Our Team

James Shires, President
James Shires, President
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Apple Park, Executive Secretary
Apple Park, Executive Secretary

Apple was born in S. Korea as a third generation Seventh-day Adventist. Being chosen as a servant of God at a very young age, Elder Park had to take the stand for the Sabbath and his God at all costs. He has served as church planter, Area Coordinator, Conference Pathfinder Director, Conference Youth Director, Camp Director, and now he is serving as the Conference Executive Secretary. His special skills are team leadership, inspiring and sharing vision, and empowering people to do God’s work.

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Charles Reel, Treasurer
Charles Reel, Treasurer
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Daniel Ortega, Youth & Communication Director
Daniel Ortega, Youth & Communication Director

Daniel began full-time ministry in Oklahoma in 2007 after graduating from Southwestern Adventist University. Daniel has served as a youth pastor, senior pastor, Bible teacher, and elementary principal. He moved back to Oklahoma in January of 2018, after serving three years in the Indiana Conference, to serve as the Youth & Young Adult Director and Communications Director for the Oklahoma Conference. He enjoys youth ministry along with his wife Yesenia and two boys, Isaac and Benjamin.

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Tim Kripps, Education
Tim Kripps, Education

Tim met his wife Angeliqua as students at Thunderbird Adventist Academy. His Bachelors Degree from SWAU is in Social Science and he has a Masters Degree from UNLV in Educational Leadership and Administration. During his twenty plus years in education he taught various grades, has been a school administrator, an associate superintendent. He loves to share with students the importance of choosing God daily, and watching students give their lives to God.

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Luis Prieto, Spanish Ministries
Luis Prieto, Spanish Ministries

Spanish Ministries Coordinator

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Nic Coutet, Evangelism
Nic Coutet, Evangelism
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Bob Burnette, Native Ministries & Stewardship
Bob Burnette, Native Ministries & Stewardship

Bio Coming Soon...

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Robert Quintana, Men's Ministry
Robert Quintana, Men's Ministry

Bio Coming Soon...

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Karol Mosbey, Women's Ministry
Karol Mosbey, Women's Ministry

Bio Coming Soon

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Tamra Clark
Tamra Clark

Assistant Treasurer Accounts Payable

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Millie Hall
Millie Hall

Administrative Assistant

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Angeliqua Kripps
Angeliqua Kripps

Administrative Assistant to the President

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Yesenia Ortega
Yesenia Ortega

Administrative Assistant for Youth & Communication

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Joan Rupe
Joan Rupe

Accountant Insurance Service Records Retirement Human Resources Trust Services

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Norma Shepherd
Norma Shepherd

Youth Department Support Staff Korean Missions Assistant

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Carol Thomas
Carol Thomas

Administrative Assistant for Education

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Carlene Vigneron
Carlene Vigneron

Assistant Treasurer & Payroll

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Thelma Vigneron
Thelma Vigneron

Auditor

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Damaris Prieto
Damaris Prieto
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