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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 42+ years.  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. Gary also studied at Nazarene Theological Seminary in Kansas City, Missouri before they served as missionaries in San Jose, Costa Rica.


Gary Zimmerman 

LIAIM Executive Director


Marc Baker


Greg Gorman

Board Chairman

Henrietta Hughes 

Pediatric Nurse

Jerri Zimmerman 

LIAIM Executive Co-Director

Billie Baker

Senior Development Officer

Winona Gorman 


Scott Jezequel  

General Building Contractor 

Cynthia Wood

Assistant Teaching Professor

Rick Hughes 


Jim Beckenbaugh  

Business Owner

Karen Yoder  

Dairy Owner/Manager

Lesa Jezequel  

Elementary School Teacher

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