Evelyn Lemly, Chief Executive Officer,
||Evelyn Lemly is the CEO of Kairos Prison Ministry International, where she has been a
catalyst for positive change since January 2013. Evelyn embraces a vison and makes it reality through
her sound decision making. She is an inspirational leader respected for her incredible work ethic and
integrity. Evelyn earns a seat at the table wherever she serves.
Under her leadership the ministry currently serves in nearly 500 institutions and communities
throughout the world sharing God's love and forgiveness to those affected by incarceration.
Evelyn's experience spans the corporate and nonprofit ministry sectors in areas of executive
leadership, strategic planning, program and business development, fundraising, marketing and
communications including brand innovation, creative development and media relations. Her
passion for the ministry is demonstrated by her tireless work on behalf of men, women,
youth and their families affected by incarceration. She serves on the advisory board of
Correctional Ministries and Chaplain Association and the advisory board of The Institute for
Prison Ministries, a department of the Billy Graham Center for Evangelism at Wheaton College.
She participates and hosts the Fourth Day Ministries annual forum and also serves as Secretary
on the Executive committee of COPE, the Coalition of Prison Evangelist. She is a supportive and
active leader in her church.
Evelyn earned her Bachelor of Science degree from North Carolina State University
and her MBA from Columbia Business School at Columbia University in New York.
Becky Dotson, Chief Operating Officer,
||Becky was born and raised in the Mississippi Delta. She worked on behalf of abused and
neglected children serving as the CEO of the United Methodist Children's Home of Mississippi. After
relocating to Florida in May of 2013, she continued working with the United Methodist Children's Home as
CEO in Enterprise FL. Becky has over 20 years of experience working in the nonprofit industry. She
received her Bachelors of Business Administration Degree from Belhaven University and in 2005 was
selected as one of the top 50 leading business women in the state of Mississippi. Along with her
leadership and extensive fundraising experience, she brings a vast knowledge in finance and accounting
to the Kairos position. Becky lives in DeBary, FL with her son Ryan.
Craig Combs, Men's Ministries Coordinator,
||Craig was born in Lebanon, Indiana and attended Indiana
University in Bloomington, receiving a BS in Microbiology and a Masters
in Health Administration. His family moved to Florida and he stayed
behind and worked in the Finance Office of the Indiana University School
of Optometry for 22 years. He served in the local Emmaus & Chrysalis
Communities for about 10 years, which led to serving on his first Kairos
team in 2007. Since then he has served on two Advisory Councils, been an
Ad Hoc member of the State Committee, led a Kairos Weekend, and been an
AKT trainer from 2012 until 2017. He has been actively involved in
Community Bible Study as a Teaching Director, as well as serving as an
Assistant Teaching Director for an In Prison and Beyond Community Bible
Study class in Plainfield, Indiana.
Gina Brockmeyer, Women's Ministries Coordinator,
||Gina was born in Annapolis, Maryland, but was raised
all over the country as the daughter of a United States Marine. She
attended college in North Carolina where she received a Bachelor's
degree in History and Political Science and graduated with a certificate
in Adoption from the Rutgers University School of Social Work. For the
past 23 years she has worked as an International Programs Director and
Domestic Adoption Coordinator for an adoption agency in Pennsylvania.
She and her husband have six grown children, all adopted from Russia, and
two granddaughters. She has been a Kairos volunteer for the past 7 years.
She served on both Kairos Inside and Kairos Outside Weekends, was a member
of the Advisory Council for the Maryland Correctional Institute for Women,
and most recently served as the State Committee Chairman for Maryland Kairos.
Kevin Resnover, Youth Ministries Coordinator,
||Kevin is a native of Indiana and attended
grade school through college in Indianapolis. Before moving to
Florida in August of 2005, he worked in city government for 25
years in the positions of Assistant Director/Youth Program Counselor
for the Summer Youth Work Program, District Superintendent
for DPW/DOT, Affirmative Action Manager, Special Projects
Manager and Contract Manager. He served as the Executive
Director of Mentoring With A Mission, Inc., is an ordained
minister and has served as a Youth Pastor and Pastor of Worship.
Kevin has also served on various non-profit boards.
Julie Collins, National Controller,
||Julie was born and raised in Southern New Hampshire
and lived in all the Northern New England states until she moved to
Suffern, NY, to attend The Salvation Army College for Officer Training.
Upon graduating and commissioning, she was appointed to Northwest Ohio
where she served as pastor to a small church in North Baltimore, planted
a coffeehouse ministry in Bowling Green, and administered the Adopt-A-Family
program in Toledo. After the birth of her first daughter, she became a Family
Teacher (houseparent) at Thornwell Home for Children in Clinton, SC. She
resided with 8 teenage girls and later worked with at-risk boys in Simpsonville.
After the birth of her second daughter, she moved to Central Florida.
She worked in churches as the business administrator and for private
creative agencies as the accountant. Her passion for administration,
integrity, and excellence directed her to complete her B.S. in Business
Administration concentrating in Accounting. She resides in Central Florida
with her husband and two daughters. She enjoys laughter and music with her
family and visiting relatives in New England and Texas.
Mark Simonson, Communications & Marketing Specialist,
||Mark was born and raised in the Northwest suburbs
of Chicago and moved to central Florida to finish his college education.
While living in the Midwest, he had served as an Awana leader and
worked at Camp Timber-Lee in East Troy, Wisconsin. After attending
the University of Central Florida, he felt a calling to children's
ministry and transferred to Florida Christian College to complete his
Bachelor's degree in Christian Leadership. Mark, an ordained minister,
served as a Children's Pastor for two churches in central Florida, as
well as volunteering at his current church. He also served as the
Facilitator for the Lake Mary city team of the Orlando Kids Games for
two summers. He brings several years of digital marketing experience to
our team and joined Kairos Prison Ministry in September of 2016. Mark
is married to his wife, Shannon, and has two daughters.
Ann Kreller, Executive Administrative Assistant,
||Ann was born and raised in Western Kansas but now resides in Orlando,
Florida where she has been an Executive Administrative Assistant for Kairos
since December of 2006. She and her husband, Mark, relocated to Orlando
from Manchester, New Hampshire, where she was employed by the Diocese
of Manchester for 5 years. Prior to that, she was employed as an Occupancy
Specialist for Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in Lafayette, Indiana.
She and Mark have 3 grown children and 5 grandchildren.
Terri Wheeler, Bookkeeper,
||Terri was born and raised in Northwest Missouri where she designed,
built and operated a preschool and childcare center which housed the first classroom
monitoring system in the state. She received her education at Missouri Western University.
Terri later worked for Community Action Partnerships (CAP) as a home visitor for Head Start
educating and providing services to families in poverty. Before moving to Florida with her
husband Tim, she was a Senior Payroll Specialist with the Saint Luke's Health System in
Missouri. Terri has been employed as a part time bookkeeper with the International
Office for the past year and has recently accepted the position of full time bookkeeper.
Terri and Tim have 6 grown children and 8 grandchildren and now reside in DeBary, Florida.
Janet Santiago, Administrative Assistant,
||Janet and her family moved to Orlando, FL in 2004. She's currently
pursuing her Baccalaureate Degree in Business Administration with concentration in
HR & Management. Janet was President/Owner of a Landscaping Company and a
Marketing/Promotions Firm. In 2005, she started Central Florida Community Outreach
Toys with the D.A.R.E. America program, Arnold Palmer Hospital & Central Florida Toys
for Tots with the U.S. Marines collecting toys for underprivileged and sick children in
Central Florida. The program has collected over 100,000 toys which are given to schools,
hospitals, churches, police departments, family services and women's shelters. She is
also a Kairos Volunteer, having served Kairos Inside-Women (Lowell) & currently serving
Torch (Orange Youth Academy) Teams in Central Florida. She currently sits on the Orange
Youth Academy Torch Advisory Council as the Financial Secretary.
Monika Hesse, Administrative Assistant,
||Monika was born and raised in the Hudson River Valley area of New York and
moved to Florida shortly after high school. She has worked as an Executive Assistant for
many years, most recently at Ligonier Ministries and has a strong background in HR. She
also worked for Digital Equipment Corporation where she developed a love of working with computers.
She joined Kairos Prison Ministry in March of 2016. Monika loves animals, and volunteers with
animal rescue efforts in her neighborhood. She lives in Deltona, has a grown daughter, a grandson,
and a Pekingese dog named Bailey.
Jan Hunter, Administrative Assistant,
||Jan grew up in Tennessee and moved to Southern California in high school.
She has worked in administrative roles at Ligonier Ministries and Campus Crusade for Christ.
Previously, she served missionaries, in a hospitality and childcare role, with Church
Resource Ministries in Vienna, Austria. She lives in Deltona with her husband, of 10 years,
and came to Kairos Prison Ministry in March 2016. She has four children, eight grandchildren
and three great-grandchildren, and a dog named Buster.