MAF Leadership

David Holsten, President and CEO

David Holsten, President and Chief Executive Officer

David assumed the presidency of MAF on July 16, 2018. He and his wife, Natalie, joined MAF in 2000.

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Dave Wunsch, VP of Operations

Dan Whitehead, Vice President of Operations

Dan oversees all MAF ministry programs throughout the world.

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Aaron Bear, Chief Advancement Officer

Aaron Bear, Chief Advancement Officer

Aaron provides strategic direction to all MAF fundraising, marketing, communication channels, donor and church relations activities, and gift processing functions.

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Ruth Harrison, Chief Personnel Officer

Ruth Harrison, Chief Personnel Officer

Ruth oversees the recruiting of staff for the home office and missionaries who serve overseas; non-technical training; member care; benefits; and the management of the MAF headquarters facilities in Nampa, Idaho.

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Rick Dickson, VP of Finance


Joe Barraclough joined MAF in 2018, having served as director of Financial Services at Seed Company (a Wycliffe Bible Translators affiliate) in Arlington, Texas. Joe comes to MAF with 20 years of nonprofit financial leadership.

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Ted Van Zwol, Chief Information Officer

Ted Van Zwol, Chief Information Officer

In this newly established executive position, Ted leads the development, maintenance, and usage of systems, software, and computers that process and distribute data throughout MAF worldwide. The complexity of MAF's ministry coupled with the rapidity of technological advancements necessitate a cohesive and cost-effective approach to meeting MAF's internal IT needs.

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Board of Directors

J. David Grizzle

Chairman of the Board, MAF
Chief Executive Officer
Dazzle Partners, LLC
Washington D.C.

Eric Kellerer, Ed.D.

Vice Chairman of the Board, MAF
Director, Doceō Center
Northwest Nazarene University
Nampa, ID

David Holsten

President and Chief Executive Officer
Mission Aviation Fellowship
Nampa, ID

Joel Barker

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
J.R. Simplot Company
Boise, ID

David Bixby, Ed.D.

Executive Vice President
Azusa Pacific University
Azusa, CA

Mona Gisler

Chief Financial Officer
Douglas Emmett
Santa Monica, CA

Jennifer Holloran

Chief Human Resources Officer
Wycliffe Bible Translators
Orlando, FL

Pramod John

Chief Executive Officer
VIVIO Health
San Leandro, CA

Larry Jones, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President, Bible Translation
The Seed Company
Arlington, TX

Lacey Pitman

Managing Director Systems Operations
Amazon Air
Seattle, WA

Montie C. Ralstin, Jr.

Retired, Pastor
Boise, ID

Anthony G. Van Schaick

Retired Vice President and Treasurer
Lockheed Martin Corporation
Wilmington, NC

Karl D. Stoltzfus, Sr.

Dynamic Aviation
Bridgewater, VA

Robert Swanson

Managing Shareholder
Boutin Jones, Inc.
Sacramento, CA