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 KidZ at Heart President and Founder

Gordon West

Becki West KidZ at Heart Executive Director and Founder

Becki West

Janet Anthony KidZ at Heart NextGen

Janet Anthony
Vice President of North American Ministries

Maureen Berger
Director of Training (U.S.)

Becky Dietz
Vice President of Training Resources

Valorie Eddy
Director of Content Administration

Janna Firestone
Vice President of People & Culture

Allison Gibson
Director of Visual & Social Media

Kathleen Griffin
Mobilizer (Asia & North America)

Dave Magnuson
Vice President of Communications

Becky McAllister
Vice President of European  and Middle Eastern Ministries

Michael McKnight
Coordinator of Short-Term Trip Budget Prep

Pat McWhorter KidZ at Heart

Pat McWhorter
Chief Financial Officer

Barbie Murphy
National Training Network Coordinator

Shannon Routzahn KidZ at Heart

Shannon Nyange
Mobilizer (Africa)

Adam Ormord
Chief Program Officer

Carolina de Portillo
Regional Training Network Director (Latin America)

Lee Ruud
Regional Training Network Director (Asia)

Grace Rwothumio
National Training Network Coordinator (Uganda)

Lynnette Stander
Regional Training Network Director (Southern Africa)

Tanya Sloan
National Training Network Coordinator (Haiti)

Curt Swindoll
Chief Development Officer

Nancy Tichy
Digital Content Writer & Editor

Judy Steffek
HQ Office Coordinator

Vanessa Thomas
Mobilizer (Europe)