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Meet our team

Dave Rofkahr

Dave has a background in grassroots campus ministry in the US and cross-cultural church planting in Asia. He has a Masters of Theology with an emphasis in church planting from Dallas Theological Seminary. From 1984-1990, he served on staff with student mobilization at the Universities of Arkansas and Central Arkansas. He has also served as a youth pastor and senior pastor for churches in the U.S. and Asia. He served as the International Director for Asia for EFCA ReachGlobal and now serves as its U.S. Executive Director for Recruiting and Apex Global Projects. He aims to bring glory to God by using the talents and opportunities God has entrusted to him to strategically multiply transformational leaders and churches among all people. (Dave.Rofkahr@efca.org)

April Warfield

April serves as the U.S. Project Director for the Apex team. She has spent more than a decade building partnerships with local church and para-church ministries working to bring the gospel and meet felt needs in underserved communities. April loves city life! As a transplant to Los Angeles from the East Coast, she and her family tend to spend weekends as tourists, taking in the rich cultural diversity the city has to offer. (April.warfield@efca.org)

David & Shawna Boerema

David and Shawna direct Apex for Youth Groups. For 20 years they have served in local church student ministry and are passionate about helping students take the next steps in their walk with Jesus. They live in Central Pennsylvania with their two boys and love to be outdoors, travel and appreciate a cup of finely crafted coffee. David and Shawna can both be found on Facebook. (David.Boerema@efca.org) (Shawna.Boerema@efca.org)

Parker & Maggie Rabe

Parker and Maggie manage and facilitate Apex college aged trips and the Apex Bus youth group experience, while also pioneering an Apex campus ministry on University of Wisconsin La Crosse campus in their hometown of La Crosse. From the application stage, to orientation and debrief, the Rabe’s communicate with, train and serve their students throughout the entire process. They have been a part of Apex staff since 2015, and on top of spending time with students, they enjoy taste testing various coffee shops' chai lattes, adventuring with friends, and many strategic board games! Find Parker and Maggie on Facebook and Maggie on Instagram. (parker.rabe@efca.org and maggie.rabe@efca.org)

Gaetano Paolino

Gaetano joined the Apex team in 2017 and is a full-time campus worker. His main role is to meet and disciple college students in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Gaetano is incredibly gifted at not only meeting students, but challenging students to love Jesus more. When he's not with students, you can catch Gaetano recording rap music, reading Charles Spurgeon, fishing, doodling or making and playing a homemade cigar-box guitar. Check out Gaetano's music and find him on Facebook and Instagram. (tano.paolino@efca.org)