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Meet our Team

Ty Davis, Executive Director

Ty Davis is born and raised in Tulare. He attended school in Tulare before graduating from the College of the Sequoias with his A.A. He finished his B.S. in Communications at Arizona State University. His entire life has been dedicated to Christ, serving youth, and his community. Before Reaching Higher, he worked for four years with the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Sequoias as a Unit Director both in Tulare and Visalia. Ty is an avid golfer, coaches football, and is a loving husband & father! 


Liz Manonog was born and raised in Delano, Ca. She attended Sacramento Job Corp where she obtained her Office Administration and Data Entry certificates. Liz volunteers at our Reaching Higher Tulare 1AG site and shares her passion for arts and crafts with the students. She enjoys cooking, gardening, health and fitness, and especially movie nights with her husband and children. As an Administrative Assistant for Reaching Higher, Liz will be supporting the continued growth of the organization. 

Liz Manonog, Administrative Assistant


Kamrie Cadena, CarePortal Regional Manager

Kamrie Cadena was born in Southern California and raised in Tulare County. She later returned to Southern California to earn her bachelor’s degree in Sociology at California Baptist University. After graduating college, Kamrie worked with at-risk youth in a group home setting before becoming a social worker for Tulare County. She worked for HHSA where she was able to serve children and families in crisis for 7 years. Kamrie enjoys spending time with her family, riding bikes with her husband Jesse, and watching Dodgers games. In her role as the CarePortal Regional Manager for Tulare County, Kamrie will provide support for the growing network of churches, agencies, and businesses that care for children.


Jesselyn Perez

Mulcahy Middle School Site Leader

Jesselyn has been working with Reaching Higher for 4 years. She is currently a student at Fresno State working toward a BA in sociology. Jesselyn would like to counsel students one day, so Reaching Higher has been a great opportunity for experience working with and building relationships with students. Jesselyn enjoys playing volleyball and teaching students how to play in her spare time.


Tammy Swanson

Tulare 1st AG Site Leader

Tammy has been working with Reaching Higher at Tulare 1st for 8 years. She finds joy in working with students, teaching the students new things, and especially sharing the goodness of Jesus through the Bible with them. Tammy enjoys baking, sewing, quilting, and hanging with her grandkids. You can also find her camping and riding motorcycles with her husband (but never driving one!).


Brianna attends COS and is working toward an A.A. in psychology. After, Brianna plans on transferring to a four-year university to finish her degree. She hopes to be a family and marriage counselor in the future. In her free time, Brianna enjoys music and singing, as well as reading and traveling.

Brianna Beasley

Tulare 1st AG Support Staff


Bio Coming Soon 

Donovan Powers

Tulare 1st AG Support Staff


Meet our Board


Jake Bosma

Ag Industry 

Tulare Community Church


Greg Peterson 

Family Life Pastor

Sunrise Community Church


Mario Flores

Trainer at Tulare County Office of Education & Pastor at Tulare Community Church

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Brandon Dykstra


Tulare Community Church


Steve Beasly

Protective Services Teacher, Campus Life Mentor (Alpine Vista)

& Retired Corrections Officer

Tulare First Assembly


Brent Beck

Service Manager at Stone Chevrolet Buick GMC


Reaching Higher is the local implementing partner in Tulare County for CarePortal. Learn more.

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