Directors

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Lauren Hall

Director

Every day I am amazed by the simple power of home sweet home.

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Doug Gary

Director

I’m honored to be part of making this small corner of the world a better place.

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Kirk Larson

Deputy Director

The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends towards justice. – Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Jason Pellegrini

Facilities Director

Great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together.– Vincent Van Gogh

General Managers

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Lois Butler

General Manager, Star 

Do unto others as you would have them do unto you (without breaking the rules).

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Georgetta Lovett

General Manager, Pacific Bay

It’s not what you look at that matters , It’s what you see. Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.

Jack Maclean

General Manager, Le Nain

I’m grateful to work at a site that offers permanent housing to formerly homeless seniors.

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Denise Riggins

General Manager, Windsor

With love and understanding all things are possible.

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Meghan Freeman

General Manager, Empress

I am inspired by DISH’s service values and commitments and their role in our praxis of housing historically vulnerable people and transforming heterotopic spaces into permanent and healthful homes.

Rey Regala

General Manager, Camelot

The joy of seeing formerly homeless people retain their housing and get back to the community is priceless.

Facilities

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Craig Myers

Unit Turnover Supervisor

The struggle you’re in today is developing the strength you need for tomorrow.

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Molly White

Janitorial Supervisor

We are meant to be whole, not perfect.

John Gridley

Maintenance Supervisor

Imagine how different our communities would be if every man, woman and child had a warm, safe place to lay their head at night…a place many of us call home.

Central Office

Taylor Drake

Operations Manager

Never doubt the power of a small group of committed people to change the world. That’s about the only way it has ever happened in the past.- Margaret Mead

 

Ariel Fortune

Community Project Manager

You cannot solve a problem from the same consciousness that created it. You must learn to see the world anew. – Albert Einstein

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Lou Prochilo

Facilities Assistant

We don’t set out to save the world; we set out to wonder how other people are doing and to reflect on how our actions affect other people’s hearts.-Pema Chodron