Matt Tarka
Matt Tarka

Founder, Dad of teens, Married 24 years, Board President

Founder & President, Dad of teens, Married 24 years
This all really started on a hillside in Jamaica at 15 years old. The call to serve in missions and help others do the same. It has been a fun, crazy, and faith building journey. People have stories to write and he wants to help others write them.

Kim Tarka
Kim Tarka

Founder, Mom of teens, Wife to Matt, Lover of God, Board Treasurer

Founder, Mom of teens, Wife to Matt, Lover of God, Board Treasurer
Since high school she knew she would be married and have a life full of ministry. In many ways it is just the beginning of the adventure! She makes sure every penny goes to the right project and help keep the office running.

Brenna Bickel
Brenna Bickle

Board Secretary, Adventurer, Loves Missions

Board Secretary, Adventurer, Loves Missions
Simply put, she will go anywhere God leads her and helps others on their journey. A full time professional stylist, trainer and natural leader. Brenna keeps the board organized and focused on the tasks before it.

Joy Turner

Board Member, Great Mom, and Amazing Person

Board Member, Great Mom, and Amazing Person
A great team always needs selfless servers and she does many of the tasks in the background that are needed to make any mission service project or event happen.

Dan and Erin Erdkamp

Board Members, Awesome Parents, Love Africa

Board Members, Awesome Parents, Love Africa
With two awesome and high energy boys, Erin gets a workout while Dan is a home remodeling Guru. They are passionate about missions and look forward to living in Africa in the future. Dan has lead teams and they both now serve on the board guiding FTNs vision and purpose.

Memo Trejo

Missionary & Team Leader

Memo is a volunteer missionary with FTN. He served with Youth For Christ in Honduras for 2 years and Youth With A Mission in Guatemala and outreach for refugees in Greece. He enjoys leading worship and loves soccer.