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The DASchild Foundation

About us

Development and Support for Children Foundation, or DASchild, was founded by Mark and Nalin Decker, an American-Thai couple that lived and worked in Thailand for eight years.

Mark and Nalin Decker

Nalin started her non profit career as a program coordinator for The Asian Migrant Center, an organization that focuses on creating re entry programs for Thai domestic workers living abroad, in Hong Kong in the mid 90s. Her work continued in California in 1999 as she worked for the Asian Law Alliance where she led an outreach program for Thai volunteer services.

The development of DASchild has been a long work in progress and without the help and support of the board below, it never would have happened.

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The DASchild Board

Jane Decker

Jane Decker was formerly the Deputy County Executive of Santa Clara County and has chaired and served on a number of community boards, including the San Jose Repertory Theatre, Planned Parenthood, and Arts Council Silicon Valley. 

Judy Cosgrove 

Currently the Major Gifts Officer for the VMC Foundation, Judy has worked as a professional fundraiser for the American Heart Association, Ballet SanJose/Silicon Valley, and ARIS (AIDS Research, Information, & Services).

Anna Liza "Neng" Magno

Anna Liza (Neng) Magno was a development educator and practitioner in the Philippines for ten years and, for the last 15 years, has worked as program manager and consultant to various international development organizations.

Rungtip Imrungruang

Rungtip was a member of the International Movement of Catholic Students - Asia team and was the coordinator for the Thai Justice and Peace Commission for six years.  She completed her Masters Degree in Human Rights at the Mahidol University in Thailand in 2008.

Lisa Munoz

Currently a Human Resources Professional Development Specialist, Lisa was formerly an adult education and community college instructor in California for over six years.  She serves on the board of the Safeway Hispanic Leadership Network as Professional Development Lead and is involved in many volunteer activities throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.

 

 
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