2022 ICCM Americas Who We Arecaroline2023-01-20T02:03:58+00:00
Dorinda Beeley started serving in missions technology in 2002 and eventually met her husband, Greg, at the ICCM Conference. She now serves alongside Greg at LightSys Technology Services and chases their three small boys when not (or while) connecting techies with missions opportunities.
Greg Beeley is president and co-founder of LightSys Technology Services. He’s a Christian, a worshiper, a visionary, and a techie, ever seeking new and creative uses for his computer technology skills, particularly in software & networking systems and in computer security.
JJason worked for IBM briefly as a software developer before becoming a Geek for God at DiscipleMakers, a college student ministry in Pennsylvania, 20 years ago. He is a “jack of all trades, master of none” sysadmin, tech support provider, and amateur software developer. He loves Linux on servers, Apple end user devices, and seeing more disciples of Jesus being made. He has attended ICCM as often as possible since his first one in 2007. Jason is married and has three children, the oldest of which is starting college this fall at Taylor University in the Film & Media Production program.
TJ works for DiscipleMakers in their Systems department. He is a 2016 grad of Shippensburg University in Pennsylvania with a degree in Software Engineering. His role mostly consists of back-end development using python, web app development, and general IT support. TJ married his lovely wife Kate earlier this year.
Kevin has worked in network and server admin for more than twenty years, all in the missions context. Most of his server work has been with Microsoft systems. He also graduated from Grand Rapids Baptist Seminary, with an emphasis on missions, and before that he served in several roles with the U.S. Army. He has been with LightSys for more than 10 years. He is currently spending most of his time helping SIM with various IT projects. He has been married to Heidi for more than twenty years. Together they teach science and arts to young people.
Tim Young started in ICCM in 1993 when he accidentally attended the conference. After stumbling into the conference, he attended all the sessions he could, eventually becoming a technical helper for the conference, track leader, and eventually a chair. Tim has helped with ICCM-Americas, ICCM-Europe, ICCM-Africa-EN and ICCM-Africa-FR. His role as a LightSys field consultant is to visit missions and help them with their technology. He has visited over 180 different ministry locations in 17 countries.
Courtney has been working with X31 Technologies since 2017 providing Linux systems administration, security. He also has been working with NodePing since then too providing Linux systems administration, automation, backup solutions, etc. Courtney is a Linux admin by day, but has heavy preferences toward FreeBSD and OpenBSD and uses them to host all sorts of software. He is a novice Erlang/Elixir developer too. He also received his associates and bachelors degrees in cyber security. Courtney’s hobbies include cooking, monkeying with computer operating systems, the occasional blog post, photography, and being a total coffee nerd.
Gustavo, married with Franciele, born in Brazil, and joined Africa Inland Mission in 2012. He holds a B.A. in Theology from FTSA in Brazil; a B.S. in Computer Science from UNERJ, and a master’s degree in Muslim Studies from CIU.
He is the global Information Strategist of Africa Inland Mission, IT Analyst of Rift Valley Academy, and runs together with his wife the Mwangani Project, an evangelist program that teaches the Bible, Worship, and feeds more than 1300 Kenyan kids. She holds a degree in Pedagogy and teaches Spanish in RVA.
Gustavo, his wife Fran, and their two children make their home in Kijabe, Kenya.
Roy Campbell is a Christ follower, husband, father, father-in-law, and
He’s also an adopted dad to his niece and thereby a grandfather to her children.
Apparently he also has a grandpuppy or 4.
For work, he enjoys using technology to solve issues of social justice
and building God’s kingdom both in his Canadian home and abroad.
He enjoys discussing God/Theology, Technology and Culture and their
He also enjoys eGaming, board gaming, live gaming, sports (live gaming
= sports where risk of injury is minimal) and crokinole (a table top
His favorite social club is ICCM and was heavily involved with the
leadership team from 2002 – 2016. With THE Tim and Patricia Young, he
co-founded ICCM Africa.
Over the last several years, he has been involved in co-founding
Learning for Humanity whose mandate is Education for EveryOne.
Currently he is providing programming and consulting services while
looking for other opportunities.
When she was a child, Becky colored on the reams of dot-matrix printer paper that her father brought home from the the room-sized computers he programmed. In 1984, Becky learned how to write BASIC programs on her family’s 128k Macintosh computer. Technology has continued to excite her ever since. For more than two decades, Becky has helped organizations large and small leverage technology to improve how they do what they do. Microsoft has taken note of her enthusiasm, having awarded her the prestigious “Most Valuable Professional” award every year since 2009. Becky has also been a Microsoft Certified Trainer for over a decade, has written and edited multiple Microsoft professional exams and on-demand training courses, and is a published technical author. She is actively involved in the St. Louis M365 user group and speaks regularly at user groups and conferences around the country. You can follow Becky on Twitter at @beckybertram.