Meet Our Team

We are a team of dedicated individuals who are passionate about equipping volunteers to serve in Alaska.

About GraceWorks Alaska's Executive Team

Dr. Scott Kirby

Founder and President - Scott is a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is a member of a Baptist church in Anchorage. He is the author of "Equipped for Adventure: A Practical Guide to Short-Term Mission Trips". Scott has 2 adult children

Traci Warren

Executive Director - Traci helped Scott Kirby start GraceWorks in 2007. Traci has been a leader in ministry since 1992. She is the author of, "How to Balance your Life...God's Way". She married her husband Dodie in 1984; they have 2 adult children and 5 grandchildren.

Jamie Cleveland

Director of Operations - Jamie has over 25 years experience in operation management, sales and construction. He has been involved with GraceWorks in various capacities since 2015. Jamie and his wife Karol have been married since 1998 and have 2 teenage daughters.

Ginger Mayer

Partnership/Follow-up Director --Ginger trains and mobilizes followers of Christ to share their story and God's story of the gospel. Her desire is to see all people reached with the gospel. She leads teams to Middle East and Central Asia using the same gospel strategy. Ginger is married to Eric. They have 2 children and 7 grandchildren.

Lori Van Dyken

Human Resources/ Communications Director - Along with her God-given passion for Alaska and missions, Lori brings a real versatility to GraceWorks holding Bachelor’s degrees in Elementary Education, Religious Studies, and Psychology, and a Master’s degree in Marriage & Family Therapy. She has served in a wide range of leadership positions and ministry roles within her home church in Wisconsin before officially moving to Alaska in May 2023. Lori is single with no human children, but enjoys her role as “cat mom” to Delilah.

About Our Team

Our team is composed of individuals motivated by faith and committed to building relationships through effective outreach in settings that meet the unchurched where they live.

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