Mark Luckey - International Executive Director
Mark Luckey is no stranger to Every Child Ministries, having served as one of our own missionaries in Uganda with the Afayo Project. After more than fifteen years of missionary service in four African countries, Mark became the International Executive Director of Every Child Ministries in January 2015. Mark and his wife Stacy have six children, the youngest two living with them at their home in Valparaiso.
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Lorella Rouster - Missionary in Residence
John and Lorella Rouster are the visionaries behind Every Child Ministries. They have served with Every Child Ministries since its birth in 1985, as founders, then as Board members and volunteers from 1985 to 1989, as African Field Directors in DR Congo (then Zaire) from 1990 to 1996, and as International Directors from 1997 to 2014.
As of January 1, 2015, the Rousters passed the torch of international leadership to Mark Luckey as the International Director. They continued to serve with ECM, with active roles in several overseas projects, until John officially retired in October, 2016. Lorella has remained on staff, and continues to serve in various capacities, while John still helps out frequently as a volunteer. Both John and Lorella are occassional speakers at churches, schools, civic groups and events. Lorella serves as an advocate for the slave children of West Africa known as trokosi and John on behalf of Haven of Hope Home. Both speak on behalf of the Invisible Children of Uganda.
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Monica Miles - Administrative Assistant
Since 2001, Monica's ministry has greatly enhanced the effectiveness of the International Director. Monica is likely the first voice you hear when you call ECM. She writes the monthly prayer updates, keeps ECM compliant with various state requirements, helps develop Hope is Rising newsletter, and supervises web volunteers who help to translate our materials into various African languages. When Mark Luckey is traveling in Africa, Monica oversees the International Office activities.
Sandi Enyeart - Donor Relations, Missionary Relations
Sandi joined the ECM Team in August 2012. Sandi processes many of the donations received, including all the online and EFT donations, as well as serving as the office receptionist. She works with our missionaries, keeping them up to date on their support, and keeping their pages on our website current. Sandi also assists with the general day-to-day operations here in the office including overseeing office volunteers.
Ira Taylor - Child Sponsorship Relations
Ira (Irene) joined the ECM Team in August 2012. She coordinates many aspects of ECM's Child Sponsorship program, including communication between Mission Central and the field, communication between sponsors and their sponsored children, making new sponsorship packets, maintaining accurate information and so much more. She also is administrator of our Facebook and Twitter accounts.
Vanessa Murkve - Finance Manager
Vanessa joined the ECM team in 2017. She oversees all financial transactions and is responsible for ensuring that funds get to the right account and to our missionaries in Africa. She provides the Director and the Board with all relevant financial reports necessary for making sound financial decisions.