Link Leadership Team

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Laura Hoy, Link Director

Laura Hoy is a visionary, catalyst, communicator, and networker within Link Christian Community Development.  She is passionate about the mission of connecting people and places with the Kingdom of God and the restoring mission of Jesus.  

Laura is employed through Orchard Hill Church and works to develop and strengthen the Link network so that this network of friends and organizations might develop focused strategies together for life and neighborhood transformation.  

Laura was trained and certified in the philosophy of Christian Community Development in 2011 by CCDA.  She continues to learn from and speak for Christian Community Development Association.  

Laura is married to Mike, and they have teenage twins, Sara and Nathan.  Her family is currently restoring a home in the Walnut Neighborhood.    

Link’s  Board of Directors

Dave Bartlett, president

Orchard Hill Church leader

Judy Marshall, vice president

Harvest Vineyard co-pastor

Laura Hoy, secretary

Orchard Hill Church

Paul Fienup, treasurer

Accountant, Bergan KDV Waterloo

Pat Oehler, board director *not pictured

Executive Management, Orchard Hill Church, Cedar Falls

ReShonda Young, board director  

Owner, Popcorn Heaven

Mark Iehl, board director

Business Manager at Visual Logic

Jerome Amos, board director *not pictured

4th Ward Waterloo Councilman 

Latricia Hylton, board director

UNI Math faculty

Preston Taylor, board director


Amy Wiles, board director *not pictured

First Presbyterian Church senior pastor