staff

  • Chris Hansler - President

    President, Discover Church Planting; 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.

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  • 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. 

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  • Annie hansler - communications

    Annie, a 2014 graduate of Azusa Pacific with a degree in communications,  is also a marketing director for a startup in Los Angeles, CA. 

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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

  • Gary emery

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

  • Ryan Brotherton

    Canon of Church Planting, Diocese of Cascadia; Anglican Priest, Anglican Church of North America

  • joy berg

    Co-founder, Rhapsody Church; Youth Ministry, Open Bible Churches

  • darrick young

    Pastor, Journey Church; Church Planting Director, Central Region Open Bible; National Board of Open Bible Churches