Wide Open Missions

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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.

Joy Sorbo

Manager

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

Staff

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Administrative Coordinator to Director

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

Pam Livingston

Administrative Coordinator to Manager

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

Processes ministry trips for credentialed ministers with an invitation to assist overseas.
Contact the STMA office - Phone: 417-862-2781 Ext. 2097, Fax: 417-869-6280, or e-mail using the menu on the left.

Janice Hersey

Events Coordinator

Oversees the logistical coordination of all PMC events and coordinates the Missionary In Residence program.

Janice Brison

PMC Training Specialist

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

Naomi Toth

Career Missionary 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 Missionary 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 Missionary 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.

Janela Meacham

MA/MAPS Application Lead

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

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

Jan Rhea

MA/MAPS Application Specialist

Processes Missionary Associates and MAPS volunteers going to Asia Pacific, International Ministries, Northern Asia, and AGWM General.

Anna McWoods

MA/MAPS Application Specialist

Processes Missionary Associates and MAPS volunteers going to Africa, Europe, and Latin America Caribbean, as well as Engage interns.

Katelyn Crandell

MA/MAPS Application Specialist

Processes Missionary Associates and MAPS volunteers.

Gabby Licavoli

MAPS Support Specialist

Provides support to MAPS volunteers, Stateside and abroad, as they serve their assignments. Processes Missionary Associates and MAPS volunteers going to Eurasia.

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.

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Teams Application Specialist

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

Aaron Doudy

Team Application Specialist, Bilingual—LAC

Assists churches with the registration and processing of missions team trips and offers customer service in Spanish.

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).

Tony Perrin

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.

Butch and Pam Frey

Member Care Coordinators

Ministry to missionary families throughout the world.

Sarah DeForest

Administrative Assistant to Member Care Coordinator

Provides general and specialized administrative support for the Member Care Coordinator.

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.

Cristi Alexander

Pastoral Care Coordinator

Steve Livingston

Member Care Consultant

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.