Tommy and Melissa Dyo


Tommy's background ranged from being a ski patroller to a business consultant before going into full-time Christian work.  In 1988 he started his service with Asian American Christian Fellowship (AACF) and has served as a campus minister at several campuses including Cal Poly Pomona, Cal State Fullerton, Long Beach, and UC Irvine as well as the director of AACF for nearly ten years.  He has also served as a consultant with the Asian American Leadership Center where he has been serving the Southeast Asian community to mobilize church planters, equip ministries, and network resources.

In June 2006, Tommy started serving Cru, as the National Executive Director of Epic Movement (Cru’s Asian American ministry).  He developed a national strategy to reach Asian Americans thought the vast network of the organization.  

As of July 2015, Tommy transitioned into a new role with Epic doing "Strategic Partnerships and Development" connecting people to mission and vision of Epic.

In 2010 he was a US delegate and table group leader at the 3rd Lausanne Congress on World Evangelization in Cape Town South Africa.  In 2011 he helped coordinate relief work in the Sendai region of Japan.

Tommy graduated from Cal State L.A. in Communication Studies and has a MA in Intercultural Studies from Fuller Theological Seminary.  His wife Melissa, is a professor in the School of Nursing at California, State University, Long Beach.  He attends Cerritos Baptist Church with his wife Melissa and son Noah and daughter Mika.

Tommy loves the outdoors especially fishing, backpacking, and eating small furry creatures.  He loves to eat, play, hang out, and bask in God’s creation


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