Who We Are: Board of Directors

CTC has been blessed tremendously through a talented board of directors. We are grateful for their wisdom, expertise and love for the CTC ministry. Please pray for each of them as they give guidance and counsel, and as they lead their own families. The following people make up our Executive Board.

  • Bobby & Sherri Bell
    Owner; McGovern Brothers Inc; Lee's Summit, MO
  • Mike & Darla DeBacker
    Mike & Darla DeBacker have four adult children – Amy and her husband David reside in Tallahassee, FL, Josh a graduate student at the University of Florida, Ellie a student at Oklahoma State University and Matthew a high-school senior heading to college at the University of Florida. Mikes serves as General Manager of the Transportation Global Practice at Burns & McDonnell in Kansas City, MO.
  • Rod & Janna Handley
    Rod is the Founder and President of Character That Counts. He and Janna have four children, ages 18 to 25 years old.
  • William & Tanya Hanna
    William is a partner with Stinson law firm and one of the original accountability partners with Rod.
  • Wade & Karen Jacobsma
    The Jacobsma's have been a part of the Character Counts Couples Small Group with the Handley's, leading one of the couples groups for many years. Wade is an insurance adjuster with State Farm, Karen is a nurse in a pediatric's office. They are proud grandparents.
  • Dan & Cam Meers
    Dan 'KC Wolf' is a popular speaker in the metro area. He's in front of 200+ audiences annually as one of the key personalities for the Kansas City Chiefs. He and Cam have three children.
  • Bruce & Sheri Rehmer
    Bruce and Sheri are both retired teachers and coaches and they have two sons.
  • Scott & Lori Ridings
    Physical Therapist; Butler, MO
  • Ron & Lisa Schnick
    Owner, Schnick Construction, Inc.; Lee's Summit, MO