Executive Ministry Team

The National Director and the Executive Ministry Team exist to provide the Chi Alpha Movement with Apostolic, Prophetic, Administrative, and Bureaucratic leadership and direct the National Program.

E. Scott Martin

Senior National Director


The Senior National Director of Chi Alpha is the face and voice of Chi Alpha to the campus, Church, and society at large. More photos of Scott and his full bio are available here.

417-862-2781 ext. 1424

Jeff Alexander

National Personnel Director


The National Personnel Director facilitates the oversight of personnel and services provided to missionaries and staff through pastoral care.

417-862-2781 ext. 1429

Stefanie Chappell

Field Director


The national Field Director of Chi Alpha Campus Ministries is responsible to outline and execute our organizational implementation strategy.

417-862-2781 ext. 1431

Nathan Cole

Operations Director


The Operations Director stewards the day-to-day fiscal and human resources of the national Chi Alpha Ministry Center, ensuring alignment with our mission and vision.

417-862-2781 ext. 1423

Harvey Herman

Program Director


The Program Director supervises the core ministry teams that encompass the national Chi Alpha Programme, i.e., Training, Personnel, Field, and Cross-Cultural Missions Teams.

417-862-2781 ext. 1427

Alex Rodriguez

Training Director


Crystal Martin

Cross-Cultural Missions Director


The national Cross-Cultural Missions Director engages students and staff as life-long missional witnesses to cross boundaries of culture, geography, language, nationality, ethnicity, and race. More photos of Crystal and her full bio are available here.

417-862-2781 ext. 1422

Support Staff

Support Staff work at the National Chi Alpha Ministry Center in Springfield, Missouri and perform day-to-day ministry duties.

Taylor Albertini

Cross-Cultural Missions Administrative Coordinator


417-862-2781 ext. 1426

Daniel Aitken

Media Producer


Sara Alexander

Training Administrative Coordinator


Becky Burger

Missionary Personnel & Records Coodinator


417-862-2781 ext.1425

Brandon Cranor

Communications & Marketing Manager


417-862-2781 ext. 1428

Mary Hiteman

Operations & Personnel Administrative Coordinator


417-862-2781 ext. 1434

Karissa Jefferson

Media Network Coordinator


417-862-2781 ext. 1417

Melanie Lynch

Communications Project Coordinator


417-862-2781 ext. 1419

Matt Rojas

Department Finance Specialist


ext. 1421

John Schutte

XAi Program Coordinator


417-862-2781 ext. 1432

Ginny Severs

Administrative Coordinator


417-862-2781 ext. 1415

Mary Valloni

Advancement Consultant



Lisa York

Healthy Leaders Committee


Paul York

XA Missions Team


NATIONAL Field Specialists

Field Specialists support the implementation of the national Chi Alpha program with specific, national assignments that permit them to live and work within or travel outside Springfield, Missouri.

Paul Austin

Pioneering Director


The Pioneering Director enhances our culture of local group multiplication through resourcing area and district leaders, training, equipping teams, and coaching pioneers.

Delyn Cole

Coaching and Assessment Specialist, Coach


The Coaching and Assessment Specialist coordinates and promotes national Chi Alpha’s Coaching and Pioneering Assessment program with emphasis on recruiting, training, and networking qualified coaches and assessors to address personal and ministry needs in the field.


Jerry Gibson

Local Church Specialist


Severin Lwali

XAi Director


The XAi Director is the ambassador for international student ministry to Chi Alpha staff, students and the church at large.

417-862-2781 ext. 1416

Gregg Glutting

Support Raising Specialist


The Support Raising Specialist coordinates support-raising training and coaching to equip our missionary personnel to achieve and maintain fully funded budgets.

Brandon Hurst

Expeditions Teams Mobilizer


Gary Paschal

Conference and Event Specialist


The Event and Conference Specialist serves to plan and resource Chi Alpha gatherings.

417-862-2781 ext. 1420

Belkis Lehmann

Diversity Specialist


The Diversity Specialist leads a Diversity Task Force to identify arenas where diversity is not yet fundamental and create initiatives for change.

Mike Olejarz

Field Specialist


Dick and Joy Schroeder

Leadership Development Specialists, Coaches

ucfdick@aol.com ucfjoy@aol.com

Tom and Missi Trask

feedONE Collegiate Coordinators

ttrask2@yahoo.com mjtrask76@gmail.com

Joel and Leah Wilson

Missionary Kids Specialists

lwilson@sagu.edu joeltwilson@gmail.com

The Missionary Kids Specialists coordinate our Chi Alpha Missionary Kid (XAMK) program.

To see how these positions fit within the National Chi Alpha Program, please refer to the Matrix Organizational Design Table below.

Chi Alpha Matrix Design


Find A Chi Alpha Group Near You