Meet our Team
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Annette Craig

Executive Director/ Founder

On May 25, 2005, Annette Craig lost her 14 ½ year old daughter, Amber, to suicide. Determined to prevent one more tragic loss, Annette founded, With Hope, the Amber Craig Memorial Foundation...

Noel Kendrick

Director of Community Outreach

Noel has been involved with the With Hope Foundation since 2014 when she became active in the Teen Panel and With Hope Club at El Dorado High School...

Ken Schemmer

Friends With Hope Facilitator

Ken was instrumental in helping to start the Suicide Bereavement Support Group that has been providing bi-monthly support and resources to those grieving the loss of a loved one to suicide for the past 14 years...

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Kim Brown

Volunteer Coordinator

Bio coming soon.

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Heather Cram 

Director of Programs  

Heather joined the With Hope Team in 2018, after 20 years as a stay-at-home mom and working part-time for 7 years as a Special Education Aide for Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District...

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Patti Ferraro

Director of Speaking/ Trainer

Patti Ferraro has been a valued member of the With Hope Team since its founding in 2005. As a close friend to the Craig family, a volunteer in the foundation, and as a member of the board, she...

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Debbie Grayston

Friends With Hope Facilitator/ Speaker 

Debbie Grayston became a member of the With Hope Speaking Team in 2019. She is passionate about
helping young people after losing her 29-year-old son to suicide in 2013. She also help to facilitate our Suicide Bereavement Support Group.