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 

 

Chona Tupas-Torres
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

Jaime Heras
Hispanic Region Director 

Danny Chan
L.A. Metro Region Director

 

Gregory L. 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

Kathleen Diaz
Associate Treasurer

Jeff Mills
Assistant Treasurer / Information Technology

Robin Smith
Assistant Treasurer / Payroll  

Bob Cañete
​​​​​​Chief Accountant

 

Nick Perez
Senior Accountant

 

Claudia Stylc
Payroll Junior Accountant

 

Mishelle San Felipe
Accounts Payable / Receivable
Junior Accountant
 

 

Chona Tupas-Torres
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

Dileanny Jimenez
Auditing Assistant

 

 

 

Christian Books & Veggie Foods (Glendale ABC)

Sandra Foldvary
Manager

James Maguire

Kevin Mejia

 

 

Sean Menjivar

 

Rolando Rivera 

 

Debbie Vega 

 

 

Communication

Lauren Lacson
Director

Araya Moss
Communication Specialist

 

 

 

Conference Clerk

Araceli Diaz
Conference Clerk

 

 

 

 

Education

Harold A. Crook, Ed.D
Vice President for Education

 

James P. Willis II
Associate Superintendent 

 

Nancy Garcilazo
Associate Superintendent

 

 

Ashton Hardin
Administrative Assistant  

 

Nelly Martin
Departmental Assistant

 

 

 

Human Resources 

Iris Chuah
Director

Deanna Simeone
Assistant Director

Danielle deAsis
HR Generalist

 

 

Literature Ministries

Marco Topete
Coordinator

Lisa 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