Jennifer Tompkins

Jennifer Tompkins

Executive Director

Serving where God leads is Jennifer’s biggest joy. Her husband, Emil, and 4 great kids are her first and best calling. God has also called Jennifer to several practical needs-based ministries, working with refugees in Tucson with Tucson Refugee Ministry and International Kids Kamp, and volunteering with Casas Church’s Global Outreach to bring the joy of Christ to the other side of the world. Evangelism and teaching the Bible in several different venues are gifts God has given her. Jennifer is a graduate of Iowa State University with a BA and will soon complete her Master of Divinity from Gateway Seminary.

Denton Caswell

Denton Caswell

Office Manager

Denton obtained her BA from Southwestern Assemblies of God University in Intercultural Studies in Texas. While in college she worked with international students and victims of trauma, as well as dedicating three years to her loving Texas Church. Denton loves international people and has worked with diverse people groups in the states and in the Middle East. Denton values connecting with people, advocating for others, serving those around her, as well as making a positive impact on her community and beyond. Denton has served as Office Manager for TRM since the start of 2019.

Jesus Sandoval

Jesus Sandoval

Volunteer and Community Outreach Coordinator

Jesus was born and raised in Tucson, AZ. He graduated from Amphitheater High School where he enjoyed being a part of student leadership. While serving as president of 2 clubs, he was introduced to the refugee community and was eager to help raise awareness for their well-being. Jesus has two certificates in Ministry Leadership through Ministry Resources Institute. He has worked alongside several local churches, agencies, and nonprofits to raise awareness for refugees. He has also partnered and volunteered with Tucson Refugee Ministry since 2011.

Amy Burton

Amy Burton

International Kids Kamp Director

Amy was born and raised in California. She later moved to New Jersey and obtained a BA and MA from The College of New Jersey. She has both domestic and international teaching experience. Her initial experience came as a teacher in Zambia for 2 years and Kenya for several months with an organization that promoted youth education and Christian leadership. Upon returning to the United States, Amy taught at multiple grade levels. Since moving to Tucson in 2012, Amy has been involved in the refugee community. She has enjoyed participating in International Kids Kamp for 6 years, including directing it 4 times.

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Holly Seidel

Holly Seidel

Presenter/Trainer

Holly is a native Floridian who received her undergraduate degree from the University of Florida and her master’s degree from the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver. She first came into contact with refugees while working in Uganda, then as a graduate student teaching English and job skills to refugees in Denver. She moved to Tucson in 2012 to work as a caseworker for a local refugee resettlement agency. She was on staff at TRM for three years and now works as a presenter and trainer. She and her family enjoy exploring the scenic Arizona landscape in their free time.