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FWN Board of Directors 2020

Our Board of Directors oversees the operations of the Fresno Women's Network. Get to know them by reading their biographies below to find out more about them and their experiences and activities in their personal lives, business and community. Our members can assist the Board by joining a "Team" who work with Board members at events, the selection of scholarship recipients and membership.


President

Jaime Dean

Fresno Police Chaplaincy 
Phone: (559) 287-3406

Jaime Dean has management, sales and customer service experience in the Insurance Industry starting in 1994. She has always had a passion for people as shown through her work efforts and volunteerism throughout the community. She is a motivated self-starter and makes it her passion to excel in excellence. Jaime currently works for the Fresno Police Chaplaincy and also volunteers her time there.

Jaime joined the Fresno Women’s Network in late 2016 and became a board member in February 2017. She excited to be our 2019-2020 Board President. She has previously served on the Fort Washington Elementary Parent Club board from 2009-2016. Jaime is a Fresno Pacific University graduate and has lived in Fresno all her life.



   Vice President

    Nichola Peacock

     New York Life Insurance 

     Phone: (559) 313-1707

Nichola Peacock grew up in the Fresno/Clovis area having graduated from Hoover High School and then completing her Bachelors of Science at California State University, Fresno. She enjoys educating people on finance, helping clients plan for their future and is passionate in making sure that people are able to meet their financial goals.  She educates individuals, families and small businesses on how to create a financial plan that protects and prepares for the future.  Her business motto is “Having a financial plan will help you live comfortably and retire happy”.

After several years of volunteering with the Walk to End Alzheimer’s Fresno/Clovis committee she will be Chair for the 2020 Committee.




Treasurer

Anne Marie Avellar

AAA Insurance
Phone: (559) 930-1380



Anne Marie Avellar began her career at AAA in 1984 when she was just 22. She had always known she wanted to represent a company with a great reputation for taking care of both its clients as well as its employees and, knowing that AAA had always been her family’s insurance, felt that it was a good fit. It has turned out to be exactly that. Anne Marie is a personal lines insurance agent and helps provide car, home, life and other types of protection for her clients. She cares deeply about providing the right coverage to each individual, with less concern about her own gain. This “service-first” approach to business has provided a win-win for both Anne Marie and her clients.

Anne Marie has been a Fresno resident most of her life. She has been married to her husband Tim for 35 years and has two grown sons, Grayson and Garrett. She is actively involved with her church as the Director of Women's Ministries, and volunteers to serve those in need as often as possible.




Director, Membership

Danielle Dormire

London Properties
Phone: (559) 314-4226


 

Danielle Dormire's real estate career started in 2012 as an auctioneer for trustee sales in San Diego, Ca where she was born and raised. Over the years she moved up to managing multiple auction sites all over southern California, including LA, Riverside and Orange County. In 2016 she decided it was time to start focusing attention on the more positive side of real estate sales. Last year she moved to Fresno with her husband, Trevor, she then joined London Properties and has not looked back. She runs her business on two legs, integrity and grit. Helping people is always her first priority, it is important to her that you not only gain a trusted real estate adviser, but you also gain a friend. Danielle looks forward to helping FWN members experience all levels of success through joint networking efforts as our Membership Director. Her mantra is “The sky is the limit for every one of us”.





Director

Jasmin White

New York Life Insurance

Phone: (702) 972-4001

Jasmin White graduated from UC Riverside where she played collegiate volleyball, she is equally talented at playing the violin and viola.  Before living in Fresno, she lived in Girona, Spain for a year where she taught English. Jasmin moved to Fresno in 2018 where she became an agent (CA Insurance Lic # OM41997) with New York Life Insurance Company.  She is passionate about helping people to secure their personal finances and create a legacy of love for the families that she works with.  She is a board member of the East Fresno Kiwanis Club and a member of the Clovis Chamber of Commerce.  A fun fact about Jasmin: When she is not wearing her heels, she is 6’1”.



Director

Amy Mincer

Guarantee Real Estate

Phone: (559) 930-8282


Amy Mincer is a Realtor for Guarantee Real Estate and enjoys serving her clients and her community. She has a long background of working in the customer service industry. From managing a restaurant for many years, to managing and running her husband's business. The service and experience provided to her clients and community are very important to Amy. She is an avid volunteer with different local organizations and enjoys being out in the community of Fresno. Providing her clients with great service, communication, and knowledge are what you can always expect from her. 



Director

Dana Plaster

Mobile Notary Service

Phone: (559) 367-1331



  

Dana Plaster is a Mobile Notary Public and Certified Notary Signing Agent. She is an independent contractor who provides notary services to Title Companies, Mortgage Lenders, Real Estate Agents, Attorneys, and anyone in the general public who needs notary services. Dana has held her notary commission since 1998 and is a member of the National Notary Association.

 In 2017, Dana decided to start her own business as a mobile notary public. Using many of the skills that she acquired from her previous occupations and taking the necessary courses to become certified as a real estate loan signing agent, she has worked tirelessly to build a successful business.

Dana is a Fresno born native who graduated from Roosevelt High School. She has one son who is currently serving in the United States Marine Corps. Outside of work, Dana enjoys sports, the great outdoors, travel, and spending time with family and friends.



Director

Debbie Milla

Past President

Phone: (559) 246-5893



                                       

After moving with her family, from the bay area, at the age of 9, Debbie Milla stepped into her first of many Masonic organizations. This is where the philanthropic bug struck her heart. She then went into the dental field and worked as an assistant and office manager for over 20 years. During that time, she met the love of her life, Joey, and was married in 2005. Things really change for her then and they started a winery, Milla Vineyards.

Joey and Debbie still live at the location of the winery, with their 6- 4 legged children; 4 dogs, 2 cats and several feral cats that hang out. They enjoy entertaining, cooking and of course wine. You might even find them out by the huge fire pit they dug for the winery on a cold winter's night toasting marshmallows and sipping wine.

Joining the Fresno Women's Network in 2009, after Milla Vineyards participated in their Net at Night networking event. Now, as a past President of the Fresno Women's Network, her plans are to help strengthen member relationships and inject even more fun into the network. Debbie has made some of her dearest friends in the network and she hopes you do as well.

Board Development

The Board interacts with the membership and finds candidates for open board positions. Interested members are nominated and selection is determined by a vote of the Board. All Board members serve for a minimum of 3 years.

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