SERVANT LEADERSHIP TEAM

JEFF VANDERSTELT
Visionary Leader

 

Jeff Vanderstelt is the visionary leader for Saturate and the Soma Family of Churches and a teaching pastor at Doxa Church in Bellevue, Washington. He travels around the world training and equipping the church in the Gospel and missional living and is the author of Saturate, Gospel Fluency, and Making Space. He and his wife Jayne have three children. Connect with Jeff at his website, JeffVanderstelt.com

DUKE REVARD
Executive Director

 

Duke Revard serves as the Executive Director of the Soma Family of Churches. He gives directional leadership to the Soma Family of Churches and walks with leaders and churches as they pursue greater strength, health, and effectiveness in ministry. Duke lives in Fort Worth, TX with his wife Caroline and his three daughters: Lily, Evangeline, and Isla. 

BEN CONNELLY
Director of Planting

 

Ben Connelly is Director of Training for Soma and Saturate. After 19 years serving in local churches together, Ben and Jess now get to serve disciple-makers and planter couples across the world, as well as churches/ organizations with a desire for sending. They live in Fort Worth, TX with their three kids, and host short-term foster placements, each on his/her way toward reunification or adoption.

ROBIN ALDANA
Director of Operations

 

Robin serves the Soma Family of Churches as Director of Operations.  With a background in tech and church management, Robin works closely with Duke in serving the Soma Family.  Robin lives in San Ramon, CA with her husband Thomas. They enjoy being empty-nesters and visiting with their two adult sons: Evan and Christian.

ATANASIO SEGOVIA
Director of Familia Soma

 

Atanasio Segovia serves as the Director of Familia Soma. He oversees and is building out the full Soma Family expression for Latinos. Atanasio lives in Leon, Mexico with his wife Sunshine and his two sons: Noam and Pablo.

MARIO VERA
Familia Soma

 

Mario Vera serves the Soma Family of Churches by translating resources. He helps Latino leaders and churches implement best practices. He serves Soma Mosaico as a worship and equipping leader. He lives in Leon, Mexico with his wife Jimena. They enjoy taking walks with their dog Aria.

SUNEE HILLYER
Communications

 

Sunee Hillyer manages communications for Soma and Saturate. She lives in Redmond, Washington with her husband Adam and son Jude and they serve together at Doxa Church.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

As the governing body of the Soma Family of Churches, the board serves as a guardian of shared vision of Gospel Saturation so that every man, woman, and child has a daily encounter with Jesus in word and deed.

JEFF VANDERSTELT
Bellevue, Washington

 

Jeff Vanderstelt is the visionary leader for Saturate and the Soma Family of Churches and a teaching pastor at Doxa Church in Bellevue, Washington. He travels around the world training and equipping the church in the Gospel and missional living and is the author of Saturate, Gospel Fluency, and Making Space. He and his wife Jayne have three children. Connect with Jeff at his website, JeffVanderstelt.com

CHUCK GSCHWEND
Jonesboro, Arkansas

 

Chuck Gschwend is passionate about enjoying, declaring, and displaying the grace of Jesus. Chuck lives in Jonesboro, Arkansas and is married to Lindy. They have three children: Charlie, Billy and Kate. Locally, Chuck is a part-time attorney, leads a missional community, and is an elder at a Soma church, The Crossing Paragould. Regionally, Chuck serves as a Saturate coach, Regional Co-Leader of Soma Southeast, and is founder of Renewal Coaching.

SUSAN EAKIN
Danville, California

 

Susan is a senior consultant at Decker Communication and jas worked with many of Decker’s top clients, including AT&T, Google, HGST, Hilton, Riverbed, Salesforce, Trip Advisor, and YouTube. Susan is a well-known speaker in the San Francisco Bay Area and often speaks on parenting, anger management, and discipline. Prior to Decker Communications, Susan worked as an Account Executive at Google Networks. Susan has over ten years experience in the technology industry. Susan enjoys hiking, fishing, and enjoying the mountains with her husband, Andrew and three kids.

DUKE REVARD
Fort Worth, Texas

 

Duke Revard serves as the Executive Director of the Soma Family of Churches. He gives directional leadership to the Soma Family of Churches and walks with leaders and churches as they pursue greater strength, health, and effectiveness in ministry. Duke lives in Fort Worth, TX with his wife Caroline and his three daughters: Lily, Evangeline, and Isla. 

ROBERT THONGSAVANH
Dallas, Texas

 

Robert Thongsavanh is currently a CEO and Managing Partner of multiple healthcare companies in Dallas, TX. He has been married to Charme for 10 years and they have two daughters, Hannah and Naomi. Robert was a former church planter with Acts 29 for 5 years. He has a passion to disciple young leaders and walk beside them in their marriages to focus on strong leadership health. Robert is also a board member of the Zenas Foundation, a non-profit organization that partners with other ministries in Latin America.

SCOTT COY
Dallas, Texas

 

Scott Coy received his Masters of Theology from Dallas Seminary in 1978. He was on staff with Young Life for 17 years, and has also worked in the corporate world for 25 years as an executive in the insurance industry. Scott participated in starting Watermark Community Church in Dallas, TX, served as an elder, and most recently, on staff.

He is currently the Executive Director of the Zenas Foundation, a non-profit organization established to serve those in the ministry, and serves part-time as a chaplain to the Veritex Bank Group. Scott has been married to Susan for 38 years. They have two married children with five granddaughters, and reside in Dallas, Texas.

SHAUN ALEXANDER
Northern Virginia

 

Shaun Alexander is an alumni and All American running back from the University of Alabama, NFL MVP with the Seattle Seahawks, and an award-winning author of The Walk and Touchdown Alexander. He and his family now partner with different organizations to share the message of Jesus, Fathering, Marriage, Community, Leadership, Manhood, True Success, and the power of a TEAM through their ministry Amazing Grace Families. Shaun and his wife Valerie have 11 children and live outside of Washington DC in Northern Virginia.

JEFF TIKSON
Northern Illionis

 

Jeff has an MBA from the University of Virginia and 30+ years working with nonprofits as a board member, staff person, and consultant. He has also worked with national media companies like Time Life and Doubleday Bookclubs, helping create Christian products for a broader audience.

Today, Jeff focuses on smaller nonprofits that welcome his operational and fundraising experience to help create a more effective, strategic, and financially secure ministry.

Jeff and his wife, Peggy, have been married for 30 years and live in northern Illinois. They have three sons and one daughter-in-law.