Our Leaders

Administrators

Dr. Vernon Rosenau

President

Dr. Rosenau has served as president since 2016. His affiliation with Baptist Mid-Missions dates back to his childhood as an MK in Central African Republic. He became a third-generation missionary there when he and his wife, Jan, joined BMM in 1975. In 1999, he joined the home office team when he was asked to become our field administrator for Africa and Europe, a position he held until becoming president. Jan has served as one of our receptionists since 2001. Vernon and Jan have three adult children, Julie, Sam, and Bill.

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Dr. Joy Anglea

Medical Director

Dr. Anglea served in family practice in Greenville, South Carolina, from 1984 to 1997. She joined BMM in 1996 and served as a medical missionary in Guam until 2005, when she joined our home office team. 

Joy assists missionaries with healthcare decisions, organizes medical mission trips, mobilizes short- and long-term medical volunteers, and oversees medical mission ministries.

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Steve Brennecke

Administrator for Stewardship Ministries

In 2000, Steve and his family left a law practice in Iowa and came to Baptist Mid-Missions to serve in a rural setting in Asia.  In 2007, they joined the BMM home office staff.

Steve oversees the various stewardship ministries provided as a service to churches, donors, and individuals interested in Baptist Mid-Missions.  Steve’s background in law continues to serve him well as he assists donors with strategic charitable gifts and estate planning. Baptist Mid-Missions participates with the American Council on Gift Annuities.

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Steve Butler

Field Administrator for North America

Steve and his wife, Ricka, served in the pastorate in Tennessee from 1979 until 1984, when they were appointed as BMM missionaries. They served in Melbourne, Australia, until 1995, when Steve joined the home office team.

Steve serves in a pastoral and consulting role for the missionaries serving in his fields.

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David Ferguson

First Vice President and Administrator for Missionary Services

Dave and his wife, Jeannie, served as BMM missionaries with Campus Bible Fellowship from 1987 until 2002, before Dave joined our home office team as Assistant to the President/Director of Special Projects. He took his current position in 2017.

As Administrator for Missionary Services, Dave is responsible for administrative oversight and coordination of the Missionary Services working group, which is comprised of the following services: Missionary Finance, Field Administration, Special Projects, and Crisis Management.

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Steve Fulks

Second Vice President and Administrator for Operations

Steve and his wife, Judy, served in the pastorate before joining BMM as missionaries to Peru 1985. In 1997 he joined our home office team as Administrator for Church Relations and Enlistment. He served in this position until 2017, when he became Administrator for Operations.  

Steve works with our treasurer to prepare and monitor our operating budget. He also oversees home office departmental structures and responsibilities, and he administrates our Information Technology and Communications Departments, and our buildings and grounds. 

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Steven Gault

Field Administrator for Africa and Europe

Steve grew up in Central African Republic as a BMM MK. In 1991, he and his wife, Beth, joined BMM and served as church planters in his homeland. Civil wars caused the Gaults to relocate to Côte d’Ivoire and then to Cameroon. In his last 11 years in Africa, Steve also served as BMM’s Africa coordinator before joining the home office team in 2015.

Steve serves in a pastoral and consulting role for the missionaries serving in his fields.

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Travis Gravley

Administrator for Church Relations and Enlistment

Travis and his wife, Becky, joined Baptist Mid-Missions in 2006 to serve in Romania. After several years of fruitful ministry among the Roma people, they joined the home office in 2017.

Travis helps churches advance their missions programs, screens new missionary applicants, oversees all missionaries on deputation, and arranges short-term missions opportunities. He also administrates BMM's Enlistment Department and oversees our annual Candidate Seminar.

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Matt Hanna

Field Administrator for Asia & Pacific

In 1987, Matt and his family joined BMM to serve as church-planting missionaries to Taiwan.

In 2016, Matt became the field administrator for our Asia and Pacific fields. From Taiwan, he serves in a pastoral and consulting role for the missionaries serving in his fields.

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Mark Hocker

Treasurer

Prior to his service at BMM, Mark had served many years in corporate finance, most recently as vice president of finance for a large communications organization. After coming to the BMM home office, Mark became treasurer in 2016.

Mark's responsibilities include corporate finance, investments, insurance, legal filings, and our annual audit. In addition, he oversees the Accounting, Tax, and Benefits Departments.

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VW Peters

Field Administrator for Latin America

VW and his wife, Susan, were appointed as BMM missionaries in 1980 and served in Fortaleza and Curitiba, Brazil, from 1983 until 2000, when VW accepted his current position. Susan was a part-time receptionist for the BMM home office from 2000 until 2012.

VW serves in a pastoral and consulting role for the missionaries serving in his fields, which include South and Central America.

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Representatives

Dr. Gary Anderson

President Emeritus

Dr. Anderson serves as president emeritus, a role in which he represents Baptist Mid-Missions in churches and colleges and at Bible conferences. He served as president from 1989 to 2015. Prior to his presidency, he spent two years on BMM’s Advisory Council before being appointed as Executive Vice President in 1987. He served as pastor of Springville (Pennsylvania) Baptist Church from 1975 to 1987.

Dr. Anderson holds a BA in Bible from Bob Jones University (1972) and an MDiv from Biblical Theological Seminary (1975).  He was honored with the Doctor of Divinity degree by Baptist Bible College and Seminary in 1990. Dr. Anderson and his wife, Barbara, have three adult children and make their home in Grafton, Ohio.

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Dr. Charles Ellis

Midwestern Director of Enlistment

Dr. Charles and his wife, Nancy, served with Baptist Mid-Missions in Germany from 1984 until 2007, when he joined our home office team.  He earned a Doctor of Ministries degree in May 2015.

Charles represents the ministry of Baptist Mid-Missions at Bible colleges, churches, and conferences. He also consults with prospective missionaries seeking a missionary agency or opportunities to serve. Nancy plays an integral role in this ministry also as she counsels women regarding missions.

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Mark Seymour

Eastern Director of Enlistment

Mark is a third-generation missionary and served with BMM in Chad, Africa, with his wife, Debbie, from 1979 until 2009, when Mark joined our home office team.

Mark represents the ministry of Baptist Mid-Missions at Bible colleges, churches, and conferences. He also consults with prospective missionaries seeking a missionary agency or opportunities to serve. Debbie plays an integral role in this ministry also as she counsels women regarding missions.

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Cletis Titus

Special Representative for the Church Relations and Enlistment Department

Cletis and his wife, Tammy, were in the pastorate for many years. During that time, he served on our General Council. In 2007, the Tituses became BMM missionaries to Jamaica, a return to her roots for Tammy, who grew up in the Caribbean as an MK. It was also familiar ground for Cletis, whose parents, Gerald and Wyzetta, served with BMM in North America. 

Based out of North Carolina, Cletis represents the ministry of Baptist Mid-Missions at Bible colleges, churches, and conferences. He also consults with prospective missionaries seeking a missionary agency or opportunities to serve. Tammy plays an integral role in this ministry also as she counsels women regarding missions. While serving as Special Representatives, Cletis and Tammy continue to assist the ministry in Jamaica.

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Ken Waldock

Special Representative for the Church Relations and Enlistment Department

Ken is a second-generation missionary who served in India for 40 years with his wife, Mary. He became a BMM representative in 2015.

Based out of Washington state, Ken represents the ministry of Baptist Mid-Missions at Bible colleges, churches, and conferences. He also consults with prospective missionaries seeking a missionary agency or opportunities to serve. Mary plays an integral role in this ministry also as she counsels women regarding missions.

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Maynard Belt

Special Representative for the Church Relations and Enlistment Department

Maynard and his wife, Ann, served nearly 25 years in the pastorate in Michigan. An experienced seminar and conference speaker, Maynard also served as State Representative for the Michigan Association of Regular Baptist Churches from 1990 until 2006. 

Based out of Michigan, Maynard’s responsibilities include representing the ministry of Baptist Mid-Missions at Bible colleges, churches, and conferences. He also consults with prospective missionaries seeking a missionary agency or opportunities to serve. Ann plays an integral role in this ministry also as she counsels women regarding missions.

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