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Board Members

Alison Driessen, RNC, Chair

 
A retired Registered Nurse with a diverse background in hospital administration, home health care, marketing and non profit agency administration. Her extended family lives and has an agricultural business in San Marcos and her grand children attend school there. She has successfully written and managed large grants for both non profit agencies and hospitals.

Bryan Devore, Vice-Chair

 
Bryan Devore is a Realtor and Director of Senior Services with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties. Holding the Senior Real Estate Specialist designation, Bryan specializes in creating solutions for the real estate needs of seniors throughout San Diego County. He is the co-host of Senior Savers, a reality TV show that presents the myriad of services available for seniors and their families. Bryan lives in Carlsbad and has two sons. 

Rachel Currington, Secretary

 
Rachel is a financial advisor with Edward Jones.  She became involved with the Foundation for Senior Wellbeing after attending an event at the request of a friend, and because she believes in the importance of community support for seniors.  Born in the UK, Rachel moved to the US in 2001 with her husband Mike, and spent several years at home raising her daughters Evie and Charlotte.  During this time she served as a library volunteer, and as a board member of the Friends of the Carlsbad Library.  Later she became heavily involved in PTA - planning events and fundraisers, and becoming a board member at both the school and district level.  Today she is Executive Vice President of Vista Unified Council of PTAs, and Parliamentarian at Mission Vista PTSA.  When not volunteering, you'll often find Rachel at a local Trivia night with her husband and friends, or traveling around the world with her family.

Fritzi Gros-Daillon

 
Fritzi Gros-Daillon is a successful entrepreneur and savvy veteran in Senior Move Management, Environmental Consulting and Aging in Place Home Safety and Modification.  Her Master’s in Business from Columbia University, combined with Certified Senior Advisor designation and Certified Aging in Place Specialist, gives her the experience, perspective and expertise to work with older adults and families when facing decisions about home modification or moving.

Ken Krieger

Ken is a retired social worker having worked with people with developmental disabilities for more than 40 years at the San Diego Regional Center. He is enjoying his retirement by traveling and volunteering with the Foundation since 2016 where he staffs the Information Resource Center and assists with community outreach. He is also an active volunteer with the San Dieguito River Parks Sikes Adobe. He is married and has two married adult daughters with two young grandsons and another on the way. Ken has lived in the same house for more than 30 years in Hidden Meadows in Northern Escondido and have been in North County since 1980. He enjoys activities with his family and playing in his extensive garden.

Tiffany Filippi

 
Bio to be posted soon.

Tom Cowan

 
Bio to be posted soon.

Audrey Kelly

 
A retired Director of Customer Service in the healthcare industry for 45 years with a Business degree in Healthcare. She has been involved in writing military contracts for the Department of Defense for Blue Cross of Washington, Alaska and South Carolina. She lives in San Marcos and has four daughters, twelve grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren living in Washington.

Staff

Sarah Benson, The Foundation for Senior Wellbeing Executive Director

 
Sarah Benson has more than 20 years of experience in non-profit management, strategic communications and public outreach.  She is the past Administrative Director for STAY COOL for Grandkids, a San Diego non-profit focused on environmental work that harnessed the power seniors to create change.  Sarah also served as the Communications Director for a sustainability think-tank based in Encinitas.  Her career includes work at a chamber of commerce, as a marketing manager at North County Transit District and in communications with the University of California, San Diego. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Communications with a minor in Studio Art from the University of California, San Diego.  Sarah and husband Bob live in Carlsbad raising two active boys.

Becky Noel, IRC Program Coordinator

 
Bio to be posted soon.