Family Humanitarian is a faith and family friendly organization that cultivates, educates, and elevates in a synergistic, circular model of giving and receiving.
At Family Humanitarian we have a vision of uniting families and communities around the world through principals of service and self-reliance. We believe that we are all stronger when we work and serve together. Built upon hard work and sacrifice, Family Humanitarian strives to create foundations that will propel lasting change around the world.
FOUNDERS OF FAMILY HUMANITARIAN
Born and raised in the San Fernando Valley of Southern California, Tyler's passion for humanitarian work began at the age of 11 when he helped serve in an orphanage across the boarder in Ensenada, Mexico. Since that time he served as a missionary in Argentina, and has served on a number of humanitarian expeditions to Ghana, Kenya, Guatemala, Bolivia, Guyana, Peru, Nepal, and Uganda, in addition to organizing humanitarian efforts during the year from the United States. He currently lives in South Jordan, Utah with his wife Sarah, and 4 children. His hobbies include canyoneering, trekking, and basketball, among many other interests.
David and his wife, Michaela, were married in the Dallas Temple and have been blessed with 5 wonderful children who remind them of that which is of greatest worth. After working more than 20 years in the veterinary profession, David and Michaela have trusted in the Lord and have turned more of their time and energy toward serving those less fortunate. David is currently working toward making humanitarian work his full-time pursuit.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Sheldon was eight years old the family moved to Layton City. Sheldon graduated from Layton High School in 1986 and Weber State University in 1994. He currently resides in Layton, Utah. He and Nicole have four children and five grandchildren.
Sheldon has been actively involved and connected within the community. In 1987 he became a board member for the South Davis Chamber of Commerce. In 2000 he was instrumental in the process of merging the three Chambers of Commerce in Davis County; Sheldon was elected as the first Chair of the Board in 2000. In 2003 Sheldon served on the founding board of the Davis Convention and Visitors Bureau. In June of 2003 Governor Leavitt appointed Sheldon to the Utah State Senate to represent District 21, filling a vacancy. He was re-elected in November of 2004 and again in 2006 where he spent most of his time on committees involving Transportation and Economic Development. He was elected into Senate Leadership after three years and was the Senate Majority Leader when he left the Senate in 2010. Sheldon has also served on the Board of the North Davis Hospital and Medical Center, Utah Defense Alliance, Utah Transit Authority, the Davis Convention and Visitors Bureau and the United Way of Salt Lake Executive Steering Committee, Co-Chair of the Utah Sports Commission, and the Utah Center for Digital Arts Executive Committee.
In 2017 he attended a Family Humanitarian expedition with his children and since then has been on multiple development expeditions to Uganda, Kenya, and Ghana. He has been instrumental in helping Family Humanitarian create a board of directors and expand our education, water programs, and fund-raising efforts. His family has shared his passion for Family Humanitarian and have supported and helped provide encouragement and inspiration.
spent his career working across the globe with focuses in Africa, South East Asia, Europe and
In addition to the United States, Jim has lived and worked in Europe, Asia and Africa and has
extensive work and operational experience in the U.K., Philippines, India, Colombia, Taiwan,
Ghana, Mexico, Costa Rica, Puerto Rica, Spain, Ireland and South Africa.
Jim currently serves as co-founder and Chief Client Officer of Buwelo, a Business Process
Outsourcing company headquartered out of Nevada and with operations in the United States,
The Philippines and Colombia.
Jim’s passion for travel and his love for different peoples and cultures has been a perfect fit for
Family Humanitarian. Jim firmly believes in sharing the blessings of his success and sees no
better platform than clean water, better health and education for the impoverished and less
fortunate. In addition to Family Humanitarian, Jim supports charities in the U.S. and abroad.
Raised in Kentucky, Jim currently splits his time equally between Utah and Hawaii where he
enjoys time with his family and chasing the sun. Jim is an avid sports fan and runner and
competes in marathons around the world.
Prior to her work with Power of Families, Saren had the opportunity to do humanitarian and missionary work in Eastern Europe (setting up volunteer programs in orphanages there), participate in humanitarian service trips in Africa and Bolivia, co-direct national Make a Difference Day and volunteer recognition efforts for the Points of Light Foundation in Washington D.C., write materials for the Harvard Family Research Project, design and run enrichment programs in schools in Boston, develop teacher training and curriculum for schools and preschools, and design and conduct trainings for educators throughout the United States for the Corporation for National Service.
Saren and her husband, Jared, currently live in Ogden, Utah and are parents of five children ages 14 to 19. As a family, the Looslis have been involved in many community volunteer efforts and have done a lot of fundraising and hands-on work with orphanages in Eastern Europe.
Greg graduated with Summa Cum Laude honors from UCLA where received a Bachelor’s Degree in Latin American Studies, with an emphasis in Economics. Later, Greg earned an MBA from the full-time program at U.C. Berkeley where he focused on Real Estate Finance.
Greg is fluent in Spanish and proficient in Portuguese. He has lived, worked and volunteered abroad in multiple South and Central American countries. Greg and his wife, Jeanine, have four children. The Campbell Family loves to volunteer together and do whatever possible to improve the lives of people in need.