Meet the Staff Patty Role: Director of YWAM Wylie She loves to see people mobilized to live their purpose. She and her husband, Bruce, have been in missions for 28 years. She is a fan of Mexican food, a good movie, and her granddaughter, AJ. Bruce Role: Training Director He has a passion to see people get the truth of the gospel, and walk it out. He also loves Canadian Hockey and Ice cream. And he speaks Pennsylvania Dutch. Kayla Role: Base Operations and Accounting She loves children, sharing love, and competition. She also has injured herself in almost any kind of sport imaginable including Ping Pong, Ultimate Frisbee, and more. Erika Role: Leadership Team, Worship Leader, and Internship Leader She has a passion for Asia, children at risk, orphans, and Jesus Christ. She kills at softball and has an intense love for Gilmore Girls. Ashley Role: Leadership Team, Kitchen and Local Outreach Coordinator, and Accounting Ashley has a heart to see transformation, restoration, and understanding take place as people draw closer to God. Beware of her obsession with jeeps. Nick Role: Leadership Team, Communications Staff, and heads up Tech He has a passion for worship, discipleship, and ultimate frisbee. He can often be found listening to an audiobook or playing a board game. Phil Role: Leadership Team, Base Operations, and Construction Track Leader He has a passion for building and is pioneering a mission building ministry called Nehemiah Builders. Phil is always down to play spikeball, ultimate frisbee, and soccer. Ernest Role: Grounds Leader He loves the children of Asia. Ernest prefers to spend his times in the mountains or driving around in his truck. Chloe Role: Hope’s Gate Staff She is passionate about discipleship, music, and our Hope’s Gate project. Chloe produces her own Vitamin D and loves journaling and reading. Jared Role: Photography Track Leader and Communications Staff He is on a journey to capture the beauty and culture of people around the world without masking their pain. He is a lover of the mountains and our on base mechanic. Kinsey Role: Base Operations and Base Director Assistant Kinsey has a real passion for the Middle East. She loves healthy drinks (kombucha, smoothies, tea, etc.), games, and cerulean. Olivia Role: Grounds and Kitchen Staff She has a heart for women and children who are at risk or have been rescued from human trafficking. Olivia loves ranch dressing and anything with a little kick to it. Emily Role: Children at Risk Track Leader and Local At Risk Tutoring Ministry Leader She has a passion for Children, Jesus, and all the transformation He does in our lives. She has a severe peanut allergy, and we call her April for some reason. Caitlyn Role: Hospitality Leader and Gardener Caitlyn has a heart to see others draw close to the Lord and experience Him on a deeper level. She loves plants and cows. She also has a goal to visit every state park in Texas. Misti Role: Communications and Kitchen Staff She has a passion for the truth. She loves spontaneous dance parties, reading, and Oregon Chai. She is also currently going to college as well as staffing. Emily Role: Kitchen Manager She has a passion for children who have come from broken families and at risk situations. Emily loves all things cats including but not limited to lights and children’s books. Katelyn Role:Communications Team Leader Katelyn has a heart to raise awareness for the voiceless around the world. She loves pickup trucks, barefeet, the smell of cow manure, and the mountains. Renee Role: Campus Registrar and Communications Staff Renee’s heart is to teach kids about God and impact the next generation of believers. She has a unique style that can only be described as nursing home meets nursery. Hannah Role: Staff Intern Hannah serves in a variety of ways, and she has a heart of gold. She loves all things purple and/or fuzzy.