Our Staff

Administration

Elder Velino A. Salazar
President

​​​Elder John H. Cress
Executive Secretary / Ministerial Director

​​Orville Ortiz
Treasurer / CFO

Elder James G. Lee, Jr.
Vice President 

 

Cherie Vendouris
Executive Assistant to the President

 

Luz Benitez
Executive Assistant to the Executive Secretary / Ministerial Director 

 

Ann Marie Riccio
Executive Assistant to the Treasurer / CFO

 

Barbara Hart
Executive Assistant to the Vice President 

 

Regions

Samuel Lee
Asian-Pacific Region Director

 

Royal Harrison
Greater Los Angeles Region Director

Luis Peña 
Hispanic Region Director

 

Gerard Kiemeney
L.A. Metro Region Director

 

Greg Hoenes
West Region Director

 

 

Kathleen Roberts
Administrative Assistant, 
Greater L.A. Region

 

Gloria Huerta
Administrative Assistant,
Hispanic Region

 

Angeline Matiko
Administrative Assistant,
L.A. Metro and Asian-Pacific Regions

 

Ronda Harrison
Administrative Assistant, West Region

 

 

 

Treasury

Bie An "Fong" Tjia
Undertreasurer

Jeff Mills
Assistant Treasurer / Information Technology

Robin Smith
Assistant Treasurer / Payroll  

Kathleen Diaz
Chief Accountant   

 

Renee Lacson
Senior Accountant

 

Dileanny Jimenez
Payroll Junior Accountant

 

Nick Perez
Accounts Payable / Receivable
Junior Accountant
 

 

Ann Marie Riccio
Executive Assistant to the Treasurer / CFO

 

Asset / Risk Management

Warren L. Tetz
Director 

Kathleen Roberts
Departmental Assistant

 

Ronda Harrison
Departmental Assistant

 

 

Auditing

Ewan Wonoprabowo
Director

 

 

 

 

 

Christian Books & Veggie Foods (Glendale ABC)

Sandra Foldvary
Manager

James Maguire

Kevin Mejia

 

 

Sean Menjivar

 

Rolando Rivera 

 

Debbie Vega 

 

 

Communication

Lauren Lacson
Director

Connie Vandeman Jeffery
Associate Director

 

 

 

 

 

Conference Clerk

Araceli Diaz
Conference Clerk

 

 

 

 

Custodial

Abraham Febre
Custodial

 

 

 

 

 

 

Education

Harold A. Crook, Ed.D
Superintendent of Education

 

James P. Willis II
Associate Superintendent 

 

Nancy Garcilazo
Associate Superintendent

 

 

Jamie Walker
Administrative Assistant  

 

 

 

 

Human Resources 

Iris Chuah
Director

Deanna Simeone
Assistant Director

Danielle deAsis
HR Generalist

 

 

Literature Ministries

Heidi Carpenter
Coordinator

Marco Topete
Assistant Coordinator

 

 

 

 

Planned Giving & Trust Services

Geof Park
Planned Giving Director

Linton Manier
Trust Development Officer

 

 

 

Print Shop

​​Fernando Sapigao

 

 

 

 

Reception

Lois McAdams
Receptionist

 

 

 

 

Senior Youth & Young Adult Ministries

Iki Taimi
Director

 

 

 

 

Youth Ministries

Bob Wong
Director

Brenda Richards
Departmental Assistant