• Chris Hansler - President

    President, Pacific Planting Network; President, Discover Ministry School; Founding Pastor - Celebration Center, Puyallup, WA; NW District Director, Pacific Open Bible. Chris is a graduate of Eugene Bible College, has been a church planter, and has been a church planting coach, assessor and trainer since 1993.


  • Annie Hansler - Assistant/Communications

    Annie is a graduate of Azusa Pacific University with a BA in Communications. She grew up in a church plant which planted multiple churches.


  • Melodee Meyer - Treasurer

    A bookkeeper by vocation, Mel has also served as a treasurer and bookkeeper in her local church for the last 20 years. 


Board of Directors

  • aaron sutherland - Vice President

    Pastor of New Hope Eugene - planted in 2013; Founding Pastor of Desert Song Church, Redmond, OR; Board Member, New Hope Christian College

  • Lisa Hansler

    Pacific Open Bible Women's Board; Controller, Tacoma Plumbing & Heating; Founding Pastor - Celebration Center, Puyallup, WA

  • gabe barreiro

    Supervisor, North Pacific District of Foursquare Churches; Director of Church Planting, NW District Foursquare; Founding Pastor, West Side Faith Center, Eugene, OR;

  • Gary emery

    Supervisor, Pacific Open Bible; Chairman of the Board, New Hope Christian College, Church Planter, Pastor

  • Mitch austin

    Aggregate Sales Manager, Corliss Resources, Sumner, WA; Former staff pastor, Celebration Center, Puyallup, WA