Gerald D. Wisneski, Chairman
Gerald was elected as the chairman of trustees at the May 26, 2009 meeting. Elected to the Board of Trustees on March 25, 1997, he is one of the owners of Stillman Volvo, West Chester, Pennsylvania. His wife’s name is Judy, and they have three children and two grandchildren. He attends the Church of the Good Samaritan; over the years he has served as an elder, Sunday school teacher, and Bible study leader.
Jim was added to the Board of Trustees in October 2016. He manages a 700-cow dairy farm for ST Genetics, and so loves what he does that people call him "Cowman". He and his wife, Laura Lee, currently live in southeastern Pennsylvania—after spending time in California, Texas, and Washington. They have three grown children, who are all serving Jesus, and four grandchildren, with two more on the way! Jim and Laura Lee attend Vineyard Christian Fellowship and have a heart for young families.
Titus was elected to the Board on May 16, 2016. He is Chairperson and Professor in the Dept. of Agricultural, Food and Resource Economics at Michigan State University. He earned a Ph.D. in agricultural and applied economics from Texas A&M, and is an internationally respected scholar who has published his research in top field economic journals. Titus has consulted for private businesses, national governments, international development agencies, and non-governmental organizations. In recent years, he has served in his church as an elder, Bible study and prayer ministry leader, and volunteered as a board member for various nonprofit organizations. He and his wife, Tina, are blessed with three children.
James ("Jim") W. Bowdre
Elected to the Board of Trustees on March 25, 2003, Jim is retired from IBM, where he worked as a human resources partner in case management and appeals. His wife’s name is Janice, and they have two adult daughters. Jim and Janice attend Victory Church and they are active with LifeGroups.
R. Rich Cundall
Rich was added to the Board in October 2009. He is the first pastor selected to the Board and the first member from the West Coast. Rich graduated with a B.A. in biblical studies in 1982. He spent two years playing professional basketball in France before returning to school to earn a Master of Divinity degree from Talbot Theological Seminary in 1986. Rich has ministered since then at Hessel Church (associated with InFaith since 1912), initially working with the youth and becoming lead pastor in 1992. In 2000, he completed a Doctor of Ministry degree from Western Seminary in Portland, Oregon. Rich and his wife Laurie have four children.
Jeffrey first became aware of InFaith when he heard someone who served with the mission speaking at Aldan Union Church near Philadelphia; he later spent a week with Bob and Sharon Mathieu during a summer in the 1970s. Jeff brings his experience as a financial advisor to the board’s Investment Committee. He and his wife, Christine, are soloists and section leaders at Ardmore Presbyterian Church. They have two married children.
Nora was elected to the Board of Trustees at its January 25, 2011 meeting. Nora and her husband, Chuck, live in San Clemente, California. Nora, a graduate of the University of Southern California, handles the medical insurance aspect of the couple’s insurance and financial planning agency. She is involved in her local church as a women’s Bible study discussion leader and is very interested in American history and the spiritual roots of this country. The Kanoys have three daughters and four grandchildren.
Greg Lafferty was elected to the Board in May 2019. He is the senior pastor of Willowdale Chapel, a multi-site church with campuses in Kennett Square and Jennersville, Pennsylvania. Formerly a youth pastor, Greg has been blessed to serve the church his entire vocational career, and to do so alongside his wife of 35 years, Deane. When not overly consumed by his job, Greg likes to work out, read a book, see a good movie, and tackle the New York Times crossword puzzle. The Laffertys have three grown children, Kelsey, Krista, and Ryan, and two little adoptive sisters, Jeniah and Justice.
Norman was elected to the Board of Trustees in November 2002. He is an investment advisor with Thrive Wealth Management. Norman attends Christ Community Church in West Chester, PA. Over the years, he has served on his church’s Board of Deacons and Missions Committee and has taught Sunday school. He and his wife, Carol, have been blessed with three adult children and five grandchildren. He states, “I want to live a life that glorifies God at all times, and to take every opportunity to share my faith. I am convinced that I should use my talents and resources to help further the kingdom.”
Dixie was elected to the Board of Trustees on January 25, 2011. The daughter of retired field staff members Delbert and Dorothy Dick, Dixie grew up in the mission, working alongside her parents in Wyoming at summer camps, teaching VBS, and serving on the mission’s summer staff. Her brother, David Dick, currently serves on InFaith’s field staff in eastern Wyoming. Dixie has a Ph.D. in children’s literature. She teaches at the University of Washington and online at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She and her husband, Victor, have two young children.
Craig was elected to the board in 2014. He is a partner and owner of Montgomery Insurance Holding Group, an insurance and risk-management firm in Media, Pennsylvania. Craig attends Brandywine Valley Baptist Church in Wilmington, Delaware, where he currently serves as vice chair of the Board of Deacons and as a Sunday school teacher. Craig and his wife, Julie, have two young children. The Montgomerys have a passion for seeing the Lord’s work carried out in ministry to others.
Jon was elected to the board in May 2019. He is a New Business Development Leader with SEI Investments in suburban Philadelphia. He and his wife, Bonnie, are blessed with three grown children, who each have a personal relationship with Jesus. Jon and Bonnie attend Church of the Good Samaritan where Jon is involved in men’s ministry. Since 2008, Jon has also been actively involved with the Alpha Course, a global evangelistic program which has shared the gospel with millions of people in 169 countries.
Donald H. Poorman
Donald was elected to the Board of Trustees in March 1999. He is an administrative law judge serving as a Pennsylvania workers’ compensation referee. He is married to Sherina, and they have three daughters.