We have a global and equipping approach to leadership. You can see this in the makeup of our Board of Directors, and in the empowerment of our project team leads all over the world. It is this ethos of listening, understanding, and supporting that empowers the contextual kingdom work going on now, and in the future.

Our leadership philosophy is serving one another and striving toward impassioned colleagues, collaborators, and network connections throughout the organization. Communitas is a forward-looking mission, always seeking to equip and empower the next generation of faith leaders.

Geoff Rinehart, President and CEO

Board of Directors

The Calling undertaken by the Board of Directors is to serve our staff with encouragement and accountability. We are humbled to ensure the Mission and Vision of Communitas International moves forward.

Teal Rapp

Board Chair
Austin, TX
Joined: 2019

Sarah Dickson

Board Vice Chair
Post Falls, ID
Joined: 2020

Tony Sheng

Columbia, MD
Joined: 2021

Barbara Macnish

North Yorkshire, UK
Joined: 2021

Geoff Rinehart

President, CEO
Coeur d’Alene, ID
Joined: 2019

Ivan Nishihata

São Paolo, Brazil / Nice, France
Joined: 2019

Brenda Renderos

Rancho Cucamongo, CA
Joined: 2022

Rita Warren

Chair Emeritus
Westlake Village, CA

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Senior Leadership Team

The Senior Leadership Team exists to bring unity and clarity to our global staff and network connections. We organize and operate with a laser-focus on our mission of starting and shaping communities of faith that love like Jesus in their neighborhood to transform lives, neighborhoods, and the world.

Geoff Rinehart

Geoff Rinehart

President, CEO
Coeur d’Alene, ID

Eric Curtiss

COO & CFO; Treasurer
Colorado Springs, CO

Kevin Johnson

Chief Field Officer
Saint Paul, MN

Previous Presidents of Communitas: 

Dudley Callison – 2013 until 2018
Rob Fairbanks – 2009 until 2012
Linus Morris – Founding until 2009


Andrea Asher

Chief Mobilization Officer
Denver, CO
Responsible for: Mobilization and Human Resources

Amy Swacina

Chief Wellness Officer
Valencia, Spain
Responsible for: Training and Staff Care & Development

Jon Ritner

Chief Strategy Officer
Burbank, CA
Responsible for: Strategy and Communication 

Communitas works in four global regions. These regions are overseen by a regional advancement team, consisting of people ministering in that region. Each team is lead by a director, who is listed below.

Remko Dekker

Director, Western Europe
Delft, The Netherlands

Michael Katzenberger

Director, Central & Eastern Europe
Fresno, CA

Leon Longard

Director, North America
St Cloud, MN

Eduardo Rodrigues

Director, Latin America
Brasilia, Brazil