Board of Directors
Jenny Williamson President/Chairman
Jenny Williamson is the Founder and CEO of Courage Worldwide, an international, non-profit organization that is building homes for children rescued out of sex trafficking around the world. Through personal passion and professional leadership, she works tirelessly to inform and transform communities around the world about the issue of child sex trafficking involving individuals as well as business and government leaders in building more Courage Houses – homes where these children can be rescued and restored. More
Joel has been pastor of Living Water Church in Elk Grove, CA since he and his wife planted it in 1999. He loves teaching, leading worship, and encouraging others to live out God’s purpose for them. He grew up as a missionary kid in Madagascar and has a passion for missions and seeing local churches of all denominations work together.
He is married to Stephanie and they have three sons. When he isn’t at church or with family, you may find him playing in a local Blues band called Busted Flat.
Dawn is the General manager of Thunder Valley Casino Resort in Lincoln, California. She is a 33-year veteran of the gaming/hospitality industry, ranging across Commercial, Racinos, Riverboat and Native American operations. She brings multi-jurisdictional expertise developed through multiple senior-level executive positions to her current role.
Dawn has a proven track record of financial success reflected by an increase to both EBITDA and operating margins for the companies that she has managed. She is a dynamic leader known for her dedication to excellence, professionalism, mentoring and above all, her integrity and ethical responsibility.
She graduated from the Richard Stockton College of New Jersey with a Bachelor of Arts degree, with a concentration in Psychology. Dawn serves as the 2015 Chair of the Rocklin Chamber of Commerce, consisting of 750 local businesses.