aha Hui Lanakila, Inc.

Founder and CEO

'Aha Hui Lanakila, Inc.

Nov 1999

'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.

Law Offices of Roger S. Reynolds

Law Clerk

Law Offices of Roger S. Reynolds

May 1996 - Jul 2012

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.

1984 Democratic National Convention

Member, Event Security Team

1984 Democratic National Convention

Apr 1984 - Jun 1984

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.

Self-employed

Freelance Writer-Blogger

Self-employed

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.

San Francisco Neighborhood Legal Assistance Foundation

Certified Law Clerk

San Francisco Neighborhood Legal Assistance Foundation

Aug 1984 - Jun 1985

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.

Japanese Community Youth Council

ESL Tutor, English, Math and Science

Japanese Community Youth Council

Mar 1980 - May 1981

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.

A&O Order of Melchizedek

High Priest

A&O Order of Melchizedek

Feb 2012

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.

GreenSurance Natural Medicine Healthcare

Freelance Copywriter

GreenSurance Natural Medicine Healthcare

Apr 2015 - Jun 2015

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.

State of California

Notary Public

State of California

Sep 1979 - Mar 2009

Authenticated documents as an officer of the State.

Innovation Institute, Inc.

Consultant

Innovation Institute, Inc.

Jan 2007 - Apr 2007

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.

JFKU School of Law

Tutor/Teacher's Asst., Torts & Criminal Law

JFKU School of Law

Feb 1997 - Apr 2000

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.

Nihonmachi Legal Outreach, San Francisco

Volunteer & Board Member

Nihonmachi Legal Outreach, San Francisco

Oct 1979 - Jul 1982

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

Teacher's Assistant

UC Berkeley, Ethnic Studies Department

Aug 1979 - Feb 1982

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.)

Dijiv Social Media

Director of Communications

Dijiv Social Media

Jun 2015

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.

Dijiv Social Media

Freelance Blogger

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.

Melaleuca:The Wellness Company

Marketing Director

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.

Solano County District Attorney's Office

Certified Law Clerk

Solano County District Attorney's Office

Aug 1998 - Feb 2000

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.

Chinatown-North Beach Family Planning

Clinic Administrative Assistant

Chinatown-North Beach Family Planning

Ended in Jul 1984

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.

Kaiser Hospital - Vallejo

Volunteer

Kaiser Hospital - Vallejo

Aug 1976 - May 1977

Participated in hospital's Junior Volunteer after-school program as a Candystriper assisting hospital staff as needed in the Med-Surg and Obstetrics Departments.

Education

John F. Kennedy University

law

John F. Kennedy University

University of California, Berkeley

paralegal

University of California, Berkeley

San Francisco State University

japanese american history

San Francisco State University

Institute of Children's Literature

literature

Institute of Children's Literature