The Board of Directors meets annually, reviews policy, finances, administration and takes a keen interest in its Ugandan partners. Most of us have served for short terms in Ugnada. Seeing connections in Christ between the US and Africa in economic interests has filled us up to enjoy God!
Jack Van Der Slik, Board Member Emeritus. PhD in political science and author is retired in Florida. Jack has served the Christ and his Church in various locations as an elder and church planter and with TMP in Uganda. His wisdom in this ministry is a refreshing thing, and he keeps us on course. Jack and Bonnie love life, the church, their three children and they regularly practice hospitality.
Robert Hayes, a retired pastor and Christian educator, has served many short mission trips to Uganda with African Christian Training in leadership. He brings insight and passion to this ministry. Bob and Betsy live in Florida. Developmental missions is his strong suit! They have grown children who serve far and wide.
Paula Bonner, a homemaker and mother, has visited Uganda several times as a TMP analyst. She is accomplished in business and helps the seeing impaired. Her inquisitive and probing analysis has kept us on a good, humous and positive trajectory. Her MD husband also serves in Uganda as a trainer opthalmologist and surgeon. JD, Paula and son Ian live in TN.
Paul Ploegman, MD, practices pediatric medicine in Carbondale, Illinois. His nearby counsel to the TMP executive secretary has been so very valuable. Paul is an elder at Grace Presbyterian Church and chairs the Board of Trinity Christian School. He and Chris both serve the community and are parents of four fine children.
Wyatt George, a retiree from Grace Pres Church, serves as Executive Secretary of TMP. Annually, in Uganda, he helps with TMP leadership. He has moderated Illiana Presbytery and the Sangre de Cristo Seminary board. He and Betsy helped form Trinity Christian Sch in Carbondale, IL. They have four sons. He, Grace Ch and Ugandan elders started TMP in 1999.
Nate Wilson pastors Christ the Redeemer Ch., Manhattan, KS. He has served as foreign missions consultant with Caleb Project and InterVarsity Missions and was our Development Director ('04-'06). He injects world mission insight into this ministry. Nate is an author, loves family-based church music and teaches well. He and Paula are devoted parents of twelve.