Board Members

Global Connections is a non-profit organization that creates partnership to serve international residents in Bowling Green, Ohio. Local churches and individual volunteers have joined this partnership in order to welcome and befriend these international people.
Pictured here are a number of the board members who oversee the activities of Global Connections, including (from left to right) Dave Ruhe (retired Field Claims Superintendent, Cincinnati Insurance Company), Steve Baney (Executive Director, Global Connections), Dennis Gugger (Pastor, BG Alliance Church), Grant Mierzejewski (Coordinator of Student Immigration, BGSU), Rob Green (Assistant Professor of Computer Science, BGSU), Greg Rogers (Vice President, Business Development, The CMC Group), and Ken Jenkins (Technical Director, NovaVision, Inc.). Also on the board but not included in this picture are Shelley Lee (Development Director, BG Christian Academy), Victor Ten Brink (Chairman of the Board, Managing Partner, Twyman, Ten Brink, Harms & Sharp), and Jason Vickery (Lead Pastor, Dayspring Church). We’re thankful for the dedication of these people and all who partner with us to serve our international friends.