Carl is a Reno-area attorney who has served on the Board of Directors since January 1993. He has been Board President since 1995. In law practice for over 20 years, Carl has a degree in Criminal Justice from California State University, Sacramento.
He is a veteran of the U.S. Army and has lived in Reno for more than 20 years. He is an active member of a local church.
Bill is the Senior Pastor at the Bridge Church in Reno, where he has served since November 2008. He grew up in eastern North Carolina and graduated from Columbia Bible College and has studied at Phoenix Seminary. Bill has served in ministry for over 30 years in North Carolina, Georgia, Arizona and Tennessee before coming to Reno. He is passionate about helping those far from God come to know Him and begin to walk closely with Him.
He has been married to Kim for over 30 years and has four grown children.
Coy Russell, Jr.
Coy has been a registered construction inspector for more than 40 years, specializing in project management and inspection programs overseeing residential, educational, industrial and medical facilities. He has been involved with such projects as the major medical center Kaiser Walnut Creek and Children’s Hospital in Oakland.
His many other projects include the Stanford University Cancer Treatment Center at Palo Alto. Coy, who holds degrees from the University of California, Berkeley and University of San Francisco, currently works in Construction Administration for NTD Architects in Auburn, CA.
Coy has led Young Life Clubs, taught Sunday School classes for newlyweds and has held positions as deacon and elder.
He has been married to Karen for over 42 years and the two live in Applegate, CA. They have two daughters and two grandchildren.
Nathan is the Senior Pastor of the Tower of Salvation Christian Community Church in Reno, NV, where he has served since 2006. Nathan grew up in Vance South Carolina and graduated from Wooster High School in Reno in 1989.
A gifted running back, Nathan played college football at Bakersfield College and San Jose State University, where he set or tied several school records. Nathan also worked 14 years in the Washoe County Juvenile Justice system before going into full-time ministry in September 2011.
He currently is a student at Multnomah Bible College in Reno. Nathan has served in ministry since 1998 in Reno and has completed missionary trips to Japan and other cities throughout the country.
Nathan is passionate about reaching the lost with the Gospel message of Jesus Christ and about teaching God’s Word through the power of the Holy Spirit.
Nathan has been married to Denise for over 14 years. They have four grown children and two grandchildren.
Rick Redding, M.A., MFT, L.C.A.D.C.
Rick is licensed in Nevada both as a Marriage Family Therapist and Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor. He is a graduate of California State University, Fullerton and Pacific Christian College in Southern California.
Rick, who has been at the Mission since 1997, is an ordained minister and Pastor of Journey Church, which meets on the campus of the University of Nevada at Reno.
He and his wife, Charlotte, also are the directors of Enjoying Marriage Ministries, a Christ-centered, non-denominational ministry that conducts weekend seminars across the country bringing couples closer to God.
They live in Reno with their four children.