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SUE GANT

Wife, Mother, Grandmother.

Education: Masters of Arts in Teaching, retired June 2011. Recent Work Experience: 31 years of teaching at Gresham High School. Over the years duties included teaching Health and Physical Education, coaching soccer, basketball, track and cheer-leading, running the College and Career Center and assisting with the International Baccalaureate program. Passions: Soccer and travel, and if we can combine the two, even better. Hobbies: Cooking, working out, golf, cycling, reading.


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NICK SCHWARTZ

Nick grew up in New England and moved to Lake Oswego, Oregon in 1990 with his wife Patti and daughters Jaimie and Laurie. He retired in 2014 after a successful career in Sales and Merchandising with both Columbia Sportswear and the Merrell Brand Apparel division of Wolverine Worldwide.

Nick first met Dom Yambasu while developing his soccer coaching credentials in the early 1990’s. Throughout the years he learned a great deal about the game from Dom and was fortunate to work alongside him at the competitive level in Club Soccer at the Lake Oswego Soccer Club. After his retirement from the private sector, Nick worked as Dom’s Assistant from 2014-2017 on the Varsity Women’s Soccer team at Lake Oswego High School.  

Thanks in part to Dom’s influence and counsel, Nick has coached girls’ soccer teams at virtually all ages and abilities in both the Lake Oswego Soccer Club and Crossfire Oregon Soccer Club since 1997. He currently coaches three Club teams in both organizations and serves also as the Assistant Women’s Varsity Soccer Coach at Canby High School in Canby, Oregon.

He is a former President of the Lake Oswego SC, a former board member of the Oregon Youth Soccer Association and the former Treasurer of the Oregon Youth Soccer Foundation. In 2002 he was named the Oregon Nike Competitive Coach of the year, and was also named one of only 8 coaches in the USA (1 of 2 in soccer) to win the inspirational "Double Goal Coach" award by the prestigious POSITIVE COACHING ALLIANCE based at Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA.

Nick was privileged to join the Kaimba Board in 2016.


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TONI LOWE

Toni is a long-time supporter and volunteer for Dynasty House. She was asked to join the board of directors in March of 2018. Inspired by Dynasty House’s mission to provide education to girls and boys in Sierra Leone, she looks forward to serving with others to meet this lofty goal. Toni currently serves on the fundraising committee and is charged with Corporation Fundraising.

Toni first met Dom while coaching Olympic Development Teams and served together as staff coaches for Oregon Youth Soccer Association, eventually becoming a staff coach for Dominic’s football academy, School of Champions. She also coached Lake Oswego High School, Sandy High School and at Lake Oswego Soccer Club. She holds a lifetime National “B” FIFA coaching license.

Outside of coaching Toni has spent her entire career with Fidelity National Title Company. With 21 years of experience, she has worked in most areas of the company’s operations including title officer. In her current role, she advises builders and developers on strategies and provides key research for the development of new mix-use communities.

She is an avid soccer enthusiast, a loyal German and Timber’s supporter.

In her spare time, she enjoys cycling, sports, art and spending time with her family. She is a proud grandmother of 11 grandchildren.


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RANDY LATHROP

Randy is a software engineer with 25 years of experience. He is currently working for A-dec. Randy brings his software engineering experience to the organization to keep the Kaimba website current and running.

Randy’s other passions include playing soccer and watching his sons play. He was a soccer coach for various youth soccer teams over the years, which is how he met Dominic. In turn Randy was introduced to Dynasty house, a cause which Randy is pleased to support as a board member.

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Dan Kumprey was born near Milwaukee, WI, and continues to cherish his family that supports each other in everything. Dan graduated from and wrestled for Marquette University before relocating to Portland with his wife Sara Grimes in 1996. He immediately began teaching math and coaching wrestling at Lake Oswego High School, which is when he became friends with Dominic Yambasu. He continues to teach at LOHS, and is honored to work with the good people of Dynasty House, helping children and families in honor of Dominic's father and sister, Kaimba and Finda.

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Mary Seery

Mary was born and raised in Illinois where she lived until receiving a scholarship to attend college in the Los Angeles area. After graduating she returned to Illinois where she attended Illinois State University receiving a masters degree in European Studies. She then returned to southern California where she met her husband Mike, also a board member, and lived there many years before moving to Oregon to be near her grandchildren. While in California Mary worked as a bank manager for over 40 years. She was actively involved in many charities during this time and also helped with a number of community service projects. Since moving to Oregon Mary enjoys spending her time with her grandchildren, oil painting and traveling.

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Mike Seery

Mike was born in southern California and spent most of his life there. After a couple of years of college he joined the Navy and "saw the world". When he left the Navy he worked at a bank where he met his wife Mary, also a board member. They have been married for 45 years. In 1980 they added a daughter, Shannon, to their family. Mike and Mary became involved in ice skating because their daughter had a love for the sport. They helped raise funds for a foundation to help support the skater's dreams. Mike worked for Southern California Gas Company for 42 years before retiring in 2015. They lived in Lake Arrowhead, California, for 36 years before moving to Gresham, Oregon in 2016. "We followed our grandkids up here and we are neighbors of Dom and his wife Sue. We couldn't have met a nicer guy. We are extremely pleased to help support Dynasty House".