Our Board of Directors
Ian serves as Vice President. Married to Sarah for 12 years. Bachelors degree in Marketing from Oregon State University, Master of Biblical & Theological Studies from Western Seminary. Prior to Remember Nhu, Ian served as a Pastor for over 10 years at two churches in Oregon, with roles including teaching, associate pastor, college pastor, and communications. Ian is also an award-winning commercial photographer and social media influencer. Ian & Sarah currently reside in the Portland, OR area with their two children.
Rev. Bob Abel
Director of Staff and Pastoral Care. Married to Amy for 16 years. Bachelors Degree in Finance, Master of Business Administration and Masters of Divinity. Served 14 years in business with a global organization serving in management and executive roles in finance, logistics, sales, marketing and business unit leadership. Served 12 years in pastoral ministry including seven years as a church planter. Ordained as Minister of Word and Sacrament in Reformed Church in America. Bob and his family currently reside in Tyler, Texas with their two children.
Paul Greenwood is currently the CEO and CIO of Pacific Current Group. Married to Virginia for 34 years. Bachelors degree in Business from Washington State University. Paul and Virginia reside in Puyallup, Washington and are members of Our Savior Lutheran Church.
From Seattle, Washington; served as a missionary under the Christian and Missionary Alliance since 1981 in Thailand. Most recently she is involved with the Center for Leadership Development which trains local pastors in how to raise up lay leaders to help them in ministry. Debbie also serves as the official Secretary for the Board of Directors.
Brad has supported Remember Nhu ever since Carl and Nhu first spoke at his church (Hood River Alliance in Oregon). In 2011 Brad and his wife Sarah blended a family of 11 children, in which they have successfully launched 8 of the children out into the world (leaving 3 at home)! Brad is the owner of several businesses, including Historical Carousels, Inc—the largest collection of carousels in the country. Brad and Sarah have been heavily involved in Remember Nhu’s work in Kenya.
Holly and her husband, Steve, have been married and in ministry together for 31 years. Currently, she is serving as the Children’s Ministry Coordinator at Hood River Alliance Church where Steve is the senior pastor. They have three grown children. Holly received her BS in Elementary Education from Nyack College and recently attended the Academy of Spiritual Formation. Her passions include encouraging others through spiritual direction, listening to God by interacting with His word and intercessory prayer.
Saleena is currently serving as Treasurer of Remember Nhu. She has been married to her husband, Bryan, for 11 years. Bachelors Degrees in Accounting and Finance. Prior to Remember Nhu, Saleena worked in public tax accounting for 10 years. Resides in Morgantown, WV with her husband and 2 children.
Born and raised in the California Bay Area, Cheryl now resides in Taylor, TX. She has a Bachelor of Science in Economics from UCLA. She is CEO and co-owner of her family’s business, Noren Thermal Solutions. Cheryl has been a supporter of Remember Nhu for many years. Her passion is to help people to have opportunities to thrive and learn about God’s purpose for their lives.
Barbara Kisley (Board Member Emeritus)
Married to Steve for 21 years. Bachelors degree from University of Maryland in Education and graduate work at Loyola University and Regent College. Co-founder of a commercial real estate company in Silicon Valley with further experience in education, medical sales and with an international document management and business process company. Active in missional community and mentoring roles at Tomoka Christian Church in Ormond Beach, Florida.