Meet our Team of Volunteer Board Members and C.E.O.
Natalie graduated from Cal Baptist University (CBU) in Riverside, CA in December of 2016. Natalie graduated from Rancho Christian High School of Temecula, CA with honors and as Valedictorian in May of 2013. It was also May of 2013 that Natalie founded the Rose Again Foundation. Having served on several mission trips to Guatemala and Mexico, she has a heart for serving and working to enhance the lives of children in need. As the oldest of six children and someone who spends a great deal of time with children, Natalie understands how a loving, nurturing and quality home life affects children throughout their lifetime. Natalie served two terms as Board President of Rose Again and currently serves as Vice President. In addition to her desire to help children, Natalie has a passion for traveling and has visited several countries worldwide. Natalie is the past Chairman / President of Rose Again, serving 4 years in that capacity.
Jeff graduated Cum Laude from Cal Baptist University (CBU) in May 2017 as a student in their renowned nursing program. Jeff has been with Rose Again Foundation since its inception including 2 terms as Board Vice President. Jeff is currently serving as Chairman of the Board / President. Jeff served children living in extreme poverty and at an orphanage in Guatemala and has dedicated countless hours as a community volunteer in his home town of Temecula where his compassion and willingness to lend a helping hand is well known. Jeff is the past Vice President of Rose Again Foundation, serving 4 years in that capacity.
Kristen was previously the head of Marketing Management for Marine Corps Community Services and is currently the Marketing and Sales Manager for Boingo Wireless (West). She has spent much of her lifetime devoted to serving her country including a tour as an active duty Marine. Kristen serves as a Board Director and as head of the Development Department Committee. Kristen feels privileged to have served on several mission trips to Grupo, Tijuana where she has seen God's work first hand. She and her husband Guy have two children and live in Temecula, CA. Kristen joined the Board of Rose Again Foundation to help enhance the lives of area foster youth. Kristen has served as past 2nd Vice-President of Rose Again Foundation.
Craig is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Treasurer of Rose Again Foundation and is also head of the foundation's Planning Committee. Craig majored in finance and is the acting CFO of a large Carlsbad-based construction company. He also serves as Chairman of the Board for Rancho Christian Schools in Temecula, CA. Craig has accompanied Natalie on mission trips to serve at international orphanages and has six children of his own, Natalie ( RAF Founder) being one of them. Craig understands how much children need the care that Rose Again works to provide and has dedicated a great deal of time helping Natalie to establish and maintain the foundation.
Suzanne joined the Rose Again Foundation Board in August of 2015 after serving as a valuable volunteer for over two years. In September 2015 Suzanne assumed the position of Board Secretary. Currently Suzanne serves as a Board Director. Having previously served as the Director of a non-profit for several years Suzanne brings valuable skills, knowledge and dedication to the team. Suzanne is the Marketing Coordinator for Pendleton Family Dental; a private dental practice serving the families aboard Camp Pendleton. She has volunteered as a church nursery caregiver. Merging business and marketing skills and a love for children lead Suzanne to Rose Again where she, her husband Ian and their two young children feel privileged to offer their support as volunteers. Suzanne joined the Board to further her outreach of God's work with children here in the valley. Suzanne served as past Secretary to the Board.
Wendy is the current head of Humanities at Rancho Christian High School and serves as Board Secretary of Rose Again Foundation. She acts both as a mentor and a peer within the group. Wendy's knowledge of business ethics and dedication has been invaluable and she is a true asset to the foundation. Wendy has two daughters and lives in the Temecula Valley. Wendy joined Rose Again Foundation with hopes of helping to make a difference in the lives of foster and adoptive children, in particular emancipated (aged out of the system) foster young adults.
Rhonda is a retired small business owner who joined Rose Again to do God's work through serving abused, abandoned and neglected children. Rhonda previously served as Board Secretary and as head of the Research Committee and was named CEO on January 1, 2015. Rhonda has been a community and non-profit volunteer for over 20 years. She served ten years on the Board of SAFE (Safe Alternatives for Everyone) including terms as President, Vice President and Secretary. SAFE is a local non-profit that serves families at risk of, or experiencing abuse or violence. Selected by the Temecula City Council, Rhonda joined the task force for the City Council Action Committee for Health and Family Safety in January 2014 and served two terms. Rhonda served as Honorary Mayor of Fallbrook California in 2006-2007. Married to retired U.S. Marine Corps Major General Claude Reinke, together they have 7 children and 17 grandchildren. Rhonda and her family have lived in the Temecula and Fallbrook areas since 1985. Rhonda is the grandmother of the Rose Again founder Natalie (Shadle) Dixon.