|Darren Van Soye – Chairman|
Darren Van Soye is a highly-networked individual dedicated to bring about positive change in the areas of fitness, hunger/obesity and education. He was a twenty-five year veteran in high-tech industry, including long-term engagements in the Aerospace, Financial and Justice industries. He was certified as a Project Manager (PMP) in 2006, with re-certification in 2009.
Darren is a marathoner, ultramarathoner and Ironman. In 2015, Darren and six other athletes crossed the USA, running from Huntington Beach, CA to Washington DC. Along the way, the team visited 29 schools and raised over $50,000 for childhood fitness.
Doug Crouse is a retired Civil Engineer and business owner/operator. He served over 22 years on the Norco Planning Commission, including several terms on the Economic Development Committee and the Streets and Trails Commission.
Doug’s other activities include serving on the Governing Board of the Corona Regional Medical Center, serving as Finance Chair for his Church, as well as Treasurer for the church’s men’s club. He is active in the Norco Eastvale Rotary and helps his wife co-manage their office plaza in Norco.
Doug has been married to his teenage sweetheart for over 43 years and has two grown daughters and three grandchildren.
Linda Arenibas is a retired IBM Marketing Manager. She served over 25 years in marketing and event planning throughout the southwest part of the U.S. After retirement, she started her own company focusing on event planning and fundraising for nonprofit organizations. She has served on the board of the Susan G Komen, Race for the Cure and various other nonprofit boards.
Linda has a degree in Marketing and Business management from the University of Phoenix and has extensive training in project management and business planning. Linda’s passion and hobby has always been physical fitness. She is a trained personal trainer and has run many races in the southwest. Linda also enjoys reading and all sports. Her second love is traveling. She has visited Europe, Central America and Mexico and is fluent in several languages.
Linda lives in Tucson, Az and has been married to the love of her life for 42 years. She has one son and two wonderful grandsons.
Roman Libov likes to wear many hats. As an avid runner, vegan athlete, social worker, counselor, and teacher, he has traveled the world doing what he loves. Roman has lived in Kazakhstan, South Korea, Thailand, Ukraine, Germany and Hungary. He is currently working in the U.S. with elderly immigrants and helps clients develop strategies that maximize their psychological, social and physical well-being.
Roman is a Certified Running Coach with the Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) and enjoys helping new runners develop healthy training programs. In his spare time, he enjoys exploring the trails in Seattle, practicing yoga, reading, urban gardening and experimenting in the kitchen.
|Sandy Van Soye|
Sandy Van Soye was a 25-year Corporate IT veteran with significant experience in producing business cases, financial models and strategic recommendations for approval by executive leadership. She also has managed global project and service management groups with international business experience on four continents and with direct reports in the US, UK and India. She earned her MBA from UC Irvine.
In 2011, Sandy co-founded Trekking the Planet, which began as a 424-day around-the-world expedition to get students excited about geography and to appreciate the cultural and natural significance of the world. Over 50,000 students in 20 countries followed the journey. Today, she speaks to schools, civic groups and senior organizations about the importance of geography.
She was a Girl Scout Leader for seven years and enjoys hiking, backpacking and camping. A half-marathoner and marathoner, Sandy has served as a race director for several running events. She has traveled to over 70 countries on all six populated continents.