Meet Our Director

Nate Miller, President and Director of In His Wakes and Ivy Miller, Administrative Director of In His Wakes

Nate and Ivy

Nate’s life backgrounds include being in education for 18 years in Oregon. His positions included: science teacher, athletic director, dean of students, and coaching numerous sports.  Nate started competing in water skiing and wakeboarding 1990.  His passion for watersports and the Lord eventually lead him to In His Wakes as a volunteer in 2005.

Nate served as the director of In His Wakes since April 2007 when he was called into the ministry full-time.  In 2012 he became president & Director and continues in this capacity at the present time.  Working closely with his wife Ivy, they scheduling all event dates, locations, participants and volunteers.

Nate’s life experiences have given him an incredible ability to lead children, keep their attention, build relationships and most importantly deliver a Gospel message understandable to children of all backgrounds and ages. Nate’s energy is contagious as he provides children nationally and internationally with a day they will remember FOREVER!

Ivy’s background includes being a homemaker, home school teacher, and bank administrator. She has also volunteered extensively in her church by teaching Sunday school, Awanas, and leading women’s ministries. Ivy feels In His Wakes is an incredible opportunity for her family to minister together and she looks forward to watching God continue to touch lives through the In His Wakes events. Ivy serves as the Program Director for In His Wakes’ “A Day to Remember” and “On the Shores” events. Ivy organizes and schedules the events working very closely with each event host to ensure their planning process goes smoothly. Ivy also handles all on-site registration of all participants and volunteers.

Nate and Ivy reside in Bend, Oregon. Nate and Ivy have been married for 29 years and have two children, Jake and Kayla. The entire family has been very active in the ministries of In His Wakes.