Meet the Staff
Get to know the IWSI Team
All US Staff are volunteers who devote their time
because of their love for the mission.
Founder; President & CEO
Michael is involved in the day to day operations of IWSI-NE Texas. He owns a martial arts studio in Carrolton, TX and teaches women’s self-defense courses for IWSI.
Board of Directors
Board of Directors, Director of Employment Services and Safe Houses
Joining IWSI in 2017, Candice felt so drawn to our work that she relocated to be closer to what God is doing through IWSI. She is the owner of Excel Employment Services and has partnered with IWSI to integrate employment services to the women we serve.
Regional Director for East Africa; Country Director - Rwanda
Judith has a background in social work and is a strong leader. She stands up for what is right and doesn’t back down. She is tough and loves the children we serve. Judith is responsible for the future direction of IWSI-Rwanda and East Africa as a whole.
Financial Manager - Rwanda
Director of Southeast Texas & Street Teams
Weston joined our team in the fall of 2016. He is an ordained pastor, loves the Lord, and loves people.
Director of Southeast Texas & Street Teams, Liaison with Navajo Nation
Lori, along with her husband Weston, joined our team in the fall of 2016. She has a heart for broken people and desires to see the fullness of Christ in each person. She is an ordained IWSI pastor.