OneOC SOV 23

Published: April 13, 2022


Honoree’s Name: Ken Higman

Why This Volunteer is Extraordinary:

Ken joined us as a volunteer with OneOC’s Accounting Services team in December 2022. His experience and knowledge during his career in the Finance Industry have helped elevate us in doing Financial Analysis, Business Development, and accounting support work. Ken is always happy to help to figure things out and is an important part of our team! Not only does he help OneOC, but he also serves as a volunteer in our community with the following organizations: Seniors Citizen Advisory Council, Christ Cathedral Community Outreach, Bower’s Museum, Lions Club International, Tustin Area Senior Center, and the AARP Tax Aide. Thank you Ken, for your serving heart!


Honoree’s Name: Merritt Weiss

Why This Volunteer is Extraordinary:

Merritt Weiss



Honoree’s Name: Herman Askew

Why This Volunteer is Extraordinary:

Bryan has been a member of the OneOC team for over seven years, first as an employee and now as a skills-based volunteer. It was through OneOC that Bryan discovered his passion for web development, something that he has continued to support OneOC with, as well as troubleshooting issues with our Training Catalog.

Bryan is always willing to lend a hand and we are so grateful for his continued support of OneOC and the nonprofit sector as a whole.

Thank you, Bryan, for all that you do for OneOC!

Honoree’s Name: Kristen Strauch

Why This Volunteer is Extraordinary:

Kristen has been a volunteer with OneOC for over one year and has been an invaluable member of the team! She has supported OneOC’s Training Department and Organizational Development Services team, providing administrative assistance with the scheduling and coordination of training course.

She has the true spirit of a volunteer – always willing to support OneOC in any way possible. She shares our passion for accelerating nonprofit success, and her commitment to volunteering helps our nonprofit clients to better serve the community.

Thank you, Kristen, for all that you do for OneOC!

Honoree’s Name: Colleen Richardson

Why This Volunteer is Extraordinary:

Colleen has been a member of the OneOC team for  13 years, making her one of our longest dedicated volunteer. Over the years, she has assisted with several departments including; membership, volunteer services and database administration. She has passion and drive with a wealth of knowledge for nonprofits.  I truly appreciate her time,  insight, and dedication to find the answers.  She is truly a valuable asset to the OneOC team. Thank you.


Honoree’s Name: Albert Evangelista

Why This Volunteer is Extraordinary:

Albert Evangelista has been volunteer with OneOC for 13 years, using his talent, time, and expertise as a professional photographer at OneOC events. One of Albert’s most notable contributions with the organization Evangelista, Albert.OneOCthroughout the years is his incredible work during OneOC’s annual Spirit of Volunteerism Awards. Albert is the friendly face behind the camera every year photographing our VIP’s, and is up front and center during the event, never missing an opportunity to capture all the memorable moments on stage. His keen eye and attention to detail are what make his work stand out and is a great contribution to the essence of OneOC. Thank you for all you do!








5 thoughts on “OneOC SOV 23

  1. Thank you to our amazing volunteers for the dedication you show towards accelerating nonprofit success. Appreciate all of your support!

  2. OneOC volunteers, you have been amazing this past year in helping us accelerate nonprofit success. Your continued belief in our mission work while putting it into action has not gone unnoticed! Each of you in your own special way has created significant impact at OneOC and in the community. I appreciate you for seeing the purpose of our work and making a difference through your volunteer efforts.

  3. Thank you to our volunteer team mates! You inspire us, and we are lucky to have you on the OneOC team.

  4. Thank you to all of our wonderful OneOC volunteers! We could not fulfill our mission of accelerating nonprofit success without your valuable contribution to our team. We salute you!

  5. Thank you to all of our amazing volunteers! We are so appreciative of everything you do for OneOC and to accelerate nonprofit success in the community.

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