Dale Gustafson

Executive Director

Raised in Walnut Creek, Dale met his wife Lisa when they were students at Biola University. Dale has been in ministry for 30 years and has served as a Youth Pastor, Executive Pastor, and Lead Pastor.

As Reality SF’s Executive Director, Dale oversees and manages the staff, helping them to lead and care for the ministries which they lead.

Besides five years on the beautiful island of Maui, Dale and Lisa have lived most of their married lives in the Bay Area. Lisa is an amazing public school kindergarten teacher, and they have one daughter, Anna, who attends Biola University. Dale has also been a high school football coach for many years and is a longtime season ticket holder for his beloved 49ers.

Meet Our Team

Learn about some of the other folks who lead our church.

Cameron Torres, Elementary Ministry Coordinator

Cameron aims to equip and care for the elementary leaders in such a way that when they serve, they can focus on making children feel known and loved.

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Marissa Smit, Children’s Ministry Director

Marissa equips volunteer teams, curates curriculum, and oversees Sunday operations in our Children's Ministry, The Village.­

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Kevin Cooke, Marriage & Family Pastor | Elder

In addition to serving as an elder, Kevin provides oversight for our Marriage & Family Ministries, which pursue care and discipleship of married couples, parents, children, and youth.

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