We believe good service starts from the inside.

We hire exceptional talent who are dedicated to serving the community.

Management Team

Karen McCandless
Executive Director

kmccandless@communityactionuc.org

Vacant.
Communications Director

N/A

Charmagne Wixom
Homebuyer and Financial Literacy

cwixom@communityactionuc.org

LeeAnne Stanley
Operations and Financial Manager

lstanley@communityactionuc.org

Carol Barker
Community Strategies Director

cbarker@communityactionuc.org

Jen Nibley
Arrive Utah Director

jnibley@communityactionuc.org

Dave Smith
Food Bank Manager

dsmith@communityactionuc.org

LoAn Le
Family Development Manager

lle@communityactionuc.org

Kathy Givens
Circles Coordinator

kgivens@communityactionuc.org

Our Teams

  • Administration
  • Communications
  • Family Development
  • Food Assistance
  • Circles
  • Homebuyer and Financial Literacy
  • Community Strategists
  • Vistas

Board of Trustees

Kendall Crittenden
Board President until December 2018

Voting member representing Wasatch County Council

Kerry Newman
Board Secretary until December 2018

Voting Member representing Zions Bank

Kye Miner
Board Member until March 2018

Voting member representing Intermountain Healthcare

Anita Lewis
Board Member until August 2018

Voting member representing Summit County Council

Stella Welsh
Board First Vice President until December 2018

Voting member representing Orem City

Karen McCandless.
Community Action Executive Director

Community Action Services and Food Bank Representative

Karrie Holden
Board Member until October 2018

Voting member representing persons with low income

Tara Riddle
Board Member until December 2018

Voting member representing Provo City

Melissa Graham
Board Second Vice President until December 2017

Voting member representing persons with low income

Gary Garrett
Board Member until May of 2018

Voting member representing NuSkin Int’l

Tepoe Ka’amoana
Board Member until March 2018

Voting member representing persons with low income

Kimmy Martinez
Board Member until May 2018

Voting member representing persons with low income

Jack Holmes
Board Treasurer until December 2018

Voting Member representing Change for Good

Ali Crandall
Board Member until August 2017

Voting member representing Brigham Young University

Mayor Rick Moore
Board Member until June 2018

Voting member representing persons with low income

.Vacant