Pronouns: he, him, his A Graduate of Northwestern College (Orange City, Iowa) and the University of Iowa Medical School, Jerry has worked as a family practice doctor for most of his career. Always a questioner, he refuses to accept things only because they are the community standard. Through his work and life experiences, he has…

Pronouns: she, her, hers Kimberley (Kym) Trinidad was born and raised on the East Coast, living in New York since the age of three. Kym graduated from Hunter College and began her seminary education in 2014; she expects to graduate with a Master of Divinity from New Brunswick Theological Seminary in May 2019. Having been…

Pronouns: he, him, his Rev. Chad Tanaka Pack is Associate Minister at Marble Collegiate Church in New York City. Chad graduated with an M.Div. from Yale Divinity School in 2010. Prior to his ministry studies, Chad worked as a certified public accountant in the financial services industry. He graduated with a B.S. in Economics from…

Pronouns: he, him, his Óscar Reynaga is originally from southern California. He received his B.A. from UC Berkeley and M.A. from the University of Iowa. As an undergrad, he studied abroad in Mendoza, Argentina; Santiago, Chile; and Havana, Cuba. He currently teaches Spanish at Central College in Pella, IA and also serves as the Dean…

Pronouns: she, her, hers   With the help of Room for All, Kate found her home and family in Holland, MI and with Hope Church. And through her transition, her heart and soul went into the LGBTQ community. She feels that her church and LGBTQ families can strengthen each other and that they should never be separated.…

Pronouns: he, him, his Born in New Jersey, and raised in Georgia, Darren has now lived in New York City for 16 years. A self described “awesome mix of grits and mimosas,” Darren is a proud uncle to 18 nieces and nephews and two godsons. He is a member of Middle Collegiate Church in Manhattan,…

Pronouns: she, her, hers Lois Maassen has worked as a self-employed strategist and marketer with both nonprofits and for-profit companies in various industries for the last decade. Before that, she had a 29-year career at Herman Miller, with stints in marketing, communications, information technology, and product development. She’s an active member of Hope Church, in…

Pronouns: she, her, hers Jan is delighted to rejoin the Room for All board as the secretary after several years away. Jan is based in Grand Rapids, MI where she works as a research specialist. She is a graduate of Hope College and has her Masters in Public Administration from George Washington University in Washington,…

Pronouns: she, her, hers Sharon is originally from the Republic of Panama in Central America, migrating with her grandmother and aunt to the United States at the age of nine to be with her mother. She lived in Brooklyn, NY until eleven years ago, moving to Michigan with her son, while her daughter chose to stay…

Pronouns: she, her, hers Rev. Lisa Hansen is an Air Force Chaplain currently working in San Antonio, TX. Born in Los Angeles, adopted into a family of faith, and raised in an RCA new church plant, Lisa understands the importance of God’s grace. She worked on the full inclusion of the LGBTQ+ community in the…