STEVE OEFFLING, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Steve Oeffling serves as the Pastor of Global Impact at Christ Community Church in Greeley, Colorado, overseeing a variety of local cross-cultural and global ministries. In over four decades of ministry, he has traveled extensively throughout Africa, South America, India, and the Middle East. In 2014, Steve released his first book, Unleashed, documenting stories of people just like you who come from various walks of life who are anything but ordinary. Steve is married to Karin. The couple enjoys their three children and six grandchildren.
Journey with Steve through the remote jungles of South America, the highlands of Peru, the bush in Africa, and the deserts of the Middle East. Then take your own personal “safari” and discover your unique missional purpose. You might be inspired to take a mission trip to a far-off place or perhaps just across the street. Either way, you’ll be unleashed to live an extraordinary life. Purchase "Unleashed" through Network Beyond or Amazon.
ALAN FEIT, DIRECTOR
Alan resides in Eaton, Colorado, serving as Executive Vice President and Chief Banking Officer for American AgCredit. Raised in an agricultural setting in Northern Colorado, he received his Bachelors of Science degree from Colorado State University in Agricultural Industries Management. For over 15 years, he has served as a liaison for various local and international projects including the formation of Kenya’s Girls' Rescue Center and a Spanish speaking congregation. Alan is married to his wife, Dana. They have two grown daughters.
dudley brown, director
Dudley brings fourteen years of experience as a pastor and teacher in Romania to the Network Beyond Board. He has a passion for guiding people from the unknown to the known throughout a wide variety of contexts. He feels at home in different cultures, fluent in Romanian and speaking Spanish conversationally. Dudley directs the growing work of the International Training Institute (ITI) and serves on staff at Christ Community Church in Greeley, Colorado. He’s been married to Corina for 23 years and has two children.
TIM CROISSANT, BOARD PRESIDENT
Tim Croissant serves as the President of the Network Beyond Board of Directors. With thirty years of banking experience, Tim is the Market President for Bank of Colorado in Eaton, Colorado. In addition, Tim sits on the board of directors for the Eaton School District and Weld Food Bank. Tim’s passion for global missions began with several trips to Peru. Tim has been married to his wife, Sheila, for thirty years. They have two adult daughters.
MELANIE MAIFELD, BOARD TREASURER
Melanie Maifeld serves as the Treasurer of the Network Beyond Board of Directors and brings with her a love of numbers, math, and budgeting, as well as a love for others. She is currently employed by Cabela’s Inc. as a Marketing Statistician and brings eleven years of experience working in Industry. Her heart for missions began at a young age. She has been on a variety of mission trips throughout her young adult life including trips to Canada, Mexico, Belize, London, England, and throughout the United States. She is married to her best friend, Bryce, and lives in Greeley, Colorado.
paul rainbolt, board secretary
Paul's working career spans construction, banking, sales, and senior housing administration. His varied background has given him the perspective to understand many fields of enterprise. Although currently retired, he remains active in church leadership, an innovative service organization (Faith in Action), and board leadership of Senior Resource Services. In addition, Paul oversees Network Beyond’s work throughout Uganda. He is married to Kathy, and has two grown sons.
JAMIE DODDRIDGE, board member
Jamie Doddridge is employed at Christ Community Church in Greeley, Colorado, as their Business & HR Manager. She is gifted in the area of administration, and she provides leadership over an annual Network Beyond fundraising event (Safari Walk/Run) to benefit our work in Kenya, Africa. Jamie also has first-hand missions experience in many of the countries in which we work including Kenya, Uganda, Peru, and Egypt.
SUSAN OLEARNICK, BOARD MEMBER
Susan is a daughter, wife, mother of three, and grandmother of four. She is retired from the senior living industry, and currently care for an aging family member. Her hobbies include entertaining family and friends, refinishing and re-purposing furniture, gardening, and reading a good book. Prayer is the call of her heart--she loves to encourage others through prayer and express the love of Jesus to people throughout the world.
TARA STEINKE, BOARD MEMBER
Tara brings much experience to the Network Beyond Board, working in both the agriculture and oil and gas industries along with service on boards in various capacities. She grew up in a family rich in global leadership involvement. This early exposure to a worldwide focus led Tara to become involved in a variety of missions projects in numerous countries. Tara has been married to her husband, Ivan, for 15 years. They have two middle school aged boys that joined their family through the miracle of adoption.