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David Armendariz

Director – Orange County Region & Res. Dev.

Jeff Van Fossen

Manager, Sports and Programs

Lindsay Marksbury

Manager, Sports

Jennifer Mills

Volunteer & Special
Events Manager

Violette Prentice

Development Manager

Brian Pham

Admin & Event Assistant


550 N. Parkcenter Dr.
Suite 102
Santa Ana, CA 92705

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Orange County Regional Leadership Council

The purpose of the Orange County Regional Leadership Council is to foster interest among its members and the community to support the work of Special Olympics Orange County. The Council does this specifically by promoting public awareness and philanthropic support of the organization.


Kelly Johnson, Chair
Marilyn Skinner, Secretary, Global Messengers Chair
Harold Rudnick, Planning Chair
Michael Duerksen, Financial Growth and Stability Chair
Amy Swartz, Communications Chair


Harry Adler, TWS Shoes, Inc.
Kelly Bennett, Bennett Productions Unlimited, LLC
Steve Bolton, H & B Construction
Corine Couwenberg, Full Circle Entertainment Group
Joe Cover, Kushner, Smith, Joanou & Gregson, LLP
Jeanne Dennis, Community Volunteer
Bill Dickerson, CSUF, Auxiliary Services Corp
Tick Gorin, Community Volunteer
Rick Guerrero, Cox Communications
Richard Hardy, Rose Hills Memorial Park and Mortuary
Jerry Hime, Community Volunteer
Nouha Hriesh, Community Volunteer
Charlene Immell, Community Volunteer
James Knight, Law Office of James Knight
Jacqui Knudsen, Regional Center
Alan Martin, Sheppard Mullin
Rick Mielke, Edward Jones
Judy Montgomery, Chapman University
Julie Nerney, Community Volunteer
Josh Raphael, OmniSport Fitness Center
Jeff Snow, Rainbow Environmental Services
Paul Sorrell, F.V. Chief of Police, Retired
Nancy Swanson, Community Volunteer
Lee Trigonis, NAI Capital
Joann Waldron, Community Volunteer

Honorary Members

Jim Abbott
Zee Allred
Ed Arnold
Vince Ferragamo
Mary Frome
Don & Dorothy Kennedy
Ruth Ann Moriarty
Richard Schmid
Richard Wallace

Created by the Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation. Authorized and Accredited by
Special Olympics, Inc. for the Benefit of Persons with Intellectual Disabilities.

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