- BOARD OF DIRECTORS -
Dr. Booth is a professor, counseling therapist, pastor, and author of over 40 books for adult and children on a wide variety of topics in education, psychology, and proactive Christian living. He has been a missionary educator in the United States, West Africa, Russia, and Thailand.
He has a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction from La Sierra University in Loma Linda, CA, and a Doctorate in Education/Psychology from Andrews University in Berrien Springs, MI. He was Chair of Education/Psychology at Atlantic Union College in Lancaster, MA, Dean of Education/ Psychology at Asia Pacific University in Thailand, and Superintendent of Education in New York State.
Dr. Booth has many interests which include sports, archaeology, and family reunions. He and his wife Maribel have three children and enjoy working with One Voice Youth Ministries, a men’s a cappella evangelistic group based in Michigan. He currently works as a pastor at the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Rochester, MN.
Miss. Andrews is a dedicated advocate for children’s education and mental health rights. For over 11 years Nicole has worked in the Early Childhood Education field in many different capacities. During that time, she has served as a Mental Health Practitioner for Fernbrook Family Center, a Early Childhood Teacher and Director at various centers, and currently serves as the Early Childhood Program Coordinator at Gage East Apartments.
Nicole has experienced working with youth and families across the country from Southern California, Philadelphia, Atlanta, and Rochester MN. Her passion and drive for community service began with volunteering at the Transplant house here and Rochester and over time has developed into a skill set that has led to her sitting on a volunteer advocacy board with United Way of Olmsted County and serving on the Board of Directors for Family Promise Rochester. Her devotion for children and families who are crisis or have experienced trauma is what led her to serve on Mayor Kim Norton’s taskforce on homelessness in Olmsted County and serve on the storytelling committee.
Throughout the years Nicole has continued to be motivated through personal and professional experience, will continue to strive for equity and access for children and their families.
Mr. Chiyombwe is a consultant in Quality Assurance and an Improvement Couch in the greater Boston area, Massachusetts. He graduated from Bellevue University with a master’s in business administration with a concentration in Health Care Administration. His working life has been dedicated to the health care industry for over 18 years now, mostly in behavior health, human services and ambulatory facilities. He is specialized in compliance and regulatory issues and in preparing institutions for accreditation with major agencies like; the Council on Accreditation, CARF and the Joint Commission. The areas of expertise include; Risk Management, Project Management and HIPAA.
He has worked as a financial advisor with New York Life and is heavily involved in community activities which include tax preparation in underserved areas and is currently serving as president for Association of Zambian’s in North America.
Prior to migrating to the US, he studied Mineral Processing Engineering at Copperbelt University in Zambia and worked as a metallurgical process engineer in the copper mines of Zambia Consolidated Copper Mines, Nchanga Mine for 8 years.
He is married to Brenda and together they have two boys and two girls.
Alfred Kambaki, MDIV, BCCI, ACPE Certified Educator
Pastor Kambaki has served in the ministry, in various capacities, since 1983. As Conference Youth Director, from 1985 to 1987, Alfred mentored the youth and young adults in leadership and other life skills.
Alfred is a Certified Clinical Pastoral Educator in the Association of Clinical Pastoral Education. He is also a Board Certified Chaplain in the Association for Professional Chaplains.
Alfred directs the Chaplaincy Training Program at Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda California.
Dani T. Selkridge, B.S.
Miss. Selkridge is an internal audit consultant at Aetna a CVS Health Company, in Hartford, Connecticut. At her current role she is essential in making sure compliance requirements are met and are up to date.
Previously, she worked as an external auditor at a public accounting firm in East Haven, CT.
Dani is currently an MBA candidate at Southern Connecticut State University, she has a Post-Bachelor Certificate in Accounting additionally, a Bachelor’s of Science in Sociology with minors in Psychology and Anthropology. She has provided an in depth accounting, budgeting and tax advice framework for the implementation and progression of Hope Fuse and is excited to see the positive impact the organization will have on the community.
Mr. Resnick is currently a sports producer at Nevada Sports Net based in Reno, Nevada. Formerly the University of Nevada men’s basketball multimedia specialist for the 2017-2018 season.
During his time at the university, he managed the social media platforms for the Wolf Pack team that made its way to the Sweet Sixteen after comeback wins over both Texas and Cincinnati.
He graduated from Winona State University in Minnesota in 2015 with a Bachelor’s in mass communication with an emphasis in video production. For two years, he served as the university’s assistant director of athletic communications.
Resnick was a running back on the WSU football team from 2010-2015 and played in the Mineral Water Bowl. A scholar athlete he was member of the WSU Student Athlete Advisory Committee from 2012-14. He planned and organized events along with leading the monthly committee meetings.
Anthony was a part of Warriors team that won the Mineral Water Bowl in 2012 after defeating Lindenwood University.
For three years he was involved with the Athletes in Action Ultimate Training Camp as he attended and recruited for their summer camps. He coordinated all the trip details for the athletes that attended the week-long camp.
As a member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes during his time at WSU he led group discussions at events. In addition, he organized and promoted FCA events.
Growing up in Madison, Wisc. Anthony attended the local chapter of the Boys and Girls club for many years. Anthony and his younger brother were adopted by the Resnicks in 2004.
Matthew Fatehi: Owner/ CEO
Graduating from University of Kansas (KU) in1974, with a BS in Electrical Engineering, Matthew served a Naval Officer for 10 years, in a professional career as an Electrical Engineer and Weapon Electronics Officer. He subsequently worked an additional 35 years in Information Technology as a developer manager and analyst.
In retirement, since 2016, Matthew has dedicated himself, and his experience as a problem solver and leader to help the less fortunate in society. In 2014, Matthew founded a non-profit organization, Arch Charity, to benefit disadvantaged youth with an affordable youth soccer program. Arch Charities has benefited 120 children since its founding, and grown from 2 soccer teams in 2015 to 4 youth soccer teams in 2018
Starting in 2016, to provide a steady source of funding for Arch Charities, Matthew has pursued the development of a for-profit resort and sport facility, including plans for a soccer arena. This facility would dedicate a portion of its profits to Arch Charities.
In 2018, Matthew chartered the Rochester United Football Club (RUFC). It has been accepted into the Women Premier Soccer League (WPSL). This will enhance Rochester’s professional women’s sports, and eventually provide a funding source, from the profits, for Arch Charities.
Sara-Louise Henry MSW, LSW
Sara-Louise has 6 years of experience working with families in our community in a social work capacity. Prior to that, she worked for the Rochester Women’s Shelter for 3 years. These opportunities have given her experience working with different cultures, ethnicities, abilities, ages and races.
She also worked with those who have been impacted by domestic violence, poverty, trauma history, substance abuse and mental illness. She currently holds a Masters Degree in Social Work and is licensed through the State of Minnesota. While in graduate school, she did in-home therapy through Family Service Rochester as part of her internship. She was able to independently maintain a caseload, perform assessments, complete documentation and also facilitated a girl’s group.
In her work with Olmsted County, she provided in-home care management. She assisted families in identifying goals, strengths and barriers. She also built collaborations with other local agencies and resources. In addition to case management and program development, she facilitated Healing Trauma Circles with mothers in the program. She has been a certified ACES (Adverse Childhood Experiences) trainer for over 2 years and has also been trained to facilitate Healing Trauma Circles for over 4 years.
She is currently the Director of Social Work and Therapeutic Services for Glazon Care Services.
With a total of 9 years in the human service field, her greatest contribution to her work, is her passion for the community, the underserved and providing advocacy in order to empower others.