EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP

Ron Brown
Ron BrownExecutive Director
As Executive Director, Ron Brown oversees the ministry of Teen Challenge Southern California and its ten ministry locations, including centers headquartered in Kern County, Ventura/Tri-County, Los Angeles County…
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Don Coley
Don ColeyChief Administrative Officer
Don Coley has served as Teen Challenge of Southern California’s Chief Administrative Officer since December 2006. His responsibilities include supervision of administrative staff as well as all Donor Services, Finance and…
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Rosie Weir
Rosie WeirDirector, Ventura/Tri-County
Rosie Weir has been serving in the Teen Challenge ministry since the late 1980s. She came to the saving knowledge of her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ in the 1970s and then served as a Teen Challenge teacher/advisor…
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Herlindo Salinas
Herlindo SalinasDirector, San Diego County
A life of crime and drugs left Herlindo Salinas homeless and hopeless. With nothing more than a dirty syringe folded up in a blood-stained bandana, his life was devastated by heroin addiction. After continual prison…
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Shane Parr
Shane ParrDirector, Orange County
Shane was originally introduced to Teen Challenge at the age of 15-1/2 during Red Ribbon Week at his high school. Teen Challenge was there along with a guest speaker and they offered to shuttle students for the next few weeks to Orange County First Assembly of God. At this time in his life he had already begun using marijuana, LSD, ecstasy and …
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Kevin Mooney
Kevin MooneyDirector, Inland Empire
Kevin Mooney became involved with drugs at the age of 14 and for many years lived the life of a functioning addict. When he was arrested for being under the influence of meth, he knew he needed help…
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John Burns
John BurnsDirector, Central Valley
John Burns came from a background of drugs and alcohol in New York. He found Teen Challenge, went through the program and graduated in 1993. Sensing a call to ministry, John went on to earn a diploma in Bible…
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Micah Hale
Micah HaleDirector, Ministry Institute
Micah grew up in a Christian home but after a debilitating injury in college, he became addicted to prescription painkillers. He came to Teen Challenge Southern California, where he completed the one-year…
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Michael Salinas
Michael SalinasDirector, Kern County
A native of Kern County, Michael grew up in Wasco. Upon high school graduation, he went on to attend Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. But the lure of alcohol and drugs caused him to lose focus…
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