Meet our 11 district supervisors who provide oversight and personal attention to our local churches and pastors.
Juan M. Vallejo
North Pacific District Supervisor
Gabe Barreiro is supervisor of the North Pacific District of The Foursquare Church. He most recently served as director of the church-planting movement, ethnic ministries and NextGen ministry for Foursquare’s Northwest District. Gabe also has been involved in Foursquare’s Global Cities church-multiplication strategy and is a member of the National Hispanic Commission. He served as a founding board member of the Pacific Planting Network and was a member of the Reimagine team that wrote the District Supervisor Metrics and Objectives.
Born in Hollywood, Calif., Gabe Barreiro grew up in Los Angeles, heard about Jesus through a street-evangelism ministry and accepted Christ in his sophomore year of high school. After high school, Gabe moved to Eugene, Ore., in 1988 to attend Eugene Bible College, where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Pastoral Studies. While at college, he attended and served in ministry training at Faith Center (Eugene Foursquare Church). He is currently working toward a Master of Arts in Global Leadership at Fuller Theological Seminary’s School of Intercultural Studies.
In 1995, Gabe and his wife, Nicole, were sent to Oak Harbor, Wash., to serve as youth pastors at Living Word Fellowship (Oak Harbor II Foursquare Church). In June 2000, they were sent to Springfield, Ore., to continue youth ministry at Faith Center (Springfield Foursquare Church). From there, they helped develop and plant Westside Faith Center (Eugene Westside Foursquare Church), which they shepherded to 400 members and where they served as lead pastors until 2009.
Gabe and Nicole have been married for more than 20 years and have two teenage sons, Kinkade and Isaac.
Northeast Atlantic District Supervisor
Peter Bonanno is the district supervisor of the Northeast Atlantic District, comprised of the recently consolidated Northeast and Mid-Atlantic districts.
He also currently serves on the Foursquare Cabinet and is a member of the National Church Committee. Previously, he served as the senior pastor of Grace Capital Church in Concord, N.H. Peter and his wife, Lisa, planted Grace Capital in 1996, and it has since grown to a congregation of more than 1,000. Peter feels called to help the local church equip believers to serve in their gifts. He has helped plant several other churches in New England and built international outreach ministries, sending missionaries into the rest of the world. Also, he previously served for six years as the District Supervisor for the Northern New England Foursquare District (Maine, New Hampshire & Vermont).
Peter is a graduate of Oral Roberts University. He and Lisa were married in 1988 and have three children.
Pacific Southwest District Supervisor
Fernando Castillo Jr. serves as supervisor of the Pacific Southwest District. Born and raised in Bogotá, Colombia, Fernando earned a degree in architecture in 1997 before moving to the U.S. to attend Life Pacific College, where he received his degree in 2001. In 1999 he married Karen Larson, the daughter of Foursquare missionaries to Colombia. Fernando and Karen have two sons.
After serving two years as youth pastors at the Azusa Foursquare Church in Southern California, the Castillos moved to Honolulu in 2002 to serve as youth pastors at New Hope Oahu (Oahu South Foursquare Church)under Pastor Wayne Cordeiro.
In 2004, the Castillos helped plant New Hope Diamond Head (Diamond Head Foursquare Church) in Honolulu. Today, the church has two campuses and sees more than 1,200 people in weekly attendance. In keeping with the pastor’s passion for missions, New Hope Diamond Head has ongoing ministry in India, Haiti, Japan and Taiwan.
Central Pacific District Supervisor
Bill Chaney serves as district supervisor of the Central Pacific District of The Foursquare Church. He is also the senior pastor of Valley Christian Center (Fresno First Foursquare Church) in Fresno, Calif. In 2014, he helped launch the Valley Dream Center nonprofit, which offers literacy classes, job training, financial education, a food bank and many other services to the Fresno community.
In his more than 35 years of service in The Foursquare Church, Bill has acted as a divisional superintendent, a member of the board of directors, and in various pastoral roles for local churches. He is currently chairperson of the board of directors and serves on the Agenda, Audit, Bylaw, Compensation, Finance, Governance and Personnel committees.
Bill studied business administration at the University of Phoenix, pastoral leadership at Life Pacific College and practical theology (earning a master’s degree) from The King’s University. In his commitment to continuing education, he is currently pursuing a Doctor of Transformational Leadership degree from Bakke Graduate University in Dallas. Bill’s passions include stewarding the church’s resources wisely to enable more ministry in the field and strengthening local churches.
He and his wife, Beth, have two adult children and one grandson.
Southern California District Supervisor
Dennis Easter is the supervisor of the Southern California (SoCal) District. Previously, Dennis served as supervisor of the Pacific Coast & Valleys District and of the South Central District, where he helped bring an intentional and strategic response to the larger Foursquare mission of developing healthy, reproducing churches led by healthy, reproducing leaders. Before that, he served as a youth pastor, associate pastor, co-pastor and senior pastor, and planted churches as well.
While leading the South Central district, Dennis pioneered and implemented a strategic approach to leadership development called Empowering Leaders. He has also served as a consultant for the Foursquare National Church Office. Born and raised in Southern California, Dennis is a graduate of Life Pacific College in Los Angeles, having earned both the B.A. and Bachelor of Theology Degrees. He holds a Master of Arts degree from Azusa Pacific University and is currently pursuing his Doctorate of Ministry at George Fox University. A strategic thinker and a gifted communicator, Dennis’ insight into the Word and commitment to Spirit-filled ministry has blessed leaders and churches across our nation.
Dennis and his wife, Patsy, have been married for more than 40 years. The Easters have four adult children and eight grandchildren.
Southeast District Supervisor
Bill Gross serves as supervisor for the Southeast District of The Foursquare Church. An ordained Foursquare minister, Bill has served as missional coach and consultant for the National Church Office (NCO). He focused on church health and multiplication for NCO; his responsibilities included assessing the effectiveness of Foursquare’s multiplication efforts, identifying church-planting trends and networking local church pastors interested in establishing learning communities. Bill also assisted the Southeast District in establishing church-multiplication processes, leadership teams, funding and budget-modeling. He also helped coordinate the Foursquare Global Cities church-multiplication strategy.
Previously, Bill was a member of the historical Southeast District leadership team and initial church-planting team, and was district supervisor for North and South Carolina (approximately 64 churches) in the multiplied district era of The Foursquare Church. He has successfully planted and pastored churches in Redondo Beach, Calif., and Apex, N.C. By training and supporting church-planters in five Foursquare church plants and mentoring Foursquare missionaries, he has helped to plant more than 140 churches in Mozambique and Malawi, Africa. He also founded the Hope Ministry Institute in North Carolina and helped establish the first Foursquare pastor training center in Mozambique.
Bill enjoys working with pastors to develop disciples, leaders, missionaries and church-planters. He believes our most precious structure is the local church, and sees the Foursquare family as a collection of faith communities dedicated to God the Father, Son and Holy Spirit—willingly submitted to His Lordship and committed to advancing His kingdom.
Bill and his wife, Marcia, have been married for more than 35 years and have three grown children and five granddaughters.
Heartland District Supervisor
Dan Mundt is the Foursquare Church’s Heartland district supervisor, overseeing Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan and Indiana. Dan and his wife, Cindy, have been in ministry for more than 25 years, serving as youth pastors at New Hope (Moline Foursquare Church) in Moline, Ill.; assistant pastors at The Family Fellowship (Amherst Foursquare Church) in Amherst, Ohio; and as pastors of Faith Outreach Center (Rochester Foursquare Church) in Rochester, Ind.
Dan graduated from Mt. Vernon Bible College with a bachelor’s degree in Bible in 1986 and was ordained at Angelus Temple in 1988. Dan and Cindy have been married for more than 30 years and are the proud parents of Josh and Becca.
MidSouth District Supervisor
MidSouth District Supervisor Wendy Nolasco has an outstanding record of leadership and communication. For over a decade, Wendy served the community of New Life Church (Bakersfield Southwest Foursquare Church) in Bakersfield, Calif. Wendy’s commitment contributed to a profound season of explosive growth and development for New Life Church. As executive and community pastor, Wendy oversaw 26 pastors and a staff of 56 people across five different venues, three of which she helped open. The daughter of Cuban political immigrant refugees, Wendy is bicultural and bilingual. She is married to her husband of over 15 years, and together she and husband Sal parent three incredible kids.
Gateway District Supervisor
Sam Rockwell is the district supervisor of the Gateway District of Foursquare Churches, which entails oversight of about 130 churches in the five-state area of Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota and Missouri. Sam’s role is to provide support and guidance to pastors and their congregations in the district. Before following God’s call into supervisor ministry, he founded and led NorthRock Church (Thornton Foursquare Church) in Denver for 20 years. NorthRock planted several churches, sent missionaries and included people in its congregation from 18 different nations.
Sam also serves as an adjunct professor at the University of Colorado, Boulder; Life Pacific College; and The King’s University, where he teaches courses in Research Theory and Methodology, Leadership Theory and Praxis, Organizational Dynamics and Servant Leadership. He has a Master’s in Organization Development, a Master’s in Human Development and a PhD in Human and Organizational Systems from Pepperdine and Fielding Universities.
Sam has traveled to 28 countries on six continents, where he has gleaned from both church and business leaders in all kinds of contexts and situations. He and his wife, De, have four kids and love skiing, snowshoeing and hiking.
Juan M. Vallejo
District Supervisor, Distrito Hispano del Suroeste (Southwestern Hispanic District)
Juan M. Vallejo is the supervisor of the Distrito Hispano del Suroeste (Southwestern Hispanic District).
Juan was born and raised in Southern California. At age 19, he began serving as an assisting minister at Hawaiian Gardens Foursquare Church in Hawaiian Gardens, Calif.
In the United States, Juan also has served as the executive pastor of La Iglesia en el Camino (the Hispanic ministry of The Church On The Way) in Van Nuys, Calif., served on the Southwest District church multiplication team, planted two churches, taught at Life Pacific College (also known as LIFE Bible College) and served as a divisional superintendent in the San Bernardino, Calif., area.
Abroad, Juan and his family served for 10 years as Foursquare missionaries to Bolivia, El Salvador and Paraguay. During these assignments, the Vallejo family served alongside national leaders and implemented the National Church Development strategy. Ministry assignments included the establishment of Bible institutes, church multiplication teams, leadership development, district supervision, and national board leadership support.
Juan earned an A.A. degree in Administration of Justice from Cerritos College, and he is a three-time graduate from Life Pacific College (S.M.D., B.A. and M.A. in Strategic Leadership).
Juan and his wife, Graciela, were married in 1991 and have three wonderful children: Juan Carlos, Mariela and Josué.
Northwest District Supervisor
Dave Veach and his wife, Windy, pastored Living Word Fellowship (Oak Harbor II Foursquare Church) on beautiful Whidbey Island, Wash., from 1990 until Dave assumed the role of district supervisor for Foursquare’s Northwest District in 2008. The Veaches have a heart for evangelism, young adults and the military families who make up their Oak Harbor community. Living Word completed a new worship center in 2006 as a tool to reach out to the community and to accommodate growth of more than 700 members.
In addition to his role as district supervisor, Dave has served as the church health initiative coordinator for Foursquare’s Puget Sound District, head coach of the Northwest District Church Planting Team, divisional superintendent and as pastoral staff in Shelton, Wash.; Caldwell, Idaho; and Bothell, Wash.