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Rev. Dr. Roché Vermaak, Ph.D.

Executive Director - Development

Roché has been the Executive Director since October 2017, and from June 2022, he is the Executive Director of Development who oversees finances, fundraising, events, donor development, and grant writing.

Roché holds a Ph.D, Master in Theology, Master of Divinity, Bachelor Honors in Greek, and Bachelor in Theology degrees, all cum laude. He is a proud Bruin after completing his certification in Nonprofit Management at UCLA.

Roché has lived in the USA since 2001 after immigrating from South Africa, loves travel, and has been to 36 countries. He is a sports fanatic, especially of rugby and cricket.


Rachel Rieckhoff

Executive Director - Programs

Rachel has been with Family Promise since June of 2019 – starting first as a part-time Volunteer Coordinator and then becoming our Program Manager. As of June 2022, she is the Executive Director of Programs and oversees all administration, programs, staff, volunteers, and buildings.

Rachel has a BA in Communications from The University of North Texas.

Originally from Texas, Rachel has lived in Santa Clarita since 2006 and loves to explore Southern California by taking her two daughters on surprise adventures.


Monica Holmes

Case Manager

Monica Holmes has been working in homeless services in the San Fernando Valley through various agencies for the past 8 years. She has an unwavering passion to serve the underserved and connect them to resources that are supportive and effective. She is excited to bring the relationships she’s gained while working with SPA 2 service providers to the deserving families connected to Family Promise of SCV.

Originally from Indiana, Monica has enjoyed her 11-year journey in Los Angeles. She is a newlywed and is excited to grow in love with her husband who also works in homeless services. She enjoys working out, singing, bike riding, and longboarding along the many scenic routes Southern California has to offer.


Rubi Torres

Program Manager/Case Manager

Rubi has worked as a case manager in the mental health field and with children 0-3 years as a Child Developmental Specialist in the San Fernando Valley and Antelope Valley. Rubi is looking forward to serving families and helping them through their journey.

Rubi loves spending time with her 5 year old son and enjoys traveling. She plans to return to school to become an LCSW.

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