Jason Kempthorne is the Executive Director for Love In the Name of Christ (Love INC) of the Tanana Valley. Since 2013 he has worked closely with the Board of Directors to revamp the existing programs and lead Love INC in the launch of new and exciting programs to serve vulnerable populations in the Fairbanks North Star Borough.
Jason and his team work with thousands of low income households each year. Love INC takes a holistic approach; in walking alongside those in need on their journey to wholeness. Our goal is to build lasting relationships between volunteers and participants. Each year over 700 volunteers devote 20,000 hours to serve those in need in our community.
Jason is passionate about his calling and the capacity of the local church to transform lives and communities. This has driven him in his ministry. Jason also serves at the chair of the Fairbanks Housing and Homeless Coalition and President of the Tanana Valley Christian Conference. Jason received his BA from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota. He double majored in Religion and Family Studies and minored in Church Professions. Prior to moving to Alaska in 2008, Jason worked in children, youth, and family ministry.
Jason and his wife Amanda enjoy everything Alaska has to offer. They enjoy watching their children grow right before their eyes, exploring new ideas, and serving others.