Board Members

Board Chairperson

Julius Trimble
Bishop. Julius Trimble

Board Chairperson

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Bishop Julius C. Trimble was assigned July 16, 2016, to the Indiana Conference of The United Methodist Church. Before his appointment to Indiana, he served eight years as the bishop of the Iowa Conference. Trimble is a native of Chicago and a graduate of Illinois State University. He earned a Master of Divinity from Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary in Chicago, Ill., and a Doctor of Ministry from Ashland Theological Seminary in Ohio. He was ordained a deacon and elder in the Northern Illinois Conference where he served two churches before transferring to the East Ohio Conference. He served churches in the Cleveland area and as the District Superintendent of the Cleveland District from 1996–2003. Trimble and his wife, First Lady Racelder Grandberry-Trimble are the parents of three adult children: Cameron, Candiace (Herman) Wake, and Julius Thomas. They are proud grandparents to Corrine Candiace Wake. Trimble has received several honors and awards for his ministry, including the 2007 Bishop James S. Thomas Social Action Award from the Methodist Federation for Social Action. Trimble’s personal mission statement is “to encourage all people with the love of Jesus Christ to rise to their highest potential” or “Be Encouraged” for short. In the pursuit of encouragement, Bishop Trimble has started his very own podcast that acts as “an encouraging word for a discouraged world” which can be found at His latest book, 10 Reasons I am a Methodist was published in 2022 by Popular Truth Publishing.

Board of Directors

G.J Domingos

Bishop. G.J Domingos

E.K Nhiwatiwa

Bishop. E.K Nhiwatiwa

L. Jonathan Holston

Bishop. L. Jonathan Holston

United States of America

Bishop. Malone

United States of America
Rev Peter Mageto

Prof. Rev Peter Mageto

Lisa Tichenor

Mrs. Lisa Tichenor

United States of America
Chamise Taimo

Dr. Chamise Taimo

R Fernandes

Mr. R Fernandes

United States of America
Charlie Moore

Mr. Charlie Moore

United States of America
Hilde Marie Ogreid Movafagh

Rev Dr. Hilde Marie Ogreid Movafagh

Pius Busera

Mr. Pius Busera

Denias Zaranyika

Mr. Denias Zaranyika

Lahi Luhahi

Prof. Lahi Luhahi

Democratic Republic of Congo
Fanuel Tagwira

Prof. Fanuel Tagwira

Anastacio Chembeze

Rev. Anastacio Chembeze

Alfiado Zunguza

Rev. Alfiado Zunguza

Uwe Onnen

Rev. Uwe Onnen

Greg Berquist

Rev. Greg Berquist

United States of America
Yeabu Kamara

Dr. Yeabu Kamara

Sierra Leone
A Mosley

Dr. A Mosley

United States of America
Celestine Mukalay

Mrs. Celestine Mukalay

Democratic Republic of Congo
Yogesh. K. Awasthi

Dr. Yogesh. K. Awasthi

Emmaculate Mvundura

Dr. Emmaculate Mvundura


Mr. Dabale

Zade Patel

Mr. Zade Patel


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