Meet the Board &

The Board

Brian Bell

Brian Bell is the main teaching Pastor, Chairman of the Church Board, Chairman of the School Board, and shepherd of Calvary Murrieta. Brian started CMCS almost 30 years ago and has continued to provide leadership for the school after his two children became CMCS graduates. Brian fell in love with his high school sweetheart, dated for five years, and has been married now for thirty-seven wonderful years. He has two adult children and four grandchildren. What really warms his heart is playing with his grandchildren. What fuels him physically is surfing and hiking. What moves his soul is getting to think, strategize, pray for, and visit our unreached people groups.

Jennifer Bursch

Jen Bursch is an attorney and business owner of Tyler & Bursch, LLP. She manages CMCS’ finances and is a member of both the Church Board and the CMCS Board. Jen and her husband, Jordan are parents to two CMCS students. Jen has obtained her Bachelor of Arts from Gordon University and obtained both her Juris Doctorate and Master of Public Policy from Pepperdine University. Her life and heart are filled with her dual passions of being a mom and a life-long learner.

Larry Hansen

Larry Hansen is the Missions Pastor at Calvary Murrieta and a member of both the Church Board and the CMSC Board. Larry combines education, first-hand experience, and missions partnerships to continue to move forward in reaching the unreached. Larry brings a strong focus of being a continuous learner and listener so that he can best serve in the role he has been called. Larry enjoys spending time with his wonderful wife, Donna and together they have two children, Landi and Paul.

Esteban Lizarraga

Esteban Lizarraga is a principal at Citrus Hills High School and a CMCS board member. Esteban has extensive experience in education, including teaching and administration. Esteban obtained his Bachelor of Arts, teaching credential, and Master of Arts degree in Educational Leadership. He is blessed to be married to his amazing wife, Jacquelyn and a father to three wonderful sons who attend CMCS. Esteban is honored to be a part of the learning community at Calvary Murrieta Christian Schools that educates, equip, and disciples students.


Lauren Losie

Lauren is the preschool director.  Lauren has over 12 years of education experience.  She has worked with infants-5th grade at childcare centers, public and charter elementary schools.  Lauren has a Bachelor of Science in Child Development and a minor in Psychology from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo as well as a Master of Arts in Education from Pepperdine University.  She has been married to her husband for 14 years and has 3 boys, one of whom attends Calvary.  It is her goal to help create a safe, welcoming environment that fosters children's love of learning.