Who We Are

Meet Our Staff

  • Katie Guerrero

    Katie Guerrero

    Public Relations Director
    Session Instructor

    I first heard about Crystal Peaks in 2008. I was in college and my mom sent me an article about the ranch. I was deeply touched by what I read, moved to tears, and I felt the Lord open something up in me that had been, a long time, buried deep in my heart.

  • Stephanie Voth

    Stephanie Voth

    Program Director
    Session Instructor

    I felt called to Crystal Peaks after hearing about the ministry from my mentor. The Lord would not let me forget about what He was doing in this place. I started praying about coming out to Central Oregon to serve. I frequently heard about the books and listened to podcasts of the Focus on the Family interviews.

  • Bill Watkins

    Bill Watkins

    Facilities Director

    In 2014, my soon-to-be-wife Lynn told me about CPYR. When I saw the video of the Ranch, I told her, "Sign me up. When do we go?" A year later, we were married in Montana. Crystal Peaks would come up periodically in conversation when we received the newsletter. We even talked about coming to the Ranch for an Information Clinic to see what it was all about.

  • Ellen McBride

    Ellen McBride

    Finance Controller

    The thing I love most about the ranch is that it is for people of all ages. From the very young to the retirees, there is a place for each to participate and volunteer. I have seen God bring his children to a place where it is safe and where they can come and be loved by staff without judgment. Living in Central Oregon brings a greater depth of experience with God every day.

  • Sarah Robinett

    Sarah Robinett

    Equine Manager
    Session Instructor

    I first heard about Crystal Peaks when I was 12 years old, listening to Troy and Kim speak on the Focus on the Family broadcast. When I turned off the radio, I told my mom emphatically, “THAT’S what I am supposed to do with my life!” From that moment on, I knew God was calling me to work with kids and horses.

  • Aly Pflugfelder

    Aly Pflugfelder

    Similar Ministries Advisor

    In 2011, I was given the book Hope Rising by a neighbor. Like most busy moms, it inevitably sat on the counter waiting for an opportunity to be read. Later that year, friends of ours invited us to join them at a CPYR Information Clinic for people interested in using horses in ministry. The two dots were connected, and God gave unique callings to each of us during our time at the Information Clinic.

  • Zac Bruckner

    Zac Bruckner

    Scheduling Coordinator
    Session Instructor

    I came to CPYR in 2014 as an intern (they were called full-time volunteers back then). I honestly didn’t know what to expect when I came, but God had paved the way and I was walking down it, seeking what He had in store for me on the next step in my journey. There is no way I could have guessed He would provide me with two new families: the Ranch staff and a wife.

  • Wendy Moore

    Wendy Moore

    Merchandise Coordinator

    My heart is full when I am at the Ranch! My husband Devin and I felt a strong calling on our lives to relocate to Central Oregon in 2016. We knew God had a plan and we knew His promises to be true and that He would reveal His plan in His timing. For the first year following our relocation we knew we would, for family reasons, need to still split our time back in Northern California.

  • Sarah Perez

    Sarah Perez

    Administrative Coordinator
    Session Instructor

    I first heard about the Ranch when I was twelve years old through one of Kim Meeder’s books, Bridge Called Hope. During this time I was facing one of the hardest seasons of my life and hope was something that had become foreign to me. I had become so numb to life and had even thought, “I have nothing to offer this world.”

  • Hannah McBride

    Hannah McBride

    Community Outreach Coordinator
    Session Instructor

    I heard an interview with Kim Meeder when I was eight years old and felt convicted, as only an eight-year-old can feel convicted, that Crystal Peaks would somehow be in my future. Across the years, I have followed the growth of Crystal Peaks and have kept the dream alive that someday I might serve with this team.