Jonathan DeRuischer is a name familiar to many friends of HAFF as he and his family spent just over 2 ½ years serving the Lord as full-time field missionaries at HAFF in Haiti. Since their return to the Grand Rapids, Michigan area, Jon has earned his real estate license and is now working as a Realtor. Jon has visited HAFF many times, the first time when he was in high school! He brings experience, passion and youthful insight and enthusiasm to the board. Jon and his wife Kathy have 5 children.
Charles Walter is pastor of Second Baptist Church of Lafayette, Indiana. He has been in ministry for over 25 years, serving as a Chaplain Assistant in the Army, Young Adult Pastor, Pastor of Evangelism and Outreach and Pastor of Ministry and Special Projects during those years. He has been senior pastor at Second Baptist Church since 2015. Charles brings solid pastoral experience, a passion for Haiti, and diversity to our board. He and his wife Chris have 2 children.
On behalf of the other board members and the staff of HAFF, welcome to the board Charles and Jon!