Meet the GSAE Officers & Board:


Anthony Anthony Carollo – Executive Director

Anthony has been a part of the GSAE team since 2012, but little did we know that God was providing us with new direction and leadership for the future.  We are excited about these opportunities and look forward to many more years serving the Greater Spokane area.

Anthony has most recently served our community as the President of Stewart Title.  While there, his leadership has consistently provided growth and profitability to the company.  He is a proven leader and networker.  Additionally, Anthony has greatly impressed our team by demonstrating a heart for God, serving this community and working to build the Kingdom of God.

As the president of Stewart Title of Spokane, Anthony has overseen the company’s Spokane operations. He has been with Stewart Title of Spokane since it was founded in 2004 and has worked in the title insurance industry since 1988. Before becoming a title insurance office manager in 1999, he held positions both as a title officer and as a marketing representative.

He spent four years managing a title company in Corvallis, Oregon and has spent the balance of his career in the Spokane market.  A long-time supporter of the real estate and homebuilding industries, Anthony received a President’s Award from the Spokane Home Builders Association in 2009 and earned the Spokane Association of Realtors’ Affiliate of the Year honor in 1998. Also, he began serving on the Spokane County Planning Commission in January of 2010.

Anthony  is a graduate of Northwest Christian High School and has been actively involved at Calvary Chapel Spokane and at North Country Chapel in Post Falls, Idaho. He currently lives in the Millwood area of Spokane with his wife, Debbie, and daughter Emily.


Bob SmithBob Smith –  President

Senior Pastor-Mt. Spokane Church

Dr. Robert V. Smith (Pastor Bob) has served as a Senior Pastor for almost 40 years. He and his wife Marci (they met in first grade) have two grown sons, Matthew and Mark. They also have three much loved and adored grandchildren… Jamie, Joey, and Lincoln.
Pastor Bob serves as Chaplain for the City of Spokane Fire Department, teaches at Moody Bible Institute, and serves as President of the Greater Spokane Association of Evangelicals.
Bob plays guitar, writes music, and along with his sons serves on the Mt. Spokane Church Ministries worship teams. The family enjoys church activities as well as spending time at their lake home in northern Idaho.


Cary Peden_bioCary Peden – Vice Chair

Cary Peden is an experienced pastor currently serving Fellowship Church in North East Spokane.  Over the past 20 years, Cary has worked at local, state and national levels of ministry to provide leadership, training, and service to the larger body of Christ for the advancement of the Kingdom of God.  He has worked with children, youth, music, administration, Bible study, service, preaching and just about anything else that is needed in the church. He has a passion for Christ, a love for the church, and works to simply be a blessing to people through kindness and acts of service.  In addition to pastoral ministry, Cary is also working with a regional music ministry called Gloryband and also serves as a Child Ambassador for World Vision.  Cary lives in Spokane with Sandy, his wife of 20+ years, and their 2 boys.  When not serving in ministry, Cary enjoys golf and riding his motorcycle.



Mark Wheeler – Secretary

Fuller Theological Seminary, 1985-1986

San Francisco Theological Seminary, 1986-1989

Ordained to the Presbyterian Church (USA): 1989

Associate Pastor, Skyline PC(USA): 1989-1994

Senior Pastor, Lidgerwood PC(USA): 1994-present

Married to: Jennifer Wheeler

Children: Caitlin, Brianna, Andrew


Dallas  Dallas Low – Board Member

Dallas Low is the owner of Golden Rule Brake, a Spokane area auto repair business. He is also the president and founder of Torchbearer World Outreach, a ministry primarily focused on mentoring churches in community outreach and evangelism. Dallas has a beautiful wife, Tanya, and 3 great kids, Bethlehem, Jeremiah and Ember. Tanya is a gifted singer/songwriter and, among others, has collaborated with legendary artist including Phil Keaggy, Margaret Becker, Phil Medeira (Garth Brooks, Amy Grant, The Civil Wars), Tony Wood (Michael W. Smith, Matt Redmond) and Michael Puryear (Point of Grace, Ginny Owens). Dallas is excited to work with the leadership of the GSAE in reaching the region with the gospel. When asked about the future of the GSAE Dallas commented, “The future is bright! There is no other organization in Spokane that is positioned quite like the GSAE. The opportunities for ministry in this region are wide-open.”

Emeritus Board Members

Rev Walt Mize

Rev Ezra Kinslow

Rev John Tusant