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About DillonsList.org

DillonsList.org has been created to honor Dillon Henry, a remarkable teenager, who wanted to make the world a better place and planned to do it through great leadership and compassion. His interests and passions will create a worldwide community who intend to help with education, poverty and the environment.

Meet Our New Board of Directors

   

Harriet Zaretsky

Harriet has her BS from Boston University, her MA from University of Massachusetts/Amherst, and after attending law school passed the bar in Los Angeles in 1988. Her passion is helping children and she has worked for LAUSD, and as a CASA for 21 years helping abused, abandoned and neglected children. She is a community activist, serves on the Board of Jewish World Watch, and is proud to honor her son's memory and passions through the various efforts of the Dillon Henry Foundation.
   

Taylor Henry

Taylor graduated from the University of Colorado/Boulder, where she studied Photography and Media Arts. She loves to travel, is a movie buff, and adores her dogs. Taylor is honored to be a part of the Board of Directors, which will continue to help people have better lives, and keep her brother's spirit alive.

   

Steve Henry

Steve attended San Jose State University. He has been involved in real estate transactions, including management, and currently is developing the mixed-use prime site on Broadway & 4th in Santa Monica. He likes travel and his favorite place currently is Mexico. He also enjoys golf, and spending time with his family. Steve misses his son immensely, and wants to see Dillon's dreams come to life through the efforts of the foundation, which honors his name.
   

Ariel Handelman

Ariel is Director of Marketing at The New York Botanical Garden, where she oversees public institutional communication. She is a passionate advocate of establishing marketing best practices within the non-profit forum, introducing innovative ways to utilize digital trends for the benefit of established cultural organizations. She previously worked at Resnicow Schroder Associates, where she was responsible for public relations with various national and international institutions. Ariel holds a B.A. in Art History and Fine Arts from George Washington University and a Masters in Museum Studies, Marketing, from The University of Leicester in Leicester, England. She is an avid art enthusiast, metalworker, and jeweler.
   

Alexandra Zaretsky

Alexandra studied English and History at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. Like her cousin Dillon, she loves to write. She was the Prose Editor of Helicon, Northwestern’s Literary Magazine, and was awarded the Edwin L. Shuman Award for Best Junior & Senior Literature Major. She graduated summa cum laude in 2013. Alexandra shares Dillon’s passion for helping others. She currently works at WITNESS, a human rights nonprofit that supports people using video to expose abuses worldwide - and she is thrilled when she has the opportunity to connect these two organizations that she loves!

   

Brian Henry

Brian is a UCLA graduate and played on the UCLA Division I NCAA water polo team and won two national championships while with the team. In addition to spending time with his family and friends, Brian enjoys traveling and many outdoor sporting activities. Brian works in commercial real estate as Executive Managing Director at Cushman Wakefield, and specializes in the sale of Peninsula and South Bay apartment and investment properties. Brian enjoyed surfing with his cousin, Dillon, in many famous surf spots around the world.
   

Christina Quarles

Christina is a kindergarten/first grade Special Education teacher in South Los Angeles. She loves to showcase her student's abilities and is a firm believer in every child's potential. Christina graduated from University of California, Riverside in 2012 with a B.A in political Science. She is also a former classmate of Dillon and part of the first class of recipients to receive the Dillon Henry Scholarship.
   

Davis Lau

Davis was a close friend and grew up with Dillon Henry. He is currently living in New York City, working and just finished his degree in Visual Arts at The New School. Davis is the founder of an up and coming Philanthropic clothing brand, whom he credits to the charisma and passion of his late friend. He is a member of the Bowery Missions “Young Philanthropists” and an active volunteer in the New York City area.

   

Helene Kunkle

Helene was a college counselor at Dillon's high school, Palisades Charter High, for 18 years, a position she retired from in June 2015. She is proud to have collaborated with Dillon's family since the inception of the scholarship they established in his memory, and look forward to continuing to serve as the link between the family and Palisades students. Helene is currently employed part-time as a college counselor at New West Charter High School in West LA, which is graduating its first senior class this year, and is also an independent college advisor. She has lived in Los Angeles since 1977, having moved here immediately after graduating from Georgetown University. Helene lives in Westchester with her husband Steve, and has two adult children, Carrie and Andrew, both graduates of Palisades High.

   

Irvin Kintaudi

Irvin is currently a graduate student at the University of Southern California pursuing a Master of Communication Management. He completed his undergraduate studies at the California State University of Los Angeles, and majored in Television, Media and Film studies with the concentration in Broadcast Journalism. Irvin is currently working with Direct TV as Senior Coordinator of Broadcast/Production Operations & Associate Director of the "Rich Eisen Show". He loves sports, writing and learning. Irvin was one of the first recipients of the Dillon Henry Palisades High Scholarships in 2008, and he was honored to know Dillon personally.

   
   

Rose Good

Rose is a world traveler who has been fortunate to cross paths with Dillon Henry and his family. She has remained great family friends and is honored to be on the board of directors. Rose is currently living abroad while working as a chef on a yacht. Her dream is to bring her cooking skills, love of travel, and farm experience together to teach people the importance of growing your own food and being conscientious of how you treat your body.
   

Spencer Neiman

Spencer graduated cum laude from Northwestern University with a theatre degree. He will be pursing a career in acting and directing. Spencer and Dillon grew up together, and he still thinks of Dillon as a big brother. He is honored and excited to be serving on the board of The Dillon Henry Foundation and hopes to help keep Dillon's spirit of love and generosity alive.

   

Tip Wonhoff

Tip Wonhoff is an attorney who works on the legal staff of Washington Governor Jay Inslee. He attended Saint Martin’s University, then continued his education at the University of Washington School of Law. Tip first connected with the DHF in 2010 when he was earned a Dillon Henry Fellowship while working as a legal intern with the Surfrider Foundation. Tip shares Dillon's passion for the ocean and beaches, and he continues to volunteer as an executive with his local Surfrider Foundation chapter in Tacoma, WA. To learn more about Tip, click here.
   

Zachary Gross

Zachary works in international development with a focus on conflict and post-conflict countries. In 2007, Zachary developed a leadership and life skills conference for former child soldiers and war affected children in northern Uganda. He then received a MSc. in Violence, Conflict and Development from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Zachary has worked with an INGO in Rwanda to assist in education and health needs of survivors of the 1994 Tutsi genocide, and has currently relocated to Nairobi to work with victims requesting for asylum. To learn more about Zack, click here.


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