Our staff is comprised of diverse professionals who are committed to ending hunger and homelessness for families and individuals in North Orange County. Each staff member brings a wealth of knowledge, experience, and compassion to our agency’s mission to provide access to shelter, food, and permanent housing for our community’s most vulnerable residents.





David Gillanders

Executive Director
David Gillanders

Sarah McClellan

Director of Programs
Sarah McClellan

Mychael Blynde

Development Manager
Mychael Blinde

James Kennedy

Community Programs Manager
James Kennedy

Michael Rowe

Housing Programs Manager
Michael Rowe

Gary Stinson

Facilities Manager
Gary Stinson

Operations Manager
Kim Stinson


Program Team

  • Veronica Alvarez – HUB Service Navigator
  • Gisell Cruz – Housing Resource Specialist
  • Onely Flores-Velazquez – Via Esperanza Case Manager
  • Deanna Leaning – New Vista Resident Manager
  • Uriel Medina – NOCE Service Navigator
  • Joshua Mercado – Service Navigator/Food Coordinator
  • Vernon Newburn – Via Esperanza Resident Manager
  • Jacquie Nolan – FSC EHV Case Manager
  • Andres Preciado – Anaheim EHV Program
  • Michael “Joey” Rocha – Fullerton College Service Navigator
  • Timmy Tran – Cypress College Service Navigator

Operations Team

  • Desiree DeLaura – Administrative Assistant
  • Celia Gonzalez – Staff Accountant

Development Team

  • Shari Schultz – Donor Relations and Database Associate
  • Ann Stoddard – Volunteer Coordinator

Facilities Team

  • Ken Stitch – Facilities Assistant