Jamboree Housing Corporation SOV 22

Published: April 13, 2022

Jamboree Housing Corporation

Honoree’s Name: Diana McCalla

Award Category: Hunger & Homelessness

Why This Volunteer is Extraordinary:

Diana McCalla

Diana is one of our resident volunteers at The Meadows, a senior living affordable housing property. Diana is an extraordinary volunteer due to the personal time and energy she gives to her fellow residents in her community. Twice per week, Diana leads an exercise class to help keep her neighbors moving. This class is free to all!

Honoree’s Name: Gerry Peyton

Award Category: Hunger & Homelessness

Why This Volunteer is Extraordinary:

Gerry Peyton

Gerry is one of our resident volunteers at The Meadows, our senior living affordable housing property. Gerry is an extraordinary volunteer due to the personal time she provides to pick up, sort and distribute fresh food items to her fellow residents. Gerry gives so much time to her community and goes above and beyond for it!

Honoree’s Name: Mary Lynn Coffee

Award Category: Hunger & Homelessness

Why This Volunteer is Extraordinary:

Mary Lynn Coffee

Mary Lynn Coffee currently serves as the Vice Chair of Jamboree’s Board of Directors. A partner in the Orange County office of Nossaman LLP, Mary Lynn joined the Jamboree Executive Board in 2018, bringing extensive legal and regulatory counsel regarding public/private compliance with CEQA, NEPA, endangered species, wetlands, water quality, and other state and federal environmental protection laws. In response to ever-changing environmental requirements, she interprets, creates and implements permitting and compliance programs at the forefront of legislative and regulatory initiatives. Her private- and public-sector clients have included water districts, development companies, the Orange County Transportation Corridor Agencies, and the California Building Industry Association. Mary Lynn also serves on the board of THINK Together, an Orange County nonprofit dedicated to attaining educational equity for all California students, and volunteers for The Tustin Community Foundation and the Assistance League of Tustin. A member of the California bar, Mary Lynn graduated from Trinity University and the University of Texas Law School.

Honoree’s Name: Gloria Jackson

Award Category: Hunger & Homelessness

Why This Volunteer is Extraordinary:

Gloria Jackson

Gloria has been a member of our HR Team here at Jamboree since the beginning of her UCI Advanced Field Study program in August 2021. Since then Gloria has made an outstanding impact in her internship role and has made tremendous strides in her career development. Gloria always brings forward an optimism to learn more about Jamboree culture, and HR operations. She will be graduating in May of this year with a BS in Social Ecology and a Minor in Management. We would like to thank Gloria for her continued efforts in her role as an HR Intern at Jamboree and wish her the best in any future endeavors she pursues.