Board of Directors

ACM’s Director, Joana T. Jones, and its leadership team is accountable to a Board of Directors with diverse backgrounds, interests, and experience. Read more about Joana in The Story of ACM.

Todd Anderson

Todd Anderson, pictured on left

Todd Anderson, pictured on the left, and his wife Lisa have two adult sons. Todd serves as an elder at Sherwood Oaks Christian Church in Bloomington, Indiana. A Registered Nurse, Todd has more than 30 years experience in the health care industry and now specializes in IT systems for health care. Todd is helping to establish a practical nursing program in Myanmar as part of his ACM board responsibilities.

Kathy DiPietro

Kathy DiPietro and grandson.

Kathy Wilson DiPietro is retired, but would rather call it redirected! She is passionate about missions and serving God here and abroad. She loves organic gardening, hiking, skiing and snowshoeing. She and her husband Gene have been traveling in their RV for the last two years, other than a trip to Myanmar and the Philippines, and will soon be residing in Denver, CO. They have four grown children, three of which are married, and three grandsons.

Sandar Kyaw


Sandar Kyaw was born and raised in Yangon, Myanmar until age 15, when she moved to the USA. She was educated in the Midwest, and now lives in North Carolina with her husband, Jeff, and two children, David and Isabell. She was raised Buddhist, but became curious about Christ when she learned that he died for our sins. By God’s grace, she met many devoted Christ followers who brought her closer to God inch by inch. Sandar met Joana at Sherwood Oaks Christian Church in Bloomington, Indiana. Her service on the board reflects the love she has for Myanmar.

Eric Malave

Eric Malave

Eric Malave lives with his wife, Kori, his daughter Megan, and his two sons, Connor and Ethan,in Peoria, Arizona. A graduate of Arizona State, Eric has significant business experience as an entrepreneur. After extensive international travel, he began to formulate a plan for a new non-profit corporation. He founded A Generous Life to help lift people out of poverty through a Christian response to need. AGL is working with partners in the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Peru, and Myanmar. Eric has led 200 people on 14 international trips.

Courtney Prater

Courtney Prater on the left

Courtney Prater, pictured on the left, is a recent graduate of Hanover College in Indiana, where she played on the women’s basketball team. She is a basketball coach, and made her first trip to Myanmar in December 2013. She returned in March 2014 as a missionary intern, teaching English at Hope Children’s Home. She is helping to design a formal ACM internship program. Read more about Courtney on her personal blog.

Patrick Tolbert

Patrick Tolbert and son

Patrick Tolbert and his wife Denise are raising funds to join Team Expansion, based in Lousiville, KY. Patrick is also daddy to two little ones – Brendan and Moya. A graduate of Purdue University, Patrick is closing in on his masters degree in Ministerial Leadership from Indiana Wesleyan. Patrick will help ACM further develop strategic partnerships.

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