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
President & Founder

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

Sherrie Case
Director of North American Training Events

Becky Dietz
Director of Leadership Programs

Valorie Eddy
Vice President of Content Development

Janna Firestone
Vice President of People and Culture

Allison Gibson
Director of Visual and Social Media

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
North American Training Event Coordinator

Shannon Routzahn KidZ at Heart

Shannon Nyange
Mobilizer (Africa)

Adam Ormord
Chief Programs Officer

Jo Ellen Platania
Vice President of Community Development

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)

Nancy Tichy
Digital Content Writer & Editor

Judy Steffek
HQ Office Coordinator

Vanessa Thomas
Mobilizer (Europe)

Brittany van Wyk
Mobilizer (Latin America)