North American Staff and Board

 Jay Klopfenstein

Dr Jay Klopfenstein, President
(2016 - present) Colorado Springs


In February 2016, as T-Net started into its second quarter century of ministry, Jay Klopfenstein was installed as the third President of T-Net International. Jay earned a BA in Greek from Moody Bible Institute, an MDiv from Trinity international University, a PhD from Minnesota Graduate School of Theology and a D.Min from Bethel Seminary where his major was “Organizational Systems” and church planting. He is ordained by the Evangelical Free Church of America and also in the Association of Gospel Churches in Canada. Jay has been a youth pastor, the pastor of a rural church, has planted a church from scratch and grown it to over 350, has been senior pastor of an urban church of over 1000 and most recently pastored an international church in Ottawa Canada of 3500 which ministers to over 60 different nationalities with a staff of over 40. He and his wife, Nancy, have one son attending Denver Seminary, another son starting seminary at London seminary in the UK and a daughter just graduating from High School. Jay says of himself: “I have often called myself a player-coach. My passion is to train and equip the next generation of leaders to fulfill the Great Commission and multiply leaders themselves.”

T-NET North American Staff

Tim Auld, Email Vice President, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Doug Backman, Email Training and County Leader Coaching, Minneapolis, MN

Ron Berget, Email Trainer and Regional Director for SE Asia, Alexandria, MN

Dr David Durey, Email Dean of T-Net Training Centers, Asia Continent Director, Minneapolis, MN

Dr Richard Ensrud, Email Africa Continent Director, Minneapolis, MN

Jared Klopfenstein, Email Part-time T-Net Staff, Colorado

Kaleb Klopfenstein, Email Part-time T-Net Staff, Colorado

Susann Lujan, Email T-Net Finance Office

Dr Joe Olachea, Email DisciplePath Church Training USA Director, Medford, New Jersey


T-NET Board Members

Vince Deagler, Modesto, CA

Dave Fleurquin, Colorado Springs, CO

Brian Hermann, Avon, CT

Bill Jefferis, Avon, CT

Charles Nehme, Georgetown, TX

Cameron Ullyatt, Parker, CO


International Staff

T-NET International staff are listed by the continents, countries and regions in which they serve.  See Find a Center.