31Grantly partners Becky De Oliveira and Japhet De Oliveira have more than twenty years experience in communications and event creation and management. They have a unique understanding of the needs of faith-based, non-profit organizations.
Japhet is an ordained Seventh-day Adventist pastor from southeast London. He has been an international radio programming producer, conference youth director, university chaplain, church pastor, summer camp director, and Pathfinder camporee programming director. Events Japhet has produced include: the 2009 International Pathfinder Camporee nighttime programming (Oshkosh, WI), The One project (more than 20 gatherings in the US, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand since 2011), summer camps at Chapel Porth, Cornwall, the Youth Leadership Convention (YLC) in Spain, and the General Conference Youth Program 2015 (San Antonio, TX).
Becky is a teacher, writer, editor, graphic designer, and speaker. She has taught various classes—most in writing—at the university level, coordinated a master's program in leadership, led writing retreats, and helped plan and produce an annual conference for several years. She is the author of three books and was editor of the Christian lifestyle magazine LIFE.info for eight years. She has published dozens of articles, and written medical reports, advertising copy, radio scripts, book chapters, and academic articles. In addition to her teaching and writing, Becky has done a variety of creative advertising projects over the past eighteen years. She worked in the creative department for a top ten healthcare advertising agency in the UK, and has since produced everything from ID badges to books and programs for conferences and other events.
This photo was taken at Cougar Mountain Zoo in Issaquah, WA, during the annual Reindeer Festival.