Meet Us

Jordan's Guardian Angels: Board of Directors

Joe & Cynthia Lang

Named for the founders’ daughter, Jordan’s Guardian Angels has worked to assist and improve the quality of life of children and families in the Coachella Valley since 2003. Cynthia and Joe Lang, inspired by friends efforts to assist children during the Christmas Holiday Season began “adopting” families and children in the Coachella Valley during the Holiday Season with the assistance of ministers from the Sacred Heart Church in Palm Desert, CA.

The children and their families were invited to lunch at the parish hall and then transported to stores where they were given gift cards from Santa to use to purchase toys and clothing. That first year, 50 children were adopted. Since that first year, the effort has grown each holiday season, and in fact, in 2013 over 300 children were adopted for the holiday season.

Further inspired to expand their efforts to help additional children, Jordan’s Guardian Angels has been created as a non-profit organization with the goal of helping to improve and bring joy to the lives of children and families in the Coachella Valley and beyond.

Jordan’s Guardian Angels is truly a volunteer -driven organization. All of the individuals involved in helping the efforts of Jordan’s Guardian Angels are volunteers, assuring that almost every dollar raised is committed directly to the efforts of helping children and families.


Dr. Shailesh Asaikar

A board-certified pediatric neurologist, Dr. Asaikar is highly skilled in behavioral/developmental disorders and general pediatric neurology.

Dr. Asaikar’s special interests include epilepsy cerebral palsy, movement disorders, neuromuscular disease, as well as the overlaps between neurology, behavior and development in children and young adults. In 2008, he was named “Best Doctor” by the readers of the Sacramento News & Review.


Andreas (Andy) C. Rockas

Andy Rockas is a political law attorney who has practiced law in California for twenty years. In the field of political law, Andy has represented the State of California, as well as a wide range of private clients, including Fortune 50 companies (such as Chevron and AT&T) and the political committees of former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. He currently runs his own law practice in Sacramento, representing a wide range of politically engaged businesses and nonprofit organizations.

Andy is a graduate of U.C. Berkeley and the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law.


Carl (C.J.) Schneider

C.J. Schneider has been a CPA since 1974.

He is President and Shareholder of Damore, Hamric & Schneider, Inc. in Sacramento. The accounting, tax and audit practice includes Individuals, Partnerships, Corporations and Non-Profit Organizations.

He is a graduate of California State University – Sacramento.

C.J. has served on the Boards of the Heart Association, Altua Village and the Hornet Stinger Foundation. He now serves as Board Member/Treasurer for Jordan's Guardian Angels.