DEVELOPMENT TEAM

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CHRIS VALDEZ
Volunteer Services Supervisor

JOCELYN MEZA

Marketing Coordinator

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ANNISSA FITCH
Communications
Coordinator

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JAMES FRAME
Development Volunteer
and Board Member

Chris dedicates his time by directing and engaging with volunteers. You can find Chris assisting with warehouse operations and transferring products. Chris’s work ethic shines as he makes a difference every day. He can lighten up a room with his kind spirit and funny jokes. Outside of the office, Chris enjoys staying active, playing drums and focusing on his goal to read 20 pages every day.

Jocelyn is grateful to be a part of the FARSB family. She loves knowing that her work truly makes a positive impact in the very community she grew up in. In her spare time, Jocelyn enjoys wandering into bookstores, watching suspenseful movies, and taking way too many pictures of her cat, Milly.

As a writer at heart, Annissa ensures that our organization is spreading the word about FARSB’s efforts through creative channels. She has a  background in the advertising and copywriting fields, Annissa has an eye for researching and creating collateral materials. You’ll find she has a passion for acrylic painting and is most proud of her poppy field art piece.

Known for his dependable and funny qualities, James delivers smiles to all guests in reception and staff. You can find James performing clerical tasks with his multitasking abilities and quick thinking. James is actively working on learning new programs, he specifically developed familiarity with new software programs. When the day is over, two dogs keep James occupied with playtime, dinner and walks!

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EVELEN RAMIREZ 
Volunteer Engagement Coordinator

Evelen knows how to make any volunteer experience fun! She is a hard worker with a passion for ensuring all food donations are sorted quickly and efficiently for our neighbors in need. Evelen enjoys yoga, taking long walks, and spending time with her cat in her free time. She is dedicated to becoming more involved in food justice and currently volunteers at a Pomona community fridge and community garden.

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SKYLAR DURON
Grants Coordinator

Skylar, a UCI alumna, dedicates her gift of grant writing to making a difference for our neighbors in need. Skylar enjoys playing video games, event planning, and singing in her free time. As a funny and eccentric spirit, she has a passion for learning something new any chance she gets. Skylar is currently sharpening her skills by learning ArcGIS mapping software.