Staff

ARKLIE HOOTEN – MNA Disaster Response Director
Phone: 678-294-3011, Email: ahooten@pcanet.org
Arklie and his wife Katherine live in Elizabethton TN and worship at Memorial PCA where he currently serves as a Ruling Elder. He has been leading the ministry of MNA Disaster Response since 2005, overseeing the growth and development of staffing, volunteer training and mobilization, a DR warehouse, and the Sheds of Hope project.

SHERRY LANIER – MNA Disaster Response Facilitator
Phone: 678-294-3012, Email: slanier@pcanet.org
Sherry and her husband Steve live in Jackson MS, where Steve serves on the pastoral staff of Redeemer PCA and she is involved in women’s ministries both on a local and national level with the PCA. Sherry attended Belhaven College and RTS, and has been serving with MNA Disaster Response since 2005 starting as a volunteer before coming onto full-time staff. She oversees all volunteer mobilization, communications and administrative support.

ANN BAUTISTA – MNA Disaster Response Administrative Assistant
Phone: 601-316-2818, Email: mnadisaster@pcanet.org
Ann and her husband Pons live in Brandon MS and attend Lakeland PCA. Ann is a graduate of Mississippi College and joined the staff of MNA Disaster Response in 2012 shortly after the largest tornado outbreak in the US. Ann provides administrative support and assists with communications and database management.

JOHN BROWN – MNA Disaster Response Specialist, Sheds of Hope
Phone: 214-763-2791, Email: jbrowne@pcanet.org
John, an ordained PCA pastor and member of North Texas Presbytery, and his wife, Betsy, live in Carrollton TX. When John began volunteering with MNA during the Katrina response his passion for carpentry was rekindled. John oversees the Sheds of Hope ministry and is charged with further development of what has become an important component of our responses.

ANDY EISENBRAUN – MNA Disaster Response Regional Specialist, Midwest
Phone: 314-225-6689, Email: aeisenbraun@pcanet.org
Andy and his wife Holly reside in St Louis MO where they are members of New City Fellowship PCA. He grew up in the PCA, attended Covenant College and came on staff with MNA Disaster Response in 2012 after having served as a volunteer and key leader. He serves as a Regional Specialist for Chicago Metro, Central Indiana, Illiana, Northern Illinois, and Missouri Presbyteries.

MIKE KENNAMER – MNA Disaster Response Regional Specialist, TAG Region
Phone: 256-899-4966, Email: mkennamer@pcanet.org
Mike and his wife Trisha live in Henagar, Alabama. Mike, who is a licensed paramedic, serves as an administrator at a local community college and Trisha is a jewelry artist and volunteers with animal rescue. Mike has been a PCA ruling elder since 2006 and he and Trisha have been involved in disaster response since 2005, when their family served in Biloxi and Bay Saint Louis after Hurricane Katrina ravaged the Gulf Coast. They organized and managed disaster response efforts for sixteen months after deadly tornadoes ripped through their area in April 2011. Mike and Trisha attend Grace Community, a PCA church plant in Trenton, Georgia. They have three grown sons.

RICK LENZ – MNA Disaster Response Regional Specialist, South Central Region
Phone: 817-690-8107, Email: rlenz@pcanet.org
Rick and his wife Shirley live in Ft Worth TX and attend Ft Worth PCA where Rick serves as a deacon. Rick is a retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel and has served as a Financial Advisor. He started with MNA Disaster Response in 2008 during the Iowa Flooding disaster as a volunteer, has developed a disaster response preparation plan for presbyteries and churches, and now serves as a regional specialist for Houston Metro, North TX, South TX, and Southwest Presbyteries.

CURT MOORE – MNA Disaster Response Regional Specialist, Gulf Coast Region
Phone: 404-386-4586, Email: cmoore@pcanet.org
Curt and his wife Kelly live in Orlando FL where Curt serves as Assistant Pastor of Discipleship for Willow Creek PCA. Curt has been involved with MNA Disaster Response since 2005 when he started out as a volunteer and helped start the ministry of Lagniappe PCA. He has been involved in MNA Disaster Response as a strategic leader in ministry development and currently serves as a regional specialist for Gulf Coast, Grace and Southeast LA Presbyteries.

KEITH PERRY – MNA Disaster Response Regional Specialist, Florida Region
Phone: 321- 693-4536, Email: kperry@pcanet.org
Keith and his wife Marianne reside in Melbourne FL where they attend Covenant PCA. Keith began serving with MNA Disaster Response as a volunteer in 2004, served as a Key Leader during the response to Hurricane Katrina, setting up food distribution and establishing worksites, and has been instrumental in the development of disaster response training materials for local churches and key leaders. He currently serves the state of Florida as a regional specialist.

GLEN PRESSLEY – MNA Disaster Response Regional Specialist, South Atlantic
Phone: 336-240-4025, Email: gpressley@pcanet.org
Glen and Tracy live in Lexington NC and attend Meadowview Reformed PCA where Glen serves as a deacon. He is a trained EMT and firefighter, currently holding the position of Fire Marshall. In 2005 while serving as the Disaster Response Coordinator for Meadowview he coordinated the delivery of critically needed resources from the Carolinas to the Gulf Coast. Glen currently serves with MNA Disaster Response as a regional specialist for the Piedmont Triad, Eastern Carolina, Palmetto, and Savannah River Presbyteries.
MARK WILLETT – MNA Disaster Response Regional Specialist, Mid-Atlantic Region
Phone: 804-980-4356, Email: mwillett@pcanet.org
Mark and his wife, Yvonne, reside in Hopewell VA and are members of West Hopewell PCA where Mark is a deacon. He works with the VA State Police and is an EMT. Mark serves as the regional specialist for Chesapeake, Heritage, James River, and Potomac Presbyteries and is available to assist member churches in pre-disaster planning and training, and development of traveling disaster response teams.