Our Leadership Team
Jesus is the head of Journey Church.
He is in charge.
Every other leader is first and foremost a follower.
Under the guidance of Jesus is a qualified leadership team working to fulfill His mission.
Rob grew up a Kings fan in Sacramento and moved to SoCal for undergrad at Biola University. (just in time to have the Lakers rip his heart out) After graduation, he met Courtney while working at Forest Home. They got married & moved to Thousand Oaks in '07 and are now blessed with two crazy kids, Naomi and Walter. Rob spent over 15 years in youth ministry at different churches and camps... that's a lot of all-nighters! He got his masters degree from seminary at Talbot School of Theology with a focus on spiritual formation.
It was right at this moment that Rob and Courtney started to sense God's leading to plant a new church in Thousand Oaks.
Fun Facts: Was into comic books before it was cool, won two world championships as a drummer in high school
Loves: coffee, dodgeball, playing with his kids, fantasy football, and sushi
Stetson grew up in a large family in Orange County, CA. He completed a year at Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry and then finished Religion degree at Vanguard University of Southern California. Stetson loves Jesus and seeing people come alive in Him.
Fun facts: Traveled Europe for 2 months, will beat you at Mario Cart (on 64), is named after a cowboy hat
Loves: Jesus, the beach, snowboarding, traveling, food, and all competition
Jason grew up in Thousand Oaks and graduated from Thousand Oaks High School in 2007. He studied Chinese at Arizona State University, lived in China for a year, and moved back to TO in 2013. He has been teaching Chinese at TOHS since then. He and his wife Jess have been married for three years.
Fun fact: Jason met Jess through his sister, who roomed with Jess at college and decided they would be great together. She was right.
Loves: camping, cycling, classic novels, Chinese food.
Janna has been married to Dave for over 21 years. They moved to Thousand Oaks 3 years ago with their 16 year old son, Wyatt, and their 14 year old daughter, Sarah.
Fun facts: Has climbed Half Dome 3 times, visited Niagara Falls for her 40th birthday.
Loves: cooking for her family, eating, reading and red licorice
A native Californian, Sophia moved into the Conejo Valley from PA when she was 15. She graduated from Westlake High School and pursued a BA in Communication Studies at Cal State Northridge. Sophia spent 11 years in the pharmaceutical industry until being called to be a stay at home parent. Sophia has been married to her husband Jeff since 2010- together they have 3 children and they are also licensed foster parents.
Fun Facts: Sophia was a Mattel toy tester as a child
Loves: Exercise, skiing, travel, music, cooking, and being with her family.
Suzanne has been married to her husband, Tim, for 27 years. They have lived in several places during those 27 years; from Arkansas, to Florida, to Alaska, to Kansas, then Chicago, Denver, and finally landing in California. They have two sons; Stephen and Patrick, and a beautiful daughter-in-law, Hailey.
Fun Facts: during a softball season when I was 12, my grandpa offered me $5 per homerun and $10 per grand slam. I hit 15 homeruns and 5 grand slams. I thought I was rich.
Loves: Doing anything with family, watching the KC Chiefs, Playing games with friends, and snuggling with my sweet Beagle, Lucy
Jared moved from Mesa, Arizona to study music at Pepperdine University. When he is not leading worship, he writes music for TV & Film. His music is featured in branded content throughout the world. He has been leading worship for nearly ten years.
Fun facts: Hates the texture of cardboard but loves how it smells.
Loves: To party.