Valerie Pickard - Director of Children's Ministries
Valerie Pickard was born in the Netherlands as an Army Child. She moved with her parents to many locations, but was for the most part raised in Tacoma, Washington. Valerie graduated high-school and went on to graduate with a Technical Degree in Interior Design. She met her husband in 1996 and was married in 98. Valerie and Karl were both born again in 98’, have two boys who love the Lord, and she has many years serving the church in administration and children’s ministry. She loves to scrap-book and talk about babies!
Brian Fortman - Director of Youth Ministries
Brian Fortman was born and raised in a non-believing home in Laramie Wyoming and is a Fireman at the City of Laramie. After God got ahold of his heart through some friends in high-school, he started following Christ at the age of 16. Brian Graduated from Laramie High School in 2005 and continued on to complete a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wyoming in 2010. Prior to becoming a fireman, Brian was called to work with youth. He has been an assistant high school football coach, Study Hall Teacher at the Middle School, and worked at the Laramie Crisis Center. Currently, Brian is helping with high school FCA and is leading the youth ministry at Laramie Valley Chapel. Brian has been married to his wife Stephanie since 2010 and they have two children, Dax and Liv. He enjoys spending time with his family, exercising, riding his dirt bike, snowmobiling, and relaxing at his cabin in his spare time.
Kyle Koster - Director of Collegiate Ministries