Nancy Albin, Vice President

Guido Piccarolo, CEO

Nancy is providing vision, management, and leadership in the economic strategies, objectives, and policies for LAHH. With experience in financial budgeting, forecasting, and analysis for a Fortune 500 Company that is a leader in family entertainment, Nancy is excited to bring her talents and experience to LAHH and focus all of her energies on fulfilling its mission.

Guido has experience forecasting in the private sector concentration in the entertainment industry. Currently, Guido is implementing the strategic goals and the objectives of the organization, providing direction and leadership toward the achievement of the organization’s philosophy, mission, strategy, and the creation of strategic, tactical, and financial plans. 

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Barbara Hickl, Member - Board of Directors

Barbara taught school for six years in
both Texas and Arizona before going back to school to earn a law degree. After graduation, she worked for the Texas Court of Civil Appeals for a year before joining the legal department of a major energy company where she spent 29 years working on all types of contracts. Giving back is an important part of life, whether in numerous parish and school activities over the years.

Michael D. Fels,
Advisory Board

Francesca Orsi Haspel, Member -
Board of Directors

Michael D Fels, Ph.D. spent 40 years as an educator. A “soldier” in Lyndon Johnson’s “War on Poverty”, a rural school principal-teacher; an administrator at a school for the disabled on the Navajo Reservation; a college counselor and a university administrator. 

Francesca’s creative talents are focused on the upcoming hits for HBO and she enjoys using those talents to bring awareness and provide outreach to
men and women who served our
country recently in the war effort in Iraq and Afghanistan. 

Jerry Gash,
Advisory Board

Kelly Gash,
Advisory Board

Jerry currently works in an RSP setting, teaching college-bound students with mild learning disabilities, in his third year at Norwalk High School. Jerry received his Masters in Education with a concentration in Special Education from California State University, Fullerton in 2006.

Kelly is a teacher in an RSP setting and works with college-bound students with mild learning disabilities such as dyslexia. She has a heart for children, particularly teenagers, and works to increase their confidence both in academics and in the gifts they have to offer their community.

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Elise Lynch,
Advisory Board

Tim Dawson,
Advisory Board

Much of Elise's life has been focused on education, and most recently she served as Principal of Holy Family Academy in
Mt. Angel, Oregon. The emphasis of her life has been the Golden Rule, "Do
unto others as you would have them
do unto you."


Tim has worked for LexisNexis, a diversified legal and information publisher for the last 22 years. Tim spent two years tutoring reading to inner city students with Los Angeles Unified School District and developing community service projects for the Boy Scouts. 

Leslie R. Smith,
Advisory Board

Simone M. Rizkallah,
Advisory Board

Leslie has 17 years of legal experience. She has represented both plaintiffs and defendants in California State and
Federal courts, bankruptcy courts, administrative proceedings, mediations and arbitrations. Leslie was admitted to practice before all of the courts in the State of California in 1991. 

Simone has spent the last four years working as Internet Marketing Specialist for Crescendo Interactive, Inc. providing marketing, senior and donor friendly
web site design, and planned giving support to health care, university,
social service, and art non-profits and charities across the nation.