Our Staff

Bev GibsonFounder/CEO

Bev Gibson has over 35 years of missions’ experience, serving in over 150 different countries. In 1992 she founded 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 a licensed ordained minister and 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 several local and international coalitions against human trafficking and slavery.  She has completed the US Dept. of State Human Trafficking Awareness Training and is also an ambassador for Women’s Health. She 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 B. 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 Bishop Raney