Board of Directors

Joel and Tracey Christensen

Joel and Tracey Christensen are the founders of the Now I Can Foundation. Tracey currently serves as the chairman of the board while Joel serves as the treasurer. Both Joel and Tracey graduated from Brigham Young University. They have three children and enjoy spending time together as a family.

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Wendy Edwards

Wendy Edwards works for Dominion Energy Western Operations of Pipeline Compliance.

Wendy is an advocate and giving Volunteer for the Now I Can Foundation; she also gives advocates and volunteers at  the Fisher House up at the VA Hospital in Salt Lake City hanging out with our veterans. Wendy finds her inspirations and strength by having all kinds of energy and giving back to the community.

Wendy’s passions are her faith and family; to her nieces and nephews she is known as the “Great Aunt Wen”. Wendy and her family are huge football fans and often get together for tail gate parties and a game on the hill. “Yes” UTE Fans! Wendy is also avid in the running and cyclist communities; volunteering support and helping with events.

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Larry McFerson

Larry McFerson is a Financial Accountant, working at Brigham Young University.  He is a graduate of Accounting from BYU and earned an MBA with an Accounting Emphasis from Utah State University.  He grew up in Clearfield, UT, but has lived in Utah County for many years, and now lives in American Fork.  He was recently married to Sarah, his eternal love, and they are looking forward to having a family together.

He has more interests and hobbies than he has time and money to support.  He loves anything BYU, anything athletic, and anything with the arts.  He loves music, all-things Disney, and tries to stay active.  He is grateful to Now I Can’s “Run to Walk,” which is the first 5K he ever ran.   He has done many races since (and has only missed one Now I Can race).

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John Livingston

John P. Livingstone is a Canadian who came to BYU in 1998 following his service as President of the Michigan Detroit Mission. John and his wife Linda are the parents of six daughters and one son and an ever-growing number of grandchildren. He began employment with the Church Educational System in 1972 and is a retired Associate Professor of Church History and Doctrine. He serves as a sealer in the Provo Temple currently. John is a past president of the Association of Mormon Counselors and Psychotherapists (AMCAP). John and Linda became Americans in May of 2005.

Wendy Houghton

Bio forthcoming

Martina Huntington

Martina is an MPA graduate from Brigham Young University and an HR assistant for Lehi City. She is also a mommy in a wheelchair to three little babes. She loves spending time outdoors with her family, chatting with her friends, connecting people, and getting involved with the community. Now I Can is one of her favorite organizations because of the positive impact it has made in the lives of so many children with disabilities–it helps people reach their full potential and live life to its fullest. She is an advocate for the disability community and a cheerleader for everyone. She believes that we should learn as much as we can so we can do as much as we can to help others. When she’s not staying abreast on city topics or advocating for the disability community, she enjoys chasing her wild babes, hand cycling, and monoskiing.

Thank You!

Thank you to these Friends of Now I Can in our community

Doug and Mindy Brown
Maggie Brown
Melanie Donahoo
Pete and Cristin Drewes
Jerem and Tara Eyre
Rachel and Scott Jacob
Samantha Justvig
Andrew Justvig
Michelle Mathews
Dina Roberson
Adam and Kim Sanft
Nancy Wilson

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