Meet The Radius Staff

 
Brooks and Nina Buser

Brooks and Nina Buser

President

Books and Nina planted a church among the Yembiyembi people in Papua New Guinea.
In 2016, they returned to San Diego. Both Brooks and Nina participate in the teaching at RADIUS as well as leading and traveling to spread the word about the necessity of training.
Brad and Beth Buser

Brad and Beth Buser

Founder

Brad and His wife Beth spent over 20 years planting a church among the Iteri people. Upon returning he identified the need for quality cross-cultural training for missionary candidates, and RADIUS was born. Brad and Beth speak of Radius in their travels as well teach the Church Planting component of the course.
Wayne and Gail Chen

Wayne and Gail Chen

Director of RADIUS Asia

Wayne and Gail planted a church among the Biem people of Papua New Guinea. He was recently named Director of RADIUS Asia and is currently developing a staff team in order to train the Asian Church for cross-cultural church planting.
 Rick and Annie V

Rick and Annie V

Director of Training

Rick and Annie have 25 years of cross-cultural experience, mainly focused on training and coaching workers who are preparing for CP work in unreached language groups. In recent years, he is engaged in BAM training and consulting, and the development of his own businesses in both India and Mexico.
Shelly Anderson

Shelly Anderson

Registrar

Shelly lives in San Diego and been with RADIUS since day 1. She handles all of our in inprocessing for students before they arrive. She is the face of Radius for all of our students and guests before they arrive on campus.
James and Liz Allen

James and Liz Allen

On-Site Staff

James and Liz live on campus with their 3 children. Their role is also to rub shoulders, live life, and walk along side students as they work through the practicalities of the lessons learned in the classroom. James leads the character development portion of the  program, and Liz works with the STS.
Joel and Jamie Billings

Joel and Jamie Billings

On-Site Staff

Joel and Jamie live on campus with their 4 children. Their role is to rub shoulders, live life, and walk along side students as they work through the practicalities of the lessons learned in the classroom. Jamie leads our childcare program. Joel teaches Spiritual Foundations. Together they lead a community group and a men’s and women’s group.
Carl and Myra Miller

Carl and Myra Miller

Business Manager

Carl and Myra were successful business owners in Iowa when the Lord captured their hearts for His Glory and the Nations. They sold their business and moved to San Diego. Now they manage both the day to day and long-term business side of RADIUS. Simply put, we don’t exist without them!

 

Trent and Shannon Simeon

Trent and Shannon Simeon

Instructor

Trent and his wife Shannon spent 20 years planting a church among the Mamusi people. Now, Tim is our primary linguistics instructor and Sharon works in the bookkeeping office.