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Fritz & Cindy Meier

Fritz & Cindy Meier

Directors

Fritz and Cindy, our base directors, oversee all aspects of the ministry.  Their oldest daughter, Cherise, is married and has two children. Tiffany is a talented artist and attending college; her card collection can be found in the office and on Gleanings’ website.; Philip recently married; he works and lives in Washington. All their children have completed a Discipleship Training School. The Meier family lead worship together and have traveled worldwide leading outreach teams. They have been at Gleanings since 2003.
Rod & Colleen Lawrence

Rod & Colleen Lawrence

Rod and Colleen come to us from Dawson Creek, British Columbia, Canada. Their son Kent plays football in Canada; their daughter Kaleigh attends Vanguard University. Rod supervises truck maintenance and woodworking, as well as overseeing ministry to our backpackers. Colleen is part of our leadership team, and oversees various aspects of the ministry. They have been working at Gleanings since May of 2005.

Lawrence’s December 2020 Newsletter

Eliane Erickson

Eliane Erickson

Eliane is from Switzerland. She completed her Discipleship Training School at Gleanings in February 2008 and joined our staff in September that year. Eliane later married Randy Erickson, who passed away in May 2016. Eliane is here with her two daughters, Liana and Timea. She leads worship and helps in the office.
Sheldon & Carol Munro

Sheldon & Carol Munro

Sheldon and Carol Munro completed their Discipleship Training School at Gleanings in 2007. They moved here, with their three children Seth, Kalina, and Kaiden, from Dawson Creek, British Columbia, Canada and came on staff in June 2010. Sheldon is part of our leadership team, supervises volunteer assignments, and oversees base maintenance. Carol home schools Kaiden, and is our booking clerk; she work with our volunteers to determine when they can serve at Gleanings.

Newsletter Spring 2017

Al & Norma Gove

Al & Norma Gove

Al moved to Gleanings from Anaheim, California in 2002 and completed his Discipleship Training School in Kona, Hawaii in 2008. Norma came from Belfair, Washington to attend her DTS at Gleanings; after graduating in 2010 she became a staff member. They were married at Gleanings on October 23, 2010; between them, they have ten children and six grandchildren. Al keeps the peach and soup plants operating and works in the shop. Norma is our kitchen manager.
Henrijs & Ilze Janbergs

Henrijs & Ilze Janbergs

Henrijs and Ilze completed a Discipleship Training School in Latvia; and first joined Gleanings’ staff in 2007. They served two years, then were forced to leave because of immigration issues. After much prayer, and God’s favor, they returned in 2011. They have two young children, Magnuss and Stella. Henrijs serves in the soup plant; Ilze works in the Finance department.

Susan Ross

Susan Ross

Susan and her husband Dean came to Gleanings from British Columbia, Canada in 2016 after doing a Discipleship Training School in Kona Hawaii. After Dean passed away in 2017 Sue stayed. She manages the Quilt room and Store as well as supervising our Reception area. Sue has 3 sons and 6 grandchildren back in BC.

Rochelle Perry

Rochelle Perry

Rochelle Perry has been a part of the Gleanings community since January 2019 as a Mission Builder, using her skills as a chef to serve the Lord. She completed her YWAM DTS in July 2021 and joined the staff in November 2021.
From Lodi, CA, Rochelle had a career in training and management developed in universities, hospitals, city governments, and banks. After early retirement, she carved into her lifelong interest in cuisine and went to cooking school, which led to working as a chef for seven years.
Now she serves the Lord as a missionary in the Gleanings kitchen, making delicious meals for our community.

Andy & Chelsea Rotunno

Andy & Chelsea Rotunno

Andy and Chelsea Rotunno are both from Southern California. For ten years they led volunteer teams from their church in Burbank, California to serve at Gleanings before they decided to attend a Discipleship Training School in 2017 as a family. They joined Gleanings staff in March 2018. Andy and Chelsea are excited to be part of the Gleanings staff family and serve the Lord together. Andy directs our summer staff internship program and serves in the procurement department. Chelsea ministers alongside Andy and contributes with her writing talent.

http://andyrotunno.com

Jesse and Elisabeth Correll

Jesse and Elisabeth Correll

Jesse and Elisabeth, and their son Asher moved here from Burbank, CA.  They joined our staff family in April 2020.  After completing their DTS here at Gleanings, they applied to come on as full-time staff.  Jesse is our production manager in charge of the warehouse, soup plant, and fumigation.  Elisabeth is a full-time mom and helps with projects around the base.

Shelly Warner

Shelly Warner

Shelly Warner, a 2021 DTS graduate. Shelly works in the Gleanings for the Hungry front office and as Gleanings social media contributor. In her spare time, she likes to knit socks and grow food in forest gardens. She is from Everett, WA, Shelly found Gleanings when she was researching how to manage a food bank. When she finally visited in 2019, she knew she wanted to be here long-term. She signed up for the 2021 DTS at the last minute and found the seeds the Lord planted during DTS are continuing to grow. 

Karen Adams

Karen Adams

Karen Adams is recent DTS graduate who has now devoted her life to full-time missionary service. Originally from Stockton, CA, Karen first came to Gleanings as a volunteer in 2018 and then as a long-term mission builder. She felt a call from God to complete a DTS when she heard about it. “I had been serving here, and I knew that I would experience some real growth if I did the DTS,” Karen said. “I thought it would be the experience of a lifetime—and it was.” Karen works in the kitchen, helping to prepare and serve food to the Gleanings community.

Rachel Hill

Rachel Hill

Rachel Hill first came to Gleanings with her church as a volunteer.  In 2019 she and her two kids Jude and Evie came as mission builders.  She felt the Lord leading her to do a DTS here at Gleanings in 2020 and then to come on staff in the fall.  Rachel said “I am most excited about getting to use my creative gifts to serve God and serve others.” Rachel is working on our website development.

Sara Bartel

Sara Bartel

Sara Bartel joined the Gleanings staff in April 2022 and she serves in the housekeeping department. Originally from Bogota, Colombia, Sara is the daughter of YWAM missionaries who serve full time in Bogota. She did her DTS at Gleanings in 2017. Sara likes to sing, and she is great with kids. In her spare time, she likes to read, listen to music, and spend time outdoors.
Her favorite verse is from Exodus 14:14, which says, “The Lord will fight for you, and you have only to be silent.”