Mary Dela Torre, Founder and COO
Mary Dela Torre began her career as a foster parent before becoming a placement worker for an agency. In addition to founding and overseeing two growing Central California organizations dedicated to the well-being of children and families, Mary maintains organizational membership in CAMFT (California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists), our accreditation with California Alliance of Children and Families (CARF), and is active in Lions Club International, working to raise funds for children who need glasses.
Danielle Macagba, CEO
Danielle is the CEO of the foster care and adoptions agency. An employee of North Star Family Center since 2010, she enjoys her work with children and finds happiness in watching children grow and thrive. A graduate of Clovis West High School, Danielle earned her bachelor’s degree in 2006 and a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology in 2009. During her career she has worked in residential facilities for youth, as a therapist for rape and child abuse victims, as an adoption social worker, foster care social worker, supervisor, and director.
Sheree Moya, CFO
Sheree is Director of Finance for North Star Family Center and performs administrative duties for our growing agency. Well suited for the position, Sheree has more than 25 years’ experience in her field. Born and raised in Central California, Sheree enjoys cooking and baking.
Board of Directors
Scott Fox, Director
Scott believes that fostering—or adopting—a child takes a true family commitment.
“The Staff at North Star Family Center goes above and beyond. I am blessed to be a part of such a great organization that cares so passionately about their families.”
Scott gives to the community in many ways, including serving on the board of several nonprofit organizations. He was an elementary school coach for seven years. A small business owner, Greg was named the Small Business of the Year in 2008 by the Clovis Chamber of Commerce.
Tim Yoshiteru Ikeda, Director
Tim comes to North Star with a business background, including retail management, technology services, and pharmaceuticals. He earned his BS in Business Administration from Fresno State and graduated from Clovis West High School. Tim volunteers for the Central Valley Food Bank at Groceries to Go and at various distribution sites and was honored to be named volunteer of the month last year.
Ryan Woods, Director
Ryan brings his experience serving clients as a successful National Sales Manager to his role as a director. As a father of two girls, he believes every kids should have the opportunity to grow up in a loving home.
“I am excited to give back to an organization that is focused on children, advocating and supporting for their well-being.”
Ryan has a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from UC San Diego
Michael Delaney, Director
Michael has served on the North Star board many years. His board experience includes serving as a director for business, nonprofit, and professional organizations. Michael is a strategic planning consultant, especially in the field of marketing communications. Michael holds a master’s degree in Health Systems Leadership and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Human Resources and Organizational Behavior from the University of San Francisco, as well as an Associate of Arts Degree from Fresno City College.
Greg supports North Star Family Center, as well as the Fresno Fire Chief’s Foundation and several other community based organizations because he wants to positively impact the lives of people in the community. Prior to his current career in the insurance industry, Greg was a professional baseball player for the Atlanta Braves, and a Paramedic at American Ambulance Service in Fresno.