Board of Directors

Oversight

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President

Jim McNairy, Attorney At Law – Boutin Jones Inc.

Jim has helped support Home Start since moving to Roseville in 2006, where he lives with his wife and four children. He joined the Home Start Board in 2011 and assumed the role of Board President in 2017. Jim is a Shareholder in the law firm of Boutin Jones Inc., where he focuses on business, intellectual property, and employment litigation.

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Vice-President

David Pringle, PT – Sutter Medical FoundationDave joined the Home Start board in the Fall of 2012. Professionally, he is a small business owner and works as a healthcare executive for a large healthcare organization in the Northern California region. He and his family have called the Sacramento area home for the past 23 years. Individual pursuits he enjoys include fly fishing and cycling.

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Secretary

Erin Ambrose, LMFT – Valley Psychological CenterDr. Erin Ambrose is an Associate Professor of Psychology at William Jessup University and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, with a private practice in Roseville, CA. With over 20 years of experience working in mental health, she is passionate about helping people live productive and satisfying lives. Erin loves to run and hike, and anything else that puts her outside in nature. She’s a mom to two great kids and one extremely mischievous beagle.

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Treasurer

Gary Litzsinger – Central Valley Community Bank

Gary Litzsinger is currently the Senior Risk Officer for Central Valley Community in Fresno, California which has local offices in Roseville and Folsom. Mr. Litzsinger began his audit and accounting career with KPMG Peat Marwick in Sacramento in 1990 after graduating from California State University, Sacramento with a Master’s Degree in Accountancy. Mr. Litzsinger has served on the Board for Roseville Home Start since March 2006.

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Director

Ann Bouchard – Bouchard Communications Group

In 1994, after a decade in corporate communications, Ann founded Bouchard Communications Group. With over 25 years of strategic marketing and communications experience, Ann works with clients in the areas of marketing and public relations strategies, social media strategy, product development, branding, positioning, target marketing, research, and competitive analysis and segmentation methodologies.

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John Fischl – Nationwide

Joining the board in 2014, John is an executive with Nationwide Insurance and initiated Nationwide’s support of Roseville Home Start over a decade ago. A longtime resident of Roseville, John and his wife, Lynne, have raised three sons in the community and highly value the positive impact to the lives of mothers and children made by Roseville Home Start.

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John Uhl – Uhl Insurance & Financial Services

John has been a member of the Board at Roseville Home Start for the last 10 years serving as Board President from 2013 to 2017. He has lived in Rocklin for the last 20 years with his wife and raised two kids there. He has worked as a Farmers Insurance Agent for the last 30 years in the city of Auburn.

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Director

Representative from Roseville Police Department

This individual, who has been employed by Roseville Police Department for 9 years, joined Home Start’s board in 2010. They have volunteered with Roseville Police Activities League as a CrossFit Kids Coach for the past 7.5 years. Their education includes a BS and MS in Criminal Justice from CSU Sacramento.

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Director

Nick Chavez, AVP – Wells FargoNicolas Chavez has been with Wells Faro for 9 years. He has been in the role of branch manager with Wells Fargo for 6 years. He graduated from California State University, Sacramento with a bachelor’s degree in Business Admiration and a minor in Communications. Nicolas currently resides in Roseville, where he has lived for the last 2 years. He has been a proud member of the Roseville Home Start Board since March of 2016.

Meet Our Staff The work of an enterprise such as Roseville Home Start entails a great deal of individual attention to residents as well as extensive dealings with public agencies and others. In addition to the Executive Director there are 4 full-time employees, and a corps of dedicated volunteers. Please specify image url Ann Engelbrecht Executive Director Ann has over 20 years of experience in association and non-profit management. She graduated from Taylor University in Indiana with a BA Degree in Pre-Law. Prior to joining Home Start, she served as Vice President of the Sacramento Valley Rental Housing Association. Ms. Engelbrecht has been with Home Start since 1999, providing leadership in all areas of organizational management. She also serves as a volunteer with various community organizations. Please specify image url Kathy Marriage & Family Therapist (MFT) & Clinical Services Supervisor Kathy graduated from California State University, Sacramento with a BA Degree in Sociology/Psychology and completed her Master’s of Counseling Degree at the University of Phoenix. In 2013, Kathy completed her internship with Home Start and became a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Kathy has worked in the non-profit sector since 2005, and specializes in domestic violence and sexual assault. She has also been certified in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Psychotherapy) and Prolonged Exposure Therapy for PTSD. Kathy has worked at Home Start since 2009. Collaboration As a member of the Placer/Nevada County Continuum of Care, the Placer Consortium on Homelessness (PCOH), and the Placer Collaborative Network (PCN), Roseville Home Start maintains an ongoing liaison with other agencies, public and private, who are engaged in assisting those in need.
Executive Director

Ann Engelbrecht

Ann has over 20 years of experience in association and non-profit management. She graduated from Taylor University in Indiana with a BA Degree in Pre-Law. Prior to joining Home Start, she served as Vice President of the Sacramento Valley Rental Housing Association. Ms. Engelbrecht has been with Home Start since 1999, providing leadership in all areas of organizational management. She also serves as a volunteer with various community organizations.

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