Welcome New AFN Staff Members Zan and Vanessa


zan-sWe want to introduce you to two of our new team members Zan Sabatini and Vanessa Burnette.  Zan, an AmeriCorps member, joined our training department in September. He will be teaching Adult Basic Education (ABE) and digital literacy at the Austin Research Center for the Homeless.  Before coming to AFN, Zan was teaching English as a second language for more than a year in Santiago, Chile.  He has already been a tremendous support for the organization by helping where needed.

For our clients at the DeWitty Center, Vanessa is a familiar friendly face. Vanessa volunteered with us last Spring in our Computer Learning lab. Vanessa started October 10, as our Central Coordinator.  She will provide Administrative support for PearsonVUE testing and manage the main AFN office. Vanessa’s background includes developing and maintaining a global networkvanessab of professionals in STEAM-related fields while providing valuable and authentic insight for the international talent market for over 15 years. She also provides digital brand development & recruitment marketing services via her consulting company AustinRecruiter (www.austinrecruiter.us) and is a frequent contributor to the microblog Twitter@AustinRecruiter.

We are excited to have Vanessa and Zan on board to share their talents with our clients and organization.