Staff & Team


  • Esley Patsch

    Director/Founder

  • Christine Patsch

    Operations Director

  • Amber Schafer

    Administrative Assistant

  • Eli Hochstetler

    Facilities Coordinator

  • Tammy Farrell

    Sorting Coordinator

Board of Directors


  • Dean Domer, Analytics Manager, Synchrony Financial
  • Mike Foraker, President, Jennings Heating and Cooling, Inc.
  • Tom Fuller, President, Alpha Homes and The Ellis Group
  • Victor Hutnik, Owner, Ohio Engineering & Manufacturing Co.
  • Jim Newman, CPA, James R. Newman, Inc. (Retired)
  • Christine Patsch, Operations Director, Summit Missions International
  • Esley Patsch, Director, Summit Missions International


Team Leaders


  • Joel Barrett

    Construction Coordinator

  • Carrie Romanin

    Program Coordinator

  • Lena Seletskaya

    Summer Bible Clubs Moldovan Coordinator

International Ministries & Partners

  • Cristi Calin

    Pastor of Metanoia Harvest Church, Chisinau, Moldova

  • Ana Dovgaliuc

    Director of Development & Communications for Help The Children

  • Mark Fashevsky

    Founder/Executive Director of Help the Children (Foster Care & Transitional Care) and of the Thrift Store Project, Transnistria

  • Rustam Ibragimov

    Pastor, Agape Church, Kiev Ukraine and Eastern Europe/Central Asia Church Plant Director

  • Nikolai Tanasov

    U.S. Liaison to Children of the Street Feeding & Tutoring Program, Transnistria

  • Pasha Tian

    Youth Pastor, Agape Church, Kiev, Ukraine and Coordinator of Church Planting, Moldova

  • Sergei Titarenco

    Director of Adventure Camps, Transnistria

  • Igor Velicanenco

    Regional Director of New Life Moldova, Transnistria