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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.


Gary Zimmerman 

LIAIM Executive Director


Jerri Zimmerman

 LIAIM Executive Co-Director

Glenn Freeman

Administrator / Finance / Fundraising

Greg Gorman

Board Member

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