Dennie & Pat Pritchard
Dennie’s professional background includes 38 years as an actuary with Genworth Financial, as well as service as Elder and Treasurer at his church. Pat was a schoolteacher and now teaches adult ESL through her church.
Blake & Millie Bridges
Blake works as the General Sales Manager at WYFF TV, the NBC affiliate in Greenville, South Carolina. Mille was a high school English teacher and is now a volunteer with Meals on Wheels.
Wes & Kim Janzen
Wes, President of Music Mission Kiev and Director of the KSOC
Kim, Associate Director of Outreach Ministries
A native of Canada and professor at Trinity Western University, Wes frequently collaborated with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Vancouver Chamber Choir, and CBC Radio Orchestra. He moved to Kyiv with his family in 2013 to lead MMK as its president. Kim also taught at Trinity Western University and now sings with the KSOC, teaches weekly Bible lessons, and is actively involved in MMK’s evangelism and outreach.
Mike & Denise McDonald
Mike and Denise met in Germany, where they were both serving in the U.S. Army. When their enlistments ended, they returned to Central Florida where Mike works as a Computer Security Systems Analyst, and Denise is retired from the U.S. Postal Service. They enjoy traveling to Kyiv as much as possible to serve MMK's ministries there.
Andy & Betsy Brock
Andy and Betsy have been involved with Music Mission Kiev for over 20 years. Andy has an engineering degree and is currently a Sales Engineer with Texas AirSystems in Irving, Texas. He previously served as chairman of the MMK board from 2010-2015. He currently serves in the Adult choir at their church. Betsy was a software engineer and then a stay at home mom to their 3 children. She volunteers in various ministries in their church and community including choir, children’s ministry and tutoring reading to disadvantaged children.
Helen spent her career in various IT management roles in the Raleigh/Durham area of North Carolina. Now retired, she divides her time between being a mom and professional volunteer. She has also served on the board of local non-profits including The Community Shelter for HOPE and Urban Ministries of Durham.
Charles & Ruth Ann McChesney
Charlie is retired from a career in engineering, design and marketing in the high performance plastics industry. Ruth Ann worked in long-term care administration and consulting, taught piano for 30 years, and sings with the Pittsburgh Concert Chorale.
Bob & Kitty Neil
Throughout his career, Bob served as Minister of Music at various churches, directed choirs, and taught college music courses. Kitty also served as a Minister of Music, retiring from First Presbyterian Church in Martinsville, Virginia. Her experience also includes teaching, choir directing, and founding a male chorus.
Robert & Frances Neill
After 32 years as company president, Bob is retired from MTC, a large manufacturing company in Temple, Texas. Frances worked in the computer information department for a major defense contractor. They are active in their church’s mission program.
Eileen’s background includes occupational therapy and volunteer service on church mission committees. She’s actively involved in English camp mission trips to Ukraine.
Frank & Barbara Corwin
Frank is a Diagnostic Medical Physicist at the Medical College of Virginia. He has held positions as Trustee at Third Presbyterian Church, as a Richmond board member of Strategies to Elevate People Ministry, a Deacon and on the mission committee. Barbara previously worked as a Cardiac Rehabilitation nurse and now serves on the Mission Committee at the Richmond Center for Christian Study and also leads a knitting ministry.
Singing hymns in a Lutheran Sunday School choir and later listening to great classical works led to Rosemarie’s love for music. As a high school teacher of German, Rosie became interested in the Soviet Union after hearing colleagues practicing Russian with students. God is using her love for music and the people of Ukraine in her role on MMK’s board.
Robin works as an Integration Supervisor at Texas Farm Bureau Insurance Company in Waco, Texas. She has a heart for missions and has spent time on short-term trips helping with Vacation Bible School, supporting teams in-country, and doing medical missions.