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 Community Champions

These Community Champions are key, very valuable supporters of the FACCT. Read more about our them below.
Pastor Dan Carroll
Community Champion


Pastor Dan Carroll was born on January 8, 1953. He grew up in Pomona, California. Pastor Dan received Christ as his savior in February 1970 at a Youth for Christ meeting.  He received a B.A. in Religion from the University of La Verne in 1976 and taught at the Pomona Unified School District for three years where he coached baseball and basketball.... CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

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Bishop L. Kirk Sykes
Committee Member

Bishop L. Kirk Sykes is the founding and lead Pastor of CrossWord Christian Fellowship Church. Under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, he created the church motto “remember the Cross, focus on the Word”. To date, God has blessed Cross Word Christian Church with a growing church membership of over 3,000 with more than 30 active ministries...

Dr. Gerald Winslow
Committee Member

Gerald Winslow is Vice President for Mission and Culture for Loma Linda University Health.    He is the founding Director of the Institute for Health Policy and Leadership. He is also a Professor of Ethics at Loma Linda University, specializing in biomedical ethics...CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

Dr. Dora Barilla
Committee Member

Dr. Barilla is the President of HC2 Strategies and a Senior Fellow for the Institute for Health Policy and Fellowship at Loma Linda University Health.  She is the former Assistant Vice President for Strategy and Innovation at Loma Linda University Health and the founder and Chair for a not-for-profit organization, Partners for Better Health, promoting health initiatives in communities....CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

Angel Coaston
Committee Member

Angel Coaston has been a Registered Nurse for over 23 years with an expertise in in-patient, community-based and faith-based care. She has served in several capacities including leadership development, strategic partnerships, operations, management, training, grant writing and grant management. She is active in the community and is highly motivated and passionate to improve and foster change within health care systems,...CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

Ron Griffin
Committee Member

Ron Griffin is dedicated to creating innovative solutions to some of society's most difficult challenges. He has managed successful education, family self-sufficiency, and community development programs for over 20 years......CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

Pastor Randy Ponce Community Champion

Having lived in the high desert since 2004, Pastor Randy Ponce has a passion to reach out to his community, strengthening one family at a time.  Randy happily married to his wife Yolanda for over 34 years. He has three daughters, three Son-in-laws, and four grandchildren, with a motto of building the kingdom starts at home....CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

Karen Thompson
Community Champion

Karen Thompson is currently an Associate Planner in the Advance Planning Division at the City of Ontario, one of the largest communities in the Inland Empire. She has over eleven years of experience working for the City of Ontario. ...CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

Evette Marie De Luca
Community Champion

Evette De Luca has led within the public and not-for-profit sectors for 17 years. Throughout her career, she has directed dynamic teams of multi-sectoral professionals committed to humanistic, systems-level approaches to such social issues as community violence, homelessness, food insecurity, and community health disparities.....CLICK HERE TO READ MORE


“We are committed to seeing your community truly transform. We are humbled and thankful for all of our partners that are working with us to change lives." 

George Lamb, CEO / President of F.A.C.C.T

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