Walter is married to the amazing Linda Shaffer and they have five children. He is currently the Director of Cru’s Global Leading with Information department. Walter & Linda were in East Asia for 19 years focused on reaching and discipling adults in cities. Four of their children were born overseas. Before going to East Asia, Walter got his Masters in Business Administration with a focus on Information Management. He believes in celebrating what God is doing through the ministry and that reality is our friend and when we know the reality we can make better ministry decisions.
Tatiana is from Costa Rica, married to Carlos (Cru Costa Rica’s NTL) and mom of 2 wonderful kids. She graduated in Business Administration from the University of Costa Rica with another degree in Finances. Tatiana worked in the business world before joining full time staff in 2004. Tatiana was the Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) Area Finance Leader for 17 years before taking her current role as LAC Region OpsFC leader over 2 years ago. She loves the Lord, her family, nature, hiking, serving ministries in LAC and a good cup of hot tea.
Saki is from Côte d’Ivoire, in the western part of Africa. He is passionate about leadership and enjoys soccer as a hobby. He joined staff in 2000 and has dedicated 15 years to Operations. Saki holds a degree in sociology.
Since 2002, he has been married to Ahiza (National LDHR leader in their country) and they are the parents of two : Marc (20) is studying architecture and Schamma (17) is in high school.