LEADERSHIP TEAM

AGAPE HOUSE OF PRESCOTT

The Agape House of Prescott leadership team offers experience, compassion, and hope to the homeless community. Their gifts and talents combined with a group of volunteers to rebuild and transform the lives of families in crisis.

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Mike Kimmel

Executive Director

Mike Kimmel is Executive Director of Agape House of Prescott. Mike has served for 25 years in organizations that help homeless individuals rebuild, transform, and become self-sufficient members of society. After 37 years of managing computer engineering teams for large corporations, Mike has taken over the Executive Director role in Prescott. He believes that providing housing alone is not the answer, but healing, growing, and training in Christ will end the cycle of homelessness. Mike lives here in paradise with his wife of 37 years. He spends spare time hiking the trails of the area, cooking, and working their property.

Listen to Mike talk about Agape House on the radio with Arizona Shine

Becky Mitchell

Administrative Director

Becky Mitchell is the Administrative Director of Agape House of Prescott. Becky is a mother of four and has been married to her husband Matt since 2004. Becky graduated from Mount Vernon Nazarene University in 2002 with a double major in Business Administration Management and Sociology Community Development. Since 1998, throughout the mid-west and Arizona, Becky has studied and served at diverse inner-city and transitional housing programs. She has served both the youth and the homeless population. “I serve because I’ve tasted God’s grace and mercy and know the hope only HE offers. I feel the urgency to share the gospel and truth for freedom of bondage. ALL have hurt, and pain and ALL are searching for love and acceptance.”

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Lisa Brownlie

Discipleship Director

Lisa serves as Discipleship Director at Agape House. After earning her degree in Urban Ministries at Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, she moved to Los Angeles and worked for seven years with families facing homelessness. Then Lisa was appointed by Mission Door in 2010 and moved to Phoenix, and partnered with Neighborhood Ministries for the past ten years. There she worked with the College Access and Moms’ Place programs, mentoring and discipling first-generation college students and teen moms.

Lisa felt God’s calling to be nearer to family in her hometown of Prescott, the hub of a quad-city area. “It’s a new season. It may not look like LA or Chicago or Phoenix, but the need in Prescott is just as significant.”

Listen to Lisa talk about Agape House

Lanae Bengtson

Director of Volunteers

Lanae serves as the Director of volunteers for Agape house of Prescott. She joined our staff in April of 2021.

Lanae, her husband Paul and their teenage son, Parker, moved to Prescott in April 2019.
They also have two married sons, and recently became first time grandparents in June.

As a pastor‘s wife of 31 years, she comes with a heart of passion for people and for building community wherever she goes and serves. She loves God and loves people.  She graduated from the University of Northwestern, MN with a degree in Business Administration and Bible, with a minor in music.

Listen to Lanae talk about Agape House with KQNA

 

Lanae Volunteer Coordinator

Brandi Hutton

Bookkeeper

Brandi and her family moved to Prescott in 2005 to start a computer repair business and venture into other businesses, and raise their growing family. Brandi and her husband, Forrest have been married since 1997, and they have three girls. Her oldest daughter recently married in June 2021, and they welcomed a wonderful son-in-law. Brandi has an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Development and Bookkeeping from Ventura College. She has over 20 years of bookkeeping experience working for other companies and running and managing several of their own companies over the years. Brandi has served women in the area for many years, leading local moms clubs, including Vital Moms and Bible studies. She looks forward to helping Agape House in its mission and spreading the love and joy of Christ.

Her family enjoys camping and going for rides in their side by side to explore and enjoy God’s beautiful creation.

 

Lanae Volunteer Coordinator

Renee Lacher

Program Assistant

Renee and her family moved to Prescott in November 2008 from North Dakota. She and her husband Larry have been married for 21 years and have two children that are still in school. Renee has her degree in Child Development and Family Education. She taught preschool for 15 years before she was blessed to be an at home mom for 11 years. When her family moved to Prescott she worked in the office at the school their children attend. Renee joined the Agape House team in March of 2022 as the Program Assistant. She is looking forward to helping the team with administrative tasks and assisting the mentors in helping the Agape families.

Her family enjoys camping, traveling and trying new adventures.

Lanae Volunteer Coordinator

 

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Agape House Board of Directors

Agape House is blessed to be lead by individuals who love the Lord, have the compassion to serve the Prescott community, and have the vision on how to reach families in crisis to help them rebuild and transform their lives.  

Jim Trail, Chairman of the Board, Board Member since February 2021

Christine McKie, Secretary and Recorder Since April 2019

Jim Flower, Board Member since 2013

Teresa Rochon, Board Member since April 2019

Peggy Flinn, Vice Chair, Board Member since October 2020

Robert Blake, Finance Team and Financial Chair, Member since 2021

Natalie Smith, Finance Team, Member since 2021
 
Lynn Stone, Member since 2021
 
 

Agape House Co-Founders

Agape House Co-Founders

Neil & Cindy Campbell, and Jim Flower

pictured with the original Board of Directors in 2014.

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