Board of Directors

JS Parker

Executive Director

Parker has owned and operated Developers International Group, Ltd for nearly four decades, developing real estate, building homes and constructing mixed-use master planned communities throughout the United States and internationally. 

He will now use his entrepreneurial “building” gifts of organization, management, strategic partnering and financial procurement to serve God’s kingdom by helping to grow Compassion Dental’s ministry. Compassion’s ministry has provided free quality dental health care to hundreds of patients during the past seven years while offering to each and every patient love, compassion, empathy and the hope of Jesus as they go through their journey of treatments and healing.

Let all that you do be done in love.

1 Corinthians 16:14

Mark Teachout


Mark lived most of his life in Michigan until October of 2018, when he and his wife of 44 years (Sue) moved to Washoe Valley, NV. 

Professionally, Mark has been a Certified Financial Planner for over 30 years. He has extensive experience working with individuals and business owners, as well as being the Treasurer of several non-profit organizations.

Mark and Sue have three grown children and two grandchildren.  Mark’s hobbies are golf and wood working. Sue enjoys flower gardening and crafts.

David Zaniel


David is a practicing attorney and managing partner of Ashby, Ranalli & Zaniel. He has served on the board since its inception in 2012.

Aside from his normal practice, he assists families from the

Reno-Sparks Gospel Mission with family law issues. David also serves underprivileged families of Reno by assisting a mission through his church. 

David Yost


David Yost has been a registered nurse for the last 28 years. He has worked in Cardiac ICU, Mental Health, and as a flight nurse. The last fifteen years have been spent in the dialysis field, with the last decade as the director of operations. In that role of director, his job was to analyze and evaluate business goals, business communication, and obtain sustainable growth for the company.

He is a native Nevadan with a heart for the Reno community. He attends a local Christian church with his wife, Janell, and enjoys outside activities.  They have 3 adult children and 4

Dr Vaughn Stewart

Dental Director

My name is Dr. Stewart and I am a graduate of USC School of Dentistry. I’ve been a dentist for 50 years practicing in Orange County, California.  I am married and have 3 children, one grandchild, and one great-grandchild.  Recently I retired and moved to Reno, NV in 2020. My passion in life is to do the best dentistry and to help people. Compassion Dental provides the ideal environment to develop my ambitions to give back to the less fortunate as directed by my Christian beliefs. 

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