Genesis Pakozdi is a facilitator in the Family Wellness Program through Strengthening Families Initiative. She obtained her bachelor's degree in Family and Child Science at New Mexico State University and is currently pursuing a graduate degree in Counseling and Educational Psychology. Genesis is certified as a Family Wellness facilitator. She served as an intern for the Family Wellness Program as a requirement for her undergraduate studies. She has over 2 years of volunteer experience in working with military families at the American Red Cross- Fort Bliss office where she worked with families by providing support in Coping with Deployments, Emergency communication services, pre-deployment preparedness and post deployment support for military families. One of her professional goals is to empower families to develop healthy family functioning by providing them with research based family education.