Dr. Greg Brewer (CA, President) is a successful university neuroscientist, private entrepreneur and family man, dedicated to serving the Lord in all he does. He has worked in the church at volunteer positions for over 40 years. He especially enjoys blessing others through the Spirit’s gifts of teaching and discipleship.
Lianne Brewer (CA, Secretary) – Her passion is teaching young children! She has been a Sunday School teacher for 30+ years and has directed VBS, children’s choirs, and is the owner of an early childhood music studio in Springfield, IL. Spiritual gifts include teaching, leadership and administration.
Mike Diedrichsen (IL) is a civil engineer now retired from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources after 41 years in floodplain management. He came to Christ at the age of 23. He enjoys helping and has served as a deacon and elder. He and his wife facilitate a Life Group and are involved in the First Impressions Ministries at their church.
Mike Drummond (IL, Donor Relations) has been a successful computer technician for 46 years. He has been given the gift of teaching the Word of God and is involved in adult Sunday school ministry and young married Bible studies. Mike has already taught many of the books of the Bible. He is currently doing a verse by verse study of the book of Revelation with the hope of teaching it soon. He has served as a deacon and elder in the past. He loves the Lord with all his heart and is looking forward to His return.
John Fitzurka (Linz, Austria) grew up in a US military family living in different US states and over-seas countries. After serving in the US Air Force as a Russian linguist, he obtained a business and management degree. His professional career took him from managerial positions in retail to working as engineering business support in the aircraft industry. Since living in Austria since 1994 he worked in logistics and is in his last working year as a nursing aid in an elderly care facility. Having been raised Catholic he became a born-again believer during his military service. He loves working with Teenagers at English summer camps, base ball weekends and is actively involved in befreit leben Österreich – Hoffnung für verletzte Herzen (called Open Hearts in the USA) facilitating courses for people who suffered major abuse and hurt in their lives.
Angelika Fitzurka (Linz, Austria) was born in Austria and spent a few years in the USA after her wedding to John. She grew up in a Catholic home and spent her teens actively involved in the charismatic renewal movement. Having worked in various positions from public relations, secretarial assistance and head of administration, she is now employed as commercial analyst with an international pharmaceutical corporation. Having gone through life changes herself, she is actively involved in befreit leben Österreich, being part of the Austrian leadership team and her main focus lies now on coordinating courses and conferences in English for attendees from Eastern Europe, where this movement is starting to spread.
Eric Johnson (VA) served in the UASF for 30 years, retiring in Nov 2006. Since then he has been active working with college aged men. His gifting is as an encourager, hospitality, and applying the Word in practical ways. Currently he does a daily devotional with 4 individuals and has 4 additional men that follow the conversation. His passion is to see young men follow Jesus in an uncompromising way regardless of current circumstances. He is excited to be on the Kyrios Board and is excited to see where the Lord leads through this opportunity.
Bonnie Wozniak (GA) is wife of Fred, mother of 5 amazing children and 3 lovely daughters-in-law, and a grandmother of 12 remarkable grandchildren. Her radical salvation in 1972 with the Jesus People Movement set in motion a hunger for a passionate spiritual journey of loving God and His people. With her BA in English and Speech plus a Masters in Christian Ed, Bonnie taught English and Theater in Christian schools or homeschooled for over 34 years. In ministry she has served by equipping and empowering individuals to become the fullness of what God desires for them. So she taught women’s and parenting classes, hosted small groups and developed conferences to release transformation and purpose. Trained at Regent University in leadership and life coaching, Bonnie formed a non-profit coach training company and then in 2005 Bonnie started the Pathway Home, a 12-month residence for women with life-controlling issues. Later, she began a leadership development company for the marketplace. Her relentless energy reflects Bonnie’s deep commitment to live a “Yes Life” and disciple others to do the same.
Fred Wozniak (GA) began full time street ministry with nightly revival meetings immediately after receiving Christ as his personal Savior in the Jesus Movement in March of 1972. Later he graduated with honors from Bible College. Throughout the years he has served in the local church by teaching and directing children’s ministries, youth groups and adult classes highlighted by being a Church Elder, Teacher on “Five Fold Leadership Team” and a Logos University Professor. His passion is to teach Bible Truths to people of all ages. Fred has also followed Contemporary Christian Music from the days when it was first called Jesus Music. He married Bonnie in 1973 and together they have 5 adult children (of whom 3 are married) and 12 grandchildren. When he is not renovating or repairing things in the home, Fred is currently employed as a mechanical engineer designing custom industrial machines.