Staff and Volunteers at the FRC

Executive Dir315.343.4866  | ed@familyresourcecenter.life

Catalina moved to Oswego, NY from Reno, Nevada in July of 2020.  She has been married to her wonderful husband Danny for 24 years and they have raised four beautiful children.  Before leaving Nevada, she worked in the school system for 4 years, and also worked and volunteered in Youth and Family Ministries for over 15 years sharing God’s word and love.  Catalina’s heart has always been with meeting our community right where they are at, sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ and pouring out love and compassion on those that are in need.

Carol Van Gorder - Client Services Director

Carol has been a faithful staff member at the FRC for a few years now. As our Client Services Director, she is the one who will greet you with a warm welcome when you visit or call our office. Carol is a retired music teacher, previous member of her church’s worship team, Sunday school volunteer, VBS and children’s church leader, and Carol loves serving her community through the Family Resource Center as well. Carol, her husband, and her son love traveling together, so don’t be afraid to ask for good places to visit! Carol is thankful that she has found a place to serve God and her community at the FRC and she cannot wait to meet you!

Vera Schuk - Volunteer Coordinator & Peer Counselor
315-343-4866 | v@familyresourcecenter.life

Vera has been volunteering at the FRC for 12 years. Her ability to assist and comfort clients is remarkable, and her knowledge of and passion for the FRC is outstanding. Any and all of Vera's clients, along with the other staff and volunteers, are incredibly blessed to know her. She looks forward to caring for and guiding you during your visit at the FRC.

Steffanie Holmes - Media Marketing Representative 

Steffanie was hired to bring awareness to the community through social media and media marketing. She brings with her creative ideas, a fresh perspective, and helps to bridge the generational gap that often accompanies media presence. Steffanie has a heart to serve her community, and aims to assist others in any way she can. She is thankful for the opportunity to utilize her skills to better promote FRC and serve at an organization that pursues Kingdom purposes. 

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Lena Martin - Boutique Coordinator
Lena has been volunteering at the FRC for eight years as a peer counselor and as the coordinator of our Boutique. Lena manages, sorts, and organizes the donations we receive into a beautiful display for our clients. She maintains our Boutique flawlessly, day-to-day. Lena believes that meeting and interacting with clients, listening to their stories, providing educational services, and sharing Christ's love and compassion is a real privilege. She truly enjoys every aspect of her involvement at the Center, and everyone at the Center truly enjoys her presence. 

Catalina Fierro - Executive Director

Carmella DeLorme -
Director of Prevention Programming

Carmella DeLorme is the director of prevention programs at the FRC and is currently presenting the Realtalk program to eighth grade students at the Oswego and Mexico middle schools. Realtalk is an abstinence-based, sexual risk avoidance program aimed at educating teens about the risks associated with sexual activity. 

 

Carmella has been working with the center since 2012 and in October of 2015 she debuted the Realtalk for Parents program aimed at educating parents on the importance of sexual education at home. This program teaches parents how to communicate with their kids about sex at each stage of sexual development and equips them with practical resources to aid them in their education.

Board Members:
Theresa Wilkins *Chairman of the Board*
Lori Lybrook
Terry Carbone
Dr. Glenn Thibault
Brooke Demott
Bev Chartrand


Volunteers:
Judy Reidy
*Cooking with Judy Class Leader*
Danny Oostdyk

*Prevention Program Volunteer*
Felicia Briggs
*Forgiven & Set Free Leader*
Theresa Wilkins
*Forgiven & Set Free, Heart2Heart Leader*
Anne Mundy
*Heart2Heart Leader*
Carol Griffin
Rachel Watson
Linda & Barry Geiger

MAN2MAN Volunteers:

Larry Eason

Mike Dahar

Doug Beck

John Caroccio

HEART2HEART Volunteers:

Theresa Wilkins

Anne Mundy