Action Nexus on Housing and Homelessness
About the Nexus
Amber Maiberger, Program Coordinator, Sr. - Shared Housing
Amber Maiberger has worked within social services and academia for over 6 years. As the Program Coordinator Sr for the Shared Housing Initiative of Maricopa County, she is working on increasing access to affordable housing by educating and supporting organizations in implementing shared housing. Prior to joining the Action Nexus, she worked for the School of Social Work’s Field Education Office as a Field Education Specialist, working directly with master of social work students searching for, entering, and completing their foundation and advanced internships. She is the Chair of the harm-reduction organization Shot in the Dark and works directly to foster safe and empowered communities.
Jessie Helmes Program Manager, Evaluator
Jessie Helmes joins the ASU Action Nexus as the Program Manager, Evaluator after more than nine years working with student interns in the College of Health Solutions. She brings with her experience collaborating with internal partners and community leaders to build successful programs for students and a passion for working with underserved populations. She is also a volunteer mentor for first-generation students in the One-at-a-Time scholarship program at St. Vincent de Paul.