Evelyn Lemly, Executive Director,
||Evelyn has served in Executive Leadership roles at Bible League and Biblica in areas of resource development, marketing, communications, branding and strategic planning. She also served as the President of the ministry foundation. These global ministries in their own distinctive way placed Bibles to share the gospel with people around the world. In her ministry work she has worked with staff and volunteers, thus realizing the importance of the people and strong communication to fulfill the mission.
She has broad experience in corporate business and non profit ministry. Before moving to non profit ministry service, Evelyn worked for BASF and American Cyanamid in various sales, marketing, strategic planning, management and leadership positions. She left the corporate world as she was called to serve full time in ministry work that shares Jesus Christ to impact and change lives.
Evelyn has lived in various locations in North Carolina, Tennessee, New Jersey, and Indiana. She has traveled the US extensively and visited numerous countries around the world. She earned her Bachelor of Science degrees from North Carolina State University and her MBA from Columbia Business School at Columbia University in NY. Evelyn was selected as the Executive Director of Kairos Prison Ministry, Inc. in December 2012.
Bill Rushing, Coordinator of Training & Men's Ministries,
||Bill has been the Coordinator of Men's Ministry since
April 2005 when he and his wife, Cheryl, relocated to the Orlando area.
Prior to that, he was involved in public education for 31 years as a history/
math/English teacher and football coach in Texas. He is a graduate of
Austin College in Sherman, Texas, where he also did his post-graduate
work (BA/MA). He became involved with Kairos 20 years ago as a volunteer
at the Beto Unit near Palestine, Texas, and has been part of the
Leadership Training (AKT) for KPMI for over 10 years.
Jo Chapman, Women's Ministries Coordinator,
||Jo Chapman has a B.A. Child Development, Social Work and M.A. Spiritual
Psychology. Developed Kairos Outside in 1990, an international
ministry for women who have been impacted by the incarceration of a
loved one. Co-developer of
Torch Ministries in 2001, an international mentoring ministry for
youthful offenders. Developer of L.I.F.E. (Leaders in Future Environments)
in 2001, a mentoring program for youth who have an incarcerated
family member. Co-Founder of Peace Creations in 1993, an
agency presenting Domestic Violence, Anger Management and Parenting
to the community and in correctional institutions nationwide.
Trains trainers and volunteers for KPMI. Instructor
for the Parenting program at the Federal Correctional Institution in Dublin, 1992 to
present. Currently serves on-staff and as a Coordinator of Women's Ministries for KPMI.
Kevin Resnover, Youth Ministries Coordinator,
||Kevin is a native of Indiana and attended
grade school through college in Indianapolis. Before moving to
Florida in August of 2005, he worked in city government for 25
years in the positions of Assistant Director/Youth Program Counselor
for the Summer Youth Work Program, District Superintendent
for DPW/DOT, Affirmative Action Manager, Special Projects
Manager and Contract Manager. He served as the Executive
Director of Mentoring With A Mission, Inc., is an ordained
minister and has served as a Youth Pastor and Pastor of Worship.
Kevin has sat on several different non-profit boards and is the
Coordinator of Youth Ministry (Torch) for KPMI.
Sheila Jimenez, Bookkeeper,
||Sheila joined the Kairos team in May 2012.
Originally from Miami, Sheila has been residing in Orlando since
2007, working as a business administrator. She received her
Bachelor of Science degree in Finance in 2007 from Florida
International University. Currently Sheila is working toward
a Master's Degree in Accounting at the University of Central
Ann Kreller, Executive Administrative Assistant,
||Ann was born and raised in Western Kansas but now resides in Orlando,
Florida where she has been an Executive Administrative Assistant for Kairos
since December of 2006. She and her husband, Mark, relocated to Orlando
from Manchester, New Hampshire, where she was employed by the Diocese
of Manchester for 5 years. Prior to that, she was employed as an Occupancy
Specialist for Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in Lafayette, Indiana.
She and Mark have 3 grown children and 2 grandchildren.
Brenda Campbell, Torch Assistant,
||Brenda has served as a volunteer for 14 years actively
in Kairos Inside, Outside and Torch in Hernando Women's State Prison,
Coleman Federal Women's Camp, Lowell Women's State Prison, and Orange
Youth Academy. She was Chairperson of the Coleman Advisory Council formed
in 1998, and the Central Florida Area Committee (Area 4) Vice Chairperson
and Chairperson. She also represented the Advisory Council and Area Committee
at the State Chapter Committee. Brenda learned to play the guitar so that
she could continue her service to both Kairos Inside and Kairos Outside.
Janet Santiago, Administrative Assistant,
||Janet and her family moved to Orlando 7 years ago from Philadelphia.
She attended Philadelphia Community College, Penn State University, Harcum College
and Temple University. Janet and her husband have been together for over 15 years.
They owned a landscaping company for 10 years and a marketing firm for 5 years.
In 2005, she started Community Outreach Toys with the D.A.R.E. program and Arnold
Palmer Hospital collecting toys for underpriveledge and sick children in Central Florida.
The program has collected over 100,000 toys which are given to schools, hospitals, churches,
police departments, family services and women's shelters.