The VDV View

Summer 2018

Villa de Vida Services

Executive Director Hunter Christian announced this summer that Villa de Vida has begun the organization of services being offered in the community. “We are now focusing on how we are going to provide the glue that makes our community stick together. What we are going to do differently and how...


Spring 2018

Meet Sue Herndon!

Back when Villa de Vida was only a thought, a vision, and a commitment…along came Sue Herndon. Animated, full of ideas and committed to Villa de Vida’s mission, Sue jumped in and Villa de Vida changed from a dream to a Poway reality.


Winter 2018

So much to celebrate!

Villa de Vida gathered in January at Los Angeles Live Steamers Railroad Museum for a day of fun and celebrating the many contributions that are moving us forward…from friendship, joy and enthusiasm to the land and communities financially...


Fall 2017

Meet Brandon McCall

Brandon McCall is Senior Project Developer of the Southern California region at Mercy Housing. With nearly a decade of experience working across the nation to bring economic resources to underserved communities, Brandon is bringing tremendous vision building, strategy, and community engagement to Villa de Vida. Brandon will be taking...


Summer 2017

Welcome Hunter!

With all the growth at Villa de Vida (VDV), we have transitioned to a new executive director! Hunter Christian comes to Villa de Vida with an exceptional business and managerial background. We couldn’t be more pleased to have Hunter on board as Villa de Vida moves into...


Spring 2017

Julia Uhll - Making a difference

Julia is on a mission to impact and improve the lives of others! Julia is married to Ossie Arciniega, her partner in life and business. Their son, AJ, 24, has Williams Syndrome and very proud of it! Julia is heavily involved with the local special needs community in San Diego advocating for individuals and families. This year...