Rena is a fierce advocate for all things mental health. She represents the peer voice on the State of Utah's Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) Commission. Rena is also a board member of CIT Utah and participates in their trainings for law enforcement across the state.
Rena has worked and volunteered with the homeless population for many years. Rena is part of several boards and councils that commingle with mental health issues. She is the Board President for Peers Empowering Peers Utah, an advocacy organization for individuals and families affected by mental illness. She is a proud Certified Peer Support Specialist and looks forward to making positive changes and progress within the mental health community.