Adrien Cook

• June 21st, 2018
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Theresa & Larry Thaete

• March 24th, 2018
Theresa (Kallal) Thaete has been on staff with The Navigators since 1978. Initially she was on collegiate staff at the University of Illinois, Illinois State Univ and the Univ of Texas-Austin. In 1986 she was excited to follow God’s leading to serve Him in Africa. This followed several short-term trips overseas. She loved serving Him in Zimbabwe for 4 months and then in Zambia for over 4 ½...
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Sara & Justin Woody

• March 24th, 2018
Sara and Justin moved to Chicago in January 2017 to join the citywide effort to meet and build relationships with college students. They are passionate about creating safe spaces on campuses for students of all backgrounds, cultures, and orientations to wrestle with spirituality. They are committed to the health and dignity of the whole person, and want to invite other people into their lives, in...
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Tim Bierma

• March 21st, 2018
I am a Staff-in-Training on the campus of University of Illinois - Chicago. My focus is helping commuter students know Christ, grow in their relationship with Him, and take that into the rest of their lives. I am  currently engaged to my fiancee Carolyn, who will join the Navigator staff next fall after we get...
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Cotorey Seals

• March 7th, 2017
Cotorey grew up in Naples FL. He is an outgoing passionate follower of Jesus who is filled with joy. If he is going somewhere he wants to take as many people along with him. That’s how he approaches the Kingdom along with the things he loves, which is poetry, working-out and salsa dancing. Cotorey went to a Junior College in Rochester MN, at Rochester Community and Technical College. He then...
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James Kang

• February 7th, 2017
James and his wife, Janet, have been on staff with The Navigators since 1988. They currently serve with NavMissions and have worked in Southeast Asia pioneering summer programs and leading the Philippines summer short-term program. James has a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Loyola University in Chicago and master’s degree in historical theology from Dallas Theological...
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Nate & Kendra Goering

• January 11th, 2017
Nate and Kendra Goering are the collegiate Team Leaders at the University of Illinois Chicago. The UIC team seeks to see a movement for Christ's Kingdom among the students at UIC. As part of their role, Nate and Kendra oversee the planning of events and functions for UIC Navs. In addition, they lead the UIC team in strategizing how the Navs can best reach students and make disciple-makers at UIC....
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Erika Lobatos

• January 11th, 2017
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Dr. Mica Battle

• January 11th, 2017
Dr. Mica Battle has a passion for helping ex-offenders turn their lives around. She serves as executive director of Bridge 2 Freedom (B2F), which is a Christian reentry program that includes housing, education, job training and multiple programs that help with making disciples out of ex-offenders. Mica does not just oversee operations at B2F, but she works closely with all facets of the program...
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Garry & Sandy Carter

• January 11th, 2017
Garry and Sandy Carter lead the Chicago Navigator Workplace ministry.  Melding their long relationship with the Navigators and their experience in business, they encourage and empower others to advance the Gospel of Jesus Christ and His Kingdom through spiritual generations of individuals laboring and making disciples in the workplace. They have 4 adult children who are pursuing careers in the...
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