Who We Are

Board Members

Muriel Cissel
Born and raised in Eugene, Muriel cares deeply about human trafficking. She and her husband were two of the first people to step up and help Hope Ranch, and her altruism and generosity have touched many lives.

Kylee Dawson
Kylee is an abolitionist and is inspired by the survivors of human trafficking. She has a big heart for social justice and for everyone to know the hope, redemption, and healing in Jesus Christ.

Christine Holub
Christine is a stay-at-home wife who loves days with Jesus, a delicious cup of tea and her cat. Knowing God as her Father, Friend and Savior has fueled the passion in her heart for human trafficking, prayer, marriage, discipleship and family.  

Diana Janz
Diana is board president and founder of Hope Ranch Ministries. Once she realized that sex trafficking was a reality in the US, she knew she could do no less than devote her life to helping young women escape and recover from it.

Elizabeth Powers
Steeped in the tradition that the best way to love someone is to invite them to your table, Elizabeth and her husband spend their evenings pouring coffee and hearing stories from the people they meet, seeing Life and Light in everyone. She stands for justice, looks for the unseen, and bakes a lot of muffins.

Travis Powers
A transplant from the Midwest, Travis is known for having a heart of gold. He is an encourager, and he and his wife faithfully support Hope Ranch in many ways.

Dr. Cyndi Romine
One of the leading international experts on child sex trafficking, Cyndi is founder of Called to Rescue in the US, the Philippines, and Guatemala. Called to Rescue is supporting children in Mexico and Burma and targeting many other nations to bring rescue to the children taken off the streets and coerced by evildoers.



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