OCI Staff

Steven Grabiner

President

Ten years as director of Riverside Farm Institute has made Zambia second home for Steven and his wife. Steven uses his administrative experience to help leaders world wide.

Personal Quote

“The secret of success is the union of divine power with human effort.” – Ellen White

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Frank Fournier

Executive Vice President

Formerly the director of Riverside Farm in Zambia, and more recently president of Eden Valley Institute in Colorado, Frank has a heart for OCI ministries. He and his wife, Janet, bring years of experience to the OCI team.

Personal Quote

“Go forward quietly, doing faithfully the work that God’s providence assigns and [your] life will not be in vain.” – Ellen White, SC 83:2

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Arah Gilbert

Accounting

Starting out as a volunteer, Arah is now indispensable in OCI’s accounting department. Her years of experience working with numbers help her provide a valuable service to the entire OCI family of ministries.

Personal Quote

“Neither life nor death, height nor depth, can separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus; not because we hold Him so firmly, but because He holds us so fast.” – Ellen White

Naomi Jackson

Communication Director

Naomi studied music at Andrews University prior to moving to Honduras to serve at VIDA Internacional. With her love for mission work and languages, she enjoys encouraging people around the world to consider full-time ministry.

Personal Quote

“Rather let it be the hidden person of the heart, with the incorruptible beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is very precious in the sight of God.” – 1 Peter 3:4

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Tabata Scalioni

Administrative Assistant

Originally from Brazil, Tabata is passionate about service, cultures, and languages. Through her love for Christ and much prayer, Tabata was led to this opportunity in full-time ministry. She is excited to be a part of the OCI family and its beautiful mission in spreading the gospel to the world.

Personal Quote

“But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people, that you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light.” – 1 Peter 2:9