staff directory

leadership team

Gene Appel Senior Pastor

Collin Lucas – Exec. Director of Finance & Admin/ CFO
Danny Larsh
Executive Director of Creative Arts
Jake Barker –Anaheim Campus Pastor
Jill Gille
– Executive Director of Campus Ops and Projects
Larry Winger  Pastor of Giving and Generosity
Mike Breaux – Teaching Pastor
Tim Bond – Executive Pastor
Thomas E. Greer– Advisor, Executive Projects

Denise CastilloExecutive Assistant to Executive Director of Campus Ops and Projects, Anaheim Campus Pastor, and Pastor of Giving and Generosity
D’Aun Mercado  Executive Assistant to Director of Creative Arts
Joyce Murphy Executive Assistant to the Senior Pastor, Executive Pastor, and the CFO/Executive Director of IT

Marsha Shanks (Chair)
Tamara Schlachter (Vice Chair)
Jim Sallinger (Secretary)
Scott Rosner (Treasurer)
Brad Burgner
Colleen Livermore
Bill Hutchinson
Mary Jo Shaffer

central services

Aaron Large- Facilities Technician 
Amanda Carradine –
Lighting Director
Amanda McFarland
Project Manager
Arty VanGeloof – Director Global Compassion
Cristian Sanchez – Next Gen Videographer
Carl McGee – Grill Supervisor
Cheri Liefeld – Central Director of Small Groups
Danielah Germon – Build Community Project Coordinator 
David Castillo – Accounting Assistant
Diana Rush – Director of Build Community
Drew Litke – Production Systems and Content Manager
Edgar Guzman – Senior Facilities Manager
Greg Arbues – Director of Care & Recovery
Greg CurtisDirector of Assimilation & Guest Services
Erica Flora– Director of Local Compassion
Jason Ramos – Facilities Technician
JD Carrere – Filmmaker
Jeff Swaney – Director Global Compassion Latin America
Jenn Cruz – Digital Media Coordinator
Jennifer Miller – Campus Operations Manager
Joel McBrayer – Accounting Associate
Julie Liem Director of Staff Care
Julie Nemila – Director Volunteers
Laura PeaseWebsite & Project Manager
Laura Quines – Assistant Director Compassion
Linda Morrison – Assistant Director Global Compassion
Maria Mulay Director of Budgeting and Financial Reporting
Mel Brunson – Next Gen Administrative Assistant
Olivia Woodward – HR/Admin Associate
Pauline RejniakAssistant Cafe Manager
Philip Gaw – Systems Specialist
Priscilla Ward – Benevolence Coordinator
Reed Diaz – Production Director
Rich Hall Director of Campus Operations & Development
Rob Zeeb Director of Security
Robin StaffordDirector of Finance & Administration
Robin Thompson – Administrative Assistant Build Community
Roger Worsham – Pastor of Content Development
Ryan MasseyWeekend Experience Producer
Sara Sanchez  Compassion Coordinator
Scott Rubin – Next Generation Director
Shelly DobsonEastside Connect Specialist
Shelley Hall – Director of Hospitality
Stephen Kendeigh – Audio Director
Steve Phillips – Director of Pastoral Care
Tiago D’ErricoWorship Pastor
Tim Rust – Systems Specialist
Tristen Martino – Graphic Designer
Vale Hermosillo– Worship Director
Vivian Lawrence  Musical Director
Whitney Martin Cafe/Grill Purchaser

anaheim campus

Amy Dickinson– Director of Guest Services
Charles Stoicu – Director Young Adults
Delana Bean – Special Forces Coordinator
Erica Schmaltz 4th/5th Grade Coordinator
Erin Gaxiola – Director Kidside
Esther McLaughlinKidside Admin
Israel Hermosillo – Next Gen Worship Director
Jeff Alcorn – Director of Pastoral Care
Jennifer Stowell – Kinder – 3rd Grade Coordinator
JJ Carroll – Worship Leader
Joe Schmaltz – Director Junior High
Karla Soria– Cafe Worker
Laura Jones Nursery/Child Care Coordinator
Margaret Dix
Hospitality Supply Coordinator
Mary Oliverio – Young Adult and Internship Associate
Montana Frum – Junior High Associate
Nathan Woodward – High School Associate
Sarah Aungst – High School Ministry Director
Shannon Large Preschool Coordinator

bellflower campus

Marcos Garcia– Campus Pastor
James Griffin – Student Ministries Associate
Jennie AlcornCampus Coordinator
Jojo Ambion Worship Leader & Pastoral Care Director
Tammy Shields – Kidside Coordinator

IRVINE campus

Brendan Murphy– Campus Pastor 
Adriana Diaz –  Irvine Worship Leader and Pastoral Care Coordinator
Katelyn ShieldsKidside Coordinator 
Tajmia Loiacono Campus Coordinator


las vegas campus

Tony Schwartz – Campus Pastor
Ashlie Brown
– Campus Coordinator
Debbie Cox – Kidside Coordinator
Frank Tappe – Compassion Coordinator
James Casey – Facilities Manager

park rapids campus

Justin Domogalla – Campus Pastor
Brandon Galligan – Associate Pastor
Bronwen Griffith– Kidside & Hospitality Coordinator
Danielle Card– Student Ministries Associate & Compassion Coordinator.

redlands campus

Matt Feldkamp – Campus Pastor
Leonard Miranda – Weekend Experience Director
Cayce White Kidside Coordinator 

online campus

Norman Hamre – Campus Pastor 

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