Board of Directors

Rebecca Goldstone

Editor and Resource Specialist | Irvine, CA

Rebecca spent several years living and ministering in the former Soviet Union and has over a decade of professional experience in the training of ministry leaders. She has developed resources related to spiritual transformation and the equipping of leaders ministering particularly to the millennial generation. She also serves on the faculty of Concordia University, Pacific Christian College, and Hope International University. Rebecca's experience in ministry, training, and leadership are a great asset to the CRM Board. She and her husband, Marc, live in Irvine, California and are the parents of three young boys.

Will Brooke

Managing Partner, Harbert Management Corporation | Birmingham, AL

Will is Executive Vice President and Managing Partner with Harbert Management Corporation in Birmingham, Alabama. An attorney by training, Will has contributed significant expertise to the business as mission initiatives that CRM undertakes around the world and CRM’s strategic direction. He and his wife, Maggie, have been advocates and supporters of CRM for years. They reside in Birmingham and have three adult children.

David Hiskey

Hiskey Law Firm | Placentia, CA

David has practiced law for more than thirty years, working exclusively in the areas of estate and charitable gift planning, trust administration, and probate. David has had various leadership responsibilities in a variety of ministry settings. His focus over the last ten years has been on the poor and oppressed, both locally and with Dalit children in India. David and his wife, Karren, live in Yorba Linda, Calif. and have eight adult children.

Gary Knutson

Principal Software Engineer | Irvine, CA

Gary Knutson has been a software engineer for over 25 years, specializing in the development of financial and mortgage applications. He currently is a principal software engineer for a software consulting firm located in Irvine, CA. Gary, and his wife, Kelly, live in Irvine, CA and are the parents of two teenage sons. Over the past 12 years, Gary and Kelly have regularly served in a variety of ministry capacities in children’s ministries through their local church.

Keith Uebele

Portland, OR

Keith Uebele has been involved with CRM around the world since 1995, with a particular interest in the Middle East. For more than three decades, he worked as a Principal Strategist for Intel Corporation. before CRM. Keith's strategic and executive skills have been particularly applicable within CRM. Keith and his wife, Ellen, live in Portland, OR and have three adult children.

Sam Metcalf

President, CRM-US | Fullerton, CA

Sam has served as the president of CRM since 1985. His passion for leadership development, discipleship, and the spread of the good news of Jesus around the world has led CRM into over 85 countries and a variety of innovative ministry models contributing to contemporary movements of the gospel. Today Sam focuses his efforts on developing Disciple Making Movements (DMM) and empowering the national leaders who head up CRM’s partner organizations in the Conext Network. Sam and his wife, Patty, are based in Fullerton, California. They have two adult children and four grandchildren.

Shelli Smith

Corporate Administrator and Full-time Mom | Scottsdale, AZ

Shelli is a Southern California native and graduate of Pepperdine University with a BA in Journalism. In 2003 she assumed the role of Director of Development at CRM, a position she held until 2008. Prior to that, she had extensive professional experience in turning troubled properties and businesses into profitable assets. Shelli and her husband, Scott, currently live in Phoenix, Arizona and are the proud parents of two young boys.

Chris Somogyi

Irvine, CA

Chris Somogyi serves as Executive Director of International Product Development for Allergen, where she leads cross-functional, multinational teams responsible for strategy and execution of global development and registration of new medications within targeted geographies of interest. Chris enjoys leadership development and coaching. She has a passion for strategy and big picture thinking. However, working cross-culturally, she has learned the critical role of context and the truth of the statement that “culture really does eat strategy for breakfast."