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Board & Staff

FDC Staff

Our staff is highly trained and educated in early childhood education as well as therapeutic principals. We use an individualized approach with every family receiving services, utilizing a trauma informed approach of case management. 

Board of Directors

Our board represents a cross-section of our community and has a passion for our organization and those we serve. Our board members work hard to ensure long-term sustainability of the organization and oversee that the funds raised are used directly for service delivery to all eligible families.

FDC Board of Directors


Andrea Zielinski- President, Douglas County Sheriff's Office

Shelley Briggs-Loosley- Vice President, Red Cross, BPA, SMART, Special Olympics, YMCA, University of Oregon Alumni Board

Cynthia Kremser- Secretary, DCIPA, Mercy Medical Center, Women United of Douglas County, Volunteer Foundation of Douglas County

Pat Lee- Treasurer, Community Volunteer

Joyce Akse- Red Cross, Mercy Medical center, Mercy Foundation, YMCA Board of Directors

Summer Baranko- Oregon Dept. of Justice, CASA, UCAN, Boys & Girls Club of the Umpqua Valley

Paul Bentley- Architect

Mary Edwards- Red Cross, DCLF, Cooking 4 Charity, Umpqua Non-Profit Coalition

MeChelle Feldkamp- United Way, Umpqua Dairy, Rotary

Joe Garcia- Adult Parole & Probation, Drug Court

Dorena Guido- Business Owner, Chamber of Commerce

David Hanson- Roseburg School District, Glendale School District

Sandy Hunt- Umpqua Bank, Teacher, Boy Scouts of America, UVGA

Jane Ratzlaff- Crane Creek Foundation



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