Orphanos Board Members
We are thankful for the long and faithful service of our awesome Board members.
Chairman of the Board
The radiance of God’s glory, the exact representation of His nature, the Creator and Sustainer of all things.
Jesus has served since the beginning of time.
General Counsel for the YMCA
One of my passions is to reach the next generation with the truth of the gospel, and Orphanos does this in a unique way. By touching the undeserved children of the world and supporting missionaries in the trenches, Orphanos fulfills the mandate of Psalm 10:8 to “defend the fatherless and oppressed.” I love serving on the Orphanos Board.
Jim has served since 2007. He is married to Jeanne and has three grown children.
Vice President of Trustmark Bank
I enjoy my role on the Orphanos Board because children are the most venerable among us and Orphanos serves those that serve the smallest among us.
John has served since 2014. He is married to Amy, and has two teenage girls.
Dr. Sam Shaw
Senior Pastor of the Orchard Church and former Missionary in Latin America.
I love the mission of Orphanos and the caring for children, the commitment to fee free donations, the high level of expertise and commitment of the staff, and the Christ-centered momentum.
Sam has served since 2018 He is married to Ruthe and has four grown children.
VP of Marketing for several global companies
I love serving on the Orphanos Board because everyone on the Orphanos team is solely focused on serving the needs of children at risk around the globe and supporting the partner missionaries providing their care.
Chad has served since 2014 is married to Kristi, and has four teenage boys.
Orphanos is the most unique international mission organization I’ve had the pleasure of begin involved with. The vision to serve missionaries and ministries at no cost to them is something I’m really encouraged and impressed with.
Bill has served since 2010. He is married to Cindy and they have four grown children.
Human Resource Chair,
Owner of VACO, a Staffing company
Coming from the business world it’s refreshing to see the commitment Orphanos has for integrity and God’s reputation. Combined with their love and care for missionaries and projects helping children it’s easy to see why I am honored to serve on this Board.
Kirk has served since 2012, is married to Karen and has three grown children and one teenager.
38 years involvement in missions
Missionaries are my heroes. I love serving on the Board at Orphanos because I see the blessing we are to them. I also love children and love the mission of Orphanos to help them.
Wayne has served since 1997, is married to Angela and has two daughters.