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Psalm68five Board Members

Bryan & Rebecca JohnsonFounder

Bryan Johnson is the Executive Director and Founder of Psalm68five Ministries and Camp for the Fatherless. His wife Rebecca, is responsible for administrative duties and works with him to support the ministry.
Their desire is to change the trajectory of fatherless kids’ lives, which stems from Bryan’s experience growing up without a father at home. Bryan and Rebecca live in McKinney, Texas. They have a daughter and son-in-law, Rachel and Robby, and a daughter, Kathleen.

Bryan & Rebecca JohnsonFounder

Bryan Johnson is the Executive Director and Founder of Psalm68five Ministries and Camp for the Fatherless. His wife Rebecca, is responsible for administrative duties and works with him to support the ministry.
Their desire is to change the trajectory of fatherless kids’ lives, which stems from Bryan’s experience growing up without a father at home. Bryan and Rebecca live in McKinney, Texas. They have a daughter and son-in-law, Rachel and Robby, and a daughter, Kathleen.

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Kent & Colleen NunnBoard Members

Kent and Colleen are members of the board of directors of Psalm68Five Ministries and Camp For The Fatherless. Kent’s business background is in accounting, law and technology management. Colleen serves in various leadership roles in women’s and children’s ministries. She grew up fatherless, and through that loss has experienced the beautiful reality of God as her heavenly Father. Kent and Colleen have a deep love for children and their desire is to inspire hope and encouragement to children knowing loss. They have a daughter and two married sons and currently live in Flower Mound, Texas.

Kent & Colleen NunnBoard Members

Kent and Colleen are members of the board of directors of Psalm68Five Ministries and Camp For The Fatherless. Kent’s business background is in accounting, law and technology management. Colleen serves in various leadership roles in women’s and children’s ministries. She grew up fatherless, and through that loss has experienced the beautiful reality of God as her heavenly Father. Kent and Colleen have a deep love for children and their desire is to inspire hope and encouragement to children knowing loss. They have a daughter and two married sons and currently live in Flower Mound, Texas.

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Bruce JohnsonBoard Member

Bruce Johnson is the founder and CEO of an investment firm serving clients throughout the United States and based in West Michigan. Bruce and his wife Margie have five children who have all grown up deeply influenced by their years at camp. Bruce and Margie met while youngsters at camp and years later continue to serve in many capacities. Over the last few years they have had an opportunity to help start the Psalm 68:5 initiative at Camp Lake Louise in northern Michigan as the pilot camp. Having grown up fatherless, Bruce remembers with great thankfulness the many who invested spiritually in him while a young camper, speaking towards the promises found in the “Father heart of God”. Years later, both Bruce and Margie desire to carry on in this next generation what was so freely given to them, through our savior Christ Jesus.

Bruce JohnsonBoard Member

Bruce Johnson is the founder and CEO of an investment firm serving clients throughout the United States and based in West Michigan. Bruce and his wife Margie have five children who have all grown up deeply influenced by their years at camp. Bruce and Margie met while youngsters at camp and years later continue to serve in many capacities. Over the last few years they have had an opportunity to help start the Psalm 68:5 initiative at Camp Lake Louise in northern Michigan as the pilot camp. Having grown up fatherless, Bruce remembers with great thankfulness the many who invested spiritually in him while a young camper, speaking towards the promises found in the “Father heart of God”. Years later, both Bruce and Margie desire to carry on in this next generation what was so freely given to them, through our savior Christ Jesus.

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Stephen FosterBoard Member

Stephen Foster has worked in the oil & gas industry for over 35 years. He has taught Sunday school for children and young teens for almost 30 years, and has been involved in prison ministry for the last 3 years including being on the Board of CrossWalk Center. When he lived in Louisiana, he coordinated an inner-city ministry for children living in the B.W. Cooper housing project located in New Orleans for 10 years until he moved to Texas. He coached his children’s sports teams from ages 6 to 14 for many years. He recently began volunteering at a local ministry in hopes to start mentoring young teens in foster care. His passion is for children and young teens, especially those who are underprivileged and fatherless. He recently developed a passion for those who are incarcerated, most of whom have either grown up fatherless or have suffered abuse from their father. Steve and his wife, Sharon, live in The Woodlands, Texas, and have four grown children.

Stephen FosterBoard Member

Stephen Foster has worked in the oil & gas industry for over 35 years. He has taught Sunday school for children and young teens for almost 30 years, and has been involved in prison ministry for the last 3 years including being on the Board of CrossWalk Center. When he lived in Louisiana, he coordinated an inner-city ministry for children living in the B.W. Cooper housing project located in New Orleans for 10 years until he moved to Texas. He coached his children’s sports teams from ages 6 to 14 for many years. He recently began volunteering at a local ministry in hopes to start mentoring young teens in foster care. His passion is for children and young teens, especially those who are underprivileged and fatherless. He recently developed a passion for those who are incarcerated, most of whom have either grown up fatherless or have suffered abuse from their father. Steve and his wife, Sharon, live in The Woodlands, Texas, and have four grown children.

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Bill & Janet HopkinsBoard Members

Bill and Janet Hopkins are members of the Board for Psalm68Five Ministries and Camp for the Fatherless. They both have a longstanding heart for young people and have served with the Young Life ministry for many years. Bill and Janet currently live in Houston. They have a son and daughter-in-law, Will and Katie; a son, Tom; a daughter, Elizabeth and a granddaughter, Elsie.

Bill & Janet HopkinsBoard Members

Bill and Janet Hopkins are members of the Board for Psalm68Five Ministries and Camp for the Fatherless. They both have a longstanding heart for young people and have served with the Young Life ministry for many years. Bill and Janet currently live in Houston. They have a son and daughter-in-law, Will and Katie; a son, Tom; a daughter, Elizabeth and a granddaughter, Elsie.

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Advisory Board Members

David & Molly SchmidtAdvisory Board

David and Molly have been involved in youth ministry around the world. They have always had a heart for children, and have been involved in teaching Sunday school, chaperoning and serving with youth on mission trips, coaching and serving on Young Life Committee. Christian camp was an important part of their children’s spiritual journey growing up and they are passionate about helping youth develop a relationship with Jesus. They are currently based in London, England and have three children, Stephanie, Julia and Nico.

David & Molly SchmidtAdvisory Board

David and Molly have been involved in youth ministry around the world. They have always had a heart for children, and have been involved in teaching Sunday school, chaperoning and serving with youth on mission trips, coaching and serving on Young Life Committee. Christian camp was an important part of their children’s spiritual journey growing up and they are passionate about helping youth develop a relationship with Jesus. They are currently based in London, England and have three children, Stephanie, Julia and Nico.

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Melinda CatheyAdvisory Board

Melinda lived in St. Petersburg from 1992 -2002 with her husband, Mark, and their three children. Prior to their time in Russia, Melinda received her MA in Counseling Psychology from Trinity International University in 1985 and practiced individual, family, and marriage counseling in a variety of settings: community health, church, private practice. While in Russia, she co-founded The Harbor with Alex Krutov in 2001 and served as its Executive Director until 2015. The Harbor was the first transitional care program of its kind in St. Petersburg and the second in Russia. Its distinctives include residential care, an individualized and holistic program, a focus on the psychological and spiritual aspects of development and trauma, and a commitment to professional and highly trained staff. Most recently, Melinda completed TBRI (Trust Based Relational Intervention) Educator Training in 2015 under the study of the late Dr. Karyn Purvis at TCU in Dallas, TX. She now trains and consults on trauma informed therapy and The Harbor model of residential care with those working with orphans or foster kids in any capacity. Her training of TBRI principles has been enthusiastically received in Russia, Ukraine, Mexico, Bolivia, and the U.S.

Melinda CatheyAdvisory Board

Melinda lived in St. Petersburg from 1992 -2002 with her husband, Mark, and their three children. Prior to their time in Russia, Melinda received her MA in Counseling Psychology from Trinity International University in 1985 and practiced individual, family, and marriage counseling in a variety of settings: community health, church, private practice. While in Russia, she co-founded The Harbor with Alex Krutov in 2001 and served as its Executive Director until 2015. The Harbor was the first transitional care program of its kind in St. Petersburg and the second in Russia. Its distinctives include residential care, an individualized and holistic program, a focus on the psychological and spiritual aspects of development and trauma, and a commitment to professional and highly trained staff. Most recently, Melinda completed TBRI (Trust Based Relational Intervention) Educator Training in 2015 under the study of the late Dr. Karyn Purvis at TCU in Dallas, TX. She now trains and consults on trauma informed therapy and The Harbor model of residential care with those working with orphans or foster kids in any capacity. Her training of TBRI principles has been enthusiastically received in Russia, Ukraine, Mexico, Bolivia, and the U.S.

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Tim SalmonsnAdvisory Board

Tim Salmonson is a communications specialist with over 30 years of experience in the field of visual arts. He is a well published professional photographer, videographer and graphic artist. He is currently the president of Social Economic Enterprises, an organization that provides resources supporting healthy corporate cultures and relationships. Tim has a Bachelor of Science in Communication from Western Michigan University and a Master's Degree (MA) in Organizational Leadership from Eastern University, St. Davids, PA.

Tim SalmonsnAdvisory Board

Tim Salmonson is a communications specialist with over 30 years of experience in the field of visual arts. He is a well published professional photographer, videographer and graphic artist. He is currently the president of Social Economic Enterprises, an organization that provides resources supporting healthy corporate cultures and relationships. Tim has a Bachelor of Science in Communication from Western Michigan University and a Master's Degree (MA) in Organizational Leadership from Eastern University, St. Davids, PA.

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Martha Van Buskirk, GPCAdvisory Board

Martha began her nonprofit career in 1985 to change the world. Today she is an experienced nonprofit professional with both a Grant Professional Certification and a Certification in
Nonprofit Leadership from Rice University. Her grant applications have secured millions of dollars in awards for a diverse group of nonprofit organizations, including those with a focus on foreign
policy, youth, foster care, child sex trafficking recovery, missions, wellness, a national party organization, and higher education.
She is honored to be a part of the Psalm68five team and to support its impactful mission on behalf of fatherless children.

Martha Van Buskirk, GPCAdvisory Board

Martha began her nonprofit career in 1985 to change the world. Today she is an experienced nonprofit professional with both a Grant Professional Certification and a Certification in
Nonprofit Leadership from Rice University. Her grant applications have secured millions of dollars in awards for a diverse group of nonprofit organizations, including those with a focus on foreign
policy, youth, foster care, child sex trafficking recovery, missions, wellness, a national party organization, and higher education.
She is honored to be a part of the Psalm68five team and to support its impactful mission on behalf of fatherless children.

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