Board of Directors

Family Promise of Brevard Board of Directors 2017

Christine Noll-Rhan, Chair
Cordell Rolle, Vice-Chair
Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC Liberty IT Solutions
Karen Ruoff, Treasurer
Kathi Ridner, Secretary
Harris Corporation One Senior Place


Cynthia Dale Janet Jones-Owen Brandie Snyder
CEO, Outerspection – Organic Branding Weichert Realty BAS Accounting
 Mathew McKelvey  Diane Baggett  John Baggett
Merrill Lynch Retired Hospital Administrator and Owner of Suntree Counseling Services Retired Pastor and NC State Mental Health Director
Caroline Wood Chrissy Little William “Bill” Karp
Orange County School District Assisted Hands Home Care Retired Finance Manager
Eva Rey Joe Wood Katie Hardin 
The Viera Company  Arcadier and Associates, Legal Team Berman Hopkins Wright & LaHam
Doug Holton
U.S. Air Force, Retired


Reasons we invest in Family Promise of Brevard

This list was compiled from board member submissions –

    We provide a pathway for families to be self-sufficient.

    We provide the only option for single fathers or single mothers with male children over the age of 12.

    We do not depend on the government as a primary funding source.

    We help to keep a family intact during their transition out of homelessness.

    We help to stop the cycle of poverty by working with family members to develop life skills.

    We use existing resources in order to keep operating costs low.

    We make it possible for homeless children to stay in their school so as to provide consistency in their lives

    We collaborate with other non-profits in Brevard County to combat homelessness in Brevard.

    We are a vital component of the Brevard Homeless Coalition and coordinated assessment process.

    We know that families who obtain housing and work are less of a burden to community resources.

    We help to reduce homelessness which has economic benefit to a community.

    We help to reduce stress and uncertainty in families- factors which can lead to child abuse and neglect.

    We offer families a hand up instead of a hand out – providing them with case management and the tools to better their situation permanently.

    We unify congregations around a central cause of advocating for eliminating family homelessness.

    We offer a solution oriented support system.

    We are a conduit for spreading love and joy to those in need.

    We offer 2 major events to educate the community at large about family homelessness.

    We help families maintain dignity during crisis.

    We offer effective and efficient services to families facing homelessness (Over 80% success rate of transitioning families to permanent housing in an average of 34 days).

    We aid in student success by providing children with stable housing and nourishment.

    We work with over 600 volunteers in the community to accomplish the mission.

    We bring value to the community by helping families learn to help themselves.


P.O. Box 562666
Rockledge, FL 32956-2666

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