Professional Qualifications

Sensible Organizing Solutions (SOS) was founded in 1998 by Jana Hartwell, a Board Certified Professional Organizer. Below are some professional stats for those who want to know about Jana’s formal education and experience. For a more personal glimpse at Jana Hartwell’s background before SOS, click here…

Professional Qualifications for Jana Hartwell, CPO®

  • Member of the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) since 1998.
  • Six-term President of the NAPO San Diego Chapter.
  • Earned her BCPO Certificate in 2008 and is one of only about 350 CPO®s in the nation)
  • Time Management and Productivity Expert. She excelled in the ‘Becoming a Time Management Coach’ course with Julie Morgenstern Enterprises (2013).
  • Trained Productivity Coach Completed the “Organizers Coach Approach (Modality I)” with Denslow Brown, CPO® (2012).
  • Completed Harold Taylor’s “Making Time Work for You” consultant program (2005).
  • Attended eight annual NAPO conferences and 5 regional NAPO conferences.
  • Attended or facilitated over 250 monthly NAPO-SD Chapter meetings since 1998.
  • Competent Toastmaster (CTM) and Past-President of Toastmasters of La Jolla.
  • Higher Education degrees in Business Management & Speech / Communications.

Local Media takes an interest in SOS

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Some of Jana’s speaking venues include:

  • San Diego Home Show (Jan. 11 & 12, 2014)
  • SD/PEN Chapter, Organizing Your Computer File” (Nov, 2013)
  • AARP Chula Vista Chapter, Organizing Tips for a Lifetime (Aug, 2012)
  • Pacific Beach Women’s Club, How & When to Hire an Organizer (Oct 3, 2012)
  • SD/PEN’s “All Things Business” conference, Top 10 Organizing Tips from the Experts Sorrento Valley
  • One Heart, One Mind Spiritual Center, Make Room for What You Love by Letting go of Clutter (Aug, 2011)
  • Otay Water District, Otay Mesa (Oct, 2011)
  • NAPO Annual Conference (panelist for the popular “Ask The Organizer” workshop), Boston, MA, (April 2008)
  • NAPO San Diego Chapter, La Jolla (2005-2008), (2009-2014)
  • American Society of Appraisers (ASA), San Diego (July 2009)
  • Dudek & Associates, Inc., Encinitis (April, 2008)
  • “Head to Toe Women’s Expo” (“Ask The Organizer” panelist), Del Mar Fairgrounds
  • Turpin & Rattan Engineering, La Mesa (April, 2006)
  • The Golden Door, Escondido (June, 2006)
  • Borders Bookstore (Amazing Women’s Day), Mission Valley (Feb, 2005)
  • Office Depot (Get Organized Week), Carmel Mountain (Oct, 2003)
  • Toastmasters of La Jolla, La Jolla (2004-2008)

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