John Wickberg - President -  Has practiced for many years in his chosen field of computer programming, including at such companies as Price Waterhouse Coopers and the Chicago Board of Options Exchange.  In 2004, Mr. Wickberg left the private sector to become a Bible translator in North Carolina, along with his wife, Vivi, where he is responsible for managing a software development department.

Stephen Brendle - Vice President -  Following a 30 career with Motorola, 14 years as a Vice President in various leadership positions, Steve has dedicated himself to his church and family while doing consulting work in the communications field and his hobby/job of yacht captain.  He has a BS degree in Aeronautical Engineering, an MBA in Management and is the past President of Sales & Marketing Executives of Ft. Lauderdale. Steve first traveled to Chad in 2007 for the dedication of Village Altonodji and has served as chairman for the Chad Missional Community at Spanish River Church in Boca Raton since returning, where he also serves as Elder.

Nancie Hoffman - Secretary - Received her Juris Doctor degree in 1981 and her L.L.M. Taxation degree in 1996. She has been employed as an attorney with Allstate Insurance Company since 1985 where she practices in the area of reinsurance law.

Elisabeta Vivi Wickberg - Treasurer -  Trained in nuclear physics in Romania, Mrs. Wickberg came to the United States in 1977.  Once in the U.S., she obtained her masters degree in computer science, a field in which she continued to work until 2004, when she became a missionary, together with her husband John.

Steven Hoffman - Communications -  Has had a long career in marketing and applications engineering of high-tech industrial controls primarily in the manufacturing sector.  In 2004, he became Mission:Chad's director of communications, and is responsible for producing Mission:Chad's promotional material, including fundraising videos, brochures, e-mail newsletters and web site development and maintenance.

Dr. Buz McNutt - is currently lead pastor of First Baptist Church of Boynton Beach, Florida. He is a founding partner of Accredium, which assists Christian schools with the accreditation and reaffirmation process. Dr.McNutt received his B.A. in Biblical Studies from Columbia International University, his M.Div. Theology from New Orleans Baptist
Theological Seminary, and his Ph.D. in Religious Studies and History from University of Missouri, Kansas City. He has served as a professor at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Palm Beach Atlantic University, Reformed Theological Seminary, and Knox Theological Seminary.

Bill VanderKlippe - Details coming soon!

Board Members. Left to Right: Dr. Buz McNutt, Steve Brendle, Nancie Hoffman, Steve Hoffman, Vivi Wickberg, John Wickberg and Bill VanderKlippe.

Advisors to the Board

Dr. Scott Hafemann – Past Mission:Chad President, Scott is currently a Reader in New Testament, School of Divinity, St Mary's College, University of St Andrews, Scotland (U.K.). Dr. Hafemann received his Doctorate of Theology degree in 1985. He schedules an annual trip to Chad so he can teach at the Shalom Evangelical School of Theology. 


 Home   About Us   Our Board   Financials   Our Mission   Orphans   Altonodji   VA Site View   Administrators   Calvain M.   lol  D.   Jeremie N.   Meet Orphans   FATES   Ice Plant Proj.   Pastor Training   Media   Donate   Resources   Maps   Map Ethnic   Map Economy   Contact  

Click to view copyright, terms and conditions information.

  © 2009 Mission:Chad, Inc. All Rights Reserved.