MEET OUR TEAM

Daniel

Daniel was born and raised in Zimbabwe. He studied at the University of The Nations and Dikaia School of Theology in South Africa. Daniel and his wife Amber are the founders of Pillar Of Legacy, a community based ministry. He is a missionary who has served in a pastoral capacity, local and abroad. He is sensitive to the needs of others. Daniel loves to talk, meet people and walks along the the broken and the marginalized. Loving God’s image bearers.

Youth Advocate

Amanda

Amanda, also known as Mandie started at Cup as a Youth Advocate back in early February of 2020. She has been married to her best friend (Tim) for 18 years and they have two daughters together Makaila (22) and Abbigayl (12). 

 

Amanda has a long history in the ministry, outreach and serving the community having been raised in her parent’s church and being heavily involved in multiple areas including leading worship, prison ministry, volunteering at local shelters, inner city youth outreach and mentoring youth that came into their home. That ministry started on the Spokane Indian Reservation in 1981 and moved to Spokane in 1991-2013. Her parents, Jeff and Joann Doud pastored V.W.F.C. Victorious Warriors for Christ Native American church. 

 

“Being able to be a full time stay at home mom to our daughters has been one of the biggest blessings and greatest accomplishments of my life!” She is a very proud mama and has enjoyed being able to be so involved in the lives of her girls. While in the role of being a mom she has stayed active in the church, volunteering in the community and in her daughters schools and mentoring youth. In 2019 she felt God calling her back to working outside the home as well and that is how she became a part of the Cup of Cool Water family. 

 

She is an enrolled Spokane Tribal member. She loves spending time with her family, camping, fishing, traveling, music, movies, people who like to quote ridiculous lines from movies with her:), sports (Zags & Hawks) and exploring new places. She’s excited to see what God has in store for this next chapter in her life and the lives of those she is serving!

 

Hebrews 13:2

Youth Advocate

Josh

Josh joined Cup of Cool Water in May of 2020 as our Workforce Development Director! Josh grew up in Spokane and attended college in Arizona where he received his bachelors in Christian Ministry & Nonprofit Development. Josh and his wife (Lindsay) have two beautiful children (Sullivan & Kingslee). Josh is a HUGE Gonzaga basketball fan and in his free time loves spending time at the lake, fishing, golf, and restoring old cars! 

Workforce Development Director

Cecilia

Cecilia joined Cup of Cool Water in January 2019 as a volunteer, she then moved to staff as a Youth Advocate in July 2019. She enjoys working with youth and the privilege of being able to walk alongside them. Cecilia graduated from Azusa Pacific University in 2018 with her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and minor in Family Therapy. In her free time she enjoys gardening, camping, walks, and long drives with coffee. 

Youth Advocate

Michelle

Michelle joined the Cup of Cool Water team in November 2017.  She has a passion for working with and empowering youth. Michelle started out as a Youth Advocate at CCW and then moved to her current position in June of 2019. She graduated from Eastern Washington University in 2016 with her Bachelor of Science in Public Health and minor in Coaching. In her free time you'll find her hanging out with her family, working on her most current DIY project (redoing her camper), going on country drives with an iced coffee, fishing, camping, hiking, being out in nature enjoying God's beauty!

Administrative Assistant

Dr. Mark Terrell

Dr. Mark Terrell is the Founder and Spiritual Director at Cup of Cool Water. Over the years he's worn many hats at CCW - he hangs out with youth during drop-in, helps with donor development, and provides Spiritual Direction for the staff and volunteers as they process how God is working in their life. Mark has a undergraduate degree in psychology from Whitworth University, a Doctorate of Ministry from Bakke Graduate University, and a Certificate of Training in Spiritual Direction from Soul Formation. When not at CCW, he has a lot fun hanging out with his family, hiking/backpacking, riding his bike, working in their yard, daydreaming, doing the dishes, and taking naps.

Founder & Spiritual Director

Blake R. Waltman

​Blake, affectionately known by the nickname Randy, took the helm as Executive Director in January 2017.  Randy is married to Debbie and together they have three children Daniel, Sarah and Luke.  Randy is a retired Army officer and finished his career in 2015 teaching leadership at Claremont McKenna College and Azusa Pacific University with the Army ROTC program there.  He has a Bachelor of Science in Social Sciences from Campbell University and a Master’s of Business Administration from Azusa Pacific University.  Randy is an outdoor enthusiast who loves running, hiking, cycling, and spending time with his family and their pets. Lastly, he yearns for any excuse to have a BBQ.

Executive Director

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