• 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.


Cori Jara

Cori comes to us from Michigan where she was working for the Salvation Army after graduating with a degree in English. Cori is the Family Strengthening Program Coordinator and 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. She'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.


Angelica Lua

Angelica Lua, our Love Your Neighborhood Program Coordinator has been working with families for a couple of years and just joined the team in April 2019.  Angelica is passionate about using her skills and resources in order to better serve the community and advocate for peoples needs and bridge gaps. 

She is originally from Orange County and stayed in Humboldt County after graduating college because of the people and atmosphere.  Angelica's favorite pass times are dancing and hiking.