Knowledge Translation Coordinator
Jeff Gutierrez joined the knowledge translation team at RTC:Rural in October 2021. He has a BA in Sociology from the University of California-Riverside and received his MA in Sociology: Rural and Environmental Change from the University of Montana.
Jeff is a multifaceted professional who delights in deconstructing concepts and generating abstract connections to synthesize ideas into a coherent whole. His diverse professional background includes technical writing, quality improvement and accreditation, community development, program development and management, and organizational leadership.
He is fascinated by society and culture, context and perspective, and the anomalous place they meet to produce the vast human experience. Jeff has thorough experience working within rural communities and enthusiastically helps apply research to encourage action, broaden participation, and foster innovation to improve the lives of people with disabilities in rural communities.