Barbara Boers brings both financial and cross-cultural depth to the board, having served as a missionary with HCJB Global—first as an accountant in Ecuador for twelve years, and then, three years as a vice president. Currently, Barbara is Director of Financial Services, Calvin College and she lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Independent voting member, Chair, term ending 2018.
Daniel Enns is a representative of the IMB in Madrid, Spain, focused on church planting among urban professionals. He is a retired businessman. Daniel’s last position was that of Senior Vice President of Marketing and Business Development for Comtech EF Data in Phoenix, AZ, where he focused on the strategic business activities of the company. Under Daniel’s leadership, Comtech EF Data developed a dominant worldwide market share in the area of mobile backhaul solutions via satellite. Daniel is a pioneer in the area of IP networking via satellite, having previously led innovation in the area at Crown Satellite and HCJB Global. Daniel is married to Evangeline. The Enns have three grown daughters and one grandson. Independent voting member, Treasurer, term ending 2019.
Calvin Wilson, M.D. has been involved in medical development and education in a variety of settings for over 30 years, and in international community clinical and training projects for over 20 years. He recently retired as an associate professor of family medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and the Director of the University of Colorado Center for Global Health. He has been a Bible teacher and church planter in Ecuador and an elder in the International Church of Amman, Jordan. He lives with his wife, Mimi, in Denver Colorado. Independent voting member, term ending 2019.
Robert Skinner is an attorney in Colorado Springs. He works primarily with nonprofit clients at the law firm, Bryan Cave LLP, where he specializes in corporate, contract, employment and intellectual property issues. Rob and his wife, Kim, served for seven years with HCJB Global, three of those years in Ecuador where he was General Counsel for the mission. Rob has a degree in History from Gordon College, an MA in Biblical Studies from Moody Bible Institute and a law degree from William and Mary Law School. Rob and Kim have three boys, one still living at home with them. Independent voting member, term ending 2020.
Janet Seegren is a former math teacher and administrator, finishing her 36-year career in a large public high school district as Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources. Her activities since retirement include board service for a private school and for a multi-faceted social service agency. Carrying on the passion of her father – a pastor for fifty years – she mentors women in studying God’s Word and following Jesus, and devotes time to leadership development efforts within the non-profit world. Janet also enjoys cooking and traveling. She and her husband, Ken, coordinate a weekly outreach to homeless individuals, and lead a Life Group at their church in Tempe, Arizona. Independent voting member, term ending 2020.
Clayton Zylstra is a data engineer working in the medical field in the Denver metro area. Clayton brings strong skills in modeling, analysis, and statistics to the Paraclete board. He has a degree in Mathematics from Seattle Pacific University. Clayton has worked internationally, having served with Operation Mobilization on the ship, Logos Hope, as purser and as a member of the engine room crew. He and his wife, Hanna, met onboard the Logos Hope, and together they feel called to use their home for missions and hospitality. They have three children and live in Lakewood, CO. Independent voting member, term ending 2021.