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Our People

Our Leadership

Awana Board of Directors

David Branton
Chairman of the Board

Vicki Gillis

Brian Hartsell

Peter Kasirivu

Carolyn Meyers

Pam Pugh

Wess Stafford

Dave Swanson

Gary Thomas

Shawn Thornton
Vice Secretary

Chris Williams
Vice Chairman

Awana Executive Leadership

Valerie Bell

Matt Markins
President & COO

Cindy Craig
VP of HR

Michael Handler
VP Brand & Messaging

Lisa Kralina

Chris Marchand
VP of Partner Solutions

Brian Rhodes
VP of Global Field

Kevin White
VP of Partner Relationships

Field Staff

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