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Ken and Melissa


Melissa Heiland



Melissa is a wife and mother of 6.
She holds a B.A. and Master’s degree in Education and has taught at secondary and University level. She is an international speaker on topics related to missions, evangelism and international pregnancy centers. She is published with the International Mission Board (Get Set) and has published women’s devotionals
(A Mother’s Comfort and
A Mother’s Journey
) for pregnancy centers
She served as a full-time missionary with the International Mission Board and has led volunteer mission teams since 1999. She has started a pregnancy center in Central Florida and has started five centers internationally. Her passion is telling others of the love of Christ here at home and around the world.

Ken Heiland



Ken served with the International Mission Board and has served on the BFI board since 2009. He has been leading short-term teams since 1999. He is currently employed in the health care industry.

Caryn Carson

Vice Chair and Trip Leader


Caryn Carson is a mom of 3 and wife of Ron Carson. She was a financial advisor for 25 years and is still an active insurance agent. She is originally from Sanford, FL. Caryn home schools her 12 year old son and she has loved serving in missions, women's ministry, youth ministry and mentoring through her local church. She loves serving in her local church, Lifeway Community Church. She joined the board of BFI in Oct 2012 and serves as Vice Chair and Associate Director of Short - Term Missions and has helped with fundraising and bringing awareness to what God is doing through BFI. Her loves are Jesus, family, friends, and the beach. Her passions are telling others about saving faith through Jesus Christ and leading mission teams wherever the Lord may lead.





Bertie Crutchfield

Board Member


Bertie is a member of Central Baptist Church in Sanford, Florida. Bertie has been married to her husband,
Jay Crutchfield for fifty years. 
They have served in Churches all over
the United States and Germany. Bertie's husband was in the Air Force and a Minister of Education in several Florida churches. Bertie has taught preschoolers for thirty-five years and she is a retired
Public School teacher.

Patti Enz

Board Member


Patti Enz always knew she would work with missions but not to what extent. Patti is the mother of boy/girl twins and a graphic designer by trade who enjoys using her talents for God's work. She is originally from southern Minnesota. Patti is a member of and loves serving at Deltona Lakes Baptist Church, as a member of the missions committee and is active in women's ministry. She works with Y.E.C. (Youth Explosion for Christ) and joined the board of BFI in May 2014. She assists with BFI promotions, merchandising and fundraising. Patti enjoys sharing God's love with others. She is excited to see what God is doing through BFI and honored to be part of His plan. She loves Jesus, her family & friends, Christian rock music
and German Sheperd Dogs


Jennifer Fredrick

Board Member


Bio information to come.





Patricia Yurko Gainey

Board Member 


Mother of three, including Melissa Gainey Heiland. Wife of James H. Gainey for 56 years. Retired interpreter for the Deaf after 40 years of service in churches, Bible school, and at Willie Ross School for the Deaf in Massachusetts. Serving as interpreter and sign language teacher. Served with BFI since its inception as fundraiser and financial supporter. Serve in my local church, Central Baptist of Sanford in Awana, Baptism committee and hostess for Bible study group and Christian Book Club. I have had the privilege of serving on many international mission trips in various capacities. Lifesaver program facilitator. Treasurer of BFI. I have loved and served my Savior Jesus Christ since He saved me as an 8 year old child. TO HIM GOES ALL THE GLORY!

Jane Grummann

Board Member  


I was born and grew up In Indianapolis, Indiana. I attended Vincennes University, and IUPUI. I raised five children, four boys and one girl, who have blessed me with fourteen grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. I lived in Jerusalem Israel for nine years and worked at the Biblical Zoo as a quarantine specialist. I also worked as a vet tech with different vets in Israel. I returned to the US and spent the next eight years as President of Universal Tool and Engineering Co. Inc. My most precious moment was when I accepted Jesus as my savior at the age of 23, and he has blessed me and kept me every day since.


Andrea Krazeise

Board Member 


Wife to a wonderful man, Dave of 31 years, proud of three kids and twin granddaughters. Founder and Director
of the Sanford and Oviedo Crisis Pregnancy Centers. Author of "He Came Back For Me: A Journey to Restoration". Loves to garden, eat what others cook, decorate and has a black belt in bargain shopping and yard sales!












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