Program Director, Community of Hope
Linda Jo Devlaeminck has a passion for serving North Portland neighbors in a collaborative way. She has a BA Social Work and a Masters in teaching. She belongs to an ecumenical Christian Community called the People of Praise. She and her husband, Jerome, have raised four daughters and enjoy three grandchildren. They enjoy hiking and providing hospitality. She believes it is a gift to be able to work with the Church of North Portland to build the Community of Hope. You can contact Linda Jo at email@example.com.
Darciea Corson stays with the residents overnight. She has faithfully served us almost since we opened, providing stability, encouragement, and affection for the residents. She brings management and care taking experience and life experience that resonates with the women.
Gwendolyn Morgan, with a Ph.D. in English Literature, retired to Portland after raising two daughters and serving 26 years as a professor at Montana State University. Having mentored students from all backgrounds and socio-economic conditions towards their own success stories, she hopes to turn her experience to helping those in the Community of Hope establish fruitful lives for themselves and their children.
Charlotte Mitchell-Reese has great experience working with domestic violence survivors. She comes with great compassion for others based on personal experience. With her BSW, experience teaching RentWell classes, and her passion for service, she is a great asset to our team.
Alexis, one of our on-call staff, came to Portland in 2010 to pursue a degree in mechanical engineering. She wanted to use her degree to improve quality of life for others, so she went on to receive her master’s of biomedical engineering in 2017. Alexis also loves working with kids. During her time in school, she worked as a nanny, a tutor, and eventually came to work at community of hope. She saw the importance of the work being done here, helping the residents move toward independence and well-being. She hopes to support COH in some capacity even after she begins her career in the biomedical field.
Sarah Campsey, one of our on-call staff, was a member of the North Portland community for 12 years. She has three children ages 15, 12 and 7 who have been involved in community life in the neighborhood and has the ability to support families with neighborhood resources and community life. Sarah comes to us with a BA in social sciences and a Masters degree in Social Work. Sarah has been working with families for 20 years in varying capacities as a teacher, coach, school counselor, parent educator and public health advocate. Sarah’s personal connection with the homeless epidemic in Portland has brought her to us with the hopes of bringing families hope, knowledge, empathy and empowerment.
Community of Hope is one of the works of AllOne Community Services.
AllOne Community Services is a public benefit 501(c)3 nonprofit whose main focus is on working with North Portland churches. Our vision is to exhort and mobilize The Church of North Portland in order to help them serve the community in a collaborative fashion. Our goal is to be a strategic partner working with the churches (which is really the Church) to remind them of its mission to love, bless, and serve the community in which we reside.
Executive Director, AllOne Community Services
Josh Hawk (Executive Director), currently serves as a pastor of the Church in North Portland. He grew up right here in St Johns. He received his BA in Biblical Studies from Northwest Christian College, in Eugene, OR and is currently working on his Masters of Divinity at Wesley Seminary in Indiana. He serves at St Johns Wesleyan Church as the head pastor. One of his primary roles is working with other churches in North Portland to collaborate on ways in which to serve the community. He is married to his beautiful wife, Lauren and they have two beautiful daughters named Bethany and Eden. He received his BA in Pastoral Ministry.
Member at Large
Josh Duncan (Member at Large), is a staff elder at Red Sea Church. He and his wife Jamie moved to Portland in 2007 and have called St Johns home since 2008. They love being involved in the community where they live. Josh sat on the advisory board to Community of Hope during it’s inception. He has also been on the leadership team for Compassion North Portland the last four years and is a regular attender at the All One Ministry Gatherings.
Board Chairperson, AllOne Community Services
When not adventuring in the forest with her three little ones, Stephanie can likely be found serving the community in some capacity. Since graduating from Portland State University with a Masters in Urban Planning in 2010, Stephanie, along with and her husband, Aaron, have been putting down roots in North Portland. In 2011 they helped plant St. Johns Community Church. Stephanie is passionate about making connections that strengthen the community- churches, businesses, schools, health and wellness resources- and is thrilled for the opportunity to serve AllOne in this capacity.
Member at Large
Charlie Fraga is a lay pastoral leader and board member of the People of Praise, an ecumenical Christian community with branches throughout North America, including a special focus in the Kenton neighborhood of north Portland. He is also President of Direct Development, Inc., a direct marketing firm that specializes in consulting with non-profit organizations nationwide, especially in the area of fundraising and strategic planning. Charlie has been building multi-denominational lay Christian communities and working with non-profits professionally for over 40 years. He and his wife, Carmen, will be relocating from SW Portland into the Kenton neighborhood in early 2014. They have 4 adult children and 7 grandchildren. Charlie believes that God wants to accomplish much of his work in the world through collaborative Christian initiatives.
Treasurer, AllOne Community Services
Jerome Devlaeminck has practiced as a CPA for over 30 years working with both for profit and nonprofit organizations. This has included setting up, training, and maintaining accounting systems as well as tax preparation. Jerome brings with him considerable experience in the nonprofit sector which will benefit the development of the organization.
Member at Large
Jay Brabrand is the pastor of Journey3 which is a new church affiliated with the Reformed Church in America. Journey3 is a relational church with an emphasis on loving others. Jay and his wife Barb moved to Portland from Iowa in 2010. Previously Jay and Barb planted a church in the Des Moines, Iowa area and served there for 17 years. Before that Jay was on staff with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship for many years. Barb is a professor of nursing at the University of Portland and has taught nursing for over 30 years. Jay and Barb have two adult sons. Sam is married to Stacie. They live in Fairbanks, Alaska and have three children. Ben lives in Des Moines. Jay is excited about the Church of North Portland because of the strong relationships that are developing between churches and the spirit of service we share.
Secretary, AllOne Community Services
Ali Craven is a born and raised PNW woman who recently relocated back to Portland after an extended stay in Arizona. She is getting acclimated to the environment and the weather full on by engulfing herself in the local community. Currently she is the Branch Manager at the Key Bank in St John and recently joined the Board of All In One Community for further support of Community Hope. She hopes that through the board and volunteering she can help to get Community Hope to its highest potential.
Member at Large
Stephen Dilworth is highly invested in North Portland and his role as the Urban Core Director for Youth Dynamics of Oregon allows him to be active in partnering with local high schools, and developing relationships with local law enforcement, as well as clergy. When not teaching youth how to rock climb and white-water raft, he volunteers as part of the Portland Police Bureau’s Crisis Response team.