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New Citygate Network Board Terms Begin

Colorado Springs, Colo. (January 7, 2021) – Five new board members began serving three-year terms on the Citygate Network Board of Directors on January 1, 2021. Three of them represent their regional districts, one is an at-large member, and one is a board-elected member.

We have been extremely pleased with the commitment and depth of our board members during my entire tenure at Citygate Network, said President John Ashmen, and our newest class in no exception. They are a forward-thinking group that fully subscribe to our mission and vision.

  • Donovan Coley - CEO at Fort Wayne Rescue Mission Ministries, Ft Wayne, IN
  • Vann Ellison - CEO at St. Matthew's House, Naples, FL
  • Nicole Frazier - Sr VP at The Daniels Fund in Denver, CO
  • Anthony McMinn - CEO at Hendersonville Rescue Mission, Hendersonville, NC
  • Vicki Murray - CEO at Safe Harbor, Hickory, NC

Citygate Network offers sincere appreciation to the five outgoing board members who completed their terms on December 31, 2020: Michael Brown (MI), Glenn Cranfield (TN), Penny Kievet (FL), Charles Morgan (MN), and Clarence Shuler (CO).

Visit our Board of Directors page to see the complete list of current board members.

About Citygate Network: Citygate Network is North America’s oldest and largest network of independent crisis shelters and rehabilitation centers, offering radical hospitality in the name of Jesus. With 300 member missions and ministries, Citygate Network exists to proclaim the passion of Jesus toward the hungry, homeless, abused, and addicted, and to accelerate quality and effectiveness in member missions. Every year, our members rally 300,000 volunteers and 10,000 full-time staff to serve approximately 50 million meals, provide more than 20 million nights of lodging, distribute some 30 million pieces of clothing, graduate upwards of 20,000 people from addiction-recovery programs, and provide many additional valuable services. For more information, visit