Gail Dorstewitz

Office Administrator

Gail graduated from the University of Capetown. She has been married for 21 years and has two children: Adam and Lily. Gail works with Lisa and Sarah with Wesley’s fund development and office administration.

Asti White

WILC Resident Director

Asti is the recipient of a Bachelors of Arts in Non-Profit Leadership from LaGrange College. Now, serving as a Global Mission Fellow with the General Board of Global Ministries, he is serving and sharing in ministry at Wesley of Kalamazoo. He’s looking forward to walking along students in a way that draws cultures together while cultivating an appreciation for differences. He believes that given our distinct differences, we remain whole in the body of Christ. 

Jess Davenport is from the Midwest, and after spending a few years away, excited to make home in Kalamazoo. She received her MDiv from Wesley Theological Seminary, which working at Capitol Hill United Methodist Church. Prior to that, she was the associate director of the Illinois State University Wesley Foundation, her alma mater.

She is married to Torey, and they have a toddler named Tommy who keeps them busy.

In her spare time, she likes petting her sweet dog Opal, cooking, listening to podcasts, and working on her family’s fixer upper.

Jess is passionate about connecting young adults with a God who loves them beyond measure, and helping them find ways to live out how/where God is calling them.

Pastor Jess Davenport

Wesley Director and Campus Pastor

Calvin is the go-to person for all things maintenance at the Wesley Foundation. Calvin knows all of the ropes around Wesley and is always happy to lend a hand to those in need. For those looking for assistance, drop by Wesley anytime during in the early afternoon during the week, and you can find Calvin.

Keeton, a sophomore from East Lansing, has a love for the outdoors. He enjoys hiking, fishing, and generally spending time in the sun. 

Keeton takes his passion for the outdoors and shares it with other Wesley students while connecting it back to the gospel and God's love for the planet. 

Samuel Robinson,

PR Coordinator

Samuel, from Midland, Mich., is a Junior  studying Public Relations. He came to WMU with the goal of meeting new people from different places while using his personal and educational experiences to learn and grow. That mission brought him to Wesley, where he can continue putting his love and passion  for people into action. 

Eden Scott,

Music Coordinator

Eden, a undergraduate student at Western Michigan University is studying Music Therapy. Eden, primarily a vocalist learning a variety of instruments, is excited to dive into the world of worship music, as well as to work with new people while growing her faith. 

Keeton Bigham-Tsai

Outdoor Discipleship


Calvin Prude

Head of Custodial Services

Janea Wayne

Social Justice Coordinator

My pronouns are she/ her/ hers. I am currently studying Art at  Western Michigan University. I feel my calling is to use art as a outlet for self healing and expression for others. When I am done with school I hope to be able to work with children who have been through trauma. My hobbies are making art, watching movies and hanging out with my friends. I am still on the road to self discovery  and fulfillment. I am open to learning more and more each day.

Board of Directors

The Wesley Foundation is governed by a Board of Directors.  This includes Alexandria Lueth, President; Gail Secord, Vice President; Derek Andree, Treasurer; Dr. Diane Owen-Rogers, Secretary; Pastor Jess Davenport, Director; and at large members Sarah House, and Rev. David Newhouse.

The Wesley Foundation is part of the West Michigan Conference of the United Methodist Church.


Tel: 269-344-4076


Mon - Thurs: 9am - 4pm



2350 Ring Road North

Kalamazoo, MI 49006

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