Meet the OCC team:
Founders, Peter and Isabel O’Driscoll –
Pastor Peter O’Driscoll and his wife Isabel have served in Christian ministry for more than 30 years. They met at Liberty University where he graduated with a Pastoral Ministries degree and she with Counseling. He pastored and worked with local churches in the area of evangelism and outreach also serving through the Open Air Campaigners organization. In the early 2000’s , they answered God’s call to begin a Saturday church for the forgotten children living in poverty in Orlando. Fifteen years later, they and their 3 (now grown) children have invested in the lives of more than 50,000 children from the poorest areas in Orlando. They have also trained and served with thousands of volunteers who mentor the children as 14 buses pick up 300 youth each week and bring them to the Orlando Children’s Church.
Executive Director, Janice Woody –
During Pastor O’s sabbatical, Janice Woody will serve as Executive Director. She has volunteered with OCC for 15 years, and is the middle and high school director on Saturday mornings. She has worked full-time in the OCC office for the past 2 years as Finance Director. Her background also includes serving as principal of Lake Monroe Christian Academy where she taught for 13 years and working as an accountant for Deloitte and Touche. She was also the Finance Manager for a missions organization in Kenya. Janice holds a degree in business from University of Windsor. She and her husband Don have 4 adult children who have all served together at OCC since the beginning.
Director of Development, Rebecca Robinson –
Rebecca Robinson, Development Director, is OCC’s first full-time staffer. Rebecca brings 20 years of experience working in business development, marketing, advertising and broadcast. She has worked for and consulted with small non-profits, Fortune 500 companies and most everything in between. She has been involved with OCC for nearly 10 years. A graduate of the University of Florida, she lives with her husband and 3 children in Maitland, FL where OCC happens to meet literally right beyond her backyard.
Volunteer Coordinator, Sandy Justin –
Sandy Justin serves as OCC’s Volunteer Coordinator and helps lead the large group for our younger boys and girls. Over the years she has served Central Florida’s kids and their families first as an OCPS English teacher and later as an licensed clinical social worker serving children and their foster families. Her husband Dan and teens Kate and Sam can always be found somewhere at OCC on Saturday mornings.