Meet Your Area Chaplain

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Assistant Senior ChaplainTom Jonez  is currently President/CEO of Plumbline Management & Plumbline Media Group, Tom is a strategic management and market-expansion consultant, and oversees a growing media services team that has produced award-winning content for numerous clients. Tom’s background includes over thirty years’ experience both in developing and by providing leadership to businesses and to non-profit organizations.

Tom has an earned Doctorate degree in Strategic Leadership, with an undergraduate degree in Communications/Broadcast Journalism.  He also participates on the Washington State Department of Emergency Management team where he serves as a Ham Radio communications volunteer.

Raised in the Pacific Northwest, Tom and his wife currently reside in Gig Harbor, Washington.
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Grays Harbor County


Paul Criss is the Chaplain in Grays Harbor County and lives near Ocean Shores. His son is a Police Officer and Paul has a heart to help officers get through their careers. Paul is a retired U.S. Army Nurse and has been an ordained minister working overseas as a missionary.

Pierce County

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Chaplain Cherie Grimes WSP District 1


Chaplain Martin Redman

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Chaplain Martin Redman serves the Washington State Patrol Fire Academy in North Bend.

Kitsap County

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Kitsap County -Chaplain Ken Bailey serving in Kitsap County, Ken has been married to his wife Bobbi for 50 years.  He has been a chaplain in Kitsap County since 2007 serving Poulsbo Fire and Police and the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Department. Ken has been an ordained pastor since 2004, and is a graduate of the Chaplain Police and Fire Academy in 2007.  Bobbi is a Fire Chaplain in Poulsbo and they often go on calls together.  They have four grown children and four grandchildren.

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Pierce County

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Chaplain Preston Devers serves in Pierce County in District 1 with the Washington State Patrol and Region 6 with the Department of Fish and Wildlife. He is an ordained minister, member of the Board of Elders, and Head of Security at Our Savior Lutheran Church. He also functions as the President of the Board of Directors for Curran Road Mutual Water, is a High School basketball referee, and is an advanced prayer counselor through Puyallup Nazarene Church where he has been a teacher for the “Living Free” training course.

After graduating from Beaverhead County High School in Dillon, Montana, Preston joined the Navy and was stationed on two submarines until he was honorably discharged in 1989.  In business for 27 years, Preston is the owner of Inline Northwest LLC, a general contracting company as well as owning Holy Acres Feed Resources, which sells grain and hay for chickens, cows, swine, goats, sheep and horses.

Preston enjoys spending time with his best friend and wife, Theresa. Together they have three sons, one daughter and three grandkids. Their hobbies include golfing, salmon fishing, ATV riding, camping, hiking and other outdoor activities.

Preston said, “With Gods help and direction, my passion is to serve the first responders who serve the public on a daily basis. This will be my focus – and I can be called on at a moment’s notice.”

Preston will continue to serve as a Chaplain in a loving, caring and confidential manner to serve with the utmost and highest regard for the Troopers and Fish and Wildlife Police. Preston currently lives in Tacoma Washington.

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Cowlitz County –

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Chaplain Flip Eiland has served with Cowlitz County Police, Fire & EMS Chaplaincy since 2008 and is a graduate of the Police & Fire Chaplain Training Academy.  He and his wife Crystal have been married for 44 years.  They have a son and daughter who also live in Longview.  Their son Jason is a police officer for the City of Ridgefield.  They have two grandchildren: Jessie, a student at WSU, and Alex who is in high school.  Flip was ordained as a Southern Baptist Minister in 1985 and has served as a bi-vocational pastor in both California and Washington.  He has been an active member of Cowlitz County Search & Rescue since 2003 and is a Chaplain/EMT at Fire District 6 in Castle Rock.  Flip works full time for Georgia Pacific in Oregon.

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In Loving Memory of Chaplain Frank Gillock in Pacific County

Frank GillocFrank Gillock.webk  It is with great sadness we share that Chaplain Frank Gillock passed away on Saturday, April 12, 2014 in Racine, Wisconsin due to complications from a degenerate lung disease. Frank and his wife Beverly had recently moved to Wisconsin to be close to their son. Frank began his Chaplain service in 2004 with the Coast Guard and began serving the WSP in 2008 in District eight. He also served as an Associate Pastor at Peninsula Baptist Church in Ocean Park. He was a dedicated member of our team and loved the idea of a statewide Chaplain program. Even after his health forced him to retire from Chaplaincy, he continued with the foundation as Chaplain consultant. Frank just turned seventy on April 9th, and is survived by his wife Beverly of 36-years, three children, six grandchildren and two great grandchildren.  His Memorial service was held in Ocean Park in September 2014.

Spokane County 

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Chaplain Stuart Vogelman

Stuart was born in 1961 and raised in Spokane. He is a graduate of University High School in 1980, and has his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Marketing from Eastern Washington University and a Master of Health Service Administration Degree from Whitworth University.  Stuart’s corporate career spanned 20 years in both the health care and high tech industries.   During that time, his experience as a senior executive and consultant included the areas of sales, marketing, advertising,  company start-up’s and consulting.  He worked in countries throughout Europe, Africa, the Nordics, South and North America and the Mid East. 

Starting in 2000 Stuart formed and ministered nationally though his para-church ministry called Pure Warrior Ministries.  Stuart served as Executive Pastor at Valley Real Life in Spokane ministering in the recovery as well as security, medical, ushering, and transportation.  He has expertise in the areas of addictions, depression, marriage, divorce, grief, as well as emotional, psychological and sexual trauma.  Stuart lives in Mica with his wife Juleen and three teenage sons.

Currently Stuart is the Executive Director for the National Police and Fire Chaplain Academy in Spokane which sponsored by the Washington State Chaplain Academy.

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Skamania County 

Mark Hoeffner.webChaplain Mark Hoeffner has been married to his wife Janell for 34 years.  Mark has a long history of pastoring CB (Conservative Baptist) churches after graduating from Western Conservative Baptist Seminary.  He is currently the Executive Director of CB Northwest, the regional office covering Oregon, Idaho, Washington, and Alaska.  Their offices are located in Portland, Oregon.  Mark and his wife have one biological daughter and have adopted six special needs kids.  Mark is currently the Teaching Elder at Grace Church in White Salmon along with his role at CB Northwest.
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Chaplain Rick Karjalainen has been married to his wife Debi for 40 years.  He has been the senior pastor of Coupeville Community Bible Church for the last 12 years.  He is the supervising chaplain for the Island County Sheriff’s Office where they have eight volunteer chaplains in the county covering all the first responders and the county jail.  Rick and Debi have four grown, married children and have been blessed with 11 grandchildren.  One of their sons is a Professional Firefighter/Paramedic/Arson Investigator for the Port Angeles Fire Department.  Rick spent 10 years as a Professional Firefighter and Fire Marshal.

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King County 

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Chaplain Darryl Russell retired as a WSP Detective in 2001 and is now the King County Metro Transit Safety Superintendent. Darryl is an Ordained Minister and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our Chaplain Program.  He and his wife Dolores have been married for 21 years,and she is a certified counselor.  The Russell’s have five children and 11 grandchildren.  Darryl graduated from the Police and Fire Chaplain Training Academy in May 2012.
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King County

Greg Moore

Chaplain Greg Moore has been married to Kathy for forty years and has three children and four grandchildren.  He is licensed by the Foursquare denomination and with his wife Kathy have been active at Northwest Foursquare Church in Federal Way for the past 25 years.  Greg is a certified Disaster Relief Responder with Foursquare and a certified Disaster Mental Health Counselor with Red Cross.  After a 20 year career as a city planner and a 10 year career with Quadrant Homes Greg and Kathy went back to school and became State of Washington Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists and have been in private practice together at Moore Counseling Services in Federal Way since 2011.    Greg and Kathy specialize in couples counseling and offer co-counseling.  Greg has specialized training with veterans and is a volunteer counselor with the Soldiers Project.  You can reach Chaplain Moore at

King County

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 Chaplain Nathaniel Good serves in the Auburn area of King County.

Grant County

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Chaplain Tim Snyder is the senior pastor of the Royal City Church of the Nazarene and works full time for the Washington State Department of Corrections as a chaplain.  Tim and his wife Sena have been married for 27 years. They have three children: one is in college, and two with special needs are still in high school.  Tim graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Northwest Nazarene University in 1984 and received his Masters of Divinity from Nazarene Theological Seminary 1991.  Tim has been a volunteer chaplain with the Royal City Police Department since 1997.

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Chaplain  Rick Olsen

Chaplain Olsen became a chaplain 15 years ago and served alongside  Chaplain Martin Redman while living in the Issaquah, WA area.  He also served as one of the on-call chaplains for WSP District 2 and the Issaquah Jail prior to the creation of the WSP/WDFW chaplaincy.  While studying at Fuller Theological Seminary he underwent pastoral internships in Jakarta, Indonesia and Beijing, China, coincident with his day job of Director of Engineering for the Motorola Cellular Infrastructure Group in those two cities.  Dr. Rick studied electrical engineering at Arizona State University, and received an MBA and PhD at La Jolla University in Southern California.  He also earned a Masters in Biblical Studies and Theology from Fuller prior to his ordination in March of 1999.

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