Paul Maxey, President
Paul Maxey brings decades of ministry and not-for-profit experience to the Christian Aid USA board. Now semi-retired and living in Oklahoma with his wife of more than 40 years, Maxey serves as associate pastor of the Weogufkee Indian Baptist Church, his wife's home church, near Hanna.
Early in his career, Maxey served as pastor of various churches in Oklahoma, Missouri, Pennsylvania and New York City. He also served as part-time pastor for a church in a small town of Maryland for 15 years. From 1979 to 1989, Maxey was the Assistant and then the Associate Executive Director of Interchurch Medical Assistance (IMA) where he was responsible for distributing donated pharmaceutical/medical supplies to Protestant medical missions and hospitals around the world including, in Latin America, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, and Nicaragua.
In 1989, Maxey organized Allied Medical Ministries (Med-Mins), becoming its president. He remains deeply involved in the organization which serves other not-for-profit organizations, mission boards, and independent mission groups in the US – providing them with pharmaceutical/medical supplies for short-term missions traveling overseas as well as chronic care clinics and refugee camps in Lebanon.
Maxey has been active in the CFC for years, serving as treasurer of the international CFC federation Do Unto Others from 1995 to 2004. For several years, he has been a director of Village by Village, another internationally focused CFC federation. He has been active on numerous other not-for-profit and community boards, served on the school board of Dustin OK (president for 2 ½ years), and is president of Shell Creek Rural Water District, which provides water to families in rural Oklahoma and the town of Dustin.
Jared Hamilton, Secretary
Jared is a founding director of two CFC federations that serve children’s organizations: Child Aid International and Child Aid USA. From 2005-08, he was on the staff of Human & Civil Rights Organizations of America, a national CFC federation, screening charity applications and supporting groups seeking to enter various state and local workplace campaigns including the City of Boston, California, Massachusetts, New York and Virginia.
Jared received his Master of Divinity from Andover Newton Theological Seminary in Newton MA in 2012 and is currently the settled minister at the United Church of Hinesburg located in Hinesburg VT.
Jared is married to Leah Hamilton who is the database manager and program administrator for Workplace Giving Alliance federations, including Christian Aid USA. They live in Hinesburg VT with their three children, Camille, Simon and Miles.
Paul Sundquist, Treasurer
Paul Sundquist is the Director of Finance at Bishop Ireton High School in Alexandria, Virginia. He previously served in controllership roles at the University of Virginia and in several for-profit corporations.
Paul’s career began at General Electric where he held several financial and accounting positions over a nine year period. He is active in the not-for-profit community, serving on various boards including an international agency caring for orphans.
Paul received his undergraduate degree in accounting from William and Mary and has completed graduate coursework at James Madison University in organizational behavior and nonprofit accounting. He and his wife Linda live in Tysons Corner, VA. They have three grown sons and a teenage daughter.
Drew Billings, Director
Drew works as Program Coordinator for the Diane and Guilford Glazer Institute for Jewish Studies at Pepperdine University in Malibu CA. He also directs the school’s Archaeology and Religion in Antiquity Program. Currently finishing his PhD in History of Religions at McGill University, Drew has Masters Degrees from Union Theological Seminary-Columbia University and Cincinnati Christian University.
With over 10 years of experience in the non-profit sector, Drew founded and directed an inner-city mission that organizes college students interested in working with the homeless populations of Cincinnati, as well as served as an educational coordinator for individuals with mental disabilities. He has worked with a number of youth organizations in Indiana, Ohio, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts.
A director of a second CFC federation, Child Aid International, Drew lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Jennifer, and two cats, Uma and Shawntrice.
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