Heartbeat's staff is led by Jor-El Godsey, our second president, preceded only by current Board Chair Peggy Hartshorn, Ph.D. Jor-El previously served as Vice President under Peggy from 2006 to 2015.
Board Chairman - Peggy Hartshorn, Ph.D.
President - Jor-El Godsey LAS
Vice President of Mission Advancement - Cindi Boston LAS
Vice President of Ministry Services - Tracie Shellhouse, MCLC, LAS
Vice President of Communications and Marketing - Andrea Trudden
Controller - Tony Gruber
General Counsel - Danielle White, Esq.
Paralegal - Karen Hartman
Executive Assistant - Lora Current
The Ministry Services department envisions, encourages, and equips Christian leaders in pregnancy center related ministries to effectively impact their communities for life.
Director of Medical Impact - Christa Brown, BSN, RN
Director of Academy - Dawn Lunsford, LAS
Director of Affiliate Services - Beth Diemert, LAS
Program Coordinator - Terri Fox
Grant Program Specialist - Sara Littlefield, LAS
Affiliate Grant Specialist - Julie Stepp
U.S. Affiliation Coordinator - Alaina Wood
Conference & Events Coordinator - Molly Hoepfner, LAS
International Program Specialist - Ellen Foell, Esq.
Housing Specialist - Valerie Humes
Office Assistant - Christine Grimmett
Office Assistant - Summer Spencer
Healthcare Team Manager - Teresa Tholany BSN, RN, CMSRN, LAS
Healthcare Team Manager - Brooke Myrick BSN, RN, LAS
Healthcare Team Manager - Ashley Vance, RN, BSN, LAS
Healthcare Team Manager - Lisa Searle BSN, RN, LAS
Medical Impact Office Assistant - Maria Beigel
Medical Impact Office Assistant - Darcy Noltemeyer
The Ministry Support Department focuses the efforts of operations and development to support the ministry mission and vision of Heartbeat International to Reach, Rescue and Renew Communities for Life.
Bookkeeper - Lisa Dyas
Human Resources Manager - Betsy Wetherby
Staff Accountant - Kinley Nichols
The Ministry Solutions department provides networking, software, and web solutions to pregnancy help organizations looking for high-tech ways to Reach, Rescue and Renew Communities for Life.
Director of OptionLine - Nafisa Kennedy
Option Line Operations Assistant - Mardie Laughlin
Option Line Operations Assistant - Tearr Graddic
Option Line Operations Assistant - Petra Wallenmeyer
Manager, Extend Web Services - Lauren Bell
Designer/Developer, Extend Web Services - Timothy Stephens
Sales and Customer Service Specialist, Extend Web Services - Jennifer Breymaier
Social Media Specialist, Extend Web Services - Brooklyn Warren
Sales and Customer Service Specialist, Next Level CMS - Margie Mayes
Sales and Customer Service Specialist, Next Level CMS - Khristey Reeves
Developer - Greg Angle
The Mission Advancement department promotes Heartbeat International to Christian communities and educates the general public on what they can do to help make abortion unthinkable worldwide.
Mission Advancement Advisor - Virginia Cline
Mission Advancement Specialist - LaToya Carr
Mid-Level Gift Officer - Ashley Dewart
Data Analyst - Bethany Jasper
Data Entry/Donor Specialist - Linda Johnston
Grants Coordinator - Frances Lacson
Grants Assistant - Katherine Weibel
Executive Assistant - Melissa Olenik
Advancement Officer - Terri Barnhart
Advancement Officer - Kathy Chellis
Advancement Officer - Rebekah Hagan
Media Specialist - Jackie Hayes
Editor/Writer - Jennifer Wright
Marketing Specialist - Jessica Warner
Managing Editor of Pregnancy Help News - Lisa Bourne
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Heartbeat International is governed by a Board of Directors representing all areas of the U.S., and various professions and ministries. Click here to learn more.
Heartbeat also has a Medical Advisory Council with experts to consult on medical issues. Our work with sister organizations around the globe leverages life-affirming expertise from all over the world.
In addition, Heartbeat has independent consultants who provide training and consultation to affiliates around the world.
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