Global Center for Women and Justice Board Members

Jacqueline S. Anderson

Faith Beals

Brenda Green

Gwyn Hoyt

Ruthi Hanchett

Ruthi Hoffman Hanchett has been a leader in the field of human rights for over ten years, focusing on child rights, human trafficking, and gender equality. While working for World Vision International, she regularly represented the organization to global political leaders, the UN human Rights Council, UN Committee on the Rights of the Child, UN Girls Education Initiative, and the NGO Advisory Council on Violence Against Children. More recently, she helped manage inter-agency research on rights of children to self-organize and the corresponding development of materials for children’s groups. One of her favorite responsibilities was enabling children and youth around the globe to speak out for justice. Ruthi is currently coaching Vanguard University’s Live2free club, helping student teams speak on human trafficking at middle schools and high schools throughout Orange County. She also serves on the Board of the Vanguard University Global Center for Women and Justice.

Cheryl Pittluck

Cheryl and her husband, Lance, pastor the Vineyard Church in Anaheim, where they have been since 1997. Prior to that they planted and pastored a Vineyard on Long Island in NY. Cheryl runs the Anti Human Trafficking Ministry at her church, is on the steering committee for the Vineyard Justice Network which is a resource for Vineyard churches in the US, and has also been working with the Orange County Human Trafficking Task Force for six years.

Dave Stachowiak

Coaching for Leaders was founded in 2011 by Dave Stachowiak. Dave was named in Forbes as one of the 25 Professional Networking Experts to Watch in 2015. He’s been a leader at the intersection of business and education throughout his career. Dave is Executive Vice President, Talent Development with Dale Carnegie of Southern Los Angeles and has led training programs for top organizations like the Northrop Grumman Corporation, The United States Air Force, the Boeing Company, and the University of California system. You’ll find Dave’s approach practical and authentic, using the same wisdom he’s gained serving clients with the Dale Carnegie organization for over a decade. He leads the Carnegie Coach project with Dale Carnegie and hosts the daily Carnegie Coach podcast, a partner project with Coaching for Leaders. Dave has been recognized multiple times with international business awards by Dale Carnegie Training. His credentials include a doctoral degree in organizational leadership from Pepperdine University, senior instructor with Dale Carnegie Training, and Board Certified Coach. He also teaches graduate courses in leadership and education at Vanguard University and serves on the board of their Global Center for Women & Justice.

Johanna Townsend

Johanna has a heart for children! She has been blessed to minister to children for over 40 years, as a public school teacher, as the Director of Children’s Ministry at Newport Mesa Christian Center in Costa Mesa, CA, and now as the President of For Kids Only. She has a B.A. in English and a Masters in Theological Studies. Johanna helped design the original curriculum used nationally and internationally by Royal Family Kids Camps, Inc. which minister to abused and neglected children world-wide. She has traveled nationally and internationally teaching training seminars for different Christian organizations such as Children’s Pastors’ Conference, TEACH, Latin America Child Care, Caribbean Christian Children’s Workers, Saddleback Missions Project, and AOG Foreign Missions. With a great love for missions and pastoral work, Johanna cherishes the friendships she has nurtured with missionaries and pastors.In 1990, Johanna received the Award for Excellence in Children’s Ministry at Children’s Pastors’ Conference. In 2005, she served as part of The White House Conference on Helping America’s Youth. In 2006 she received the Founders Award from Royal Family Kids Camp, Inc. In that same year she received the Orange County Probation Department volunteer award and was Alumnus of the Year at Vanguard University. Johanna enjoys spending time with her three grandchildren and ministering as a Christian advocate for children alongside her husband Jim.

Kimberly Yim

Jacleen blue Sanchez

Dawn Marie Lemonds