2021 WESTCOAST LEGACYKEEPERSRUS HONOREES

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2021 LEGACYKEEPERSRUS HONOREES
2021 WESTCOAST LEGACYKEEPERSRUS HONOREES
2021 FILMS OF HISTORY: PT. 1
FLIP THIS CEMETERY!
UNMARKED CEMETERY GRAVESITE PROJECT
LEGACYKEEPERSRUS HONOREE RECAP 2017-2020
2021 POSTHUMOUS HONOREES

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WEST COAST LEGACYKEEPERSRUS DIRECTOR
L. JEAN REESE

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2021 WEST COAST LEGENDS

LORA M. FAULK
Mother of L. Jean Reese is a civic minded contributor to CAPP of Moreno Valley, CA for 14 years. Lora is and has been an "encourager" to many in her community.

African-American Business Leader in the City of Commerce 1969-1989 (1970-1988) Worked with Vogue Ettes Charity Club supplying scholarships to unwed mothers at the Compton School of Development for 14 years. Worked with The Community Assistance Program (CAP) where we provided food and emergency utilities For the needy for 32 years.

For over 20 years Lora M. Faulk had an organization known as 'Opportunity To Help' where she worked with 20 plus Older or medical needy people . Lora took those who needed assistance for doctors visits, gave large baskets of personal items, food, and other goodies at holidays and birthdays.

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DR. NATHANDRA JOSEPH-CRAVIN Edit Text
Born in Fresno, CA, Moved to Los Angeles in 1959. Natural mother to 6 of 8 children: 28 grands & 19 great-grands.

Employment:

Hospital Worker-Lanterman State Hospital (formally Pacific State Hospital) Pomona, CA

Licensed Psychiatric Technician 1 & II - Patton State Hospital (Maximum Security Criminally Insane), Patton, CA

Counselor-Tri City Mental Health Center, Pomona, CA

California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDC&R)

1.Correctional Officer & Weapons Instructor, California Rehabilitation Center (CRC), Norco, CA

2. Cadet Company Commander (new recruits) Gault, CA

3.Correctional Officer/Fire Fighter- Sierra Conservation Center, Jamestown, CA (Malibu & Julius Kline Fire Camps)

4. Parole Agent I- (PA I) Compton and Anaheim, CA

5. Correctional Counselor I- (CC I) & Correctional Counselor II (CC II) Specialist- Appeals Coordinator, Avenal State Prison, Avenal, CA

6. Correctional Lieutenant and Watch Commander- Correctional Training Facility (CTF), Soledad State Prison, Soledad, CA

7. Correctional Counselor II (CCII) Specialist- Appeals & Litigation Coordinator, California Institution for Women (CIW) Chino, CA.

8. Retired in 2001, from state service after 33 years.

9. 2002-2003, San Bernardino County Grand Jury, Law Enforcement Committee Chairperson.

10. 2001-2012, Global Equity Lending & World Leadership Group, Senior Loan Originator, Eco Alliance Waterless Grass Representative (synthetic grass), YTB Travel Agent, Mary Kay Beauty Consultant & Princess House Consultant, 2 By 2 Inner Commerce, Evergreen Mail Sorting, Ontario International Airport, and several well-known Multi-Level Marketing (MLM) venues.

11. 2003-2008, Ontario American Red Cross, Director of Disaster Services, Ontario, CA

12. 2004-2017, Opened, owned & operated Tots-2-Teens Home Away from Home Family Child Care.

13. 2019- Present, United Christian Academy-(private school) grades 1-12, Substitute Teacher

Education:

AA Degree, Mount San Antonio College, Licensed Psychiatric Technician.

Bachelor of Ministry Degree, Christian Leadership University, School of Impartation.

Master's Degree, International School of Ministry, Biblical Studies

Master's Degree, WordWise Institute of Eschatology, Revelation and Prophetic Studies

Doctorate Degree, WordWise Institute of Eschatology, Biblical Eschatology

COMMUNITY SERVICES / ACCOLADES:

1997- Present- Girls to Pearls (Debutantes Mentoring Program) Advisory Board Member.

2009-2012, Cambridge Who's Who V.I.P., Owner, Distributor and Registry of Executives, Professionals and Entrepreneurs (2009,2010,2011,2012).

2012-2013, National Association of Professional Women, Woman of the Year (service product in 164 Stater Brother's Markets).

2013, International Women's Leadership Association, Declaration for Outstanding Leadership and Contribution to Family, Career and Community.

2004-2016, Cravin Crab Feast, a yearly event that entertained, educated & informed participants of community awareness activities.

2018- 2019, Home Bible Study Host, North Fontana, CA

2020 WordWise Institute of Eschatology, Certificate of Appreciation, Academic Team Leader.

2021 to present- Distribute quality foods to food Insecure families every Tuesday in local communities.

2021 WEST COAST LEGACYKEEPERS

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RUSSELL INGOLD
Russell Ingold has lived almost his entire life in Fontana and is proud to call Fontana his home.

He graduated from Fontana High School in 1974 and received his journalism degree from San Jose State University in 1978. He has enjoyed working at the Fontana Herald News for more than 35 years, including the past 27 years as the editor. He has written about news, sports, entertainment, business, and other topics during this time.

As a side project, Russell has volunteered to create hundreds of short videos that he has posted on YouTube over the past 15 years. These videos always portray Fontana and its residents in a positive light and include highlights of athletes competing at all of the high schools in Fontana, as well as city events such as the Fontana Days Parade, Fontana Days Run, Fontana Christmas Parade, Miss Fontana Scholarship Pageant, Center Stage Theater productions, and community concerts. He has also helped young people learn about video production.

In addition, Russell volunteered as a youth leader at his church for more than 20 years. He was a junior high school teacher on Sundays and also helped with the junior high program on Wednesdays and during many special events. He has always strived to be a positive influence on youth.

Russell is very thankful for the people who have helped him throughout this life, especially his wife, Tina. He and Tina have a daughter, Maya.

Russell is also thankful for the love and encouragement he received from his parents, Raymond and Helen, and his grandparents, Harry and Clara Ingold, who came to Fontana in the early 1900s.

Raymond, his brother Ronald Ingold, and sister Doris Elaine Schwartz and their families were prominent citizens in Fontana and very active in the community.

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JANET KOEHLER-BROOKS

Janet Koehler-Brooks was appointed as City Treasurer by the City Council in January 2003 to fill the position left vacant by her father, the late Dr. Charles A. Koehler.
Mrs. Koehler-Brooks was elected in 2006 and was re-elected in 2010, 2014, and 2018. Her current term will expire in November 2022.

Mrs. Koehler-Brooks has resided in the City of Fontana since 1959. She attended Fontana schools and returned to the school district as a teacher and recently retired as a school counselor. She has a Master's Degree in Education from Cal State San Bernardino and a Bachelor&'s Degree from Pepperdine University. She was married to the late Richard Brooks and has two sons.

Her involvement with civic, community and professional organizations includes:
California Municipal Treasurers Association - Member
The Kiwanis Club of Fontana - Board Member
Fontana Art Association - Board Member- Lifetime Member, Board Member
Troop 502 Boy Scouts of America, Served as Committee Chairperson
Fontana Woman's Club - Trustee
Friends of the Library- Member
Fontana Historical Society - Board Member
C.E.R.T. - Community Emergency Response Team - Trained
Charles Koehler Amvets Post 1240 - Ladies Auxiliary
California Association of School Counselors - Member
Fontana Days Festival - Served on 100th Anniversary Committee
Special Olympics - Volunteer
Sons of Italy(Joanne Coccia Lodge Member)
Crosspoint Community Church, Member

She is a recipient of the Kiwanis Family of the Year Award 1995, Kiwanis Sponsored Youth Award 1996-97, Kiwanis Distinguished Service Award 2006, 63rd District Women of Distinction Award 2007, and Los Angeles County

City of Fontana Mission Statement:
We serve to enrich the lives of all people by embracing opportunity

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L. JEAN REESE

L. Jean Reese is the wife of 33 yrs to Pastor Emeritus James E. Reese. She is a blended family member. She's a stepmother of four lovely talented daughters, five gorgeous granddaughters, two beautiful and gifted great granddaughters and one brilliant, handsome great grandson. She's also the adopted mother of several adult children, who met her at church and around her community.
Currently active in Kiwanis Club International, she finds time for a home based business and local church activities.

She currently holds several teaching credentials and three college degrees: Associate of Arts, Bachelor of Arts, and Masters in Education with emphasis in Cultural Language and Diversity.

She is a writing coach, speaker, and new author. She's also known as a gracious hostess of several events in their Southern California residence during annual festive seasons. Jean enjoys reading Biblical literature and personal development books. She shares wisdom with those who dare to change or improve their lives.

Her mission in life is to lovingly assist others who want to succeed or gain a better status in life. She founded a ten-year functional scholarship foundation for unmarried mothers of the ages 18-21, giving all profits to colleges to assist and encourage those diverse ladies to achieve a better life via education.

As a pastor's wife, L. Jean founded a women's group called Women In Christ (WIC) as in the wick from which the candlelight set upon a hill burns to draw others to Christ.

As a volunteer, she'll roll up her sleeves at any event if she's needed. She has been a board member of La Mujeres Unidos en Ministerios (Women United in Christ ) under the wise leadership of Pastor Bea Espinoza, International Evangelist for over 25 yrs.

Recently, L. Jean Reese has begun a new venture in Living Your Legacy LLC, a passionate mission to bring relationships together through further collaboration and research on current socio-cultural issues.

Director of the West Coast LegacykeepersRus organization.

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DR. ANGELA SADLER WILLIAMSON
Angela Sadler Williamson, Ph.D., is an associate professor at Rio Hondo Community College. A former producer and copywriter for the Orange County NewsChannel, Fox 11 Television, Fox Sports West, and Prime Ticket, Dr. Williamson has over twenty-five years of experience in communications, marketing, and public relations.

Dr. Williamson has a doctorate degree in Human Services from Capella University in Minnesota and is a member of P.E.O. Sisterhood.

Her documentary about her cousin, Rosa Parks, was nominated for a Los Angeles Emmy Award. The documentary My Life with Rosie,international best-selling children's book, My Life with Rosie: A Bond Between Cousins, and her book Women Who Illuminate are available on Amazon.

Dr. Williamson hosts the KLCS PBS show Everybody with Angela Williamson, which emphasizes diversity within education, the arts, and people.

Producer/Director/Writer, My Life with Rosie

Author, My Life with Rosie: A Bond Between Cousins (Children's Book)

Author, Women Who Illuminate

Host, Everybody with Angela Williamson KLCS PBS

www.drangelasadlerwilliamson.com

2021 PACESETTERS

TIMOTHY "TEACH' JONES

Timothy "TEACH" Jones is an entrepreneur, filmmaker, Steller Award-winning Hip-Hop artist, and a theatrically trained actor. He is a husband and father, and he is also an ordained minister.

His motto:Keep moving! Keep growing! Keep surrendering! Keep taking risks! Keep celebrating every victory!

Timothy Jones is a true renaissance man. Actor, Director, Filmmaker, TV host, and more! A theatrically trained actor, Timothy has had leading roles in many stage plays for over 20 years.

Timothy has hosted his own television show for PBS (HIDDEN HIKES), he's written and produced several independent films (including DISCOVERING DESTINY), and he's featured in Barry Brewer's upcoming television series, JACK & JILL.

Timothy can also be seen co-starring in Jared Cohn's upcoming film, "SWIM", which debuts on TUBI in August.
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NUBIA J. DIAZ-NEPALI

Nubia Jasmine Diaz-Nepali is a Notary Public, holding a BA in Political Science.

She is the co-owner entrepreneur with her best partner husband Binit Nepali at Nepali Diaz Multi services.

She aspires to help, inspire, guide, and motivate one person at a time.

Her goal is to continue to give back to her community and leave a legacy while doing it.

Three of her most impressive & relevant achievements are Peace Corps Invitee for Moldova, holding The Leading Knight position for Elks Lodge #2013 in her second year as a member, and Kiwanis Secretary for the last three years.

One quirky fact about Mrs Nepali is she has a plan for each letter of the alphabet.
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LASHON P. TILMON

LaShon P. Tilmon, daughter of Dr. Nathandra Joseph-Cravins.

Since 1997 LaShon has directed Girls to Pearls (Debutantes Mentoring Program), an organization she founded to give teen young women quality guidance to achieving personal goals and becoming future community leaders. As president of Girls to Pearls she has enjoyed
seeing many young journey to academic, personal, and professional excellence.

Girls to Pearls is a non-profit community service organization serving young ladies grades 7th through 1st year college. As a faith based entity, Girls to Pearls was established over twenty years ago to instruct, nurture and empower each participant's leadership qualities and total life management skills. Each year marks the celebration of rewarding several college scholarships, the crowning of our Debutante Queen, stronger family ties, and so much more.

This passion for youth compelled her to acquire her Regional Occupational Program (R.O.P.) Adolescence and Adult educational teaching credential and had afforded her teaching positions in the Los Angeles, Redlands, and Rialto Unified School District.

Coupled with the details of building on organization, LaShon was privileged to provide bookkeeping, accounting and executive level support to the senior pastor of Loveland Church for five years. Prior to this assignment she held administrative and accounting technical support
positions with Giorgio Beverly Hills from 1987 to 1997.

LaShon's higher education accomplishment began with earning an associates degree in Business Administration at Chaffey College in 1992. She continued at the University of Redlands where she received her BS in Business Administration two years later. She now holds
a masters degree in Organizational Management with an emphasis in International Studies from Hope University, Fullerton, CA.

Recently, LaShon was honored to accept her candidacy to begin the masters and doctorate program on March 9, 2020, at WordWise Institute of Eschatology (W.W.I.E.) School of Revelation Prophetic Studies.

She was named Woman of the Year by Greater Goodwill Church of Pomona in 1999 and was earlier recognized by Sterling Who's Who Among Esteemed Members in 1990 for excellence and leadership employment, community and educational accomplishments.
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