Carol B. Dahlquist, B.A., CCLS
Carol B. Dahlquist, BA, CCLS began her career in the field of child life in 1997. She has a B.A. in Special Education from Florida Atlantic University and has previously taught in public schools in Florida and North Carolina. Throughout her career, Carol has served on the executive board of the Florida Association of Child Life Professionals and assisted with conference planning. She is the Child Life Volunteer Coordinator and works primarily in the outpatient setting in the Pre-Operational Unit.
Dara Jackson, B.S., CCLS
Dara Jackson, BS, CCLS is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh. She has worked at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital since September 2008. She has 15 + years in the field of Child Life. The majority of that has been working with the hematology/oncology population. She is the Child Life practicum coordinator and works primarily in the hematology/oncology clinic and infusion center. Dara is active on several committees with the Association of Child Life Professionals.
Renee Savic, B.S., CCLS
Renee Savic, BS, CCLS graduated from Florida State University and received her Bachelor’s degree in Family, Child, and Consumer Sciences. Before joining the staff at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in 2012, Renee worked at Shriners Hospitals for Children in Tampa for 18 years where she was the child life coordinator. Renee has served as President of the Florida Association of Child Life Professionals and on various committees for the Association of Child Life Professionals. Renee will receive the Mary Barkey Clinical Excellence Award for 2018. This award is presented to an individual child life specialist who has demonstrated exemplary child life care and a high level of clinical skill.
Rayna Tanis, B.S., CCLS
Rayna Tanis is the Certified Child Life Specialist (CCLS) in the Emergency Center at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. Rayna graduated from Ball State University with a bachelor’s degree in Child Life and Family Studies in 2013 before completing her internship at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital.