Tammy Marine, Executive Director
With over 22 years experience in the non-profit sector, Tammy has served as Executive Director since February of 2005. She studied Business Administration at Colorado State University and completed the Non-Profit Leadership Program at Cal State San Marcos in 1997. She lives in Temecula with her husband of 26 years, Scott, and has a daughter, Lindsay. She is the current President of the Southern California Affiliates Association (SCAA) and serves on the Advocacy Committee for Habitat California. She also is board member for the Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce.
Elizabeth Hamerschlag, Special Events and Marketing Director
Elizabeth joined Habitat for Humanity in 2011 bringing over 12 years of non-profit experience, specializing in resource development strategy and implementation. Her past organizations include Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest County and Hillcrest Academy. Elizabeth holds certifications in Non-Profit Event Planning from Cal State San Marcos and in Fundamentals of Fundraising from La Sierra University.
Mary Stein, Associate Director
Liz Bibb, Special Projects Manager
In 2009, after serving on the Habitat Board of Directors for eight years, Liz moved into a staff position and managed the 19-home Neighborhood Stabilization Program. During her tenure as a board member, she served as President, Secretary, Public Relations Team Chair, Habitat Way Coordinator, and member of the ReStore Start-up Team. Liz and her husband Bill have lived in Temecula for 16 years. They started as Habitat volunteers in 2000 and were inspired and touched after meeting and working alongside the 6th Street Habitat Families. Habitat became Liz’s passion that first day – a passion that has continued on to today. In addition to her work with Habitat, Liz was active in the community as a Master Gardener, Master Composter, and as a helper in her grandchildren’s classrooms. Bill and Liz’s blended family consists of three children and six grandchildren. Prior to retiring in Temecula, Liz worked for over 30 years in various business administration positions, in both managerial and individual contributor roles.
Dawn Madera, Director of Human Resources
As a Los Angeles area native, Dawn moved to Temecula in 1994. Since then she has worked for over 24-years with non-profit organizations in the Temecula Valley. Her background includes accounting and business management. Dawn started work with Habitat Inland Valley in 2011 as a part-time bookkeeper and has taken on more responsibilities as time has passed and is now our Director of Human Resources. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family of four and has a deep love for all-things football.
Kasey Abrahamian, Accounting and Program Coordinator
Sinead Copley, Volunteer Coordinator
Eric Bunge, Community Relations Director
Eric joined the Habitat for Humanity team in 2017, bringing over five years of sales and fundraising experience. He came to us from the University of La Verne where he was the Director of Development for Athletics. Eric earned a Master of Science in Leadership with an emphasis in non-profits from the University of La Verne.
Linda Thomas, Programs Coordinator
Linda has a B.S. degree from Ball State University in Muncie, IN, and worked in finance, insurance and management positions for 40 years before retiring. Linda and her husband moved to Temecula from Chicago in 2002 and have two grown sons who live in the area. Linda started at HFHIV as a volunteer before becoming a staff member a few months later.
Dan Donaldson, Director of ReStores
Dan started out as a Habitat Inland Valley ReStore Volunteer in 2009. He was soon employed to build and implement the online sales program at Habitat, which he did successfully for six years before being hired as Director of ReStores. Dan has a BS degree in Ornamental Horticulture from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a concentration in Landscape Design and had been self-employed for 22 years before retiring in 2005. He has lived in Temecula since 1988 with his spouse Melissa and children, Kristin and Kyle. In his spare time, Dan enjoys spending time with his family and working on home improvement projects.
Mark Folsom, Lake Elsinore ReStore Manager
Mark has lived in the area for 46 years. He first became involved with Habitat as a volunteer at the Temecula Restore when it opened and was quickly hired as the manager of the Lake Elsinore Restore. His experience includes 10 years as a Satellite TV Technician and managing other retail businesses. Outside of work Mark is an avid hiker and loves camping with his family. He also loves rock concerts and has been to about 200 shows!