Christina Markoff

CEO, Chief Advocate & Director

Christina "Chrissy" Markoff serves as Our Children First’s Founder and Chief Executive Officer. The Port Orange mother of two has experienced first-hand a system that is truly broken and created Our Children First Foundation Inc. to protect children’s rights. Christina's background is in human relations through various programs and agencies across Volusia County. She is determined to advocate for the children in our community and their rights. Her belief is strength in the community by building partnerships and the ability to unite and obtain for the safety and justice for all children across Florida.


Ashley Shultz

Human Resources Director

Ashley is a Jesus following wife and mom to three amazing young men. You can find her out in the community serving others or working Scentsy when she is not working as an educator. Ashley became the Human Resources Director because of her love of helping others and her great love for people. 

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Jen Marino

Social Media & Marketing Director

Jen has been a Volusia County resident most of her life and is active in the community. The mother of 4 strives to make a difference in her home town while focusing on her career with Halifax Health. Jen has a passion for animal rescue and rehabilitation, community outreach, advocacy and has recently started the process to become a foster parent. 


Leah Klingenberger


Leah is 33 years old and moved to the Ormond Beach area in 2011. She grew up in Indiana playing in the mud and on the water and continues to do so with her nieces and nephews down here. She is not only passionate about art and animals but also for helping those around her. She has been in the hospitality industry making people smile since she could look over a counter and now continues being a trusted resource for her community as an agent with New York Life. She continues to put down roots here in our community and looks forward to what the future holds.


Anne Ornstein


Anne is a high school guidance counselor who relocated to Florida from upstate NY in 2014.  She has been in Port Orange for two years. Anne has always been passionate about helping others and believes she is at her best when she can give back to her community.  Being a mom and/or stepmom to 5 and working full-time keeps her busy but she loves to give her time to Our Children First and The Port Orange Panthers Travel Baseball organization. Helping to keep youth safe and well is one of her biggest privileges in life. 

                      Port Orange, FL 32127

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