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Gary and Jerri Zimmerman

Gary and Jerri Zimmerman 

Founders and Executive Directors


Gary and Jerri have had extensive experience in missions ministry having served full and part-time for 49 years as of August, 2023.  They have worked with short-term mission teams in other countries as well as in the United States.  They have trained and led numerous teams over the years and are fluent in Spanish. Gary has extensive experience in construction having worked in this field since his college days.  He was also a general contractor for several years building custom homes.  Jerri is a credentialed school teacher, having taught elementary levels in the public schools, and Spanish to children, teens, and adults.  Both Gary and Jerri earned their BA degrees at Pasadena Nazarene College in Pasadena, California (now Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, California).  Gary also studied at Nazarene Theological Seminary in Kansas City, Missouri before they served as missionaries in San Jose, Costa Rica.


Chris Ballard

Senior Pastor

The Story Church


Ryan Dwyer

Missions, Outreach & Youth Pastor

Mountain View Fellowship


Glenn Freeman - Board Chair

Corporate Compliance

The Boeing Company


Greg Gorman

President & Chief  Operating Officer



Ben & Melissa Lipari

Senior Army Instructor

Eighth Grade Science Teacher


Gary & Jerri Zimmerman

Founders & Executive Directors


Helio & Katerina Viana

Future Executive Directors in Training


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