Darian’s Gift – Children’s Cancer Resource Foundation is currently taking applications for individuals interested in participating on the Board of Directors. Interested applicants can view and print the application and job description from the attached links.

Board of Directors Candidate Application

Board Member Job Discription

Thank you for your interest in serving the families of the greater Willamette Valley. If you have any questions please contact Gregg King at (503) 910-0205 or greggk@dariansgift.org.

Mailing Address: 4742 Liberty Rd S #301, Salem, OR 97302

  • Gregg King


    Gregg is the older brother of Darian’s Gift founder, Craig King, and the proud uncle of Darian and Bryson King. Gregg brings years of volunteer experience to the Darian’s Gift Board. Prior experience includes Habitat for Humanity, Court Street Christian Church Men’s Ministries, Sprague Little League and Salem Youth Sports Development, Inc. Gregg’s focus for Darian’s Gift will be fundraising and community relations. Gregg’s life was changed forever witnessing the courage and determination of his nephew, Darian. After seeing first hand the needs of families dealing with pediatic cancer, Gregg welcomed the opportunity to work with Darian’s Gift to help other families. Gregg and his wife, Joy, have two active teenage sons, Josh and Aaron.

  • Pete Baldwin

    Pete was a longtime supporter of Darian’s Gift and joined the Executive Board in January of 2013. Pete is known as a guy that gets things done and will serve as the Family Service Coordinator, working to meet the physical needs of local families while their children are in cancer treatment. Pete is married to Kathi and has two beautiful daughters. When not volunteering with Darian’s Gift Pete enjoys golfing and working on cars.

  • Ben Gille


    Ben Gille is the newest member of the Darian’s Gift Board of Directors taking over as Treasurer in May of 2014. Ben is a long time friend of the King families, and a CPA who has worked for the State of Oregon Department of Revenue for over 20 years. Ben brings a fresh perspective and another servent’s heart to the organization. He and his wife, Dawn, have been married 22 years and have two son’s, Nathan and Matthew.

  • Jim Sparkman

    Chief Operations Officer

    Jim joined the Darian's Gift board in 2019 after his family was supported throughout their cancer journey. Jim has been married to Kristin for 23 years and they have two children (Brayden 17 and Riley 15). Their son Brayden was diagnosed with Accute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in 2015 and rang the bell in 2019. Jim owns HomeSmart Realty Group, a residential real estate company headquartered in Salem, Or. He volunteers with multiple organizations that support children in need and veterans. Jim has served in the US Army for 29 years and currently serves as a Command Sergeant Major in the US Army Reserve.

  • Chad Robb

    Executive Board Member
  • Chad Montgomery

    Executive Board Member
  • Derek Gilbert

    Executive Board Member