KidZ at Heart is staffed by a team of leaders based in a virtual office setting spanning multiple states and several countries. For more information on staff members, to read their blogs, or to become a part of their support team, click on their name below.

Gordon West
President/CEO

Janet Anthony KidZ at Heart NextGen

Janet Anthony
Vice President of Latin American Ministries

Derrick & Mercy Banda
National Training Network Coordinators (Zambia)

Maureen Berger
Vice President of North American Ministries

Anny Chinchilla
National Training Network Coordinator (Honduras)

Becky Dietz
Vice President of Training Resources

Valorie Eddy
Director of Content Administration

Allison Gibson
Director of Visual & Social Media

Kathleen Griffin
Vice President of African Ministries

Kathy Kochis
Special Projects Coordinator

Sher Lama
National Training Network Coordinator (Nepal)

Dave Magnuson
Vice President of Communications

Becky McAllister
Chief Program Officer

Pat McWhorter KidZ at Heart

Pat McWhorter
Chief Financial Officer

Barbie Murphy
National Training Network Coordinator

Edwin Mutai
National Training Network Coordinator (Kenya)

Shannon Routzahn KidZ at Heart

Shannon Nyange
Mobilizer (Africa)

Adam Ormord
Chief Development Officer

Carolina de Portillo
Regional Training Network Director (Latin America)

Lee Ruud
Regional Training Network Director (Asia)

Grace Rwothumio
National Training Network Coordinator (Uganda)

Tanya Sloan
National Training Network Coordinator (Haiti)

Lynnette Stander
Regional Training Network Director (Southern Africa)

Shelby Stodden
Mobilizer (Latin America)

Vanessa Thomas
Mobilizer (Europe)

Nancy Tichy
Digital Content Writer & Editor

Ileana Valenzuela
National Training Network Coordinator (El Salvador)

Sue Van Benthem
Training Development Coordinator