Heartbeat's staff is led by Jor-El Godsey, our second president, preceded only by current Board Chair Peggy Hartshorn, Ph.D. Jor-El previously served as Vice President under Peggy from 2006 to 2015.
Legal Counsel - Danielle White
Executive Assistant - Terri Fox
The Ministry Services department envisions, encourages, and equips Christian leaders in pregnancy center related ministries to effectively impact their communities for life.
Senior Director of Ministry Services - Betty McDowell, LSW, LAS
Associate Director of Affiliate Services - Ducia Hamm
Associate Director of Academy - Dawn Lunsford
U.S. Affiliation Coordinator - Debbie Schirtzinger
Conference & Events Coordinator - Molly Hoepfner, LAS
International Relations Specialist - Carrie Beliles
Medical Specialist - Susan Dammann, RN, LAS
Housing Specialist - Mary Peterson
Office Assistant - Christine Flowers
The Ministry Support Department focuses the efforts of operations and development to support the ministry mission and vision of Heartbeat International to Reach, Rescue and Renew Communities for Life.
Director of Operations and Controller - Tony Gruber
Bookkeeper - Robin Mitchell
Network Administrator - Paul Robson
Human Resources Specialist - Betsy Wetherby
The Mission Advancement department promotes Heartbeat International to Christian communities and educates the general public on what they can do to help make abortion unthinkable worldwide.
Director of Development - Anita Kremm
Development Officer - Susan Hart
Development Officer - Kathy Chellis
Grant Writer - Terri Fox
Office Assistant - Joyce Stewart
Administrative Assistant - Rebecca Joines
Communications & Marketing
Director of Communications & Marketing - Jay Hobbs
Web/Social Media Specialist - Lauren Bell
Editor/Writer - Jennifer Minor
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Heartbeat International is governed by a Board of Directors representing all areas of the U.S., and various professions and ministries. Click here to learn more.
Heartbeat also has a Medical Advisory Council with experts to consult on medical issues. Our work with sister organizations around the globe leverages life-affirming expertise from all over the world.
In addition, Heartbeat has independent consultants who provide training and consultation to affiliates around the world.