Resilient Coastal Georgia
Vira Salzburn is program director for safety and resilience programs at Chatham County Safety Net Planning Council. As a Ukrainian-American and a world traveler, Salzburn recognizes the importance of overcoming cultural barriers and connecting with others for making a meaningful difference on personal, organizational and community levels. She earned a Master of Science in Management, Organizational Behavior and Leadership from Troy University and a Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree in Humanities from Auburn University at Montgomery. She is a Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM)® with Project Management Institute (PMI) and completed the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Learning System program through Georgia Southern University. Salzburn is a Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) Teacher, Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) Master Trainer, SafeTALK Trainer, Certified Trauma-Sensitive Mindfulness (TSM) and Trauma-Sensitive Yoga (TSY) Instructor. She completed teacher training in Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) and Community Resiliency Model (CRM)®. She is a certified group fitness trainer and group yoga instructor with Athletics and Fitness Association of America and is also trained in the Search Inside Yourself program of Google Leadership Institute and Trauma Informed Coaching.