About Us

Our Board of Directors


Randy Reynolds is the Founder and Executive Director of Community Renewal. He came to Arizona from Southern California on a gymnastics scholarship to the University of Arizona in 1968. While at the U of A, he started a Bible study that grew to become a local church called the Vineyard Christian Community. This church focused on the marginalized, hippies, homeless and others who needed to find the love of Christ. He served there as the pastor until 1985. In 1985, Randall started Renewal Counseling and served as its founder and executive director until October of 2005. During that time he authored and published nine books and workbooks including Common Grace for Relationships and the Recovery Discovery Series workbooks. In 2006, Randall started Community Renewal, with the mission of transforming the city. He continues to counsel part-time and he is working on encouraging the body of Christ to bring healing, development and the Good News to the poor, marginalized, vulnerable and broken in Tucson. Randy has four children and eight grandchildren.

 

Lynn Guyot is the President on the board.  She was born and raised in Tucson, AZ.  She met her husband, Jay, while attending the University of Arizona.  She and Jay have been married for 26 years.  They have a 20 year-old daughter and a 16 year-old son.  Lynn has been a pediatric physical therapist for the past 26 years.  She works with children (birth to 21), who have disabilities, including cerebral palsy, Down syndrome, and autism.  She drives throughout Tucson working with kids in their homes and schools.  Each child is an individual, unique and full of potential.  She also loves offering classes to parents and teachers on motor development and a child's growing brain.

Community Involvement:  Lynn has a passion for involving students in mission work.  She has participated with the youth of her church in many short-term mission trips in Tucson, Mexico and inner cities of the US.  She works to draw youth into local missions by partnering with many local ministries.

 

Daisy Lebron is the Vice-President on the board. She is a master hair designer and salon owner located in Tucson, Arizona, has been in the industry for seventeen years. She has been a Nexxus Aloxxi Certified Educator for more than six years. Her background includes working in numerous U.S. cities such as New York and Miami as well as abroad in Panama and Puerto Rico. Daisy's enthusiasm, hard work, and dedication to the professional industry and the community is evident in her presentations and willingness to share her knowledge and life experiences to her clients and those in need. Daisy has a heart for single moms. She utilizes her God-given gifts and opens up her home to them to help get them back on their feet to where they are able to sustain themselves and their families in today's world.

Community Involvement: worked at Victory Assembly’s Backpack to school for the kids that didn’t get backpacks received a make-over; works with Crisis Pregnancy Center; works with individuals and single moms to help get them back into the community; works with Cynthia Palmer and "Jobs for Life" providing make-overs for individuals that have job interviews

 

Jim5Jim Stark is the Secretary on the board. Jim has lived in Tucson since moving from Chicago as a young child. Jim graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance. He has been in the investment management business for over 20 years, beginning his career with Merrill Lynch. Jim and his group now run their own independent investment practice in Tucson, AZ doing business as the JRS Wealth Management Group. Their focus is on incorporating biblical principals into their client's financial picture. Jim has served as a deacon in his church, Catalina Foothills Church. He is married to wife Alicia, he has 4 children and 5 grandchildren.

Community Involvement:  Serves as a mentor at the Gospel Rescue Mission.

 

Kelly Meltzer
Kelly Meltzer
is the Treasurer on the board.  She is a CPA and a senior tax manager with BeachFleischman PC, overseeing services for individual, corporate, and nonprofit clients. Her work has been essential in establishing and developing the non-profits that we work with. She lives in Tucson with her husband Terry, 3 dogs, and 2 cats.

Community Involvement: Kelly’s passion is working with tax-exempt entities and providing services to organizations at all stages of the “nonprofit life-cycle”, assisting with formation, recognition of exemption from IRS, accounting and tax compliance issues.

 

Jimmy J. Lovelace is a member on the board. Jim is a Shareholder at Beach, Fleischman & Co., P.C. and is the Director for the firm's accounting and auditing services for governmental agencies and not-for-profit organizations. In addition, in his 19 years of public accounting he oversees other engagements, including manufacturing, contractors, department of defense and government contractors, high tech start ups, professional service corporations and software development companies. His Community/Association activities include: prior Board Member and Treasurer of Micro Advancement Center (formerly the Arizona Council of Economic Conversion) and has served on the United Way Audit Review Committee. Currently Jim is a director and past treasurer for the Saguaro Rotary Foundation and is actively a member of the Saguaro Rotary Club. He also served as a board member of the Arizona Small Business Association and was past chair of the Audit and Operations Review Committee in addition to serving on their Financial Advisory Committee. Jim also serves on the TUSD Bond Fiscal Oversight Committee and chairs their finance subcommittee. Additionally, he is the campaign treasurer for the Invest in our Kids TUSD M&O override ballot measure. He is also the treasurer elect for the Vail Education Foundation.

Community Involvement: Deals with Crown ministries, 1:1 counseling working with ex-offenders, Hope Fest volunteers, works with member organizations to get EIN with IRS and assisting with tax information