Ministry Staff

Our Ministry Staff lead the day to day operations across our two Grace Central Coast campuses, under the leadership of our Elder Team.  We value and celebrate the plurality of our leadership, both for making decisions and enjoying ministry together.  
 

Dori Iunker

GraceKids Director - GraceSLO

dori@graceslo.org

Dori has been the Kid’s Director at Grace Central Coast since 2001. She has a passion for foster care, adoption, and above all else showing children the love of Jesus Christ. Dori and her husband Larry have been married since 1984. They have five children; two of who were adopted through the foster care system. Over the years they have been blessed with loving and caring for over 30 foster children.

Dori has a Bachelors Degree in Child and Family Development and a Masters Degree in Education: Counseling & Guidance. She has worked for the public school system and in the social work field working with at-risk youth. She is also a Trust-Based Relational (TBRI) Practitioner, helping to train foster and adoptive parents connect with the children in their care.