Our Founders

Troy and Kim Meeder

Since its inception in 1995, Troy and Kim have been the backbone of Crystal Peaks Youth Ranch. Together, they have decades of combined experience in reaching hurting horses, children and families with the healing redemption of Jesus’ love.

Serving as Chief Executive Officer, Troy oversees all CPYR’s ministry, operations, personnel and continual development of ranch properties. He is also a pastor, passionate speaker, author, certified natural horsemanship clinician, certified Merchant Marine Captain and a State of Oregon Licensed Guide and Outfitter. Kim works as the Ranch Chief Communications Officer. In this position, she provides essential Spirit led communication through all Ranch outreach, her domestic and abroad speaking ministry and through the books she has authored. Both Troy and Kim are accomplished communicators and travel extensively to deliver a message of encouragement, hope and faith in Jesus Christ. 

They both enjoy the outdoors and wilderness adventures with their dogs Zip and Havee.