Meet Our Board

Board Chair

Michael Rubacha

Board Chair
A network analyst at Bristol Meyers Squibb, Mike has a BS in Biology (State University of New York at Albany), an MBA in Finance (Syracuse University), and an MA in Christian Leadership (International Center for Christian Leadership). He has been an adjunct professor at Kilimanjaro Christian College in Moshi, Tanzania and is a graduate of Missio Global School of Ministry. He and his wife have two daughters.

 
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Jim Tuttle

Vice-Chair
Jim has been the lead pastor of Faith Chapel in Syracuse, New York, along with his wife Kelly, since 2008. Prior to that year he served as the Youth Pastor and then Associate Pastor at Faith Chapel. He has an AAS in Electronics Technology (Community College of the Air Force), a BS in Logistics Systems Management (Colorado Technical University), and an MA in Practical Theology (Regent University). He is a graduate of Missio Global School of Ministry and hosts a Missio Global School of Ministry in his church. He and Kelly have four children.

 
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Dr. J. LEE SIMMONS

Founder
Dr. Lee has served the Lord in ministry for over 40 years. He served as an education and youth pastor, senior pastor, and then founded Faith Chapel in Syracuse, NY in 1989, where he served as senior pastor until 2009. In 2008 he founded Missio Global Ministries in order to train ministry leaders, missionaries and church pastors. Dr. Simmons has a BS in Bible (Cairn University) an MA in religion (Palmer Seminary), an MA in Counseling (Liberty University) and a Doctor of Ministry from Regent University. Dr. Simmons has ministered in over a twenty nations. He served as an adjunct professor at Kilimanjaro Christian College in Moshi, Tanzania, and was the Academic Dean at the International Center for Christian Leadership for four years in Kiev, Ukraine. He and his wife have four adult children and nine grandchildren.

 
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SCOTT DALTON

International Director
Scott also served as the Assistant Director of Missio Global from 2015-2018. He has a BS in Business Administration (State University of New York at Albany), an MA in Economics (SUNY Albany), and an MA in Christian Leadership (International Center for Christian Leadership). He is currently pursuing a Doctor of Ministry from Summit Bible College. He served as a missionary in Brazil with his wife Sherri from 2004-2018. The Daltons planted a church in northeastern Brazil in 2009. Beginning in 2012 their ministry focused on establishing church-based Missio Global Schools of Ministry with the goal of training emerging leaders to plant churches. He and his wife have five adult children and three grandchildren.

 
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KELLEY BECKETT

Board Member
Kelley is a certified counselor, coach, and consultant. She has served victims of domestic violence since 2002 and began her work as a supervised visitation provider in 2004. Kelley is the Immediate Past President of the International Board of Directors for the Supervised Visitation Network (SVN) and has served as the Chair of the Ohio Chapter of SVN. Kelley has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology (The Ohio State University), a Master’s degree in Education (Mount Vernon Nazarene University), and in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (Winebrenner Theological Seminary).She and her husband have 6 children and two grandchildren.

 
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THOMAS MORDAUNT

Board Member
Tom has a Bachelor’s in accounting, a minor in economics, and a concentration in Finance (State University of New York, College at Oswego). Since 1996 he has consulted with businesses and brokers in Upstate New York, advising them how to set up the most appropriate retirement plans for their employees. Tom has also been teaching the Dave Ramsey financial classes for twelve years. This has provided many opportunities for marriage counseling in the area of finances, which is a major area of conflict in many marriages.

 
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SHERRI DALTON

Assistant to the Director
Sherri has a BA in Latin American Studies (State University of New York at Albany) and an MA in Christian Leadership (International Center for Christian Leadership). She is currently pursuing a Doctor of Ministry from Summit Bible College. She served as a missionary in Brazil with her husband Scott from 2004-2018. The Daltons planted a church in northeastern Brazil in 2009. Beginning in 2012 their ministry focused on establishing church-based Missio Global Schools of Ministry with the goal of training emerging leaders to plant churches. Sherri has 5 adult children and two grandchildren.

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