LEAD4TOMORROW & FAMILY HUI PROGRAM STAFF
Lead4Tomorrow Executive Director/Principal
Greg has more than 25 years experience in the fields of conflict resolution, leadership development and peacebuilding. He has co-founded and directed three university and nonprofit organizations, most recently Lead4Tomorrow. His areas of expertise include developing cross-sector partnerships to address major policy and social issues, both in the United States and internationally. He has written numerous articles and led many courses and workshops toward the end of creating truly civil societies.
Lucy Morse Roberts
Family Hui Director
Lucy co-founded and directed ArtReach Orlando, coordinated projects for the Multifaith Education Project, and helped co-found the Peace and Justice Institute at Valencia College in Orlando, Florida. She is an educator by training and specializes in creating effective, transformative programs for diverse, multicultural communities.
Family Hui Program Coordinator
Elke has been involved with development work for 30 years in different countries and capacities. She received a Bachelor’s in Horticulture from Germany and a Masters in TESOL/ESL from Anaheim University in 2009. Her experience living overseas in Brazil, Angola, Namibia, and Portugal has prepared her to connect with the diverse group of people she tries to engage in our vision to educate, encourage, and empower. Elke always tries to connect people to improve lives. When she is not calling or reaching out to people, you can find her with her two daughters and husband, gardening or working on a home improvement project.
Family Hui Program Liaison
Martha started as a participant in one of our hui when her children were three and one years old. She was then invited to become a hui leader, and after her group successfully completed their Family Hui curriculum, she was asked to come on staff as a liaison to our participants, especially our Spanish-speaking population. Martha studied Criminal Justice at California State University of Sacramento, and has a strong desire to make a positive change in the world. “I strongly believe that children who are loved and supported by their family members are more likely to be respectful, outgoing, empathetic, and can positively thrive and advance in their life.”
“Humanitarian work has always held a strong place in my heart and I love the vision of Family Hui.“ Maile received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business with a concentration in accounting from California State University of Sacramento. She has worked with other non-profits utilizing her accounting degree by ensuring the credibility of the accounting internal control systems. Maile lives in Davis and is the mother to 3 teenage kids and when not working can be found on the sidelines of one of her kid’s soccer games.
FAMILY HUI ADVISORY COUNCIL
Emily Ault is a former elementary school teacher, a mom to three amazing kids, a community organizer, and an active volunteer. Children, education, and political issues are important to Emily and through her work, she strives to create an inclusive, accessible and inspired community.
Lisa lives in Davis with her husband and five daughters. They have enjoyed being a licensed county foster family since 2010. Lisa is active in the fostering community, serving as a peer mentor for other foster parents. She has provided a foster parent perspective at both the County and State level and has a passion for trying to improve the foster care system. Lisa joined the Family Hui Advisory Council because she believes Family Hui is an empowering way to support birth parents as well as helping avoid parenting crises and child abuse.
Allison lives in Davis with her husband, daughter, and son, who has complex special needs. Allison currently works as a major gifts fundraiser at UC Davis, focusing on raising scholarship support. She serves as board member for the Davis Arts Center and the Yolo Community Foundation, and is a parent representative to the DJUSD Special Education Advisory Committee and Davis Parent University planning group. Allison holds an undergraduate degree from UC Davis and a master’s degree from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health.
Katie graduated with a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2012. She is currently a 5th-year Developmental Psychology Ph.D. candidate at the University of California-Davis studying developmental social cognition. Specifically, she is interested in interpretive theory of mind, social categorization, and decision making in 4- to 10-year-olds and adults. In addition to conducting empirical research, Katie is passionate about translating science into policy and educational programming. Katie works with the Family Hui Project and the Center for Childhood Creativity to encourage, celebrate, and study developmental processes.
LEAD4TOMORROW BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Jane is the Principal of Shivers Consulting providing counsel on marketing, communications, leadership and executive coaching. She has more than 30 years experience in public relations and marketing after building her own agency and selling it to Ketchum Communications in 1985. Jane was Director/Partner at Ketchum from 1985-2002, where she was responsible for Atlanta, Dallas, Miami and offices throughout Latin America. Clients included Delta Airlines, Home Depot, Cingular, Equifax, Bell South, Clorox, Proctor & Gamble and many other multi-national companies. She has served as Chair of the Society of International Business Fellows, a global network of CEOs and key executives, and on many Boards, including the Carter Center.
Rowin established and operated his own real estate company, later becoming involved in development and construction. In 1990 he became a Senior Development Director for Midland College in Fremont, Nebraska. From 1996 until retiring in 2011, he held a similar post for World Vision, the largest independently funded international development organization. He is Founder and President of the Tiffany Foundation, which addresses the needs of breast cancer victims, and is Co-Founder of Equal World Coffee, an above fair trade coffee business working with Rwandan coffee famers to bring economic opportunity to post-genocide Rwanda.
Karen served as the Program Manager for the University of Hawai‘i Program on Conflict Resolution and Spark M. Matsunaga Institute for Peace from 1987 to 2010. She provided culturally appropriate process design, facilitation, mediation, and a range of conflict resolution training to schools, communities, and organizations throughout Hawai`i, the Pacific region and internationally. Recently she served as a founding Co-Director of the Center for Global Nonkilling. Her undergraduate psychology degree work was at the University of Redlands and San Jose State and her graduate work was in social work at UCLA. She has travelled extensively internationally, pursuing peace-building efforts in Africa and South Asia, among other locales.
Betsy has become known for strategic thinking to help businesses and nonprofits address complex issues with fine-tuned messages and insightful leadership. Her 40+-year career has encompassed editorial positions with food business magazines, management at Ketchum Communications, business consulting and coaching. She served 14 years on the board of Hospice of Marin, including two as chairman. She is the co-author of On the High Wire: How To Survive Being Promoted
Mirciny is a leading businesswoman, entrepreneur, and philanthropist in Guatemala. She owns and is General Manager of three companies, and is a renowned chef. She hosts three different television shows related to cooking, reaching millions of viewers in Latin America and the United States. She also has other successful business ventures primarily reflecting and showcasing Guatemalan culture and style.
Visit www.Lead4Tomorrow.org to learn more about our parent organization.