The Leadership Of Mission Flight
Mission Flight Board of Directors
Mike has been leading teams into Mexico and other countries for over 25 years. His professional background is in environmental engineering, and has started six companies. He currently owns a small property development and management company. Mike also served as an associate pastor of youth and missions from 2008 - 2016 at HOPE Christian Fellowship in San Gabriel, CA. He started flying in 1988 and currently flies charter flights for Dreamline Aviation out of KVNY.

Mauricio runs his own company called Living Water where he designs, builds, installs, and maintains custom ponds, fountains, and beautiful aquariums. Mauricio has also been serving as a youth leader at HOPE Christian Church since 2008 and is also a pilot. Mauricio has been leading teams into Mexico since 2008, is fluent in Spanish, and has an extremely caring and loving heart.

Mark West is an attorney and runs his own private practice. Mark has a particular compassion for those that suffer injustice and has actively volunteered in several different capacities in the fight against human trafficking. Mark does an excellent job not just with all of our corporate filings, but keeping us focused on our mission and calling.

Richard served on staff with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship for 23 years and has authored popular books such as "The Pursuit of God in the Company of Friends" and "Following Jesus in the 'Real World' ". He has also developed teaching materials in the area of leadership and corporate development which has been taught in universities around the world and he now works in business development for a research firm. Rich is passionate about leadership development and each of us deeply appreciate growing and being challenged under his leadership.

Dr. Yung has been voted "Best Dentist" in Pasadena for several years. He also helps supervise and train dental hygiene students at Pasadena City College. He is passionate about serving and is vital in pulling together other dentists and resources for our dental outreach programs.

Dr. Haney is a periodontist with his own practice in Covina, CA and is also an instrument rated pilot. He is very passionate about helping people in need and is an effective advocate and communicator in the development of a very strong working relationship with LA County.

* Special THANKS to each board member who volunteers their time, talents, and resources. Everyone at Mission Flight is a volunteer. We have no payroll in order that more people can be served.

Key Volunteers
SOAR - Cindy Rivas, Yvette Yoncee, David Singer, Marc Haney, Mike Gabelman, Mauricio Gonzalez, Gary Brenner, Dan Norwood, Lynn Edlund, Rhonda Sanchez

Lead Trip Coordinator - David Singer

Hygiene Education Program Director - Yvette Yoncee, David Singer, and Cindy Rivas, RDA

Donated Supplies Coordinator - Debra Gonzalez

Book Keeping and Accounting - Rhonda Sanchez

CPA - Dan Blomberg

Back Pack and Children's Outreach - Suzanne and Juan Eggli, Judy Gabelman, Debra Gonzalez

School Back Pack Coordinator - Ana Chavez

Newsletters - Lynn Edlund

Aircraft Maintenance - Jon Smalldridge and Bruce Busch

Regular Pilots who fly at least once a year with us: Gary Brenner, Jon Smalldridge, Mauricio Gonzalez, Dr. Haney, Mike Budincich, Don Brandon, Kathy Bence, Tim Yancy, Mike Gabelman

Corporate Outreach and Relations - Vonee So

Graphic Design - Femmie Tuntisi


Where would YOU like to serve???
We are ALWAYS needing "more hands" for this enjoyable labor of love!
Click here to express an interest in serving with us.

Monthly Volunteer Breakfast and Serve Day!
A very casual and fun way to meet others, serve together, and learn more about Mission Flight!

Volunteer Breakfast and Serve Day!

The 1st Sat of each Month!

9 - 10 am    Breakfast at Annia's Kitchen at the San Gabriel Valley Airport in El Monte, CA
10 - 10:20   Volunteer Meeting (a little "rally" about what we are doing, and why we are doing it)
10:20 - 12   Volunteer Project (washing the plane, preparing backpacks, making repairs, making phone calls, etc)

Let us know you're coming or any questions you might have.

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We really look forward to seeing you!

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