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Get to Know Us

Officers, Staff and Directors


Ret. Rev Rob Bollinger

Founder & President, Chair of the Board


A Pepperdine School of Business & Mgmt. grad and a 20 year High-Tech Industry businessman, Rob also spent 7 years as an Executive Pastor of a large church in Colorado and recently was the CEO of a commercial contracting firm building medical centers and churches. He's been a short-term global missionary and a visionary for Nehemiah's Restoration, since it's inception.

Robbie Bollinger, PA-C

Vice President, Vice Chair of the Board, Executive Director of Medical Health Services & Board of Trustees


Robbie is a board certified Physician Assistant.  She is dedicated to not only treating, but caring for the whole person. Robbie earned her Masters of Science in Medicine from Trevecca Nazarene University.  She has spent 6 years working in urgent care medicine and has served on several volunteer medical teams both locally and internationally.  She currently works in a private family practice at Broken Arrow Diagnostics


Patricia Bollinger

Secretary & Director of Financial Development


Patricia is the proud mother of three who are all involved as Directors of NR.  She is an experienced fundraiser and administrator who currently works for U.S. Engineering as their Project Development Coordinator.  She is also a member of their philanthropy committee developing funds for numerous charitable organizations.


Dr Samuel Oketch

Treasurer & Nazarene Compassionate Organization (NCO) Liaison to NR


Dr. Oketch has a BA in Theology from African Nazarene University and has served in the Orphaned and Vulnerable Children program, since 2004.  He has a MA & D Min from the same university.  Dr. Oketch has served in the Church of the Nazarene as the Africa East Field Coordinator, since 2012 and is currently working towards his PhD in Transformational Development.  He is an ordained minister in the Church of the Nazarene.


Rachel Hansen, LMFT

Executive Director of Mental Health Services


A Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) with a Masters Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Trevecca Nazarene University.  Being a collegiate athlete herself, she works with teenage women athletes struggling with the pressures of athletics, while maintaining a high level of academics. She also works with children, adolescents and young adults on a variety of concerns.

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Rev Nick Bollinger

Co-Founder and Executive Director of Spiritual Leadership Development


Nick has a ministry degree from Southern Nazarene University School of Theology and is an ordained minister of the Church of the Nazarene.  He's a coffee entrepreneur and founder of JunctionCoffeeOKC.  Nick believes in connecting people to the person of Christ through Christ-like actions and examples in his life.

Nick has a ministry degree from Southern Nazarene University School of Theology and is an ordained minister of the Church of the Nazarene.  He's a coffee entrepreneur and co-founder of JunctionCoffeeOKC.  Nick believes in connecting people to the person of Christ by being a tangible example of the love of Jesus in everyday rhythms of life.


Rebecca Reed

Program Coordinator, Kenya Operations


Rebecca is a graduate of Olivet Nazarene University in Illinois. Since graduating in 2014, she has attained several years' experience working with NGO's in Kenya. Considering she grew up in Kenya as a missionary kid with the Church of the Nazarene, she has a special love for the work that NR does in her 'home' country. 



Jerry Guildner

Board of Trustees - U.S.A.


Jerry has been with Nehemiah's Restoration in some capacity from the very beginning.  Whether attending work trips with NR or attending Board Meetings, he's been an important part of our development.  Jerry is also a local businessman who has served his community for



Mark Hilles, AIA

Board of Directors - U.S.A.


Mark is the Principal/Architect of Mountain West Architects that provides design services that effectively merge architectural design with budgetary constraints.  Mark has been with NR for a very long time and has been an integral part of NR's development from the beginning. 



Rev Friday Ganda

Board of Directors - Kenya


Rev Ganda and his wife are missionaries in East Africa with the Church of the Nazarene. He graduated with a teaching degree from Kagumo College in 1982 and has BA in Biblical Studies. Friday has served as a pastor for five years, a district superintendent for six years, a mission coordinator of Kenya for two years, and a JESUS film coordinator for East and French Fields for two years


Catherine Mukoko, MLPI

Board of Directors - Kenya


Ms Mukoko, has been a learning development and knowledge management expert for over 20 years.  She has expertise in Business and Curriculum Development. She received her Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Africa Nazarene University and is working towards her MBA in Strategic Management. She is passionate about women & youth empowerment.


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