Meet Our Team

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ORI Management Team

Joanne Rose, General Manager, CCAM, CMCA, AMS

Joanne previously worked as the Association Manager for PGA WEST Residential II Association in LaQuinta for the past 9 years and prior to that the General Manager at Desert Princess Homeowners Association in Cathedral City. Joanne’s experience includes 33 years of managing communities in the Desert, San Francisco/Napa area with focus on golfing, high rises and portfolio management.

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Juana Zarate, Assistant General Manager

Juana was born and raised in the Coachella Valley. She is the mother of 3 amazing children from the ages of 18 to 24. She started working at Outdoor Resort Indio in November of 1999 as a mail clerk. With hard work and dedication she is now the Assistant General Manager of the resort and never fails to step up where ever she is needed. She is proud to be part of all the success and management of Outdoor Resort Indio.

Vicki Kirkpatrick, Resort Relations Manager, Rentals/Sales/Marketing, CMCA

Vicki moved to California in 1993 from her home state of South Dakota. Her job experience ranges from Food & Beverage, Customer Service, Destination Management, Property Management to Real Estate. Never afraid of a challenge She has grown to enjoy working where she can make a difference. She became a licensed Real Estate Agent in 2003, working mainly in Residential Sales throughout the Coachella Valley.  Ready for a change, she started working at Outdoor Resort Indio in October of 2014 as the Rental Manager.  Has since moved into the Resort Relations Manager position and is embracing the opportunity.

Marisol Nunez, Administrative Assistant

Marisol was born and raised in the Coachella valley. She is a mother of a beautiful 2 year old little girl named Evelyn. She started working at outdoor resort in November of 2008, as an activities assistant and worked her way up to the front office as a rental coordinator/customer service. Today she is the Resort Relations assistant at the front office and has become an essential part of the ORI family.

Synthia Salazar, Activities Coordinator

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ORI Security

Robert Morgan, Onsite Security Manager

I am the dual post commander on property as well as  Desert Resort Managements Member Services Manager.

My background includes Vietnam Era U.S. Armed Forces Veteran, 25-year career with the Palm Springs Fire Department retiring as a Captain/Deputy Fire Marshal/Arson Investigator with National Certifications through NAFI/CSTI/ATF/FBI, Floor Security Officer – Property Surveillance – Dispatcher at Agua Caliente Casino. 

ORI Board Members

William Bell, President, Outdoor Resort Indio Owners Association

William retired from the Broward County School System in South Florida after 35 years of service. Bill started as an elementary school teacher and ended his career as a High School Principal. His wife, Sandy and he have two children and are expecting their fourth grandchildren in May.  ORI has been their winter home for the past eight years, and he is looking forward to serving on the board of this beautiful resort.

Randy Oaks, Vice President,  Outdoor Resort Indio Owners Association

Randy was elected to the ORI HOA Board of Directors on February 25, 2016, and will serve a two-year term as Director at Large.  He is the Board Liaison for Security, Facilities, and Telecommunications Committees.

Randy served 31+ years with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department in Las Vegas, Nevada, and was the Department’s Senior Commander prior to his appointment as Chiefof Police for the City of Prescott, Arizona, from 2006 until 2010.Read more

Jim McNeece- Director at Large,  Architectural, Landscape and Ponds.

My wife and I have been full time RV’ers since 2001. We have traveled all over the U.S., Canada, and Mexico in our motor home.  We winter at Outdoor Resorts Indio and travel wherever the mood strikes us during the remainder of the year.  Our traveling companion is Max, the Yorkshire Terrier.
I have two daughters, five grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.
My back ground is Nuclear Science, but since retirement my hobbies include: electronic design and construction, computer programming, fishing, writing, drawing, photography, woodworking, auto mechanics, residential construction.

PJ Leonard- Director,  Activities and Cafe.

I have been an owner here at Outdoor Resort Indio since 2005.  Previously held a position as the Board President for 2 years and am now happy to help in any way I can. Graduated with a degree in Business, and am now retired, enjoying full time RV’ing, as well as spending time with family and friends.  Widowed, I have 4 children, 7 grand children and 2 great grand children that I am very proud of. 

Marianne Fowler, Treasurer,  Outdoor Resort Indio Owners Association

I am a native Oregonian and graduated from Lewis and Clark College. I have been a CPA for over 30 years first in private practice then in industry.
My husband, Cliff and I have three children and two grandchildren. We purchased our lot at ORI in 2011. We love the resort and love spending our winters in the desert bicycling, swimming, hiking, and enjoying time with our friends here.

ORI Onsite Sales

Lisa Jenson, Broker/Owner, Palm Springs Town & Country Realty

After attending Palm Valley School and Palm Springs High School, Lisa was drawn to the real estate industry. Her father was an active real estate investor in the Palm Springs area and her mother was a successful real estate agent with Palm Springs Town and Country Realty and Lisa was invited to join the firms.

The time and attention that Lisa gave freely to her clients allowed them to achieve their dreams and goals. Her sense of empathy for the emotion that goes into buying or selling a home led her up the ladder of success. In a matter of a few short years Lisa bought the company and became owner-broker of Palm Springs Town and Country Realty and the rest is literally history.Read more