Meet the Team


Jason Houle—Founder / Director

With a heart that cries for his people, Jason founded Walk on Waters Ministries in 2007. He is an elder in Bridgewood Church, his home church, through which he founded the Tent Of Hope that enlisted the help of nine area churches in a community-wide outreach providing assistance to needy families. Working with Rainbows, he assists this organization to help children affected by divorce or the death of a parent. In 2010 he became a Police Chaplain and today his mission is to bring Natives/First Nation Americans into wholeness through the work of Native Strong-ARC in introducing Native Alpha Ministries to his people.





Lori Willey—Associate Director
Lori Willey—Advisor

Touched with a deep love for others, Lori brings that passion to the ways that she serves. From meeting with people and listening to their life stories, to prayer, writing, connecting and Bible teaching; she shares the heart of the Creator for others. Inspired through her faith, she is an author, speaker and teacher. She makes her home in Minneapolis and enjoys the outdoors and trails of Minnesota.






Jeanne Cloud-Nadeau—Website Administrator

Jeanne, an Ojibwe from Bad River, loves Jesus and desires that her fellow Native Americans come to know Him as well. Knowing the deep hatred of Christianity that is predominate in Indian Country, it is her prayer that through this ministry, Native Strong ARC, all Natives will come to know the Truth, Love and Grace found in our Father.





Thomas Johnston – Advisor

Thomas  lives in Victoria, MN and is co-founder of Integrated Wealth Partnership, LLC a financial services firm which integrates finances and faith to bring true wealth or abundance into a person’s life.  An early life encounter has placed upon his heart a calling to reach indigenous people with the good news of Jesus Christ.  In his role at Native Strong ARC he is helping to develop and implement the strategic vision for this ministry.




Enrique Velázquez – Treasurer

Enrique earned a Masters in Business Administration with a concentration in Nonprofit Management from Crown College where he also serves as Adjunct Professor in Business. He has also earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with concentrations in Project Management and Finance from American InterContinental University. A man of faith, he serves within his home church of Bridgewood Church in Savage, MN, alongside his wife of 19 years and their children.