Our Staff

Administration

 

Elder Velino A. Salazar
President

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​Elder John H. Cress 
Executive Secretary / Ministerial Director

 

​​Orville Ortiz
Treasurer / CFO

 

Elder James G. Lee
Vice President 

 

Cherie Vendouris
Executive Assistant to the President

 

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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 and Asset Management
 

 

Gloria Huerta
Administrative Assistant,
Hispanic Region

 

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

 

Treasury

 

Bethania Diaz
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

 

Kathleen Roberts
Departmental Assistant

 

 

 

 

Auditing

 

Ewan Wonoprabowo
Director

 

 

 

 

 

Communication

 

Lauren Armstrong
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  

 

 

Rabel Ortiz
Departmental Assistant

 

 

Human Resources 

 

Iris Chuah
Director

 

Deanna Simeone
Assistant Director

 

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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

 

 

 

Reception

 

Lois McAdams
Receptionist

 

 

 

 

Reprographics

 

Fernando Sapigao
Reprographics

 

 

 

 

Youth Ministries

 

Bob Wong
Director

 

Brenda Richards
Departmental Assistant