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Board of Directors

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Bobby Seacat

President

Bobby Seacat joined the Mission board in 2012.  He is Facilities Manager for Meritrust and also operates a rental center in Andover, Kansas.  Bobby was elected President of the board for 2017.  He and his wife worship at Metro East Baptist in Wichita.

Vance Garwood

Past President

Vance Garwood has served as a Board Member since 2011. He is a Certified Financial Plannerâ„¢ with S.J. Prill Financial & Investment Planning, Inc. here in Wichita. He and his wife, Ellie, are members of Metro East Baptist Church in Wichita.

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David Edleston

Vice President

David Edleston joined the Union Rescue Mission board in 2016.  He is a project manager at Simpson Construction.  David started and directed a nonprofit organization in England before moving to the U.S.  He and his family worship at First Evangelical Free church.

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Tim Bobb

Secretary

One of the newest members of the URM board, Tim Bobb became a director in 2016.  He is the Manager of Substation Reliability for Westar Energy.  He attends Pathway Church and is a graduate of the United Way of the Plains Board Leadership Training.  Tim and his wife, Tamara, have three adult children and live in Wichita. 

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Dave Perkins

Treasurer

Dave Perkins is one of the newest members of the Mission board, joining in 2015.  He is the owner of Net Systems, an IT support and network outsourcing firm.  He and his wife, Beth, worship at Asbury UMC.

Roger Busenitz

Member

Roger Busenitz has served on the Board of Directors since 1995. Roger is a territory sales manager with Excel Industries in Hesston. Roger and his wife, Patty, are members of Newton Bible Church.

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Bruce Hoyle

Member

Bruce Hoyle has served on the Board of Directors since 2008. Bruce is self employed and owner of Larkland Barber Shop in Hutchinson. He and his wife, Sheryl, are members of Christ Bible Church in Nickerson.

Dennis Schmidt

Member

Dennis Schmidt has served on the Board since 2004. He is the owner of Mallard Real Estate and served on the board of Harry Hynes Hospice. Dennis and his wife, Dee, are members of Central Christian Church in Wichita.

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Joe Stout

Member

Joe Stout has served on the Board of Directors since 2006. He is self employed, spending the majority of his time in chaplain ministry and discipleship. He and his wife, Sandy, are members of First Evangelical Free Church, in Wichita.

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Pastor Bill Vann

Member

Bill Vann is the senior pastor of Iasis Christian Center in Wichita where he serves in ministry with his wife, Michelle.  Pastor Vann is very active with the youth of Wichita, leading the Academy of Excellence and as an urban director for Young Life.   He joined the URM board in 2015.