Lead Pastor Jason and his wife Nikki both graduated from Oregon State University and upon graduation, Jason entered the Marine Corps. In July of 2000, Jason and Nikki both sensed the Lord moving them into full-time ministry so Jason resigned his commission. They returned to Oregon and Jason began serving as the College Pastor at East Hill. After serving in a variety of roles, Jason became the Lead Pastor of East Hill Church in 2007. He holds a Masters in Biblical and Theological studies from Western Seminary. Jason and Nikki share a passion to extend the love, acceptance, forgiveness and grace of Jesus to their community, both locally and globally, in practical ways. They have been married for over 20 years and have two children, Ashley and Jarrett. The family enjoys hiking, biking, running, fishing, spending time outdoors and spending time with friends and family.