our staff family

Habitat Greater Fresno Area includes a diverse family of individuals of all ages and experiences. We have come together for one reason: to love people. For more information on our dynamic team, see below. To find out how you can join our team, click here!


Ashley Hedemann

HR & Operations Manager

Ashley Hedemann came to Habitat over ten years ago as a construction site volunteer. Through the course of...


Torin Blount

ReStore Director

Torin A. Blount is a results-driven executive with a twenty-plus-year track record of success in the retail sales...


Brad Stevens

Director of Strategic Giving

Brad Stevens joins Habitat Greater Fresno Area with over 20 years of experience in development...


Mary Ayala

Family Services Coordinator

Mary Ayala, Family Services Coordinator for Habitat for Humanity Greater Fresno Area. Born and raised in...


Stephone Traylor

Restore Donation Ambassador

David Stephone Traylor is a young man with strong family values and a man of faith. Born in San Diego...


Nou Thao

ReStore Back-Office Lead

Nou J. Thao is a preserving worker who truly believes that all of her potential have come by...


Ramiro Lara

Construction Site Worker

Ramiro Lara, a skilled carpenter, joined our team in 2020 as a construction site worker! He has lived...


Chelsi Allen-Johnson

Resident Engagement Coord.

Chelsi Allen-Johnson is a native of Portland, Oregon, but her family moved to Fresno...


Marina Harutyunyan

Director of Community Programs & Compliance

Marina Harutyunyan is a proud member of Habitat for Humanity with years of experience in...


Jerry Zuniga

Director of Housing Preservation & Aging Services

With over 15 years of experience in housing and community development, Jerry...


Jorge Vargas

Site Supervisor

Jorge Vargas has worked at Habitat Greater Fresno Area for twelve years. After two years of...


Youa Vang

NR Family Services Coordinator

Youa Vang has spent most of her life in Fresno, where she completed grade school and went on...


Megan Scholl

Donor Engagement Specialist

Megan Scholl is a Fresno native with 11 years of experience in the nonprofit industry. Her excitement and passion...


Darla Trujillo

Accounting Clerk

Darla Trujillo joins the Habitat for Humanity community as a part-time Accounting Clerk. She has 44...


Daniel Mendoza

ReStore Warehouse Leader

Daniel Mendoza brings expertise in management for over 13 years, warehouse driver, chef and...


Juan Gonzales

NR Repair Tech

Juan Gonzales has been working in the renovation field for over 17 years. He grew up in San Jose...


Cary Catalano

Development Director

Born and raised in Fresno County, Cary Catalano’s passion is providing families with the tools they need...


Rick O'Daniel

Construction Manager

Rick O’Daniel brings over 37 years of construction experience to his role as Construction Manager for Habitat...


Stacey Simpson


Stacey Simpson is the Controller for Habitat for Humanity Greater Fresno Area. Stacey was born and raised...


Monique Washington

NR Assistant

Cecilia Monique Washington is the Neighborhood Revitalization Assistant at Habitat. She grew up knowing that...


Juling Teters

Executive Administrator

Juling Teters is the Executive Administrator for Habitat for Humanity Greater Fresno Area. Juling has over...


Verna Al-ag

NR Americorps

Verna grew up in Texas, but moved to Fresno two years ago after graduating from University of Nevada...


Justin Burd

Site Supervisor

Justin Burd began his construction journey when he fell in love with carpentry and...


Matthew Nacoste

NR Repair Tech