Leadership Board

Bryan Jennings
Bryan Jennings grew up in La Jolla, California and accomplished his goal of becoming a professional surfer at age 18. A few years later Bryan founded the Walking On Water surf camp as a way to share his love of surfing and his faith in Jesus Christ with the youth of San Diego. Within a few years the surf camps grew into a international surfing ministry which included movie production, surf camps, mission trips, and outreach events. Bryan graduated from Point Loma Nazarene University in 1998 and was honored to receive the PLNU Alumni award in 2010. Bryan enjoys spending time with his wife Korin and daughter Ella and his hobbies include surfing, golfing, snowboarding, and traveling.

Leith Swanson
Swanson is the founder and executive director of the Global Oceanic Foundation. He is also the president and CEO of Prime Net Realty Advisors, a commercial real estate brokerage company he founded in 1995. He has lived overseas for nine years in Western Europe and the Middle East and has on-site business negotiation and representation experience throughout the world. He has served as the chairman of the board of the Walking on Water Foundation for the past seven years and has been a board member for the past 13 years.

Scott Clark
Scott was born in Southern California and graduated from SDSU in 1992. Currently, he works as a lighting representative for a large national distributor. He is thankful for his wife, daughter and son and loves to spend time with his family.  Scott has been surfing for over 30 years and loves the ocean. His love for Christ and surfing lead him to serving on the board at Walking on Water.

Dave Downing
Born and raised in Southern California, Dave Downing began surfing at the age of 13 and started dreaming of becoming a professional surfer. God had different plans for Dave, and at the Age of 21 snowboarding became the passion in which he was to be a top Professional through the 1990s. All through his career he has relied on his relationship with Jesus Christ. Now at the Age of 43 he is happily married with two young boys. Dave now is working in sales and marketing with his longtime sponsor Burton Snowboards who also owns Channel Islands Surfboards. To be a part of both industries has been a blessing.

Scott Duhs
Scott Duhs is one of the founding partners of Duhs Commercial Inc. which, specialize in the sales, leasing and development of shopping centers in Southern California. He has served on various boards including Campus Crusade for Christ in San Diego and is now serving on Family Health Center for San Diego for the past 8 years. He was raised in Southern California and has lived in San Diego for over 25 years with his wife and two daughters. His passions include surfing, fly-fishing and hanging with his family and friends.


Pastor Chuck Smith of Calvary Chapel of Costa Mesa

Kevin Palau, President of the Luis Palau Association

Greg Laurie, Senior Pastor of Harvest Church and Founder of Harvest Crusade

Ray Bentley, Senior Pastor of Maranatha Chapel

Miles McPherson, Senior Pastor of The Rock Church

George Hulse, Senior Pastor of Shoreline Community Church

Joey Buran, Senior Pastor of Worship Generation

Brian Broderson, Founder of Back To The Basics Radio Show

Bethany Hamilton, Professional Surfer

Damien Hobgood, Professional Surfer

Tom Curren, Professional Surfer

Brett Davis, Founder of Christian Surfers

John Cobian, Founder of Cobian Sandals

AnnaSophia Robb

Sonya Balmores

Josh Garrels, Musician

Brad Corrigan, Musician and Founder of Love Light and Melody

Kevin Murray, Founder of Jedidiah

Adam McWethy, Co-Founder of Collaboration Reverberation

Todd McWethy, Co-Founder of Collaboration Reverberation