"All the powers in the universe are already ours. It is we who have put our hands before our eyes and cry that it is dark." -Swami Vivekananda
Brent Crane (Executive Director) has been at the FACC for 20 years. His favorite movie is A Beautiful Mind. His 15 minutes of fame are when he was interviewed by Regis Philbin at Disneyland's California Adventure. One thing that people may not know about him is that he was a member of a jeep club with his family between the ages of 5 and 11. His favorite quote is "Blessed are those who give without remembering and take without forgetting."
Nancy (Administrative Assistant)has worked for non-profit organizations for several years and appreciates the unique opportunities that they engender and the interesting people she has been able to meet. Her hobbies and passions include gardens and grandchildren, as well as photography. Her favorite quote is, 'When you were born, you cried and the world rejoiced. Live your life in such a way that when you die, the world cries and you rejoice."
Brenda Ehl (Client Services Director) would travel to Alaska if she could travel somewhere she hasn't been before. Her 15 minutes of fame are when she was interviewed on television regarding her son’s return from the Gulf on the USS Lincoln. If she could take one thing on a stranded island, it would be memories. Her interests and hobbies include reading, puzzles, decorating, remodeling, and nursing.
Jack Robinson (Mentoring and Work Training Director) enjoys giving service, exploring nature, gardening, writing, antiques, music, repairing, rebuilding, and riding bicycles. His favorite book is The Book of Mormon, "It has the answers to life's most important questions." He would most like to emulate Jesus Christ, "He asked us to follow His example." His first job was bagging groceries at a Safeway grocery store. One of his passions in life is, "learning the lessons I need to learn."
Heather Hogue (Storehouse Director) has been working with the Food and Care Coalition for over four years. She attended Brigham Young University pursuing a degree in English with a minor in music. Her biggest passion in life is music. She says, “I love music and I believe that it can change lives.” Heather loves to read, spend time with her friends, write music, play fast-pitch softball, and perform with her band.
Mark Martinez (Facilities Manager) enjoys spending time with his family, work, flying, shooting guns, and making biodiesel. His favorite quote is “Try a little harder to be a little better”. He’d like to travel to the moon one day after reading his favorite book Who Moved My Cheese. One of his heroes in life is his Dad.
Kenneth Larsen (Kitchen Manager) says his most memorable experience in life has been the birth of his children. His favorite saying is, "When life gives you lemons make lemonade." If he could take one thing with him on a stranded island, it would be his family. If he could live during any time period in history, it would be now, because he can look back on the past and look forward to the future!
Treva Christiansen (Volunteer Director) sees the work of the FACC as a great purpose and that it fills a deep need in the community for both receiver and giver, and is absolutely thrilled to be a part of it. Her hobbies and passions are travel, music, performing, antiques, and interior/architectural design. She has been to Greece and other European countries but still looks forward to visiting Brazil. The goal is to see The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. She has been the lead vocalist in two professional rock bands, actor in radio commercials and has participated in Community Theater.
Amanda Butler (Afternoon Receptionist) enjoys reading, watching movies, painting, hiking, and spending time with her fiancé and her dog. She would love to travel to Italy someday. One of her favorite songs of all time is “The Wind” by Cat Stevens, but she loves everything from metal to country. Her favorite quote is “I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose what shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I’m going to be happy in it.” (Groucho Marx)
Dellene Grasmick (Weekend Cook) has been at the FACC for over 10 years. Her favorite color is blue, and her favorite musician is John Denver. Her interests and hobbies include traveling, reading, and cooking. One future invention or discovery that she hopes to see is a substitute for gasoline and cheaper medical cures.
Sabrina (Kitchen Assistant) loves to dance. Sabrina's favorite colors are green and brown, and her favorite book is The Giver. The person she would most like to emulate is Ghandi. One passion she has in life is laughing.
Dave Baird (Kitchen Assistant) has a passion for learning which began as a young man when he read his first book “There’s a Boy in the Girl’s Bathroom”. He declares himself as a certified math geek who enjoys the outdoors, especially hiking and mountain climbing. Dave is enthusiastic about life and providing service to others. His favorite treats are Black Cherry Kool-Aid and Cheezits.
Jeremy Baum (Weekend Kitchen Assistant) was introduced to the Food and Care Coalition by Ken Larsen and Mark Martinez (staff members.) He was an Eagle Scout and served an LDS mission. He’s interesting in basketball and golf. His favorite book is The Life of Pi and his favorite color is blue. His favorite musical group is the Dave Matthews Band and his hero in life is his dad.
Claudia Breyer (Custodial) has an interest in holistic healing, and focuses on healing the spirit, the mind, and the body. She would like to someday have a non-profit Serenity Garden, which she would name in honor of her mother, who is one of her heroes. Claudia’s favorite color is lavender and her favorite musician is Paul McCartney. She love to read the New Testament and her favorite quote is “Live to love and love to live.”
Lane Johnson (Custodial) enjoys working, cooking, watching WWE wrestling, gardening, and driving. He would love to travel to Dollywood. His favorite color is navy blue. He loves to eat Papa Murphy’s pizza and cheesy bread, which he says that he can never get enough of. His favorite musician is Reba McIntire and his favorite songs are Because of You and Sweet Music Man.