Generation Joshua Staff Team

  • Joel Grewe - Director

    JoelJoel Grewe is the Director of Generation Joshua, he is married to Christie Grewe, and they have three little boys. He is a native of Washington State, and a graduate of Eastern Washington University. Follow Joel on Facebook and Twitter.

  • Jeremiah Lorrig - Deputy Director

    JeremiahJeremiah serves as the Deputy Director of Generation Joshua. He focuses on improving projects, growing engagement, and making sure that students are empowered to make a difference while having a good time. Follow Jeremiah on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram.

  • Glenn Bertsch - Program Administrator

    Glenn Glenn joined GenJ in the very early years as a student, interned in the office during college, and has been working with us full time since then. He runs our clubs program as well as being one of our top teachers and expert on Congressional processes. His wing chapels at camp are legendary, his knowledge is vast, his experience great, and his heart for the students impacting. Follow Glenn on Facebook, Twitter , and Instagram

  • Daniel Heffington - Communications Director

    DanielDaniel Heffington grew up in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Pro-life advocacy caused him to become active in state politics as a young homeschooler. Now in his role as Communications Manager for Generation Joshua, Daniel leads publications, marketing, and messaging efforts for a national nonprofit. His background in small business, grassroots politics, and ministry has prepared him to tackle multifaceted challenges and opportunities for the organization. Daniel has a passion for ministry and healthy leadership and has a heart for equipping young people to change the world. He loves meeting new people and helping to create life-giving cultures for teams accomplishing great missions. Daniel is also a worship leader, recording artist, and coffee enthusiast. He lives in Berryville, Virginia with his wife, Abigail, and their daughters: Ellie and Piper. Follow Daniel on FacebookTwitterSpotify, and Instagram.

  • Brandt Edmonston -- HSLDA Action Administrator

    Daniel Brandt Edmonston is currently the administrator for HSLDA Action and works closely with Generation Joshua on many projects and events. He enjoys life away from the hurly-burly of politics in his historic home in small-town Virginia along with his wife and daughter. Follow Brandt on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

  • Elissa Kruse -- HSLDA Action Office Manager

    Elissa Kruse Elissa is a homeschool graduate who is passionate about making a difference in the world around her. Through a friend’s recommendation, she became involved with Generation Joshua in 2008 as a high schooler and discovered a community that was just as crazy about American politics and policy as she was and she never looked back. Elissa works full-time for HSLDA Action as their office manager while also serving as the assistant to HSLDA's Vice President of Litigation. She loves teaching and has spent all of her adult life mentoring and training middle and high school-aged students to become the leaders and world shapers they are called to be. When she’s not working, you will find Elissa hanging out with friends, painting with watercolors, or enjoying a good book or movie. Follow Elissa on Facebook and Instagram.

  • Abigail Hoke - Development Coordinator

    Abigail Hoke

    Abigail grew up in the state of Hawaii, and in a homeschooling family of seven. She was introduced to grassroots politics at the age of 13, while campaigning for her local gubernatorial race and for a candidate she admired. After attending GenJ’s iGovern Pacific in 2014, she has been involved with GenJ as a student and intern in various programs before coming on full time in 2020.  In her free time, Abigail enjoys exploring Virginia with friends, used bookstores, photography, and comparing the Atlantic Ocean to the far superior, Pacific Ocean.

    Follow her Blog or Instagram.

Generation Joshua Leadership Academy Class of 2020-2021

GenJLA Class of 2020-2021

From left to right: Tyler Duncan, Breck Nave, SarahRose Lorrig, Chancellor Andrade, Josiah Kruse