OUR Leadership

Tim Russell


Tim Russell is the founder of HOPE International and the Pastor of Lighthouse Church.  He has served in ministry for over 25 years and is known for his genuine love for people.  Pastor Tim stays directly involved in outreach projects as well as the mission field. 

Heather Jordan

Executive Director

Heather began at HOPE International as an administrative assistant in 2012.  She has always believed in the vision of HOPE. Heather works hard to adapt the level of service that HOPE provides with the growing needs in the world today.  Her passion to help people all over the world is contagious and evident in the way she leads her team with true heart of a servant.  

Kristin Stevens 

Outreach Director

Kristin began at HOPE International in 2015.  Her creative mind and her heart for people are the driving force behind our Outreach events. She works alongside our partnering churches to make sure they have the resources  to help those in need. 

Meagan Schnieder 

Connections Director 

Meagan has served in ministry for over 15 years.  Joining the HOPE team in 2019, she is a master communicator, and goes the extra mile to insure that everyone has the information they need in order to serve.