Wide Open Missions

Find Out Where You Can Experience the Call

Administration

Rick Johnson

Director of Personnel and Member Care

Rick served as a missionary in Dominican Republic and later as Area Director to the Caribbean. He holds a doctorate in applied intercultural studies from the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, a M.Ed. in educational psychology from the University of Washington, and a B.A. in psychology from Seattle Pacific University. Rick is a member of the World Missions Executive Committee.

Janela Meacham

Manager

Manages the PMC office and coordinates various aspects of Missionary Training, Pre-Field Orientation, Candidate Orientation, and Missionary Renewal sessions.

Staff

Jan Rhea

Administrative Coordinator

Provides general and specialized administrative support for the Director of Personnel and Member Care.

Processes ministry trips for credentialed ministers with an invitation to assist overseas (less than 6 months).
Contact the STMA office at STMA@ag.org

OPEN - Admin. Assistant

Administrative Assistant

Works with the department manager assisting with applicant processing, missionary kid's program, financial tracking, and various orientations and events.

Marc Cerce

Events Coordinator

Oversees the logistical coordination of all PMC events.

Naomi Toth

Career Application Lead

Oversees the daily operations of the career application process and assists with the completion of candidate files for a decision by the World Missions Executive Committee and the World Missions Board.

Contact the Career office—Phone: 417-862-2781 Ext. 2098, Fax: 417-869-6280, or e-mail using the menu on the left.

Marin Masi

Career Application Specialist

Assists applicants with the career application process and prepares candidate files for review by the application lead and members of the World Missions Executive Committee and the World Missions Board.

Kristin Burdine

Career Application Specialist

Assists applicants with the career application process and prepares candidate files for review by the application lead and members of the World Missions Executive Committee and the World Missions Board.

Cassie Ferren

MA/MAPS Application Lead

Oversees the daily operations of the Missionary Associate and MAPS programs.

Processes Missionary Associates and MAPS volunteers going to Northern Asia.

Contact the MAPS/MA office—Phone: 417-862-2781 Ext. 2035, Fax: 417-869-6280, or e-mail using the menu on the left.

Katelyn Bills

MA/MAPS Application Specialist

Processes Missionary Associates and MAPS volunteers going to Latin America Caribbean, Europe, and Engage.

Katrina Grasinger

MA/MAPS Application Specialist

Processes Missionary Associates and MAPS volunteers going to Africa and International Ministries.

Provides support to MAPS volunteers, Stateside and abroad, as they serve their assignments.

Kevin Bernal

MA/MAPS Application Specialist

Processes Missionary Associates and MAPS volunteers going to Eurasia.

David Cramer

MA/MAPS Application Specialist

Processes Missionary Associates and MAPS volunteers going to Asia Pacific.

Assists the MA/MAPS Application Lead with administrative tasks.

Simone Parks

Teams Application Lead

Oversees the daily operations of the MAPS Team processing, assisting churches with online registration and obtaining team travel approvals.

Contact the Teams office—Phone: 417-862-2781 Ext. 2067, Fax: 417-862-1878, or e-mail using the menu on the left.

Hillary Sario

Teams Application Specialist

Assists churches with the registration and processing of missions team trips.

Sue Shahan

Teams Application Specialist

Assists churches with the registration and processing of missions team trips.

Chad and Dargan Phillips

MK Program Managers

Oversees the MK program, International Society of Missionary Kids (ISMK).

Sarah Goodapple

MK Office Coordinator

Oversees the MK program, International Society of Missionary Kids (ISMK).

Matt Entsminger

MK Resource Assistant

Oversees the MK database, manages the inventory of supplies needed for events, provides support services for iDiscipleship.com, and assists with events.

Kelsey Castleberry

MK Correspondence Assistant

Arranges travel for Task Force trips, plans activities and makes reservations for all major events, serves as the receptionist for the MK office, and assists with on-site planning for events.

Cristi Alexander

MK Pastoral Care Coordinator

Cristi oversees pastoral care for MKs, leads the MK Mentoring Program, assists with Task Force trips, as well as college visits and follow-up with itinerating MKs.

Bethanie Skipper

Executive Dean of TCK Education

Oversees academic needs of TCKs and provides resources to support educational transitions.

Butch Frey

Member Care Coordinator

Ministry to missionary families throughout the world.

Pam Frey

Member Care Consultant

Ministry to missionary families throughout the world.

Jacob Clark

Administrative Coordinator

Provides administrative support for the Member Care Coordinator, including help with counseling resources and special projects.

Karla Weis

Ministries Administrative Coordinator

Serves as the Retirement Coordinator. Once a missionary turns 63, Sherri is in contact with them at least annually with helpful tips and information until they actually retire.

Janice Brison

Logistics Specialist/Prayer Net Coordinator

Assists the PMC director in customer care training for staff, missionary safety training, and special projects.

Support Staff

Kelsey Cook

PMC Website & Social Media Specialist

Maintains WideOpenMissions.org, coordinates PMC's social media, and designs print and electronic materials.

Leslie Thomas

Pipeline Director

Coordinate communication for people interested in exploring missions opportunities to find where they uniquely fit on the field.

Tim Meacham

Pipeline Youth Advocate

Coordinate communication for students under the age of 18 who are interested in exploring missions opportunities to find where they uniquely fit on the field.

Alex McGregor

College Representative

Alex is a credentialed minister and missionary associate. His passion is to connect students with missions that transform their lives. His focus is to assist college (university, Masters Commission, Chi Alpha) students with missionary opportunities and missions trips. Alex served as AIM director for the Northwest Ministry Network and the Alaska District Council.