Dennae Pierre is co-Directors for the Crete Collective and leads the Surge Network in Arizona. She also serves as one of the Co-Directors for City to City North America. She has her MA from Covenant Theological Seminary and DMin from Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan). Dennae self-published her first book in 2020– Healing Prayers to Resist a Violent World. She is married to Vermon, the lead pastor at Roosevelt Community Church, a multiethnic church in downtown Phoenix. Dennae and Vermon have five children.