Dawn hails from the St. Louis area, and after college moved to the Pacific Northwest. She has a wide variety of experience and is excited to be the Executive Director at Family Promise Cowlitz County.
She’s married to Joe and has two college age daughters (Delaney and Keely). She enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, volunteering, and reading.
Jamie comes to us as a past Family Promise Coordinator for her Church, Longview First Christian Church (FCC). She is currently the Next Gen Pastor with First Christian and is very involved in her church. Jamie helped establish and build the Severe Weather Shelter at FCC in 2019. She found this process to be very rewarding and was happy to see the city’s most vulnerable population have shelter when needed most.
Jamie also created the Butler Acres Neighborhood free Library on her home property, a free library for all Kelso students to check out books during pandemic library closures.
Jamie is married and has four children. They are a happily blended family who enjoy family dinners, going to the beach, camping, and doing anything outdoors. Jamie brings her experience with administrative work, compassion for the homeless demographics, and drive to make a difference.
Sara Wallace is a Southern California native. She and her two young daughters relocated to Longview in the summer of 2019. Family Promise is Sara’s second term with the Cowlitz AmeriCorps Network, a national service program aimed toward providing support to local nonprofit organizations to help improve lives and meet the needs of others. Sara has worked with various non-profit organizations in Cowlitz County, giving time and effort to strengthen the community and give back to the place she now calls home. Sara brings a great variety of professional experience to her work as Case Manager.