Meet the team!

L-R: Cassidy Shively, Heather Nielsen, Christopher Ramirez, Lindsey Christensen, Branton Campbell, Andrew Lindsay, Alek Sperry, John Lindsay

John Lindsay

Organization Founder

My name is John Lindsay and I am the organization director. I am from South Jordan, UT and am finishing a Biology Degree at BYU. My plan is to go to medical school. I am local, so I have strong feelings for the Utah Community and wanted to be a part of the response to the COVID pandemic. It’s been amazing to volunteer with such solid people who want to make life easier for others in their own community. I spend my free time mountain biking, playing basketball, watching Jon Stewart, and listening to The Killers

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Andrew Lindsay

Director of Finances

My name is John Lindsay and I am the organization director. I am from South Jordan, UT and am finishing a Biology Degree at BYU. My plan is to go to medical school. I am local, so I have strong feelings for the Utah Community and wanted to be a part of the response to the COVID pandemic. It’s been amazing to volunteer with such solid people who want to make life easier for others in their own community. I spend my free time mountain biking, playing basketball, watching Jon Stewart, and listening to The Killers

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Cassidy Shively

Group Organization

Hi! I’m Cassidy and I’m in charge of group organization and the occasional flyer or two. I’m from the Boise Idaho area and I just graduated with a bachelors in Biology. I’m planning to get a PhD in Human Evolution so that I can study Neanderthals all day. I love cooking for my friends and finding any excuse to meet new people. I was excited to join this group because I love working with such kind hearted people!

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Heather Nielsen

Marketing Director

Hi! My name is Heather and I was fortunate enough to be introduced to this group and made apart of its leadership team. I work on the marketing team overseeing social media and website design. It’s amazing to see the way we are able to touch others lives who are in our community and see people come together during such an uncertain time. I’ve loved working with everyone and seeing the growth and camaraderie that’s ensued. I grew up in Lehi, UT and am now living in Orem while I study Applied Business Management at BYUI Online. I love playing the guitar, being with friends, and have a new obsession with biking.

Branton Campbell

Supplies Manager

Branton Campbell, a Utah Valley resident and BYU materials physicist, assists the team in building partnerships and recruiting volunteers.  “We prosper physically, economically, and emotionally by working together as a society.  We are fundamentally interconnected and interdependent.  So during a crisis, we naturally come together to help.”

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Christopher Ramirez

Social Media Specialist

Hello, my name is Christopher Ramirez. I am currently living in Las Vegas. I graduated from the Las Vegas Institute of Art with a degree in Advertising. My experience ranges from social media management to graphic designer as well as a freelance consultant.
The industries in which I have contributed my knowledge are the media, non-profit organizations, cosmetic clinics, and, last but not least, construction.
Activities that I like to do in my free time is acro yoga, recently I just discovered it.

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Alek Sperry

Fundraising Specialist

My name is Alek and I am our organization's fundraising coordinator. I was born and raised in Draper, UT, but I love traveling and have worked with multiple nonprofit and charitable organizations in the past. I am currently a student at BYU studying Mechanical Engineering and hope to pursue a career in medicine after graduation. My wife Josie and I have been married for a year and we enjoy climbing, running, camping and most other things outdoors. Opportunities like this - to contribute to something bigger than just myself and to help others - bring me Joy.

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Lindsey Christensen

Hi! I'm Lindsey Christensen and I'm the volunteer coordinator. I recently graduated from BYU with a degree in Dance Education K-12. Growing up in the Rockies of Wyoming, it didn't take me long to fall in love with the mountains of Utah. I now call Utah my home and am excited to serve those who live here. If I'm not dancing you can find me playing winter sports, strolling through an art museum, listening to the Bleachers, playing soccer, or eating chocolate ice cream.

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