David FriesenBoard Chair
David Friesen has been chair of the CCMRS board for the past four years. In addition to his current service, David was on the CCMRS board at its founding twenty five years ago, and has volunteered with the organization in many capacities. He is the owner of Corner Clean Sweeping, and a member of Bethany MB church. He is also an active participant in Gideons International. David and his wife has an adult son with Down Syndrome who lives at the Huntington House.
Glenn has served on the CCMRS board for six years. He started out as a volunteer, leading recreational activites for the residents once a month. He has previously served as the Vice president of the board. Glenn is a retired faculty member from Hope International University and currently works as Adjunct Faculty at Fresno Pacific University. He lives in Kingsburg, CA, and attends Community Mennonite Church in Fresno.
Mike Deel has been on the board since the beginning of 2010. He is married and has six children, two of whom have disabilities. He has worked for Lyles Diversified, Inc for twenty years and currently serves as Corporate Tax Director. He serves the CCMRS board as secretary/treasurer, a position he held on another board.
Pam Miller joined the board in the fall of 2009. She has lived her whole life in in Selma, California. She and her husband Tim have been married for almost thirty three years. They have two adult children, Rebecca and Scot. Pam, Tim, and Scot are members of Lemore 7th Day Adventist Church. Rebecca lives in Denver, with her husband Scott and four year old son Connor.
Scot has a seizure disorder. He lives at home and works at the ARC Production Center as a material handler. Beyond work, Scot is the president of the ARC Aktion Club. He is also a Special Olympian, and competes in swimming where he has earned medals at the U.S. National Games.
Pam is drawn to working with CCMRS because of her interest in adult housing services. She values how CCMRS allows its residents to express their independence in safe ways.
Rick Eastin recently joined the CCMRS board. He is known for his involvement with a number of disability organizations. Currently he serves as ministry associate of Joni and Friends, Central California and in that role is primary keynote speaker for many of their training events. He has also been on the staff of Evangelicals for Social Action. In 1987 he founded and directed The Cornerstone, a Christian education and respite program for adults with developmental disabilities and their caregivers. Several current residents attended The Cornerstone before joining the CCMRS community.