Meet our amazing team
Our international staff at Casa de Luz Ministries are helping to break cycles of generational poverty and bring hope to families in Primo Tapia, Mexico. If you’re interested in our mission, please browse our current paid and volunteer opportunities.
ROLE: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Gary oversees and gives overall direction to Casa de Luz Ministries. Currently, this concentrates on developing relationships with partner organizations and building and launching our new Youth Centre for at-risk teens.
Earl & Rhonda Fast
ROLE: Communications and visual media
Brad & Laura Toews
ROLE: CONSTRUCTION PROJECT COORDINATOR
Brad and Laura’s time is balanced between overseeing our latest construction projects, homeschooling their children, and volunteering at the Children’s Center.
ROLE: House of light goods coordinator
Stemming from the empowered employment program at Casa de Luz, Tracy co-founded House of Light Goods, a small business that supports impoverished single-mothers and whose profits go entirely to Casa de Luz.
Toni & Erin Santos
ROLE: Managing Directors
Toni and Erin moved to Primo Tapia, Mexico when Casa de Luz opened its doors in 2011. Since that time, they have been the on-site Managing Directors of Casa de Luz, overseeing the Children’s Center, Youth Center, Educational and Personal Development programming. They also manage the Sponsorship program and host visiting teams.
Bill & Judy Forbes
Bill and Judy do everything related to finances at Casa de Luz Ministries – income and expenses, employee payroll, and tax receipts at year-end.
ROLE: graphic designer
Levi is the graphic designer for Casa de Luz. He ensures that the message of Casa de Luz is visually communicated clearly and effectively in the physical and digital space
ROLE: SPONSORSHIP COORDINATOR
Lia is the sponsorship coordinator for the three different sponsorship programs we have at Casa de Luz. She can help you manage your child, youth, or scholarship sponsorships.