City Director | Dioane, a native of Wichita, felt a call on his life to ministry at an early age. He currently pastors Mending Place a church that he founded in 2009. Mending Place is a multi-ethnic, multi-cultural expression of his deep belief in the diversity the local church should display.
Pastor Gates graduated from Wichita State University with a bachelor’s in business.
As a bi-vocational urban leader, Pastor Gates worked for the Sedgwick Co Sheriff’s Office as a commissioned deputy from 2001-2018. He is a frequent speaker at training events for law enforcement officers/first responders, local businesses, and faith-based communities. Dioane is also a local business owner and member of the Wichita Chamber of Commerce.
Regional Administrative Assistant | Aubrey joined World Impact in June of 2017. She serves as the Regional Administrative Assistant for the Midwest, as well as Administrative Assistant to the Wichita City Director.
She enjoys hiking, bike-riding, running, playing guitar and spending time with friends and her husband, Jake.
Iowa native, Aubrey has called Wichita, Kansas home for the last 12 years. She and Jake are expecting their first child in September of 2018.