The Board of Directors
Dr. Brown has been serving our Northern Nevada communities for many years. His passion to share and reflect the love of Jesus is contagious, and his compassion for the less fortunate and the hurting can be seen in all his service and ministry works over the last fifty years.
Dr. Brown was honored to serve on many prestigious medical and clinical Boards throughout his medical career, as well as in the U.S. Navy, leaving after 15 years as a Lieutenant Commander of the Medical Corps.
He is a member of South Reno Baptist Church where he has organized many Humanitarian Health Missions overseas, founded the Hosanna Home, and formerly served as the Director of the Missions' Team until resigning
in January '22.
David is a practicing attorney and managing partner of Ashby, Ranalli & Zaniel. He has served on the board since its inception in 2012.
Aside from his normal practice, he assists families from the
Reno-Sparks Gospel Mission with family law issues. David also serves underprivileged families of Reno by assisting a mission through his church.
Mark lived most of his life in Michigan until October of 2018, when he and his wife of 44 years (Sue) moved to Washoe Valley, NV.
Professionally, Mark has been a Certified Financial Planner for over 30 years. He has extensive experience working with individuals and business owners, as well as being the Treasurer of several
Mark and Sue have three grown children and two grandchildren. Mark’s hobbies are golf and wood working. Sue enjoys flower gardening and crafts.
David Yost has been a registered nurse for the last 28 years. He has worked in Cardiac ICU, Mental Health, and as a flight nurse. The last fifteen years have been spent in the dialysis field, with the last decade as the director of operations. In that role of director, his job was to analyze and evaluate business goals, business communication, and obtain sustainable growth for the company.
He is a native Nevadan with a heart for the Reno community. He attends a local Christian church with his wife, Janell, and enjoys outside activities. They have 3 adult children and 4
Jim is a Nevada transplant from Georgia. Christian religion is what he knew until in college, during March 1994, life hit rock bottom. Jesus changed his life and began a relationship with Jim. It seemed that working "for God" was the next step, so he began a 21 year journey as a Student Pastor.
Jim, his wife of 24 years (Amy), and their 3 children moved to Nevada in June of 2015 to be the Teaching Pastor for Faith Ministry, North Valleys. He also serves as a Chaplain with the Washoe County Sheriff's Office Peer Support Team.
Reno is God's place for Jim. The Hunters enjoy the Great Basin area but most of all the opportunity to share Jesus in the West! Jim likes college basketball, being outdoors, reading, and traveling.