Vision Nationals is honored to have a top-notch board composed of these members.
Jeff Basik is a founding partner in Retirement Advisors, Inc., an investment and financial planning company in Ft. Myers, Florida. He is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy and is a retired Lt. Col from the United States Air Force Reserves. He received his Masters in Business Administration from Bentley College in Boston. Jeff is very active in his local church and serves on the Board of Directors on several Christian organizations. Jeff first visited Vision Nationals in India in 2004 and has returned returned twice since then. Jeff has been married to his wife, Kathy for 29 years and they have three grown children.
“God touched my heart in a powerful way on my first visit to the campus and I have been thrilled to have had the opportunity to share their wonderful work with my family and friends over the years. I have just recently returned from visiting the ministry and it is amazing how God continues to pour out his blessings upon them in ways we would have never have dreamed of just a few years ago!” - Jeff
Joe Stengele serves as the Manager of Leadership Development while also serving as a Pastor at a large church in Seattle, WA. His role finds him overseeing the development of interns, deacons, and elders across the church. Joe studied Biblical Literature at Northwest University and has been in ministry for 10 years. Joe, his wife Lauren, and their two kids live in Seattle.
“Two things I am passionate about are developing leaders and planting churches. Arjuna and Vision Nationals have been successfully developing leaders and planting churches throughout Southeast Asia for over 25 years. Since meeting Arjuna in 2009 and traveling to India to see the work firsthand, I have continued to be blown away by the evidences of God’s grace in the work of Vision Nationals.” – Joe
In 1985, the Chiguluri family lived with Rob Hunter and his family while Arjuna Chiguluri, Vision Nationals’ founder, attended Talbot Seminary. Rob has served as Chairman of the Board since the inception of Vision Nationals. Rob is a pastor at Ridgway Community Church and works in real estate development. Rob, his wife Annette, and all three of their children have visited Vision National’s campus in India.
“I have known Arjuna for over 25 years and have had the pleasure to minister alongside him all of those years. I find him to be a man after Gods heart, committed to the Gospel of Jesus Christ. God continues to bless Arjuna’s faithfulness and hard work; partnering with the ministries of Vision Nationals is an investment providing great returns.” - Rob
Nolen Rollins is the Founder and President of Kingdom Mobilization and currently a part-time volunteer staff member for Summit Church in Estero, Florida. Nolen is a graduate of the University of Tennessee, Tennessee Temple Theological Seminary, and the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is a member of the Christian Management Association and the Association of Christian Foundations and serves on several non-profit Christian Boards. He and his wife of 37 years have two married daughters.
“It has been my privilege to travel the world and see first hand many ministries over the past 20 years. I serve on the Board of Vision Nationals because it has great national leadership and a very impressive record of successful ministry.” – Nolen
Tom Ward is the Teaching Pastor at Eastpoint Community Church. With over 30 years of church ministry experience, including a bachelor’s degree in religious education and a doctor of divinity degree, Tom’s most comfortable when he’s casting vision and creating change. Tom and his wife, Gloria, live in Newark, DE.
“Vision Nationals has been a strategic partner with Eastpoint Community Church since 2004. We have been thrilled to see how God has blessed this ministry, allowing Vision Nationals to have such a huge impact for the Kingdom of God in so few years. This could only be a God-thing and we are greatly blessed to be a part of it.” – Tom