Our Staff

Fred Collom
Title: Founder/President
Bio:

Oralia Collom
Title: CEO/ Colonia Director
Bio: Oralia has been serving La Vina for the past 5 years, helping Fred to lead the ministry. She currently oversees all the colonia leaders in the 19 Community Centers of Hope here in Mazatlan and enjoys serving in Loma Bonita on a weekly basis.

Alex Barragan
Title: Director of Operations/ VCS Program Director/Youth Pastor/Multimedia Manager
Bio: Alex has been overseeing the Mazatlan Main office while also Directing the Vineyard Child Sponsorship Program. He has been serving La Vina since 2017 and has helped to streamline many of our Policies and Procedures. He is the youth Pastor in the Vineyard Church as well as leads the youth class in Loma Bonita on Saturday mornings.

Mike Sanchez
Title: IT Consultant
Bio: Mike has been serving La Vina since 2018. He works on office procedures, computer policies and maintenance as well as helping to disciple the colonia leaders and serve in Loma Bonita.

Lizanne Sanchez
Title: Mazatlan VCS Coordinator
Bio: Lizanne has been serving with La Vina since 2018 with her husband Mike. She oversees the Community Centers of Hope in Mazatlan as well as revising standard operating procedures for both office management and the entire VCS Program.

Kris Gil
Title: Accountant
Bio: Kris has been serving with La Vina since 2003. Her hard work and dedication go far beyond her accounting duties. She handles all U.S. and Canadian sponsorship accounts and payments through the main office in Mazatlan.

Danae Burris
Title: Mission Team Coordinator/VSP Coordinator
Bio: Denae has been serving with La Vina since . She leads and coordinates the mission teams that visit from the U.S. and Canada. She also runs the Vineyard Child Scholarship Program overseeing the distribution of benefits to children from the Community Centers of Hope in Mazatlan.

Adriana Virgen
Title: Accountant
Bio: Adriana has been serving for the past 14 years as our accountant. She distributes funds to colonia leaders for the VCS Program amongst many other duties. She also cooks and serves meals to the mission teams that visit here in Mazatlan.

Claudia Trigeros
Title: Accountant
Bio: Claudia has been serving 2004 and helps maintain our Mexican accounts she also pays for maintenance, electricity, gas and water in the Community Centers of Hope.

Carlos Reygoza
Title: VCS Team Member
Bio: Carlos has only been with La Vina since the beginning of 2019 but contributes greatly to the VCS Program. He enters attendance records, creates interview lists, keeps track of children that are no longer in the program and notifies sponsors of any cancellations or problems with their account.

Dave Newton
Title: Pastor/Mission Team Director
Bio: Dave has been serving La Vina since . He is one of the Pastors in the Vineyard Church as well as leading services in one of the Community Centers of Hope. He also plans, organizes and leads mission teams.