People of VFCM 

Executive Director

Art Thompson

Board Members

VFCM board members serve in a behind-the-scenes, but crucial leadership and logistical part of VFCM operations. We appreciate prayers for wisdom and unity in ministry vision across Alaska!

Tom Arena


Paul “Otto” Feather - Chairman


Leo von Scheben

Bob Ellsworth

Ethan Hansen

Michael Sidders

(picture coming soon)

Chester “Chet” Godin

(picture coming soon)


Career Mission Staff

VFCM's career mission staff fill the on-the-ground roles of radio operations throughout Alaska. They are fully supported through donations. Thank you for your prayers for them as they continue broadcasting the Gospel!

Blair Family - Brian, Laurie, Gabrielle, Elliott, Simeon, and Michaela



Appointees Raising Support

VFCM's missionary appointee families are currently endeavoring to raise the necessary support to transition to active service in the VFCM radio ministry across Alaska.  We are grateful for God's leading in their lives, and pray for their financial provision!


 Mike and Valerie Arena



Associate Mission Staff

VFCM's associate mission staff fill vital roles actively serving within VFCM, but are not on full missionary support status.  Associate staff function similar to VFCM career staff, but their financial support is through other means.

Bailey - Palmer and Bonnie


Migra - Rick and Kathy


Terrie Thompson



Lower 48 Representatives

We are grateful for our representatives who provide a link between our Alaska ministry and those who God leads to be part of our support team. The logistics and financial requirements to operate a radio ministry across Alaska are quite large, and we are grateful for God's continued provision!

Fenton - John and Pat


Wilmes - Jerry and Rosalyn




VFCM volunteers willingly serve in various radio operations across Alaska.


Miller Family - LeRoy, Sarah, Adrianna, Breanna, Callianna, Dayanna, Samuel, and recent arrival Jesse. 

Derek Black - Webmaster & KYKD Volunteer


Karen Goodwin - VFCM Bookkeeper