Associate Director of Ministry Outreach
Valerie Tinker is a native of Midland, Texas, where she currently resides. She graduated from Texas A&M and began a career in grant writing and serving non-profit organizations in various capacities.
Prior to working with Pepperdine's Sanctuary: Thriving in Ministry, which is funded by the Lilly Endowment Fund, Valerie served as the Executive Director of Unlock Ministries and as the Director of Community Outreach for Golf Course Road Church of Christ, both in Midland.
Valerie has been married to John for over 20 years and they have two children, Noah and Zoe. Valerie worships at Golf Course Road Church of Christ.