Board of Directors


Anna grew up in Atlanta but recently graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Human Development and Family Sciences. She took her first trip to EA in high school and has been passionately serving the ministry ever since. Outside of her work at EA she holds the position of Chief Operating Officer at a fashion boutique.


Bobby was born and raised in Georgia. He holds a BA in Christianity with a Minor in Information Technology Systems from Mercer University and a M.Div. in Formation and Witness from Candler School of Theology, Emory University. Bobby is an Ordained Minister with the International Ministerial Fellowship and has been in full-time ministry since 2003, serving in youth ministry, communications, and connections in several churches. He has a heart for the Gospel of Jesus Christ, for El Ayudante, and for missions.


Chris Lowman lives in Virginia Beach, Virginia. She holds a BS in Elementary Education and a Masters in Library Science. After having taught for 25+ years, Chris now works as an Elementary Library Media Specialist and is passionate about children’s literacy. Chris and her family have enjoyed several trips to El Ayudante and have a special place in their hearts for the children and staff there.


Devin Cundall was born and raised in Tennessee, played tennis for the University of Tennessee while earning a B.S. in Marketing and Finance. Currently, he resides in Franklin, TN where he gives leadership to companies helping to innovate, expand, and grow. Devin feels extremely fortunate to have been a part of many mission trips around the world including Europe, India, Sri Lanka, Bahamas, and has been leading trips to El Ayudante since 2009.


Doug grew up in Wisconsin and earned a business degree from the University of Montana, and then embarked on a career as a Navy Officer, flying S-3s and eventually becoming a leader in Navy and DoD Information Technology. After retiring from the Navy, he worked for Hewlett Packard, and is now an independent consultant, supporting DoD businesses. He holds an MBA and an MS degree in Information Technology Management. Doug and his wife Melissa have been going to EA since 2008 with their family and with church teams.


John Button was born and raised in Kansas, and graduated from Kansas State University with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering. He is recently retired from global engineering serving Procter and Gamble and Kellogg's in Jackson, TN. He is now doing global consulting with an engineering service provider. He and his wife Heather went on their first mission trip to El Ayudante with their church in 2004 and fell in love with the people of Nicaragua. They are active members of Northside Church.


Dr. Michelle Taylor Skipper the Lay Minister at St. Matthew United Methodist Church in Fayetteville, NC. Dr. Skipper holds a BA from St. Andrews Presbyterian College, a BSN from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a MSN from Duke University and completed her doctorate at the Gardner-Webb University School of Nursing. She lead her first team to El Ayudante in 2003

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