Board of Directors

Jane Simmons, Founder/Board President
Mrs. Simmons was employed by the Santa Rosa County, Florida School District at Pace High School for thirty-six years until her retirement in 2010. From 1992 until she retired, Mrs. Simmons was assigned to the Exceptional Student Education (ESE) Department at Pace High School as a job coach/job placement advocate for the ESE students.

Position currently vacant

Allison Daseler, Secretary
Allison Daseler is a native Floridian from Winter Haven.  She has been a Navy wife for the past 33 years that includes 13 moves and 9 different duty stations.  She was an elementary school teacher in Santa Rosa County for 11 years.  She has been volunteering as Vision of Hope for the past year.  Her son, Benjamin, is a Life STRIDES participant and thoroughly loves the program.  She and her husband also have a daughter, Maggie, who lives in St. Paul, MN.

Christine Wong, Treasurer
Christine Wong holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Elementary Education from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, as well as a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Troy University.  Mrs. Wong, her husband, and two teenage boys reside in Pace.  Their youngest son is a participant in Vision of Hope’s Life STRIDES program.

Steve German, Member-at-large

Stacy Jordan, Member-at-large