Our board members, partners and volunteers come from all walks of life; they were raised in different cultures, are geographically diverse and possess varied skills and experiences; however, they share a common vision – to actively respond to Christ’s call to rescue and restore children throughout the world.
Sara joined Global Hope in 2023 as the Executive Director. Sara has 18 years of international non-profit leadership and program development experience. She has established several international training programs and is skilled in establishing collaborative partnerships for cross-culture programs. Her background in international development has led to the establishment of programs in 30 emerging countries. Her values and strong Christian faith have led her to be involved with several non-profit missions addressing social and humanitarian issues. Sara is committed to providing equitable opportunities for all individuals to thrive in mind, body and spirit regardless of their geographic or economic situation. Sara is an avid runner, skier, and lives in the Denver metro area with her husband. She has 4 daughters, one grandson and three dogs.
Director of Generosity
Scott has served Global Hope in various capacities, including Treasurer and Chairman, supporting Global Hope since Scott served on a mission team to Romania in 2003 then officially joined the board in April 2009. Scott began as the Global Hope Director of Generosity in December 2021. He has served in leadership roles for several leading companies over the past 30 years. Scott has been actively involved in the Walk to Emmaus movement. Scott and his wife, Cathy, attend Flatirons Community Church in Lafayette, Colorado.
Director of Child Sponsorship
Nancy began serving with Global Hope as a volunteer, then joined the board in 2013. She took ownership of the Global Hope Godparent Program, growing it from a handful of sponsors to over 200 children sponsored! With the program growing so much, she was hired in 2018 to further develop and maintain the Godparent program. Nancy is a former special education teacher and mom to two wonderful teenagers.
Board of Directors
Marsha has been involved with Global Hope since 2012 when she became a Godparent sponsoring children in India. Since that time she went on mission trips to India (2015) and Kenya (2019). She also helps coordinate and facilitate various events between Global Hope and her church. She joined the Global Hope board in 2018 and currently serves as our Board Chair. Marsha has over 25 years of experience working in software quality assurance. She has two grown sons and is an active member at Parker United Methodist Church.
Shari has had a passion for orphaned children for most of her adult life. She has been a Global Hope Godparent for nearly 10 years and expanded her support within Global Hope after a mission trip to India in 2015. Shari has also visited Ana’s House in Arad, Romania while on a business trip to Hungary in 2013. Shari has been involved in the travel industry with global responsibilities in product and program management for her entire career, and retired from IBM in 2018. She lives in Fort Worth, Texas and recently joined Keller United Methodist Church.
Julie, and her husband Dave, became involved with Global Hope through the Godparent program, where they have sponsored several children in India, the home of Julie’s childhood pen pal. She is a retired property-casual insurance executive who loves children and serving others. Along with Dave, she has served in the mission field for over 30 years. They are active members of Parker United Methodist Church.
Remi first connected with Global Hope through Parker United Methodist Church and has been a Godparent since 2013 to children in India and Kenya. She is always excited to share the stories of Global Hope children around the world with those in her community. Remi works as an Investment Specialist for J.P. Morgan Private Bank, where she helps families, foundations, and non-profits manage their investments to meet their financial goals. She lives with her husband, Joel, and her dog, Sammy, in Lakewood.
Rev. Dr. Bob Kaylor
Rev. Dr. Bob Kaylor is Lead Pastor of Aldersgate Church in York, PA. A native Pennsylvanian, Bob has also served churches in Colorado and Utah and has been part of the Global Hope Board since 2022. His particular interest is in Global Hope’s homes in Romania, where he has developed some deep connections to both children and staff. Bob is a graduate of Asbury Theological Seminary and, along with being a pastor, is a writer, podcaster, and historian. He is married to Jennifer and they have two adult children, Hannah and Rob. In his spare time, Bob enjoys hiking, reading, visiting Civil War battlefields, and rooting for his hometown Pittsburgh sports teams.
Ben and his wife Polly have been involved with Global Hope since 2016, when they became Godparents, sponsoring children in India. Ben’s love for the children of India became apparent as he traveled to India multiple times as part of Christian medical mission teams. Ben has over 40 years of experience in healthcare. Retiring in 2019, he now devotes his time to Bible studies and mentoring young Christians. He and Polly are active members of Accent Community Church in Louisville. They have four grown children and 10 grandchildren. Their oldest son is a missionary pastor in Alaska.
Janelle and her husband, Eric, live in Durango, Colorado where they are active members of Summit Church. Janelle first became involved with Global Hope in the early 2000’s when she and her family began supporting Ana’s House in Romania. Since 2018, Janelle has participated in multiple mission trips to Kenya, most recently with Global Hope. She has served on several non-profits that focus on the underprivileged and orphans, both in the Four Corners area, as well as in Kenya. In her free time, Janelle enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time outdoors and with her family.
Jason joined the board in 2013 after a mission trip with Global Hope to India. His expertise in technology is a tremendous and timely blessing to the Global Hope team. Jason is the Director of Engineering at The Arcanum Group, where he leads the company’s technical strategy to deliver products and services to Public Sector customers. He has also instructed Undergraduate and Graduate Computer Science students at University of Colorado and University of Denver.
Will and his wife Kathy have served as volunteers with Global Hope for many years, helping coordinate Global Hope mission teams. Will has joined and led mission teams to both Romania and Kenya. He joined the Global Hope board in 2005. Will and his wife Kathy are members of Broomfield United Methodist Church.
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