Our Team


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m. kim smith

Kim Smith became District Superintendent of the Iowa District in May of 2013.  Prior to receiving his assignment in Iowa, he pastored churches for 38 years in Tennessee, Illinois, Florida, and Oklahoma.  Kim and his wife Rosie have three grown children and nine grandchildren.

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sdmi - joy maberry

Joy Maberry pastors our Ankeny Hope Church and has been the Sunday School and Discipleship Ministries chair person since 2012.

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district administrator
tammy gauer

Rev. Tammy Gauer joined the District staff in 2013.  She is also the District Children's Director. 


hispanic coordinator
shane wilson

Shane Wilson serves as the District Hispanic Coordinator.  He also pastors the Des Moines Eastside Espiritu Y Verdad congregation 

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nmi - marvin thrasher

Marvin Thrasher is the pastor of the Ames Church of the Nazarene. He was formerly a missionary to Papua New Guinea and has lead our District NMI since 2015.


district secretary
timothy carter

Tim Carter is the pastor of Cedar Rapids First Church. He also serves as District Secretary and DAB Secretary. 


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Andy Watts is the youth pastor at Oskaloosa Gateway Church and has lead our District youth as NYI president since 2017.


district treasurer
tina goetzinger

Tina Goetzinger has served as the Iowa District Church of the Nazarene Treasurer for over 10 years.