Board Members

Jon Martin
Christian, Marine, Husband, Father, Awesome Grandfather, Entrepreneur.
Thomas J. Winters
Tom is the son of a proud Marine. During his professional career he served the life insurance industry for over 30 years as a senior officer in charge of distribution and national accounts. Today he serves as President of a consulting and executive recruiting company. Tom is a devoted husband, father of 3 children and grandfather to 9 children. He is an avid reader, golfer, handball player, and enjoys rigorous hikes with his wife.
Debbie Record-Gomez
Board Member
Over 30 years of dynamic educational leadership experience, including as Director of Education and Principal for Hillview Acres Children's Home, a 24-hour Residential Treatment Center for children who are the victims of physical/sexual abuse and/or neglect. Ms. Record-Gomez has won numerous teaching and service awards, and has assisted with and provided leadership to many nonprofit, community service organizations.
Chris Yates
Board Member
Served in the United States Marine Corps from 1982 through 2002; assigned to several infantry units, American Embassy in Beirut, Lebanon, Madrid, Spain, and participated in Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm. Chris is currently the Operations Manager for Temp Power Systems in Placentia, California, member of the San Diego American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7041 and 1st Marine Division Association.
Xavier Castillo
Board Member
Born and raised in Anaheim, California, Xavier recently left active duty in the Marine Corps and is currently pursuing his college degree. During his military career, he rose to the rank of Staff Sergeant and finished his service with the 1st Reconnaissance Battalion, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton. Xavier is a proud Christian, husband, and father of 5 beautiful children.
Konni Brooksher-Martin
Konni is a Regional Service Manager for Koroseal Interior Products. She is responsible for 10 Sales Representatives in Souther California, Arizon and Hawaii. Konni is committed to physical fitness and attends "boot camp" frequently and loves traveling and spending time with family and friends.
Duane Clark
Christian, Husband, Father, Retired Marine, Texas Aggie alumni, passionate about working out, exploring and always being a student of learning. Favorite Bible verse: Jeremiah 29:11. Favorite Quotes: (1) “Circumstances may appear to wreck our lives and God’s plans but God is not helpless among the ruins. God’s love is still working. He comes in and takes the calamity and uses it victoriously, working out His wonderful plans of love.” Eric Liddell (2) “It ain’t about how hard you hit, it’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward. It’s about how much you can take and keep moving forward. That’s how winning is done.” Rocky Balboa.


Casey Basso
Casey is a mother, grandmother, and accounting assistant.
Lorrie Linn Odell
Ms. Odell has worked in the Addiction Recovery field for 18 years. She has an Associate of Science Degree in Human Services and is currently the Admissions Director at Pacific Coast Recovery Center at South Coast Medical Center in Laguna Beach, California. She is a Certified Addiction Treatment Counselor and is a member of the California Association of Alcohol and Drug Educators.
Ron McGuire
Following graduation from college, in 1957, Ron performed various sales and marketing functions with several companies. From 1972 to 1978 he was Vice President of sales and marketing for a national company headquartered in Philadelphia. Ron returned to California In 1979. From 1979 to 2003, he had a partnership business supplying high tech parts to aerospace, aircraft, military and medical companies. During that time, he took advanced courses in psychology and counseling and acted as a mediator on behalf of children with drug and behavioral problems. Today, Ron is deeply involved in digital art which turned from a hobby into a part time business. His priority is to spend a great deal of time with his wife who had a debilitating stroke in 1997. Ron has three surviving children ranging in age from 49 to 56. Currently Ron is retired, and is the official photographer for American Heroes Tribute.