In her role as FCS Foundation Assistant Director, Rebecca oversees the volunteer program and condolence program. Rebecca’s experience includes more than 15 years of non-profit management, program implementation and strategic planning. Rebecca earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Florida and a Graduate Certificate in Non-Profit Management from the University of Tampa. In her personal time, Rebecca is an active member in her community and enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.
In her role as FCS Foundation Volunteer Program Manager East/Central, Marisa oversees volunteer recruitment, screening, placement, training, support and recognition. Marisa’s experience includes managing volunteers at large events ranging from 50 – 50,000 participants. She is excited to turn her focus to the non-profit sector, especially for a mission close to her heart. Marisa earned a Bachelor of Business Administration with a focus in Sport and Event Management, as well as a Master’s degree, from The George Washington University. In her personal life, Marisa enjoys being active in the local community, dog-sitting, and traveling with her husband.
In her role as Client Services Manager, Andrea oversees Foundation staff and volunteers who process financial aid grant applications. Andrea, a native New Yorker, is a veteran association manager who draws on the skills she developed in the nonprofit and business sectors. She spent several years in financial services as a mortgage loan officer, company owner/registered mortgage broker, before joining her first professional trade association, the Empire State Association of Assisted Living, working with assisted living operators, members and the Department of Health. Andrea served as the executive director of Friends of Camp Little Notch, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. In that role she managed operations, facilities management, grew community partnerships and secured new funding sources. Andrea holds a bachelor’s degree in rhetoric and communication from the University at Albany. Andrea and her family are avid outdoor enthusiasts who spend their time near the water in Florida and Adirondacks of New York.
In her role as FCS Foundation Volunteer Program Manager Southwest, Dawn oversees volunteer recruitment, screening, placement, training, support and recognition. After earning a Bachelor of Science in Education from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Dawn has experienced a broad-based professional career that has included four years of volunteer management in the non-profit realm, as well as expertise in marketing, sales and tourism. In her personal life, Dawn enjoys the outdoors and beaches, pursuing a variety of creative projects and spending time with family and friends.
Kristin oversees the on-site volunteers, reviews and evaluates patient applications for financial assistance and coordinates monthly grant payments. She attended George Mason University, where she completed a bachelor’s degree in Community Health and Nutrition, and later earned her Master of Public Health from Loma Linda University in California. Prior to joining the FCS Foundation, Kristin worked for seven years as a Program Analyst for the U.S. Department of Agriculture, served as a U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer in Cambodia from 2018-2020 and, most recently, worked at the Florida Department of Health in Manatee County. Kristin takes pride in giving back to her local community by volunteering weekly. She maintains an active lifestyle and enjoys reading, traveling and spending time with her family.
In his role as Program Management and Event Coordinator, Brian assists with FCS Foundation marketing requests, scheduling projects and ensuring deadlines are met. Brian also works closely with the Development and Event Manager regarding logistics for all scheduled FCS Foundation events and daily office duties of managing all FCS Foundation donations. Brian is a native of Peoria, Illinois and served for 14 years as Special Event Manager of Five Points Washington, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in Washington, Illinois overseeing 200+ events per year. Brian earned a Bachelor of Business degree from Western Illinois University. In his personal life, Brian enjoys being active in the community, golfing and spending time with his family at the beach.