Meet Our Board of Directors
Jason & Cinnamon Miles
Since 1994 Jason & Cinnamon have traveled and served together in International missions. Jason: worked in the non-profit sector for 20 years before Sew Powerful. 16 years at World Vision as an Executive Director & 4 years at Northwest University as SVP of Advancement. He holds a Graduate Degree, MBA, with an emphasis on International Non-Profit Management. Cinnamon: served in YWAM (Youth With A Mission) before they were married & has served throughout Europe, Mexico & Africa. She is the founder and lead designer at Pixie Faire, a popular online marketplace.
Kevin & Cleo LaRoche
Kevin and Cleo are the lead pastors at Renton Christian Center, where they've served in ministry for over 20 years. They are passionate about worship and serving in missions. They enjoy spending time with their son Josh and his wife Kirsten and their grandchildren, playing games with friends, playing a little softball and getting out on the lake.
Toby & Janairie Capps
Toby and Janairie Capps have served with the Sew Powerful Team since the beginning. He and Janairie first met Esther in Lusaka in 2009. Toby, professionally has been with McKesson Medical/Surgical Corporation the past 17 years. He also serves on National, Regional, Area, and Council Executive Boards and Committees for the Boy Scouts of America, where he has been a member for over 50 years, earning the rank of Eagle Scout. Janairie was in management at Nordstrom for over a decade. They have three grown children, Kyle, Ashley, and Kelli, and a growing number of grandchildren. They reside in Renton, Washington.
David & Martha Derr
David and Martha Derr are the co-founders of Three Esthers Farm which is providing food to the Ngombe Needs Care Center. They purchased the farmland in 2007 when they were adopting 2 children (Esther and Ivan) from Zambia. David has served with World Vision since 2003, including a 2 year assignment in Southern Africa from 2011-2013. Martha is a teacher and math tutor in Gig Harbor where their family has lived for over 20 years. They are passionate about following God’s will and supporting His Kingdom around the world.
Dana & Grace Buck
Dana and Grace Buck are both retired after serving a collective 66 years with World Vision. They have been supporters of Sew Powerful from the very first days of the ministry. Dana is the author of the book Sew Powerful Parables and is the host of the podcast by the same name. He is also the logistical coordinator for all of the purses received from around the world. Grace and Dana have two grown children, Jared and Alyssa, and a son-in-law, Ivan. They live currently in Renton, Washington.