Executive Committee
Rex Hoffman - Executive Director

Rex is a Vice President at Wells Fargo in Asheville, N.C. and has worked for the bank for more than 25 years. He has served on the boards of numerous community and faith-based organizations. He has been to Malawi numerous times along with his wife, Tricia, and their four children, participating in leadership retreats with MoH staff, conducting vacation Bible schools, working in the mobile medical clinic and visiting the MoH community centers.

Carmel Courtright - Volunteers
Carmel and her family are active members of Valley Presbyterian Church (PCUSA). Carmel is currently the elder on the Mission Committee of VPC. She and her family participate in many local greater Phoenix Missions as well as working with Presbyterian Border Ministries. Carmel and her daughter Katy have traveled to Malawi on mission trips numerous times since 2007, and their lives have not been the same.

Bill Grayson - Finance
Bill and his wife Cecilia live in Garland, Texas, and are members of St. Mark Presbyterian Church in Dallas. Bill served for many years as Treasurer for the church, and has also served as chairman of the Stewardship, Missions and Pastor Nominating Committees. Now retired, Bill was formerly a CPA in the manufacturing and construction industries, and for twenty-eight years, the owner of a staff leasing company based in Garland.

Van Kornegay - Communications
Van is an associate professor in the School of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, S.C. He attends Church of the Apostles. He has worked in mission projects in Malawi, Africa with Ministry of Hope and Albania and Kosovo with Samaritan's Purse.

Janet Wells - Development
A member of San Marino Community Church (PCUSA), and formerly a financial executive with the Los Angeles Times. Ms. Wells holds an MBA in finance from the Wharton School and a B.A in Business Economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara. She transitioned into the field of arts education ten years ago in recognition of her lifelong love of music and has served as the Executive Director of the Los Angeles Children's Chorus.



Karen Bennett

Karen is a dedicated educator with over 30 years of experience teaching students and developing innovative global programs. She is a member of Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church (PCUSA) in Severna Park, Maryland, where she is on the Refugee Resettlement Committee and has been called to serve on several missions, particularly those focused on educational development. She traveled with her son to Malawi in 2015.

Liz Daley
Elizabeth (Liz) Daley is a Cardiac Intensive Care nurse at Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles. She lives in southern California with her husband and children. Liz is an active member of Calvary Presbyterian Church (PCUSA) serving as an Elder and as Chair of the Mission committee. She first traveled to Malawi as part of a MOH trip and fell in love with the people and the country. Liz has a passion for improving health care for our neighbors around the world, and has returned to Malawi, as well as other countries, to provide care and educate nurses.

Everette Dunn
Everette has served the Lord as an elder, in various church offices, on mission committees and on several mission trips, including Malawi. While in Malawi, he worked as a pharmacist at a rural hospital and came to know why Malawi is known as “The warm heart of Africa”. Since retiring from pharmacy, he has volunteered in patient medication management and diabetes care. He and his wife Patricia currently live in Pawleys Island, South Carolina where they are members of All Saints Church of the Anglican Church of North America.

James M. Skidmore, Jr. CPA, P. A .
Jim is a CPA with James M. Skidmore, Jr CPA, P.A. in Black Mountain, N.C. He serves others by consulting with ministers, churches and other non-profit organizations. He is also the treasurer and an elder in Montreat Presbyterian Church and the MPC Foundation, Inc. He and his wife Jean visited Malawi in the spring of 2005 and set up an accounting system for the MoH Crisis Nursery and the Community Based Orphan Care (CBOC) programs

Patricia Johnson
Pat has worked for more than 40 years in clinical settings related to children's health and has a doctorate from the University of Minnesota. She currently works in quality improvement at Children's National Medical Center in Washington D.C. She is a member of Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church, Severna Park, Maryland, is an Elder and Stephen Minister, and has served as Chair of Missions Ministry. Pat has been to Malawi three times with groups from Medical Benevolence Foundation and Woods Memorial and says her life has been vastly changed by these experiences. She is married and has two adult sons.

Mary Reagan
Mary Reagan RN is from Phoenix, AZ and a member of St. Patrick's Catholic Community in Scottsdale. Mary has been a nurse for 46 years. She worked in the Special Care/Newborn Nurseries for 25 years, Defense Nurse Paralegal work for 10 years and a School Nurse for the last 6 years. Mary has been to Malawi twice working in the Llilongwe Crisis Nursery and Mobile Medical Clinics. International Medical Mission work is Mary's passion with additional work in Haiti, Mexico and Viet Nam.

Scott Rodehaver
Scott has been involved with the Church of Central Africa Presybterian (CCAP) in Malawi since 1997, and he is a founding board member of Ministry of Hope, USA. Scott is an elder at First Presbyterian Church in Tulsa, Oklahoma and serves on his Presbytery's Malawi Partnership Committee. He has also served in numerous short-term mission trips over the past 17 years in Africa. Scott currently is a civil engineer for Wallace Engineering in Tulsa.

Glenn Taylor
Glenn is a retired chemical engineer. Prior to retirement, Glenn served as Executive Director of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers after a career with Engelhard Corp, where he served as VP of Joint Ventures. He and his wife Diane are active members of Liberty Corner Presbyterian Church in Liberty Corner, NJ. He has an 18 year history of active involvement in the Hearts For Honduras School founded by LCPC and is a co-founder of the 501(c)(3) supporting the school. He is currently Chair of the LCPC Endowment Team and a member of the Malawi Visions Executive Committee at LCPC.

Helen Zimba
Helen Zimba was born and raised in Malawi, Africa and relocated to Dallas in 1988. She is a Certified Non-Profit Leader and has been working in the HIV/AIDs field providing case management and advocating for families, including those with special needs and dealing with child protective services. Helen is the mother of five children and a long-time member of Preston Hollow Presbyterian Church in Dallas, Texas where she participates in mission trips to Malawi with the Malawi Mission team. Helen is also part of the Malawi Mission Network Leadership team.