Russ is the Community Coordinator for the Downtown Fellowship. He has been a staff member of Downtown Fellowship since May 2019. He oversees an encouragement group called "Life as it Should Be" and was a key developer of the "Walk With Me" program at the San Diego Rescue Mission. He and his wife, Connie, Founded Bramblebush Ministries where they have spent over twenty years working in addiction recovery, prison/parolee ministry, and the homelessness crisis. Russ is a graduate of Stanford University with a degree in Communication/Cultural Anthropology. He also holds a Master of Social Science-Comparative Cultural Analysis degree from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University.
Volunteer & Resource Coordinator
Elizabeth is the Volunteer & Resource Coordinator for Downtown Fellowship. Prior to joining the DF, Elizabeth had 8 years experience working as an administrator, coordinator, and manager inn higher education. Her last 4 years have been at Point Loma Nazarene University University. She has a BA in Psychology, University of Arizona and is currently working on a Master of Art Christian Counseling, Gateway Seminary.