Staff - Cape Town


Meet Our Staff in Cape Town


At our Cape Town location, we currently have nine families who live in community and serve the needs of East Moutain full-time and two families who serve on a part-time basis, residing in the United States and traveling to South Africa 1-2 times per year.

 

Gabe & Janet Smith

As a founding family of East Mountain, Gabe and Janet have been part of the East Mountain vision from the very beginning. It was a radical life change for them to move their family to South Africa in...

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Kathy & Rodney Duttweiler

Rodney and Kathy helped to co-found East Mountain after spending over twenty years serving in Senegal and leading missionary teams in West Africa. Their gentle leadership emulates...

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Phil & Karen Dubert

Both children of missionaries, Phil and Karen joined East Mountain in 2012 after serving for many years in Mozambique. Sharing a passion for the poor, their intentional lifestyle brings a unique aspect to the East Mountain community as they...

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Mark & Marcie Harris

Mark and Marcie, together with their sons Dylan and Caleb, have an integral role in the life of the EM Community. Mark brings years of training and experience in Spiritual Formation and Marcie's authentic, fun-loving spirit adds...

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Rhonda Pierce

Rhonda is an extremely gifted mentor and discipler of young women with 20+ years of experience. Her bold spirit, insightful questions, and commitment to the young women she serves defines the way East Mountain does mentorship... 
 
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Alex & Maggie Halbert

Alex & Maggie add much to the EM community with their friendly, laid-back attitude, their warm hospitality, and their commitment to excellence in East Mountain's programs. Before serving with EM, Alex coordinated short-term teams in Mexico and...
 
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Jack & Loren Messarra

Jack and Loren Messarra moved to South Africa in 2015  for Jack to study Biblical Hebrew under the renowned Dr. Christo Van de Merwe at Stellenbosch University. They serve EM part-time in strategic planning, tech support, teaching, and mentoring...

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Erik Borggren

Erik was born and raised in Phoenix, and attended college at the United States Military Academy at West Point, NY. After graduating from West Point ... 



Ronn & Aladrian Elmore

Ronn & Aladrian are a powerhouse couple that bring highly skilled professional experiences in couseling and leadership development and a positive, faith-filled attitude that shapes the East Mountain ethos... 

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