Lori Regnier Vice President
Carol Chalberg Secretary and Residential Program Director
Carol Chalberg is currently Secretary of the Board of Starbright Foundation and is a foster parent along with her husband Mike Chalberg, licensed with the State of Arizona. She has a Master’s Degree in Theology from Fuller Seminary in Pasadena, CA and a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education with a minor in art from Luther College in Decorah, IA. While attending Fuller Seminary, she completed a field education internship with Stanford VA Hospital in Palo Alto, CA where she received specialized training in Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, PTSD and chaplaincy. She also co-founded Shepherds Care Counseling Ministries with her husband, Pastor Mike Chalberg. Carol has experience as a lay counselor working with individuals, couples and families. For over 40 years, she has been involved in ministry, mainly in the area of music and teaching classes on how to deal with grief and loss. Before moving to Arizona, she worked in various positions at Hope Hospice in Dublin, CA. Her last position was as the Director of Development working for the Executive Director responsible for all fundraising efforts. She was a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals in California for 3 years.
Kevin McCarthy Attorney At Law
Kevin Fallon McCarthy is the McCarthy Law PLC’s managing attorney and an experienced Phoenix debt attorney. Kevin McCarthy Attorney, has been a member of the Arizona Bar since 1986. He has worked in private practice as a lawyer at Ryley, Carlock & Applewhite, P.A., a large law firm based in Phoenix, AZ. While at Ryley, Carlock & Applewhite, Mr. McCarthy worked primarily on banking and finance matters for large banking concerns. Mr. McCarthy has also worked as general counsel for a large corporation. He has corporate counsel experience in human resource matters, general corporate governance, and union class action litigation.Mr. McCarthy graduated magna cum laude, second in his class, from Arizona State University Sandra Day O’Connor School of Law. His undergraduate degree is in accounting from Creighton University.
Mr. McCarthy is a published author and professional speaker. His article, “Sins of the Father: Punitive Damages for Successor Corporations” was published in the Arizona State Law Journal. He was a featured speaker at the 2013 Hope Conference in Phoenix, AZ
Britta Van Andel RN Liaison/ board member
Britta Van Andel is a Registered Nurse, Public Health Nurse, and School District Nurse, with a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing, educated at San Jose State University. As a nurse, Britta works to ensure that children are healthy and ready to enjoy school, including providing assistance with health insurance, learning how to access available health care, securing food and housing support, and other community services. As an advocate for children’s health and safety for Starbright, Britta works directly with families, school administrators, local law enforcement, and social services to ensure that the children under her care are safe, healthy, and well cared for. Britta has been a Starbright advocate for 2 years utilizing her nursing skills and passion to ensure the well being of children.
Larry Regnier Director of Security
Nicole Hamming is a Starbright Advisory Board member. She is owner/operator of Glass House International Real Estate, mother of 2 and extremely committed and compassionate for children’s causes and community service.
Randy Fitch Advisory Board
Realtor for United Brokers Group, father of 2, Volunteer LaCross coach, community program leader for Ahwatukee concerts in the park and Festival of Lights Sports and liaison for Starbright Foundation
_________________________________________________________________________Tami LaRovere Board Member
Tami LaRovere is a Casting Director & Producer for her company Occulus Films. She works on event planning, fundraising, education within the community and any other needs the foundation has. She has a compassion for helping children in need in our community.