Rev. Fernando Tamara is the Lead Pastor and Founder of Asamblea Church. He serves as Development Representative at Made to Flourish. As a long-time professor of Latin American Theological Seminary and LABI College, Tamara has recruited pastors for anti-hunger advocacy, hosted Bread for the World workshops, organized candidate meetings, and galvanized support for federal legislation such as the Global Food Security Act as well as state-based anti-hunger legislation in California. He holds Bachelor and Master of Arts degrees from Vanguard University of Southern California and a graduate certificate degree in Community Engagement from the University of Southern California. He is an ordained pastor of the Assemblies of God. Eastvale, California.