USMB LEADERSHIP BOARD
Luke Haidle - Board Chair

Luke Haidle is lead pastor at Living Hope Church in Henderson, Nebraska, and has been a board member since 2018. He and his wife, Joanne, have three elementary school-aged children. Luke is a graduate of Tabor College and ACTS Seminaries in Langley, British Columbia. Prior to pastoring, he worked with Multiply’s short-term missions program. Luke enjoys serving as a volunteer firefighter in his local community, home remodeling and spending time with his family.

Boris Borisov - Board Vice Chair

Boris Borisov is lead pastor at Pacific Keep Church in Spokane, Washington, which he helped launch in 2014. Boris immigrated to the U.S. in the early 1990s and grew up in a multi-ethnic church environment. He spent many years working as a city planner before transitioning to full time ministry. Pacific Keep Church bridges several generations and works to allow cultural distinctives while holding to the center in Jesus. Boris’ greatest joy is being a husband to his wife, Julia, and a father to his two daughters.

Dave Thiessen - Board Secretary

David Thiessen is executive pastor of Mountain View Community Church in Fresno, California. His primary responsibilities include helping to develop church vision and direction, School of Ministry, preaching, administration and conflict management. David is a graduate of MB Biblical Seminary and University of British Columbia. David enjoys spending time with his wife, Connie, and their three children.

Gaven Banik - Board Treasurer

Gavin Banik is the fixed operations manager at Luxury Auto Mall of Sioux Falls in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and has been working in automotive fixed operations for 50 years. He and his family attend Lincoln Hills Bible Church where he serves on the elder board. Gaven has served on executive leadership boards for multiple organizations including a foundation, education institution, and religious organization. Gaven and his wife, Martha, have been married 50 years and enjoy 5 children and 21 grandchildren.

Darrin Foddrell - Board Member

Darrin Foddrell currently serves as youth pastor along with his wife, Carrie, at The Life Center in Lenoir, North Carolina. He also works as a school administrator of a local high school and has been in education for 27 years, earning a bachelor’s, master’s and education specialist (EdS) degree (EDS) in education and school leadership. Darrin enjoys spending time with Carrie and their two children, refereeing high school basketball, playing the drums and coaching middle school football.

Jared Pulliam - Board Member

Jared Pulliam is the lead pastor of Christ Church Sellwood, a Portland, Oregon, church plant founded in partnership with USMB in September of 2013. He and his wife, Julia, enjoy the beauty of the Pacific Northwest, especially when they can do so on their motorcycle. They have four children, high school aged down to second grade, and are thankful to serve the Lord together as a family in the city.

Darren Rempel - Board Member

Darren Rempel serves as the lead pastor at Ebenfeld MB Church in Hillsboro, Kansas. Prior to coming to Ebenfeld, Darren spent over 13 years as the lead pastor in churches in Minnesota and Kansas, and 15 years as an associate pastor in churches in Kansas, California and South Dakota. Darren and his wife, Sherry, have two adult daughters. Darren enjoys doing yard work and spending time with his family.

Brianne Shaw - Board Member

Brianne Shaw is pastor of formation at Lighthouse Church in Denver, Colorado, which she and her husband, Josh, planted in 2015. Brianne deeply cares about people and their journeys with Jesus and is passionate about the local church and God’s kingdom here and now. She and Josh have two sons. When not at church, Brianne enjoys being a CrossFit coach, traveling the globe and anything with adrenaline.

Saron Tesfaye - Board Member

Saron Tesfaye and her husband, Ermias Amanuel, have been serving at Ethiopian Evangelical Church of Denver for the past 22 years, where Ermias is the associate pastor. Saron and Ermias have four daughters. Saron’s heart for ministry has always been centered around children and youth ministry. She currently works for Hyatt Regency Denver as assistant director of finance. Saron enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.

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