After a conversation with local non-profits
and dinner with a new neighbor,
Caleb sprang into action
and created an innovative movement
to meet a basic human need,
turn strangers into neighbors,
and benefit local businesses.
Spokane County projects that by 2030 over 100,000 people will have moved to the Spokane area.
Ten thousand of those new area residents
are expected to live around Deer Park.
Deer Park's past City Council's have given us the gift
of good infrastructure,
but are our roads, sewers, businesses, and government
ready for 10,000 new neighbors?
Caleb Stapp is the leader we need to prepare us.
He loves creating environments where
strangers become neighbors
and neighbors become family.
10,000 New Residents
10,000 New Residents
Encouraging Local Business
Caleb & his family at the Grand Opening
of the new Knight Construction building.
As a member of the Deer Park Chamber of Commerce
and a volunteer helping them accomplish their goals,
Caleb spends a lot of time with the business community.
New businesses are difficult to begin.
Expanding a current business is hard work.
Caleb is dedicated to learning what it takes for Deer Park to become a place business owners want to set-up shop.
An easier and faster permitting process is a primary goal
for the business community. Caleb will work hard so that business owners & entrepreneurs spend their hard work where they want to, and not on government red tape.
Education & Primary Work
Caleb graduated magna cum laude
with a Bachelor’s degree
from Corban University in 2010.
Elisa graduated summa cum laude
and continues to be
the smartest one in the family
Graduated with a Master’s degree
from Gateway Seminary in 2019
after six years of courses
in leadership, administration,
and public speaking.
Caleb has been serving
at First Baptist Church since 2010 and this is where
his leadership skills, hospitality,
and strategic thinking
have shone the brightest.
In 2018 Caleb began writing for the Deer Park Gazette is now an Account Manager with TRECpro, the Gazette's owner.
As a journalist,
Caleb began covering the city council stories and soon realized he wanted a more active role.
Work & Volunteer Experience
Riverside School District
Caleb began working as a Certified Emergency Substitute Teacher in February of 2017
after passing the necessary background checks.
Deer Park School District
Caleb began working in Deer Park as a Certified Emergency Substitute Teacher in 2018.
Deer Park Pizza Factory
To make full use of his time Caleb worked evenings as a cook, driver, and dishwasher at Pizza Factory.
He even invented a pizza recipe while there.
Here's how to order a Luau:
Choose your pizza size (bigger is better)
Mango Habenero spicy sauce instead of red sauce
IEBA Kids Camp
Since he was 18 or 19 years-old Caleb has spent one week each summer serving 3rd-6th graders.
From playing bass and washing dishes to running a volunteer staff, writing curriculum, and rocking the Camp Director role Caleb has turned potential into service.
We Heart Deer Park
Caleb has been the Communications Secretary
for WHDP since it began in 2012.
We Heart Deer Park is how local churches serve families to make sure students get what they need for school.
Discover Deer Park
In 2018 a new idea hatched in Caleb's mind as he talked with community non-profits and an immigrant neighbor.
Discover Deer Park welcomes new residents to the area, introduces them to each other,
and encourages service from the start.