Staff & Board of Directors

Our Staff

James W. Goll
James W. GollPresident & Founder
James writes, speaks, records and continues to have God Encounters. He is goofy and fun – and he is also an amazing and generous boss!
Jeffrey Thompson
Jeffrey ThompsonExecutive Director
Jeffrey trouble shoots, edits, organizes and generally keeps the ship afloat while James is away. He leads the staff (along with his 6 kids) and loves to have fun.
Kay Durham
Kay DurhamFinance Administrator & Prayer Shield Coordinator
Kay does all things finance, handles customer service, has an infectious laugh and prays as if the world depended on it. We all know it does.
Don Clark
Don ClarkIT Director
Don can solves every IT problem we throw at him and continually thinks up new ways to keep us cutting edge. He digs God stuff.
Tyler Goll
Tyler GollGraphic Designer
If you can imagine it, then Tyler can design it. Tyler doesn’t just create our graphics, he invents 3D graphics and animation too!
Katie Sarvak
Katie SarvakExecutive Administrator & Resource Manager
Katie manages all of James traveling details and products – so as you can imagine she is incredibly organized. She loves to have fun!
Jonathan Thompson
Jonathan ThompsonResource Assistant & Audio Editor
Jonathan edits the audio for all of James’ messages, updates resources, and is an all-around amazing idea guy. He loves roller coasters!
Justin Zaiontz
Justin ZaiontzFinance Assistant
Justin takes care of our accounts receiving and helps Kay to stay sane. He is an even-keeled guy, a great listener and loves all things fitness!

Our Board of Directors

Dr. James W. Goll
President & Founder of God Encounters

Dr. James W. Goll has shared the gospel of Jesus in more than 50 nations worldwide teaching and imparting the power of intercession, prophetic ministry, and life in the Spirit. James is the author of numerous books including The Seer, Prayer Storm, The Lifestyle of a Prophet and Praying for Israel’s Destiny. James and Michal Ann were married for 32 years before her graduation to heaven in the fall of 2008. James has four adult married children and a number of grandchildren. James continues make his home in Franklin, TN.

Dr. Bill Greenman
Vice President & Treasurer

Dr. Bill Greenman is an ordained minister with over 37 years of experience as an associate pastor, evangelist, teacher, and counselor, and is the founder and president of Purpose International Ministries. He is also a successful businessman whose career has included startups, network marketing, publishing, corporate administration, and major event production. Bill has traveled internationally as a conference speaker and coach in both Christian and business circles. He was a professional trapeze artist and acrobat who then created his own circus – Circus Alleluia – which he led for 12 years as an evangelistic outreach. Bill has authored multiple books and training materials that have been used by churches and ministry schools in dozens of countries for 3 decades to teach people how to find their personal purpose and fulfill their destinies in God’s Kingdom. He is also the Chairman of the Board of a CBO in Kenya, Africa that works directly with the government, educational, business, and religious sectors of that nation.

Jeffrey Thompson
Secretary

Jeffrey Thompson is the Executive Director of God Encounters, where he has served as part of the staff team for over 13 years. As an ordained minister who combines administrative and team building skills with a pastoral heart, Jeffrey carries a passion for prophetic ministry and the fire of God. Jeffrey and his wife Brooke share a love for worship and the arts, mentoring young people, and spending time in the Presence of God. They have six children: Jonathan, Katherine, David, Grace, Timothy and MaryAnna.

Dr. J. Mark Rodgers
Director

Dr. J Mark Rogers is ordained as a minister through Encounters Network, and Mark has been a member of the EN board of directors for many years. In addition to being the Dean of the God Encounters Training eSchool, Mark has earned a Doctorate degree in Practical Ministry with the Wagner Institute in Pasadena, CA. A sixth generation resident of the Cookeville, Tennessee area, Mark has had an architectural practice there for many years. Mark and his wife Paula have two living children, Alex and Seanne, and a daughter Mary Lee Rodgers who lives in Heaven.

Mark Roye
Director

Mark Roye, with his wife Susie, is the founding director of BloodnFire San Antonio and the International Director of Compassion Acts. Mark is devoted to compassion ministry and faith based social services fulltime, and has been in full-time ministry for 29 years. He is an ordained minister and certified Red Cross Chaplains. Utilizing his extensive experience in disaster relief and delivering humanitarian aid, Mark networks, collaborates, and partners with Somebody Cares America founded by Doug Stringer and the network of BloodnFire Ministries founded by David VanCronkhite. Mark and Susie are the parents of three girls, Ashley, Emiley and Bonnie, and have a son Jordan.

Apostolic Advisors

Dr. Ché Ahn Harvest International Ministries
Dr. Don Finto Caleb Company
Dr. Mahesh Chavda All Nations Church
Dr. Elizabeth Alves Increase International
John Sandford Elijah House