Kenneth Schoon, Site Coordinator

wocprofilecopyKen is responsible for managing all communication, facility use, and community engagement at the Waller Center. He will book your stay and work with you around any programming you request.

A native of the Detroit area, Ken pursued an undergraduate degree in Urban Studies at the University of Cincinnati, where he graduated in 2010. Ken’s passion for urban affairs and ministry was nurtured during his college years through his participation in the local Wesley Foundation campus ministry.

After college graduation, Ken moved to Columbus, Ohio, where he began a ministry internship at Broad Street United Methodist Church downtown and matriculated at the Methodist Theological School in Ohio (MTSO). At Broad Street UMC, Ken founded Art of the City, an arts ministry that brought together volunteers and community members at the Manna Cafe, the church’s free, weekly meal. Ken was also responsible for closing up the building two nights a week, shedding him of any fear of large, dark, and empty historic church buildings. Ken graduated from MTSO in May of 2014 and began his role at the Waller Center in July.

Ken is thrilled to be working at the Waller Center and looks forward to broadening and deepening the relationships between the Waller Center, the Haight-Ashbury/Cole Valley neighborhood, and the city of San Francisco.

Ken can be reached at kschoon [at]