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Mike Viss, CFO

Mike’s function at the Mission is the sole bookkeeper and Chief Financial Officer.  The task is to see that the monies are handled efficiently and in good order.  General accounting, payroll, payables, and working with some grant invoicing and collecting are primary responsibilities Read Mike's full bio here. E-mail Mike here.




Respite Care Program

Elva Garcia, Representative Payee Director

Elva manages a support staff of six Payee Service Representatives who serve over 600 SSI clients.This Department help clients that receive Social Security(SSI) benefits to manage the money they receive, by administering those funds and help them live within their budget; making sure that critical monthly expense such as, rent, utilities and medical bills are paid in a timely manner and by scheduling periodic payments to cover their monthly expenses such as, food and Personal needs Read Elva's full bio here. E-mail Elva here.



Rev. Tom Mitchell, DD, CRSS, RADT, CTA

Special Projects Director


Tom started working at Gospel Center Rescue Mission on May 1st, 2017.  Tom is responsible for processing over $1M of donor gifts annually.  He also has several other roles but none more important than working with the Chief Executive Officer on a myriad of projects.  In addition, his skills in video/audio production, photography, and information technology are often called upon.

See Tom's Bio here.


Tom Mitchell, DD, CRSS, CTA