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Bill and Vicky Smith Executive Director & Program Director

Pastors Bill and Vicky Smith have a passion for people struggling with the insanity of addiction and helping them to restore their lives. Since 2003 Bill and Vicky  have been light and love for these broken lives.They are able to see beyond the darkness of the addiction to the unrealized potential they possess. They see the beauty and ability in each person crippled by this disease,offering themselves as teachers, guides and family to those that are lost .They offer a bridge of hope to those that most have turned their backs on.Bill and Vicky were called to this work and have immersed themselves in the lives of the broken, to help them become the amazing people that God intended them to be. In this work, they are able to watch people transform from broken to mended.The true gift is when they are able to see those that were so wounded able to give back and help others on their own journey to healing.

Christina Gjesvold M.S.W.  CDP

Christina Gjesvold has a Masters degree in social work from Eastern Washington University and is a Washington State certified Chemical dependency professional. Christina is a Licensed clinical social worker associate and a childrens mental health specialist. Christina has worked as an addictions counselor since 2011 with both adults and adolescents. Christina believes in using evidence based practices to assist in the empowerment of individuals to overcome the obstacles in their lives, improving their self-efficacy and relationships. Her  focus and passion is to assist people to gain an  awareness of their own emotional and behavioral patterns  leading them to a sense of freedom.

Christina is currently employed as a Chemical dependency professional in a treatment center for youth with co-occurring disorders. She has been working with the Xchange since 2015 and works as a consultant and counselor with our womens program.

David Taub  BSW

David has been with the ministry since 2006 working as a case manager, parenting class facilitator and clinical supervisor for our parent to parent program. He has a Bachelors degree in Human development with minors in psychology and addiction studies. He is well on his way to a Masters degree in social work and an additional Bachelors in theology.
David has worked as a peer mentor in the child welfare system and as a parent educator for a  local social service agency. He is currently employed as a  social worker for the Washington state office of public defense and as a intern therapist at a local counseling center. David has special interest in family reunification and  trauma focused care. 

In addition to  his professional resume, David is himself a "Face of Hope", in long term recovery. He is an example of a life changed. David is a single father championing this life both professionally and personally.