Our Staff

Bev GibsonFounder/CEO

Bev Gibson has over 35 years of missions’ experience, serving in over 150 different countries. She is the Founder & CEO of Vessels of Mercy International. She has extensive training in both the medical, dental fields, disaster relief, and international development. She completed her Biblical Studies at Liberty University. She is an ordained minister through American Theological Institute and International Ministers Fellowship. She serves as a chaplain on the Rapid Response Team for the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. She is certified in Critical Incident Stress Management, Disaster Emergency Response Training and Basic Disaster Life Support. She is a member of the Critical Incident Stress Management Foundation. She serves on the Virginia Coalition Against Human Trafficking as well as several International coalitions against Human Trafficking and Slavery. She has completed the US Dept. of State Human Trafficking Awareness Training.  She also serves on the Christian Counseling & Training Center’s Ministry Council. Finally, she serves on numerous non-profit charitable boards of directors and serves as a consultant with other non-profit charitable organizations both locally and internationally.


Board of Directors

Beverly Gibson, Henrico, VA (Founder/President)

Brenda Freeman Raney, Midlothian, VA (Vice-President)

Barbara Fatt, Sandy Hook, VA (Secretary/Treasurer)

Debra Gibson Davenport, Chesterfield, VA

Betty Coggsdale, Chesterfield, VA

Richard (Dick) Harris, New Kent, VA

Cerena Griffith, Chesterfield, VA (Finance Director)

Judi Withers, Richmond, VA

Tim Williams, Richmond, VA

Dale Jones, Moose Lake, MN (Emeritus)

Cathleen Jones, Moose Lake, MN (Emeritus)

Our Missionaries and Ministers

Bev Gibson

Brenda Freeman Raney