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Our board and staff have a passion to help people struggling with hunger, poverty and homelessness.

Together, we bring more than 250 of years of experience and expertise in Nonprofit Management, Leadership, Business, Education, Theology, Psychology, Law, Culinary Arts, Employment Services, Logistics, Transportation, Development, Sales, Communications and Marketing.

If we could have our way, we would go out of business because we are not needed, because all of our neighbors have plenty of food to eat, gainful employment and a home of their own.

Until that day comes, we will continue to Feed, Clothe and Empower.

BOARDOF DIRECTORS

Steve Attwood

President & Executive Committee

President, St. Vincent de Paul

Rosemary Cudzewicz

Vice President & Executive Committee

Retired Business Management, Math & Science Teacher

Marcus Anderson

Treasurer & Executive Committee

CFO, St. Vincent de Paul

Dcn Chris Purdef

Secretary

Deacon, St. Ignatius Orthodox Church

Barbara Reardon

Director & Meal Coordinator

Retired Mesa Schools Psychologist

Michael Fleming

Director

Human Resources Manager, St. Vincent de Paul

Arlen Westling

Executive Director, Paz de Cristo

James (Jay) Krakora

Director

Retired Motorola Engineer

Lisa Renaud

Director

Title Processor, Toyota Financial

Chris A. Schneck

Director

First VP, The Schneck Group

Tom Flessor

Director

Consultation, Operations Executive

Francisco Heredia

Director

Consultant, City of Mesa Councilman

Brad Miller

Director

Attorney, Fowler St. Clair PLLC

STAFF Feed, Clothe and Empower

John Farley

Chef & Kitchen Manager

johnf@pazdecristo.org

Joe McCawley

Assistant to Navigators, Kitchen Assistant

Joe Celaya

Security, Kitchen Assistant

Lidia Beltran

Warehouse Manager

lidiab@pazdecristo.org

Tim Farley

Warehouse Assistant, Driver

Roger Halvorson

Program Coordinator

rogerh@pazdecristo.org

Christine Oliviero

Jobs Program

christineo@pazdecristo.org

Priscilla Frias

Administrative Assistant/Volunteer Coordinator

priscillaf@pazdecristo.org

Business Administration

Arlen Westling

Executive Director

arlenw@pazdecristo.org

Christine Oliviero

Business Manager & Jobs Program

christineo@pazdecristo.org

Shelley Nelson

Director of Marketing & Communications

shelleyn@pazdecristo.org

Priscilla Frias

Administrative Assistant/Volunteer Coordinator

priscillaf@pazdecristo.org

HOW YOUCAN HELP

FEATUREDSTORIES

Empty Bowls Events Fuel Solutions to Hunger

You can help feed hungry neighbors and take home a one-of-a-kind, handcrafted bowl. Last year, more than 22,000 people in…

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Thrivent and Paz de Cristo to Meet More Needs

Paz de Cristo Community Center is now in a better position to help more people in need. Thrivent Financial welcomed…

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Did You Know?

Of every dollar given to Paz de Cristo, 93 cents goes directly to help people struggling with hunger, poverty and homelessness.