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Jeff and his wife, Chris, are parents to eleven children, many through the blessing of adoption, both domestically and from Ethiopia and China. God has given them a heart for the fatherless and a desire to share with the church about how we all can more effectively engage in orphan prevention rather than focusing primarily on orphan care.


Ethan Bauer

Vice President

Ethan became passionate about orphan prevention after his first visit to Ethiopia in 2010. Being a successful business professional himself, he is driven to see all families in our program achieve long term self-sufficiency through launching and growing small business enterprises. Ethan and his wife, Patty, have two children and their entire family has had the opportunity to serve in Ethiopia with Family Hope International.  


Morgan Craighead

Program Administrator

Morgan is responsible for sponsor care and interacts with our US sponsors on a daily basis. She also works closely with our Ethiopian Staff to obtain family updates and monitor the progress of our Ethiopian families. Morgan and her husband Ben have four children and have adopted from Ethiopia.

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Sarah Wisk

Sponsor Care Coordinator

Sarah has been married to her husband, Kipp for 25 years. They have four children and have adopted from Ethiopia and domestically.  In her spare time Sarah loves to spend time with her family, she also enjoys gardening.  Sarah’s calling is to care for children and she is excited to be a part of FHI and keeping families intact.


Jessica Horton


Jessica held her CPA license for 12 years and has been working with nonprofits the majority of her 15-year accounting career. She loves Jesus and feels so grateful to work with an organization whose mission is to further the Kingdom. Jessica and her husband Shelton have 4 precious babies.


Larry Hurt

Executive Board Member

Larry and his wife, Tammy, have seven children, two of which are twins adopted from Ethiopia. He is recently retired from a long and successful career in pharmaceutical sales. Larry is a strong believer and has been an elder and leader at his church for many years. His business background and heart for the orphan keep him focused on keeping families together.

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Zetta Stam

Executive Board Member

Zetta and her husband Todd have 5 children and have adopted from Ethiopia. Zetta has a heart for helping families and more specifically, the extreme poor. She has been involved with many nonprofits that focus on caring for orphans, widows, families and pastors and has served on school and athletic boards. She has been to Ethiopia many times and to Kenya and has a HUGE heart for the people of Africa.

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Karen Gardner

Executive Board Member

Karen has enjoyed a successful and diverse career in healthcare and strategic business development and will be a great addition to FHI. Karen and her husband Mike live in Idaho and are highly active in their local church.  They enjoy visiting family spread all over the U.S. Karen has been to Ethiopia with FHI and has a passion for stabilizing and sustaining families living in extreme poverty. 

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