Fernando Tamara

Regional Development Representative

Fernando Tamara serves as a regional development representative for the western region. He is also the director and research assistant of The Jesse Miranda Center for Hispanic Leadership, where he has worked since 2001. He has served in multiple positions in ecclesial leadership for more than 15 years and has been serving as pastor of the Hispanic Ministry of Orange County First Assembly of God since 2012. His research and teaching interest focus on the interaction of culture, religion, society, and leadership.

Tamara is also a credentialed school teacher, interdenominational seminary professor, and laity empowerment instructor. He is currently working as Spanish professor at VUSC and also serves as theology professor at The Latin American Theological Seminary and The Latin American Bible Institute (Academic Dean & Spiritual Formation Director, 2007-2009). He is the Southern California representative of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and a city network leader for Made to Flourish in Los Angeles.