Who We Are

Meet Our Staff

  • 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.

  • Sarah Perez

    Sarah Perez

    PR Director
    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.”

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Ann Hawley

    Ann Hawley

    Volunteer Supervisor

    I’ve had a special place in my heart for Crystal Peaks Youth Ranch for over 20 years. My husband Greg and I met Kim and Troy in the early 90’s, and we’ve cherished their sweet friendship over the years. We’ve continued to pray for the Lord’s leading on their lives and, although we moved to Portland years ago, our bond has remained strong.

  • Brenna Gomez

    Brenna Gomez

    Volunteer Foreman

    Jesus has been long term planning for me to join the CPYR team, without my knowing. I first learned about Crystal Peaks Youth Ranch from my mother-in-law, Deirdre Gomez. She gifted me one of Kim Meeder’s books (Encountering Our Wild God) and I was captivated. I attended a women’s conference to hear Kim speak, read all of her other books and listened to each one of her podcasts I could find. God had planted a seed and was tenderly watering it, creating the perfect timing for me to join the ranch.

  • Rachel Hanson-McBride

    Rachel Hanson-McBride

    CRM Customizer

    Hey there, friends. It is a bit odd to introduce myself to all of you in this way. Since there are such a variety of reasons you may be reading these words, I am not sure that I can speak to every question in these short paragraphs. Still, I want to encourage you with a few thoughts from my life here at the ranch.

  • Cathy Chambers

    Cathy Chambers

    Gardens & Grounds Assistant

    Hello beautiful people! I discovered Crystal Peaks Youth Ranch in quite a roundabout way. A friend Jody, had given my good friend, Jacke, the book Hope Rising after Jacke had experienced a horrific tragedy in her family.