We are always welcoming new staff! 

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Campus Directors:
David & GayLynn Horn

David and Gaylynn are our campus directors! As teenagers, both were very involved in the beginnings of our campus and even met here in Cimarron. David, who is originally from Texas, did his School of Evangelism in England in 1978 with an outreach in Italy. Gaylynn also did her School of Evangelism in 1978, but in Switzerland with an outreach to Italy, as well. While David owned log business on the Western slope, Gaylynn home-schooled all three of their children for 17 years. They have been faithful leaders to the campus for over fourteen years. We are blessed with wonderful leadership!

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Tom High

Tom was raised in Mennonite country in Pennsylvania came to serve as a Mission Builder in 1990. Later in 1991, he did his DTS in Cimarron with outreach to Mexico and has faithfully remained even since. We dare you to out-serve Mr. High.


The Brubaker Family

Barry, Michelle, Trevor, Justin and Derek are from Pennsylvania and as a family did a DTS in Cimarron in 2014 with an outreach to Turkey, Armenia and the Republic of Georgia. Barry and Michelle got engaged here at Cimarron in 1993. Their entire family loves the outdoors and are a huge help to the campus. 

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Charity Malick

Charity was raised in Ypsilanti, Michigan and did her DTS through Mercy Ships in Texas in 2001. After serving for a few years in Texas, she came to the mountain. Later leaving in 2010 to go back to Michigan, she later returned in 2016 to lead DTS.

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Kaylee Smith

From the beautiful state of Ohio, Kaylee is our amazing staff in charge of hospitality. She did her DTS here in Cimarron in the Fall of 2016 with outreach to Nepal and India. She is a self-proclaimed "coffee snob" and enjoys adventuring around our beautiful mountains.

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Kirk Crippin

Kirk is originally from Oregon, but became a born-again Christian right here in Cimarron. Kirk completed his DTS in Tyler, Texas, in 2014 with an outreach in Romania. He gave his testimony in front of 200 people in Houston, Texas, and again in Chuj, Romania. Kirk loves to work outdoors and keep our grounds looking beautiful and green.  

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Ray & Patience Gifford

Ray and Patience did their DTS in West bank, BC, in 2003 while they were engaged. Before this, Patience  was a missionary in Mexico for 14 years. She is a talented speaker who frequently travels to teach at different YWAM campuses. Ray loves to use heavy equipment and has built most of our ponds around the campus. Both enjoy cycling, in the summer of 2017 Ray cycled from sea to sea with his adult daughter. We are blessed by their skill sets and their heart for intercession. 


Desirae Oliver

Desirae is from Lincoln, Nebraska, Desirae is our head chef. She loves pigs, hugs and to be loud in the kitchen.  She completed her DTS at Cimarron in 2018. Her outreach was to Thailand and Cambodia, where she somehow managed to avoid public speaking—unlike the rest of her team.  If you visit, you'll for sure hear Desirae coming or she'll hug you! 



Emily is originally from El Paso, Texas. Before coming to the mountain, she was involved with King's Kids-El Paso from 2014 to 2017. She completed her DTS in 2018 at Cimarron with an outreach to Thailand and Cambodia. Emily loves balut and will eat anything given to her. She also somehow went through DTS with only 5 shirts and carried other members' belongings when they ran out of space during outreach. 


Natalie Martin


The Salant Family

Natalie is from Lancaster, PA. She did her first DTS at the ripe young age of three and then spent the next 4 1/2 years as a staff kid at Cimarron. Later she came back to Cimarron to officially complete her own DTS Fall of 2018 with an outreach to Thailand and Cambodia. Natalie prefers tea over coffee everyday and is an introvert who plays piano, loves her books and record player. Her favorite pass time is to sit and stare at the mountains.

Gerritt, Maggie, Evelyn and Heidi are a wonderful family from California that has a deep heart for reaching the lost. Maggie and Gerritt met while on staff at YWAM Artic Mercy in Alaska in 2013. Gerritt did his DTS in France in 2012 and Maggie did her DTS here on the Mountian in 2013. Some of Gerritt’s passions are hiking and wood working while Maggie loves to bake and has been a dancer since childhood.


Kody Platt

Kody is originally from California and did his DTS here at Cimarron in 2015 with an outreach to Nepal and India. Kody adores his nieces and nephews, loves to play volleyball and listen to music. Kody loves to eat steak (medium) with cheesy potatoes on the side. He is currently working with our DTS and serving anywhere he sees a need.


Sara Stevens

Sara was raised in San Diego, California but has been coming to the Mountain back and forth for the last ten years. She did her DTS here on the base in 2008 and went to the Navajo Nation and Thailand for her outreach. She has the most contagious laugh and calls the mountain her home. We are blessed to have her on the base working with DTS.