John Jones – President   

John was born and raised in Indiana many many years ago. He is an avid reader and loves sports. John moved from Illinois to New Mexico in March of 2013 after serving in ministry leadership for over 20 years. His greatest joy is spending time with his three children and his two grandchildren. John’s love for LifeQuest comes as a direct result of seeing his own life changed in 1994 by a relationship with a diligent mentor and a loving God.

 Esther Taylor – Office Manager 

Esther is an Albuquerque native. She loves spending time with her husband and two young children reading books and going on adventures! Esther has worked with youth and children for over 15 years and has worked as an office administrator for over 13 years.

Donald Mehring – Program Manager, Northern NM 

Donald is a native New Mexican. In 2009 began as a volunteer leading church services in the juvenile detention center. In 2010 became a LifeQuest staff member until present. Donald has earned a BSW, DeVos Urban Leadership Initiative graduate, licensed and ordained chaplain, and currently pursuing a Master of Social Work degree.
The kitchen is the most comfortable room in the house for him. He is an incredible angler-fish fear him! He and his daughter love to spend time camping, fishing, and road tripping through New Mexico.

 Joshua De La Rosa – Program Manager, Southern NM

Josh and his wife Ashley joined LifeQuest in the spring of 2019.