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Executive Director

Lisa has been with The Peninsula Shepherd Center since October of 2018. She comes to PSC with six years of leadership and fundraising experience in Non-Profits. Previously, Lisa had over 20 years as an executive officer in the mortgage industry. She played a key role in three national financial services start ups which led to initial public offerings. Lisa has twin daughters and cherishes her time with her family. She is actively involved in her church and relaxes by cooking for family and friends. Lisa is inspired by the members of PSC and looks to continue to expand opportunities for seniors in the Peninsula communities.

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PSC Technology Volunteer

David has been helping at the Peninsula Shepherd Center since 2019. Raised in Vancouver Canada, David received his BS in Engineering From Queen's University, Ontario, Canada, and then came to California for graduate work at UC Berkeley. After 35 years of science and engineering projects David "retired", got another degree in Education, and currently tutors community college student in STEM subjects. Thru his involvement with All Souls church, he started a series of technology/computer classes for Seniors. When covid forced the center to take its programs online, David helped set up the Zoom meetings for presentations and helps seniors get connected by setting up their tablets/computers at home. Currently David hosts bi-monthly technology presentations and ask-me-anything sessions.

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PLNU Intern

 I am a student at Point Loma Nazarene University (PLNU) currently in my senior year planning to graduate this year with a degree in sociology. I was born and have lived ever since here in San Diego, more specifically in Point Loma. I Wish to help create more awareness of the growing adults over the age of 60 population that is arising in San Diego and the community around me. Always willing to be a listening ear to my peers and loves to play any type of board game that comes my way! Have a history of playing the violin for about 8 years and I really enjoy listening to music.

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PSC Activities Coordinator

Jim has been with The Peninsula Shepherd Center since 2016. He grew up in Washington State and graduated from Biola University.  He went to seminary in Denver where he received a Masters and then on to National University for another Masters Degree. Jim is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a licensed Minister of the Gospel. Jim loves to read and is a news junkie. Jim's folks in the Senior Lounge love his sense of humor, enjoy hearing about his experiences and describe Jim as kind, open to new ideas and a great listener.



Office & Program Coordinator

Lauren has been acting as our Program Coordinator since February, 2024. Born and raised in sunny San Diego, Lauren received her Bachelor of Arts in Technical and Professional Writing from San Francisco State and later explored a career in education assisting students with learning disabilities excel in their school work. Lauren's volunteer experience spans from marketing and communication for local art galleries, to engaging with San Diego's youth and disadvantaged communities in times of need and environmental compromise. In her free time Lauren enjoys writing poetry, attending local clothing and art markets, and sharpening her skillsets in professional writing. 

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