All Board members have traveled to Horizon's ministry sites across Africa, served hands-on, and made personal commitments to the furtherance of this great work of God.
Travis W. Callaway, New Castle, Indiana. Member of the Madison Park Church of God, Travis is an accredited Asset Management Specialist. His career in financial services now features his being an Associate Vice President for Investments, as well as a high school coach of track and field. Member of the Board of Directors of Horizon since 2010, Travis is currently serving as Horizon's Treasurer.
Barry L. Callen, Anderson, Indiana. Member of the Park Place Church of God, Barry is a Christian minister, retired professor and dean in Christian higher education, and a professional author and editor of numerous books and academic journals. One of his books is the history of the Horizon ministries, Hope on the Horizon. Member of the Board of Directors of Horizon since 2001, Barry has served as Corporate Secretary since Horizon's founding.
Christopher G. Dancy, Rocklin, California. Member of the Antelope Road Christian Fellowship, Chris has forty years of diverse experience in business start-ups and strategic planning, organizational, operational, leadership, and marketing development. Included in his experience are leadership roles in two fortune 500 companies. Member of the Board of Directors of Horizon since 2006, Chris is currently serving as the Board's Vice-Chair.
Sonia Leerkamp, Nineveh, Indiana. Member of First Friends Church, Noblesville, Indiana, Sonia served as the elected prosecuting attorney for Hamilton County, Indiana for four terms, concluding her service on December 31, 2010. She now serves as a Senior/Special Prosecuting Attorney for several jurisdictions throughout Indiana and as an adjunct professor at the McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis. Sonia joined the Board of Directors in January, 2014.
K. Paul Maurer, Ft. Wayne, Indiana. Senior Pastor of Avalon Missionary Church, a church community passionate about world change. K. Paul and the people he helps lead have a heart to see all people live, love, and serve in God’s Kingdom. K. Paul and his family are deeply committed to the children of Africa and believe they are the future hope of their countries. K. Paul, before becoming the Sr. Pastor at Avalon, was an Outreach Pastor for seven years at two different large non-demoninational churches and most recently served as an associate pastor for four years at The Chapel in Fort Wayne IN. Member of the Board of Directors of Horizon since 2011.
Robert W. Pearson, a Christian minister and founder of the Horizon ministries. Bob has served as a pastor, church planter, state church executive, and General Director of Church of God Ministries in Anderson, Indiana. His broken heart for the victimized children of Africa and his significant administrative and networking skills joined to launch Horizon in 2001. Member of the Board of Directors of Horizon since 2001, Bob has served as President and the Board's Chair since Horizon's founding.
Carol P. Miller, Anderson, Indiana. Carol is a member of Rock Church Assembly of God in Pendleton, IN. Carol has worked in various aspects of the real estate industry in Indiana for the past 30 years. She is currently a Broker with FCTucker/OCClark, REALTORS, working with both commercial and residential clients. Carol has been a Certified General Appraiser since 1992 and an Indiana Certified Tax Representative since 2006 (appeals property taxes for owners). She is the 2016 Chairman of the Madison County Division of MIBOR and writes a monthly real estate column for the Anderson Herald Bulletin. Member of the Board of Directors at Horizon since 2015.