Staff

For general information, please call our main number at (360) 210-5165 or email us at info@familypromiseofclarkco.org. All staff extensions listed below are for our main number.

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Dave Cole

Executive Director

Dave Cole is a lifelong resident of Clark County and is passionate about driving positive outcomes for less fortunate community members. Dave is a graduate of Washington State University, with a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Social Science. Dave is a graduate of Leadership Clark County and serves on the Board of Directors for multiple nonprofit organizations in Clark County. In 2013, Dave was selected by the Vancouver Business Journal as a recipient of the Accomplished and Under 40 Award for his advocacy work supporting young adults who had dropped out of high school, many of which were struggling with homelessness, teen parenting, addiction and gang involvement. For Dave, it’s all about relationships and ensuring that everyone in our community has access to housing and services that will assist them in living their best life.

Dave enjoys spending his free time focused on his wife and 3 children. Weekends with the Cole’s typically involves soccer games, horseback riding lessons, voice lessons, fishing trips and long bike rides. There’s never a dull moment, but always time for fun, food and fellowship.

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Kelsey Loy

Educational Coordinator

Kelsey Loy has been a resident of Clark County for the past 10 years, and loves to help students with their personal and academic growth. Kelsey had a high school teacher who never gave up on her, and that has made her passionate about helping students now. Kelsey has a B.A. in Mathematics and a M.Ed. in Adult Education, and has over 18 years of experience working in alternative education settings. Kelsey supports adults through connections to post- secondary education, workforce training, and GED programs. She also teaches tenet education and financial literacy courses.

You will often find Kelsey wearing a variety of costumes- including a math pi-rate costume, santa hats, little red riding hood, and a witch costume. Kelsey routinely takes the children from the learning center to the downtown Library, walks around Lacamas Lake, and plays board games. In her spare time, Kelsey and her two daughters love to attend the local farmers markets, enjoy some time on the river, and going to the library.

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Lindsay Newcomer

Operations Manager

Lindsay has worked as the Day Center Manager for Family Promise of Clark County since April 1, 2019. She manages our volunteers and the rotational shelter schedule, maintains and develops policies and procedures, manages our day center facility, and fills in anywhere she's needed. Lindsay holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Human Development and has worked in different aspects of social services for 15 years. Lindsay is passionate about this work and enjoys the unique approach that Family Promise takes to helping families. Utilizing a volunteer base and creating a community for families as they rebuild their lives is unique and has a wonderful impact on both families we serve and the community as a whole. Lindsay is married to her high school sweetheart and has 3 beautiful children. She enjoys family beach trips, movies at home, and traveling with her kids (especially to Disneyland)! She is so grateful to apart of the wonderful work at Family Promise of Clark County!

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Niccole Fuller

Case Manager

Niccole Fuller is a resident of Clark County and is passionate about making changes in the lives of the families in which we serve. Niccole is a graduate of Washington State University, with a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Social Science and a Major is Case Management. Niccole comes from a background of working in various careers that relate to finding the best resources to ensure our families become self-sufficient. For Niccole, it’s all about relationships and using resources in our community to combat barriers that families face to ensure their success.

Niccole enjoys spending her free time focused on her four children and two grandchildren. Other spare time is spent on partnering with community nonprofits to best serve our youth. Niccole enjoys camping, hiking, and the great outdoors. We are a busy family who enjoys giving back to the same community that was once there or us.

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Shelby Ramirez

Case Management Intern

Shelby Ramirez is passionate about serving those around her in any way she can, helping bring smiles to the PNW! Shelby is a current Clark College student getting her Bachelors degree in Human Services, interning here with us at Family Promise of Clark County. Shelby has years of experience working in Early Childhood Education and in the Camas School District. Shelby has loved getting to adventure in different aspects of Human Services interning here with us, at DCYF in Downtown Vancouver, and Helen Baller Elementary. Shelby believes that everyone deserves to have a safe and comforting place to call home, and she is committed to doing her part to make our little corner of Washington more accessible to thrive living in.

You can find Shelby spending weekends with her niece and nephews, taking weekend adventures, hanging out with her church, reciting movie lines, playing board games, and watching her weekly episode of the Bachelor/Bachelorette with her friends!