Ted Vail, D.Miss.
FMI Director and Vice President of Global Operations
Ted was raised in Seattle, Washington and came to know Christ as a teenager. He and his wife Dawn (a fellow missionary) have three grown children: Grace, Mercy, and Daniel. As a family, they love to laugh, reach out to people, and serve the local church and global missions.
Prior to his appointment as director of Foursquare Missions International in September 2016, Ted served as area missionary of the North America Region, Director of Global Foursquare Disaster Relief, Coordinator of U.S. Missions, and Coordinator of Urban & Multicultural Ministries in the USA.
With a master of arts in global leadership and a doctorate from Fuller School of Intercultural Studies, Ted regularly shares on global missions.
He has been with Foursquare Missions as an area missionary since 2001 and has been involved in world missions since 1988 when he spent a season in Japan, followed by a number of years in Central Mexico. He has also served as a senior pastor and regional leader of Hispanic churches in Colorado.