Rock Brown, the founder and Executive Director of Launch Ministries & The Launch Pad Program is a graduate of Boise State University (BA Secondary Education) and Western Seminary (Masters of Divinity). Rock has been in full time ministry since 1986 (Campus Crusade for Christ, Student Ministries, INC, local church pastor, and church planter). His passion in life is simple: pass on the faith to the next generation! Rock has been married to the love of his life since 1989 and has four amazing children.
Director of Operations
Brenda comes to Launch Ministries with a passion for developing and maximizing people and organizations. As Director of Operations, she is blessed to work with the Launch Pad team to cultivate Jesus-rich arenas for high school students to be authentically loved and grow their faith. A graduate of San Diego State University (BS Child Development), Brenda has experience in business, social work, administration and operations (Family business, Praise International, Children's Ministry) coupled with lots of life experience. Brenda's favorite blessings are being Tony's wife for 33+ years, fun & authentic relationships with 4 adult children & 3 spouses... AND being "Mimi" to 5 treasured grandbabies.
Andrea Priebe joined the Launch Pad team in Feb of 2013. Andrea has a passion for God & for ministry. She, alongside her husband, has been serving in full time ministry since January of 2000. Andrea loves all things Africa (her homeland), her Church (FBC-Boise), and her family (one amazing husband and three darling kiddos).
Ruth Ann Mouw
Ruth-Ann Mouw has lived in Idaho since 2009, operating a dairy farm with her husband, Rocky. They have 4 children, 3 in college/ grad school and one in high school. Ruth-Ann taught high school English in Southern California, Special Education in Washington state and now has taught LP classes and has had the privilege of working with teachers at Launch Pad. The opportunity to share the Good News with students is a huge blessing and she prays that God will continue to use the program in the lives of teenagers.
Don is an Idaho, graduating from Meridian High School in 1977. After high school he attended the University of Idaho completing B.S., M.S., and Ed.Sp. degrees. He currently works for the West Ada School District as the Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning. Don and his beautiful wife Tammy celebrated their 34th wedding anniversary in July 2017 and enjoy their two adult children, Cody, 27 and Molly 22.
Genny and her family have been in the Boise area for five years. A previous Launch Pad teacher, she is now honored to serve on the Board. Genny is a business owner, has her MBA, and is passionate about coaching and helping others. She’s also the proud mom of a daughter and son (who both attended Launch Pad when they were in high school), and is married to her high school sweetheart, Mike. They love spending time outdoors and being involved in the Treasure Valley community
Boyce graduated from the University of Idaho with a B.S. in Business Education in 1985 and has been a CPA since 1987. He has worked for several organizations during his career including Deloitte and Albertsons and has run his own Corporate Tax Consulting firm since 2011.
The love of this life is Mary Bailey, who has been a wonderful wife, mother and best friend for 34 years. His 4 grown children, 3 spouses and 1 fiancee are a treasure only being out-shown by their mother and the Lord Jesus. Introducing others to the lovingkindness of God is a passion and Boyce loves the ministry of LaunchPad where we are reaching out to and loving high school kiddos!