• Our Team

Hillarie Beyer

Hillarie has been our Executive Director since 2010. Since then, she's significantly grown our organization. Hillarie's work focuses mostly on helping organizations and people work better together, most recently as the lead for The Center at McKinleyville, a service integration project. Hillarie has a husband, two kids and a dog. Her favorite activity is reading at home with a cup of tea during a rainstorm.

 

Rebecca Wissing

Our Chief Financial Officer, Rebecca has been with the Family Resource Center since 2015 after six years at the Department of Health and Human Services. Rebecca manages the budget, supports the Board of Directors in Fundraising and maintains our policies and procedures. She has a keen eye for detail and is a great asset to the executive team. Rebecca was born and raised in Humboldt and received her degree in Business Administration and Economics from Humboldt State. Outside of the office Rebecca spends her time playing with her two sons and tending her heirloom orchard.

 

Robin Baker

Robin joined our team as Lead Case Manager in June 2014. Within a year, she was promoted to Chief Operations Officer. In her time as Chief Operations Officer, Robin has taken the size of our team from three to seven, expanded our open hours and created and launched the new Love Your Neighborhood Program. She is passionate about building a community that supports its residents and loves any opportunity to coach or facilitate. One of her favorite parts of her job is teaching Adult and Youth Mental Health First Aid. Outside of the office, you might find Robin exploring our region by hike, bike, run, climb or surf.

 

Mary Wade

Mary has been our Volunteer Coordinator since 2011. Mary is often one of the first people you'll see when you come to the Family Resource Center. She coordinates a team of over 25 volunteers who donate more than 250 hours each month.

Cori Jara

Cori comes to us from Michigan where she was working for the Salvation Army after graduating with a degree in English. Cori supervises our case management team including social work interns and AFACTR AmeriCorps Members. She is a trainer of Racial Equity Diversity and Inclusion and is passionate about social justice. Se's also our staff librarian and a talented writer. Outside of the office, you'll find Cori with a stack of books, a journal, and an impressive knack for creativity.

 

Celia Haro

Celia Haro is the Love Your Neighborhood Program Coordinator. Celia comes to us with a great deal of knowledge in early childhood development. She is passionate about using her bilingual skills in her work to create better access to resources for Spanish speakers. She is currently completing her Masters degree in Sociology at Humboldt State.