Staff


Scott Flanagan  co-founder and Executive Director of Compassion Planet

Through decades of executive leadership in the nonprofit world, Scott has combined his passion for people to his experiences as an entrepreneur to form an organization that helps at-risk youth reach their potential. His abilities to connect with youth and network with Sacramento-area leaders, have helped build a growing organization that is making an impact.


Jacquie Flanagan  Director of Fund Development

Jacquie, a co-founder of Compassion Planet, has nearly 30 years of leadership experience in non-profit environments which has included event planning and fundraising. As an executive team member, Jacquie oversees Fund Development.


Lisa Charlebois, LCSW – License Clinical Social Worker

Lisa Charlebois is an author and adjunct professor with over 25 years of experience in Attachment and Trauma. Her professional career has included working with emotionally disturbed children in a residential treatment centers and clinical counseling.


Jessica Lyon, MSW –  CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER

Jessica has twenty years of experience in social work and education. As an adoptive mother, she uses her personal and professional expertise to provide training and support for those involved in adoption, foster care, and special needs care giving. 


VALORI ROGERS  DEER CREEK FARM BUSINESS MANAGER





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Conni Lenhart  Deer Creek Farm Store Manager

For over 25 years Conni has flourished in the retail industry as a business owner and entrepreneur, making her an incredible mentor to the CP trainees. Her talents in interior design are evident in Deer Creek Farm’s unique style. Conni’s warmth and creativity have made Deer Creek Farm a favorite destination and an award winning store.  

CANDACE COLLINS – LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT AND VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR

Candace Collins holds a Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership and works with our trainees in understanding and implementing the concept of “leader as servant”. Ms. Collins was the Program Manager of Continuing Medical Education for Dignity Health since 1989, retiring in 2012.

DAVE FOREMAN – FACILITIES AND MAINTENANCE DIRECTOR

Dave Foreman is Loomis native with over 35 years experience as a general contractor as well as installing irrigation systems in local master planned communities. His heart to serve coupled with broad knowledge has added value to Compassion Planet’s team.


DAVE WARNEMUENDE – TRANSPORTATION SERVICES

Dave has a background in retail facility maintenance and as a bus driver for the San Juan School district. His years of volunteering in youth groups, along with truck driving at the Harvest Community Food Closet has made him a great fit at Compassion Planet.




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