STORIES


Reaching the lost and forgotten

Wendy Roldan

Wendy Roldan, CPA, brings nearly two decades of nonprofit accounting experience to Prison Fellowship International. Wendy worked as tax manager for Gelman, Rosenberg & Freedman in Bethesda, Maryland, for more than seven years, where she provided consulting and tax compliance services to nonprofit and charitable organizations, and assisted the firm’s leadership with strategic planning for the nonprofit tax group. She also served as controller for The Center to Protect Workers’ Rights (CPWR), and managed the nonprofit tax solutions group for the mid-Atlantic region of RSM McGladrey Inc.  Wendy graduated from the University of Delaware with a bachelor’s in accounting, and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Greater Washington Society of CPAs.


PFI Regional Directors

Hugh Greathead, Senior Regional Director, Europe (Germany)
Dorestela Medina, Regional Director, Latin America (Nicaragua)
Enocent Silwamba, Regional Director, Anglophone Africa (Zambia)
Samuel N’tcho, Regional Director, Francophone Africa (Ivory Coast)
Roy Moussalli, Regional Director, Middle East (Lebanon)
Adam Hutchinson, International Director, Children of Prisoners Program (Cambodia)
Penny Gonnay, Regional Director, Asia / Pacific (Cambodia)
David Williams, Regional Director, Caribbean (Bahamas)

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(L-R) Penny Gonnay, Nikolai Georgiev, Enocent Silwamba, Adam Hutchinson, Ravi Rao, Hugh Greathead, Samuel N’tcho, Dorestela Medina, Roy Moussalli, Olga Clarke (former interim regional director, Caribbean)


RON NIKKEL
PRESIDENT EMERITUS

Ron Nikkel served as president of Prison Fellowship International from 1982 to 2013. During his tenure, he expanded the organization’s affiliates from 5 to 125 countries, and visited over 1,000 prisons, holding the distinction of having been in more prisons in more countries than any other person. Considered a preeminent voice for justice that leads to restoration and reconciliation, Ron is often called on to consult and speak on such issues. Ron is the author of Your Journey with Jesus (2006) and Radical Love in a Broken World (2011), and holds a bachelor’s in psychology and English and a graduate degree in theology.


GORDON LOUX
FOUNDING PRESIDENT

While serving as president and CEO of Prison Fellowship Ministries, Gordon Loux  was asked by Prison Fellowship Founder Chuck Colson to share his vision of expanding the ministry beyond the United States. Gordon then served as the first president of Prison Fellowship International, witnessing firsthand the worldwide impact this ministry to prisoners and their families would soon have. Gordon is the author of Uncommon Courage (1987), the story of the work God is performing inside the walls of many of the world’s darkest prisons. He holds a master of divinity from Northern Baptist Seminary and a master’s from National College of Education.


BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Ian Elliott, Chair, Tokoroa, New Zealand
Ida Drameh, Vice Chair & Secretary, Banjul, The Gambia
Marcus Witzke, Treasurer, Stuttgart, Germany
Lacides Hernandez, Medellín, Colombia
Jack Kiervin, Toronto, Canada
Tom McCabe, Frisco, Texas, USA
Tom McCallie, Chattanooga, TN, USA
Bob Milligan, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA
Greg Pennoyer, Vancouver, Canada
Symphorien TOÏ, Cotonou, Benin