Teaching pastor

Kats Omine

The Teaching Pastor's primary role is to preach and create sermon series. Kats ensures that each sermon aligns with Westlight's vision statement.

Kats has been married to his wife, Valerie since 2010. They have two kids, Justin and Mari. Besides spending time with his family, he loves books, long walks, and all things Disney.

You can contact Kats here.

Connections Pastor

Lori Tamura

The Connections Pastor empowers the ministry leaders at Westlight to grow and disciple. Lori oversees Christian Education, which includes KidZone, Youth Life Group, Glow, and Life Groups.

Lori and Paul have been married since 1990. They have two wonderful grown children. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, cooking, and watching movies.

You can contact Lori here.

Discipleship Pastor

tim wong

The Discipleship Pastor oversees Glow (college & young adult). He, along with the Glow Team, plans events for the young adults to build relationships with one another.

Tim also serves on the Life Group Leadership Team.

Tim grew up in Culver City and loves his family, basketball, tennis, and the Lakers.

You can contact Tim here.

Worship Director

Daniel Wong

The Worship Director oversees the worship and  audio-visual teams for Sunday Service. 

Daniel and Jordan have been been married since 2015. Daniel loves playing basketball and enjoys playing Smash Bros. with his friends.

You can contact Daniel here.

Spiritual Companion

Stan Nishikubo

A Spiritual Companion is a leader who helps you with your spiritual journey. This role includes leading people to experience authenticity in their lives as they connect with and explore many aspects of God.

Stan and Sandy have two daughters who are married and have three grandchildren.

Youth leader



As a youth leader, Kylie facilitates discussions among the teenagers in relevant topics and creates opportunities for them to live out their faith. 

Kylie loves spending time with friends and family, eating ice cream, playing Animal Crossing, and going to Disneyland and concerts.