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  • Dr. Deloris L. Borum, Board Director, Founder, Pastor

    Dr. Deloris Lee Borum


    • Co-founded Faith For Living Deloris Borum Ministries, Inc., in 1983, along with her late husband, George R. Borum.
    • Served as Senior Pastor and Executive Director of the church and ministry since conception.
    • Bachelor of Arts in Education from Christopher Newport University 1975
    • Master of Arts in Education from the College of William and Mary 1981
    • Master of Arts in Biblical Studies & Doctorate of Ministry in Christian Counseling from Patriot University, Del Norte, CO.
  • Karen Brown, Executive Director

    Karen Brown

    Personifies the face of the NH resident as she tells her gripping success story that began when she found herself homelessness with three young boys after serving 9 ½ yrs in the Air Force. She has spoken across the peninsula inspiring individuals, civic organizations, businesses, and the faith community to help change lives through NH as she shares her story.

    • Ordained minister since 2003
    • Bachelor of Arts in Education from Christopher Newport University 1997
    • Master of Arts in Christian Education (Patriot University, 2004)
  • Shirley Cooper, Emeritus Member

    Shirley Cooper

    Bachelor of Arts in Math from Old Dominion in 1967, Certified to teach Math, Science, Computers and GED Preparation, 27 years teaching experience in the public school system, Post graduate courses toward a Masters degree in Public Administration, Served 8 years on the York County Board of Supervisors from 1974-1982, two of which, she served as Chairman of the Board

  • Crystal Moore, Emeritus Member

    Crystal Moore

    Served 13 years in United Air Force as A Reprographic Specialist, appointed as liaison to the Government Printing Office.

  • Arthur Lee Evans, Emeritus Member

    Arthur Lee Evans

    Retired Marine Corp non-commissioned officer, serving from 1953-1976. Mr. Evans earned 13 medals and honors during his service, retired from the Defense Logistics Agency after 21 years in 1997, licensed and ordained minister.

  • Phyllis M. Henderson, Emeritus Member

    Phyllis M. Henderson

    Founder and president of VISIONS 2000, INC., Certified executive coach with the World Wide Association of Business Coaches, B.A. degree from Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, Kansas and a M.S. from National Louis University, Evanston, Illinois, Postgraduate training in organizational development and diversity.

  • Dee (Demetria) Wildman, Emeritus Member

    Dee (Demetria) Wildman

    Assistant VP of over 10 years, is a professional Process Improvement Deputy Director with an array of expertise in: Project and Process management, Business management, Quality assurance, and Performance Based measurements, Certified CMMI© Lead appraiser and consultant.

  • Beth Ann Maddox, Treasurer

    Beth Ann Maddox

    Networking, event planning, financial planning, fundraising, retired military.

  • Torie Bashay, Board Member

    Torie Bashay

    Director of Patient Care Services & Business Development, Sentara CarePlex Hospital; MSHRM, BSN, RN, NE-BC.

  • Patricia Lee, Board Member

    Patricia Lee

    Retired Asst. Fire Chief/ Enterprise Remktg. Program Development, networking, administration, and fundraising.

  • Jose Iregui, Board Chair

    Jose Iregui

    Bilingual executive with 25 years of experience in customer service and sales and over 18 years of call center management, BPO management.

  • Dr. Michelle Boone-Thornton, Board Member

    Dr. Michelle Boone-Thornton

    Adjunct Profess. St. Leo: Leadership, administration, curriculum/program development, research, counseling, testing, teaching, grant writing and assessments.

  • Elizabeth Howard, Asst. Treasurer

    Elizabeth Howard

    Accountant with T. Parker Host; former NH client and now graduate and homeowner; finance, outreach, and networking

  • Tammy Gelles, Board Member

    Tammy Gelles

    Vice President of Mortgage Lending at Langley FCU; Proficient in all areas of lending, credit, and financial management

  • Tina Chase, Board Member

    Tina Chase

    Financial careers in banking-branch management, treasurer volunteer; Educational background in Human Services

  • Renee West, Secretary

    Renee West

    Retired Air Force-Medical Admin & Training Management, Educational background in Human Services, Small business legal consultant