Nelson Miles comes to HOPE House with extensive leadership experience in community relations. He currently serves on Lakewood Neighborhood Council, President of Oakbrook Condominium, Lakewood Collaborative Committee Member, Tacoma Adventist Community Services Board Member and is and Elder at Tacoma Central Church.
Miles holds a Bachelors degree in Environmental Science and Masters Degree in Public Health.
Colette Newer serves as the Director for Outreach Ministries at Washington Conference of 7th day Adventist. In this capacity, she supports the work of church members serving in the areas of Community Services, Prison Ministries, Disaster Response and Urban Ministries throughout Western Washington.
Newer has a Bachelors in Sociology from Whitman College (1990), Masters in Administration from Andrews University (2015) and Certificate in Fundraising Management from Indiana University (2016).
Floyd Marshall is Pastor and coordinator of Prison Ministries for the Washington Conference of Seventh~day Adventist. He holds a Bachelor of Theology degree from Caribbean Union College a Master’s Degree in Education with a major in Educational and Developmental Psychology from Andrews University and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Organizational Behavior from the University of London. He is also a Graduate of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development.
Marshall has been involved in Prison Ministry for over 20 years.
Charlie has been involved in Adventist Prison Ministries (APM) since 2002 spending 14 years visiting men in prison, serving as a volunteer, Sponsor and Chapter Leader. While no longer volunteering in the prisons, Charlie continues to work meet with individuals who have been incarcerated offering Bible studies and encouragement to continue a positive path.
Charlie serves as the President of the Adventist Prison Ministries Fellowship. In this role he sits on the Prison Ministry Executive Committee and actively works to increase the capacity of the ministry, including promotion of APM throughout the Washington Conference, and the recruitment and training of new volunteers.
Dan Houser, the prodigal son, has been restored to Sonship through God’s grace and mercy. The Good Lord has blessed him with the opportunity to give his testimony in many churches. This came about through prison ministries.
Houser works as a Substance Use Dependency Professional (SUDP) at Northwest Integrated Health. He helps others to overcome their addictions, gain the necessary skills for a life in recovery, and assists in their spiritual growth.
Houser is an Elder at the Yelm Seventh-day Adventist Church and ministers as worship leader, occasional speaker, and song service leader. He participates in prison ministries, serves on the Hope House Board, and volunteers for youth group fundraising activities.