A longtime resident of the Santa Clarita Valley, Lois Bauccio has lived a life dedicated to civic engagement and community service.
She has had a respected career in nonprofit management for more than thirty years, which is best known for her successful 10-year tenure as Executive Director of the Child & Family Center Foundation. Prior to Child & Family, she served as Director of Development at Chaminade College Preparatory, and New Horizons, an organization dedicated to ensuring an independent lifestyle for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. She worked for many years at California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) where her final position as Associate Director of the Campaign for CalArts was part of a team that raised $60 million for the world-class art college. Along the way she has served as Major Gifts Officer at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital and CEO of the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce. Her work experiences have provided skill in all aspects of fundraising and nonprofit management.
Bauccio has also been deeply committed to voluntary community service. On behalf of women, children and the underserved, she has been a leading member of the Zonta Club of Santa Clarita for 28 years, and she has served on the boards of numerous community nonprofit organizations including the Santa Clarita Chamber of Commerce, the Valley Industry Association, Fostering Youth Independence (FYI), the SCV Arts Council, the Food Pantry, and the Foundation for Children’s Dental Health, among numerous others. She was co-founder of the SCV Nonprofit Leaders Network, now in its 10th year of operation, and the SCV League of Women Voters in 2016, where she is currently serving as president. She was named Fundraising Professional of 2000 by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), Zontian of the Year in 2004, Santa Clarita’s Top 51 Most Influential seven times, San Fernando Valley’s Top 100 Most Influential for 2016, and Single Mothers Outreach’s Empowering HeArts “Iconic” Award in 2012. She was named Santa Clarita’s Woman of the Year in 2016.
She is passionate about community, fairness, opportunity, education and democracy. Her proudest accomplishment has been raising her two adult children who are also advocates for the underserved.
She holds a BA degree from Cal State Northridge, a Certificate in Nonprofit Management and Public Relations from UCLA, and she earned the CFRE status (Certified Fund Raising Executive) in 1996. Currently, Lois is Principal and Consulting Director of LMB Development Services, a comprehensive consulting firm providing development support to local charities.
Board Director (CFO/Treasurer)
Wendy has over 30 years of successful accounting, budgeting and cash management experience including accounting system implementation and international transactions. Wendy started her career at a Fortune 500 company, (Texas Instruments) and has more than 20 years experience as a CFO at several small businesses. She served as the VP of Finance at a small college. In 2006 she became the CFO at AMRRI, an industrial machine lubrication engineering company.
Wendy has a B.S. in Accounting from Milligan College. She successfully
completed all parts of the CPA exam in 1990 and in 2000 she achieved NASD series 27 certification. In 2013, she completed her MBA at Bethel University while continuing to work full-time.
Wendy has demonstrated a passion for servant leadership, spending 10 years in volunteer service as the Treasurer for an orphanage in the Philippines and serving on seven college accreditation teams for two different accrediting bodies.
Wendy and her husband Mike have been married over 35 years and they have 4 children and 2 grandchildren.
Lisa Heuvel, MA, EdD
As an educator and writer for four decades, Dr. Lisa L. Heuvel focuses on leadership and education as integrated pathways to enhancing personal and organizational growth. Dr. Heuvel holds three degrees from The College of William and Mary in Virginia: B.A. in Theater and Speech; M.A. in American Studies, and Ed.D. in Higher Education Administration (Educational Policy, Planning, and Leadership). Her current research focuses on innovative K-Adult instructional strategies, particularly in public history and online learning. Dr. Heuvel has taught undergraduate leadership studies at Christopher Newport University and now teaches in the Mindful Leadership graduate program at Atlantic University.
Currently a museum consultant in teacher professional development, her background in public history includes educational, curatorial, and administrative positions at the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation (1998-2005) and education outreach administration positions at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation (2005-2017), retiring as director of CWF’s Teacher Institute. Dr. Heuvel is co-author of The College of William and Mary in the Civil War (2013, McFarland) and Interpreting Leadership: Eighteenth-Century Examples for Twenty-First Century Classrooms (2018, The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation). She is editor of Living History in the Classroom: Performance and Pedagogy (2020, Emerald Press) and is co-authoring a new work on historical interpretation in the 21st century.
Lane Davy, MBA
Lane Davy is a merit scholar who graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Music and a Master of Business Administration degree from Case Western Reserve. A serial entrepreneur with a passion for all things business, he is currently launching his third small business venture. Having successfully built and divested both a sales and marketing firm and a manufacturing and supply chain business, he recently founded an insurance agency in Fort Worth, Texas.
When not running his own businesses, Lane has worked as an executive building and leading teams in disciplines as diverse as sales, marketing, operations, and finance. Over the years, Lane has proven adept at product design, development, and marketing. Using a collaborative approach inspired by the “Working Together” methodology of Alan Mullaly, Lane has led multinational teams in the development of hundreds of products—most of which are still in production today. He credits his success to a simple but powerful set of principles. One of those principles is a marketing strategy he calls True North Marketing.
Angela L. Janney
Chairman of the Board
Angela L. Janney received her Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology and Dance from California State University Northridge. She is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Physical Therapy while working as a physical therapy tech and a stretch specialist.
Angela is an intellectually curious, person-centered health and fitness professional. She received numerous fitness training certificates including her National Association of Sports Medicine Personal Training Certification. She has extensive business management background and has proven her creativity in inspiring employee morale, customer satisfaction, sales revenue growth and client program compliance. Her business management experience includes international business in Sydney, Australia, where she worked as an implementation manager opening a new office and troubleshooting equipment and software issues.
Angela performed with the Martha Graham Dance Company while a student at CSUN. She received several awards for her music and dance pursuits throughout the years. What matters most to her is helping people.
Doris M. Swiney
Board Director (Secretary)
Doris Swiney received her education from Milligan University and East Tennessee State University in Johnson City, Tennessee. She built her career in Office Management and Administration at many iconic organizations across the country including Armed Forces Benefit Association, Student Loan Marketing Association, Kennecott Corporation, National Business Forms Association and Sandia National Laboratories, where her responsibilities required security clearance and involved document control of national security related project documentation.
Doris has worked and volunteered for several nonprofit organizations. She managed the Albuquerque office of New Mexico Aids Services. While living in Roanoke, VA she was a volunteer office manager for the Alzheimer's Association. Most recently she volunteered as a financial assistant for Pioneer Bible Translators in Dallas, TX. Doris believes that volunteering is one of life's greatest joys.
Alyssa S. Janney
A 20-year resident of Santa Clarita, CA before moving to New Mexico, Alyssa Janney has lived a life dedicated to arts & health and community service.
In order to help oversee the care of family members with Alzheimer's/Dementia, she moved to New Mexico in 2018 and established her own marketing consulting business, helping small businesses with product development and marketing. Prior to that she had a respected fourteen year career with Remo, Inc., where she was best known for her product development contributions on numerous products including the Comfort Sound product line, the Lullaby Ocean Disc, the Gato Box, the Crystal Kalimba, and her patented Aroma Drum. For her work with the music therapy community, she received the Western Region Advocacy Award. She helped build the startup HealthRHYTHMS program into a globally recognized arts and health program with facilitators in 26 countries and all 50 United States. Immediately prior to her work at Remo she worked in the product development engineering department of the global leader in the advanced digital manufacturing industry, 3D Systems, Inc.
She is passionate about changing the culture of eldercare by developing cutting-edge, interdisciplinary arts and health programming based on the latest research in medicine, arts therapies and neuroscience. While living in Santa Clarita, Alyssa served on the boards of the Santa Clarita Rotary Club, SCV Education Foundation, and SCV iLead Charter Schools. She was involved in community health advocacy through the annual KHTS Advocacy trips to meet with legislators in Washington D.C. and Sacramento. She continues to be an advisor to Able ARTS Work in Long Beach, CA.
Janney holds a BA in Business from Belmont University, and an MBA in Marketing from the University of Phoenix. She is the founder of the Esteam Health Foundation and Founder/CEO of Esteam Health, a for-profit start-up company that will be donating a portion of its profits to the Esteam Health Foundation.