OCI Staff

Steven Grabiner


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.

Craig Harding

Vice President

Originally from Alaska, Craig is looking forward to getting to know each ministry and its staff, as OCI seeks to win souls and to follow the Lord’s leading in this closing period of Earth’s history.

Personal Quote

“There is a large work to be done outside the pulpit by thousands of consecrated lay members.” – Ellen White, AA 110

Harry Parsons


Harry had spent his entire career in the banking industry. Shortly after being baptized, he decided to use his skills for missionary service and joined the OCI team.

Personal Quote

“For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.” – John 3:16

Janell Hullquist

Communication Director

Born and raised in Africa, Janell graduated from Southern Adventist University with a degree in Communication. She and her husband met in Malawi, Africa.

Personal Quote

“A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in settings of silver.” – Proverbs 25:11

Naomi Jackson

Communication Specialist

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