Board & Advisors

Rebecca’s Garden of Hope Board of Directors 2018


Jeff Friedrich
General Contractor


Rev. Larry A. Schaefer Friedrich
Retired Pastor/Teacher


Linda Kirk
CEO, Lutheran Haven


Rev. Gregory T. Manning
Advisory Council Liaison, Senior Pastor Broadmore Community Church


Briann Kay Parson-Barnes
Pharmaceutical Representative


Dr. Jacqueline Hamilton
Urologist, Surgeon


John Ellis


Steven Wolf
Retired Accountant, IRS


Deborah L. Pedraza
Senior Director Foundation for Orange County Public Schools

Ad Hoc Director

Roy Maack
Pastor & Past President Southeast District LCMS

Role of The Advisory Council

The role of the Advisory Council is to serve as a liaison between the Board of Directors for Rebecca’s Garden of Hope Tutoring and Mentoring Program and the other member churches and organizations affiliated with Rebecca’s Garden of Hope. This Council will meet and discuss ways to improve programs, policies and procedures that will enhance the overall tutoring and mentoring program. Additionally the Council will also research information and provide data from the other partner churches about available resources that will be of benefit to the program and others involved with the program. The Advisory Council will help to improve the overall function of the organization through our unique partnership with each other.

Organizational Chart