Joyce serves as COS Secretary and has been affiliated with COS since
its inception. Joyce works for the Social Security Administration. She is a member of the Pasadena First Church
of the Nazarene.
Karen serves as COS Treasurer and is one of our newest Board members.
She has volunteered with COS for a number of years. She is a Senior Environmental Specialist
for the Southern California Gas Company. In this position, she makes sure companies are in compliance with environmental
regulations. Her specialty is water quality. She attends the Evergreen Baptist Church of Los Angeles.
David is an elementary school teacher in the San Gabriel Valley. During the years, he has at times taught
students with special needs. He regularly attends the Sunday evening services at COS. His compassion and
love for all who come to COS is obvious. He is a member of the Glendora Church of the Nazarene.
Rosalie is a Compliance Specialist for Capital Group in Los Angeles. Capital Group manages the American
Funds (mutual funds). Rosalie monitors the funds for compliance with government and Board regulations. She is
a member of Christian Community Center, Free At Last' Ministries, in Sunland.
"Thomas," as we like to call him, is from the Hollywood community
and has been with COS since 1994. He is a retired gentleman who was forced into early retirement years
ago from a work-related back injury. His faithfulness and joy while living in extreme pain on a low income are an encouragement
to all at COS.
Sue has been attending COS since 1996 and volunteering on a very regular
basis these many years. She became a Board member during 2006 at the same time Karen Wong became a Board member.
She is a Clerical Supervisor for Cornerstone, one of the San Fernando Valley Community Mental Health Centers. At
Cornerstone, homeless people with mental health issues are helped to get on Social Security and MediCal; stabilized with psychiatric
counseling and medications; helped to overcome alcohol and drug addictions; and given help getting into local shelters, transitional
housing and eventually into Section 8 housing.