Ron and Carole Collins, both graduated from the University of GA. Carole received her BFA, Master’s and Specialist degrees in Art. Ron received his BA at UGA and his Master’s in Church Music at Southern Seminary in KY. Ron served as Minister of Music at First Baptist Church Columbus for over 20 years before coming to IFM full- time. Carole supervised over 100 art teachers in the Jefferson County School System. Both Ron and Carole have roots in Columbus, GA and long-standing relationships with community members, business executives, elected officials and the Body of Christ. They both share a love for the large international community and have personally welcomed guests from over 90 nations into their home. IFM has a committed team of staff, volunteers and board members who provide programming and oversight.
2019 Board Roster
Dr. Susan Andrews
Harris County Commissioner
Attorney, Huff Powell & Bailey, LLC
Member, The Church on The Trail
Vice President, IFM
Dr. Sharon Billins
Founder & President, Palm Tree International Ministries
Rev. Leif Espinosa
Pastor, Tabernaculo Familiar
Rev. Chuck Hasty
Pastor, Grace Presbyterian Church
News Anchor, WRBL News
M. V. Thomas
Founder & President, Crosstel Inc.
Rob Ward Sr.
Director of Administrative Services, TSYS