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Lauren Hall Bio Photo

Lauren Hall

Co-Director and Co-Founder

The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned. – Maya Angelou

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Doug Gary

Co-Director and Co-Founder

Another world is not only possible, she is on her way. On a quiet day, I can hear her breathing. – Arundhati Roy


Kirk Larson

Deputy Director

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


Jason Pellegrini

Director of Facilities

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


General Managers


Lois Butler

General Manager, Star 

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


Georgetta Lovett

Senior General Manager, Pacific Bay & Windsor

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


Denise Riggins

Senior General Manager, Minna Lee & Auburn

With love and understanding all things are possible.

Rey Regala

Senior General Manager, Camelot & Empress

The greatest underdeveloped territory in the world lies just under your hat.

Jason Rodriguez

General Manager, Le Nain

Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction. – JFK




Craig Myers

Unit Turnover Supervisor

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

John Gridley

Facilities Manager

Politics can be strengthened by music, but music has a potency that defies politics. – Nelson Mandela

Aubrey Moore

Janitorial Supervisor

You will face many defeats in your life but never let yourself be defeated. – Maya Angelou


Central Office

Michael Hotta

Operations Manager

Always dream and shoot higher than you know you can do. Don’t bother just to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself. – William Faulkner

Jennifer Hansen

Facilities Administration Assistant

You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give. – Kahlil Gibran

Leila Perrard

Fund Development Manager

The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned. – Maya Angelou

Melanie Miksis

Fund Development Associate

We do not see things as they are, we see them as we are. – Anaïs Nin

Cody Keene

Operations Associate

The function of freedom is to free someone else. – Toni Morrison

Claire Waidelich

Supportive Housing Associate & MVS Volunteer

Ideas not coupled with action never become bigger than the brain cells they occupied. – a fortune cooking that really stuck with me!