MNA Disaster Response and ShortTerm Missions Director
Arklie and his wife Katherine live in Elizabethton TN and worship at Memorial PCA where he currently serves as a Ruling Elder. He has been leading the ministry of MNA Disaster Response since 2005, overseeing the growth and development of staffing, volunteer training and mobilization, a DR warehouse, and the Sheds of Hope project.
MNA Disaster Response and ShortTerm Missions Facilitator
Sherry and her husband Steve live in Jackson MS, where Steve serves on the pastoral staff of Redeemer PCA, and she is involved in women’s ministries both on a local and national level with the PCA. Sherry attended Bellhaven College and RTS, and has been serving with MNA Disaster Response since 2005, starting as a volunteer before coming onto full-time staff. She oversees all volunteer mobilization, communications and administrative support.
Disaster Response Specialist, Sheds of Hope
John, an ordained PCA pastor and member of North Texas Presbytery, and his wife, Betsy, live in Carrollton TX. When John began volunteering with MNA during the Katrina response, his passion for carpentry was rekindled. John oversees the Sheds of Hope ministry and is charged with further development of what has become an important component of our responses.
MNA Disaster Response Specialist, Midwest
Andy and his wife Holly reside in St. Louis MO where the are members of New City Fellowship PCA. He grew up in the PCA, attended Covenant College and came on staff with MNA Disaster Response in 2012 after having served as a volunteer and key leader. He serves as the Regional Specialist for Chicago Metro, Central Indiana, Illiana, Northern Illinois, and Missouri Presbyteries.
MNA Disaster Response Specialist, TAG
Mike and his wife Trisha live in Henagar, Alabama. Mike, who is a licensed paramedic, serves as an administrator at a local community college and Trisha is a jewelry artist and volunteers with animal rescue. Mike has been a PCA ruling elder since 2006 and he and Trisha have been involved in disaster response since 2005, when their family served in Biloxi and Bay Saint Louis after Hurricane Katrina ravaged the Gulf Coast. They organized and managed disaster response efforts for sixteen months after deadly tornadoes ripped through their area in April 2011.
Mike and Trisha attend Grace Community, a PCA church plant in Trenton, Georgia. They have three grown sons.
MNA Disaster Response Specialist, South Central Region
Rick and his wife Shirley live in Frisco, TX, and attend Christ Community Church of Frisco (PCA). Rick is a retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel serving 23 years and was a Financial Advisor for seventeen years. He was at Keesler AFB, MS, during Hurricane Camille and was part of the response team. He started with MNA Disaster Response in 2008 during the Iowa Flooding disaster as a volunteer and became a specialist in July 2010. He has developed a disaster response preparation plan for presbyteries and churches, and serves as a regional specialist for Houston Metro, North TX, and South TX Presbyteries.
MNA Disaster Response Specialist, Gulf Coast
Curt and his wife Kelly live in Orlando FL where Curt serves as Assistant Pastor of Discipleship for Willow Creek PCA. Curt as been involved with MNA Disaster Response since 2005 when he started out as a volunteer and helped start the ministry of Lagniappe PCA. He has been involved in MNA Disaster Response as a strategic leader in ministry development and currently serves as a regional specialist for Gulf Coast, Grace and Southeast LA Presbyteries.
MNA Disaster Response Specialist, Florida
Ph: 321- 725-7228
Cell: 321- 431-7260
Keith and his wife Marianne reside in Melbourne FL where they attend Covenant PCA. Keith began serving with MNA Disaster Response as a volunteer in 2004, served as a Key Leader during the response to Hurricane Katrina, setting up food distribution and establishing worksites, and has been instrumental in the development of disaster response training materials for local churches and key leaders. He currently serves the state of Florida as a regional specialist.
MNA Disaster Response Specialist, South Atlantic
Glen and Tracy live in Lexington NC and attend Meadowview Reformed PCA where Glen serves as a deacon. He is a trained EMT and firefighter, currently holding the position of Fire Marshall. In 2005 while serving as the Disaster Response Coordinator for Meadowview he coordinated the delivery of critically needed resources from the Carolinas to the Gulf Coast. Glen currently serves with MNA Disaster Response as a regional specialist for the Piedmont Triad, Eastern Carolina, Palmetto and Savannah River Presbyteries.
Disaster Response Specialist, Mid-Atlantic
Mark and his wife, Yvonne, reside in Hopewell VA and ar members of the West Hopewell PCA, where Mark is a deacon. He works with the VA State Police and is an EMT. Mark serves as the regional specialist for Chesapeake, Heritage, James River and Potomac Presbyteries and is available to assist member churches in pre-disaster planning and training and development of traveling disaster response teams.