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Executive

Founder/Executive Director
Kim Carter is the Founder and Executive Director of Time for Change Foundation. Certified in accounting with an emphasis on not-for-profits, Kim was inspired to leave the corporate world in 2002 to start Time for Change Foundation. Motivated by her own experiences as a formerly incarcerated woman, Kim made it her mission to help women and children make the transition from homelessness and recidivism to self-sufficiency. Today she is a powerful voice for women who bear the scars of poverty, homelessness, and incarceration. It is Kim’s belief that by providing these women with training and the opportunity to develop life skills, in a nurturing and supportive environment, they will become independent, active, participants in their communities. She aspires to the work of her idol, Harriet Tubman, by lighting a path and leading others to freedom from addiction and incarceration. Her motto is that “a lit candle loses nothing when it lights another.” Alongside her role as an executive director at Time for Change, she is also a motivational speaker, an advocate, an author and more recently a developer.

 

Associate Director
Vanessa Perez is a graduate of California State University San Bernardino. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications and is an active volunteer in her community. Vanessa began working at Time for Change Foundation as an intern under the Communications Department and has worked her way up to Time for Change Foundation’s Associate Director. In this position, her focus is to support the implementation of the Foundation's strategic plans and policies, and to provide leadership and management to the TFCF and other technical staff in the areas of planning, programming, fund development, marketing and administration. Vanessa seeks to be an agent for change in her community promoting equity for all individuals. Through her work at Time for Change Foundation and involvement in her local church, The Way World Outreach, she is living out her passion of empowering women to become the voice of change. In 2014, she completed the Women’s Foundation of California’s Women’s Policy Institute which equipped her with skills to navigate the California legislative process and influence decision makers to create policies that better the quality of life in her local community and for all Californians.
Director of Operations
Phyllis Scott has been in the field of counseling for over thirteen years. She attended William Reed Academy where she obtained her Drug and Alcohol Counseling Certificate where she began working as a Substance Abuse Counselor at the Forever Free Program in the California Institution for Women. Phyllis came to Time for Change Foundation in October 2012 as a Case Manager and today she leads as the Director of Operations.

Housing and Re-entry Services

Case Specialist II
Gina Burney comes with over ten years of experience in Case Management working with chronically homeless individuals, veterans, people suffering from mental illness, substance abuse, and HIV as well as youth in a variety of professional settings. Her experience and passion for helping others has brought her to Time for Change Foundation as a member of the case management team. She previously served as case manager for Skid Row Housing Trust and Firm of Women. As Case Specialist II Gina is responsible for providing holistic and comprehensive case management services to all clients to lead them on a path to self-sufficiency.

 

 

Case Manager
With a background in small business ownership, Lisa came to Time for Change Foundation after the loss of her husband and the extreme difficulty of being a single mother with two small children. Overcoming addiction and homelessness, Lisa reached self-sufficiency after seven months and joined our team as Data Entry Specialist/Resource Coordinator. Lisa has shown exemplary commitment and support to the agency which led her to become the Executive Administrative Assistant and now Case Manager. With her unique perspective, Lisa brings hope to clients striving to attain self-sufficiency and uses her personal experiences to build and empower women.

 

 

AOD/Compliance Officer CATC II
With his Level II Certification in alcohol and drug counseling. Dwayne Robinson is also an empowering facilitator of 12-Step Education, Relapse Prevention, and evidence based Life Skills to varied audiences. Working in the field for the past decade and having coordinated veterans aftercare phase programs for six of those years, Dwayne brings his addiction and trauma training and degree in Human Services to Time for Change Foundation as our Alcohol or Drug Counselor/ Compliance Officer. Seeing how addiction has devastated so many families, including his own, Dwayne has a passion to help women and children forge a path to sobriety and self-sufficiency.

 

 

Transportation Specialist
Diane Sapp worked as a Water Damage Technician for years, prior to coming to Time for Change Foundation in 2009. She came to Time for Change Foundation wanting a chance to change her lifestyle. After graduating from the program in 2011, Diane became employed with us as a Transportation Specialist. She also attends San Bernardino Valley College in the Human Services Department. Her goal is to complete the necessary coursework in the field of Case Management.

Accounting

Controller/Consultant
Angela Glasby is the Controller/Consultant for Time for Change Foundation. She has over 25 years experience as Chief Financial Officer, Controller, Financial/Budget Analyst and Internal Auditor in both Governmental and Corporate environments. Her academic achievements include a Master degree in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona.

 

 

Accountant
David Howe graduated from Palo Verde Valley Community College in 1995 with an Associates Arts Degree in Business Administration. In 1999, he graduated from California State University San Bernardino, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. David is an active member of the San Bernardino Sunset Rotary Club where he served as Treasurer on the Board of Directors 2005 – 2008, and currently as Program Co-Chair and the Volunteer Chair Person for the 24th Annual Tin Man Triathlon.

Administration

FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATOR
Coming with 12 years of financial experience in the Corporate world, Valerie Zermeno came to Time for Change Foundation in January 2018 as their Financial Administrator. Growing up in the Inland Empire and seeing the need for housing and supportive services for the community has made working with a non-profit and giving back to the community a dream for Valerie. As Financial Administrator she will support the Executive Team with fiscal management and oversight, ensuring that all programmatic and administrative functions are aligned with the financial budget of the agency. Valerie’s goal is to support Time for Change Foundation as it continues to grow in helping homeless women and their children and show her own children the importance of OUR role in contributing to make a strong community along the way.


Data Entry Specialist/Resource Coordinator
A recent graduate from California State University San Bernardino with a Bachelor degree in Public Administration, Myra Tejeda joined the Time for Change Foundation team as the Data Entry Specialist/ Resource Coordinator. Along with her Bachelor’s Myra also holds an Associate degree in Business Administration from Chaffey Community College. Myra has 10 years of experience working with non-profit organizations in the City of San Bernardino. She came to Time for Change Foundation in December of 2017. Myra’s passion is in educating and motivating others to pursue their goals.

 

 

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