Speakers and Team Members
Tatiana Anderson was born and raised in Ukraine, and has been in the PCA for over 25 years, serving in various ministries in her local church, including women’s ministry team, youth and children’s ministries, and small group discipleship. She has taught women’s Bible studies, facilitated women’s ministry small groups, and worked alongside different teams of women within the context of her church’s women’s ministry. Tatiana loves serving her church and sharing the love of Christ with people in her life.
Tatiana has been married to Jonathan for 21 years and together they have three children: Elle (16), Evan (14), and Nadia (12). Tatiana and Jonathan live in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where they are members of Village Seven Presbyterian Church. Together they lead a small group and Tatiana is involved in the church’s women’s ministry. Tatiana also serves on the National Women’s Ministry Team as Regional Advisor for the West. As a family, they enjoy hiking, skiing, paddle boarding and inviting people over to share meals and meaningful conversations.
Teri Anderson and her husband, Mark, are members of Spring Meadows PCA in Las Vegas, NV. They have two adult “kids,” a son-in-law, and enjoy their 7-year-old granddaughter and 2-year-old grandson as often as possible! Teri taught high school English, Computer Technology, and Gifted Education before beginning her motherhood role and a resulting home-based Mary Kay Cosmetics business, becoming a “mompreneur“ before it was trendy! Currently, as an Independent Sales Director, she provides training and mentoring for women of all ages across the USA. In the volunteer world, she served several terms as a Women’s Advisor to the Board of Covenant College, and as an Alpha Omicron Pi VP and International Board member. Locally, Teri has served on the Women’s Ministry Team, and taught Sunday School and Bible Study. She has served as a PCA Women’s Ministry Trainer and retreat speaker since 2001.
Creigh Brown is currently on staff as the Women’s Ministry Director at Christ Community Presbyterian Church in Lakeland, FL. She has also served as the Southwest Florida Presbytery Women’s Ministry Coordinator since 2020. Creigh has served her local church in leading discipleship and community groups, teaching Kids’ Worship classes, and leading international missions trips. She and her husband, Jamie (a Ruling Elder at CCPC), have been married for 27 years and have been blessed with four children. As those children are growing into adulthood, Creigh and Jamie are enjoying the mysterious transition from parenting adolescent children to walking alongside adult children. Together they enjoy backpacking, saltwater fishing, road trips, and whatever opportunities they have to spend in God’s beautiful creation.
Melanie Cogdill serves as a women’s ministry trainer for the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA). She is also the managing editor of the online magazine the Christian Research Journal and the host of its weekly podcast, Postmodern Realities (subscribe wherever you get your favorite podcasts). She is a foodie who loves to eat and she posts her eating adventures on social media. She also is a big fan of modern board games and gaming with a group of women from her church. Melanie and her husband Dwayne live in North Carolina and have two grown sons.
Courtney Denton is married to Alex and has two young children, Blakely and Banks. She serves as the Director of Women’s Ministries at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Rock Hill, SC. and is the founder of The Life House Women’s Shelter, desiring to provide help and hope to women in need. Courtney’s heart for serving the needs of others is an outpouring of the mercy, grace and love she has been shown by God. Courtney’s desire is to equip and encourage women with the understanding of their God-given design and to live a life transformed by the Gospel. She is the author of KICKSTAND Devotionals. Courtney loves time with her family, Mexican food, shopping, and traveling.
Eden Flora is a member of Christ Presbyterian Church in Oxford, Mississippi. Currently, she serves as a Bible study teacher, small group leader, and on the Women’s National Team as the Mid South Regional Advisor. Eden works as a full-time artist, which is inspired by her faith. She loves creating visual reminders of God’s truth through her work. Additionally, she works as a Registered Art Therapist. Eden is married to her delightful and very tall husband, Gray. They have two joyful little boys. More information on Eden can be found here: www.edenwflora.com.
Christina Fox is a counselor, retreat speaker, and author of multiple books including A Heart Set Free: A Journey to Hope Through the Psalms of Lament, A Holy Fear: Trading Lesser Fears for the Fear of the Lord, and Like Our Father: How God Parents Us and Why That Matters for Our Parenting. She is the content editor for enCourage and General Editor for Alongside Care. You can find her at www.christinafox.com.
Karen Hodge serves as the Coordinator for PCA Women’s Ministry, where she seeks to connect women and churches to one another and to sound resources. She is also having the time of her life serving alongside her husband, pastor and best friend Chris, as they serve at Village Seven Presbyterian Church in Colorado Springs, CO. Chris and Karen have two adult children, Anna Grace Botka and Haddon Hodge. She is the host of the enCourage podcast and authored Transformed: Life-taker to Life-giver, Life-giving Leadership (along with Susan Hunt), and Breathe: The Life-giving Oxygen of the Lord’s Prayer.
Susan Hunt is the widow of retired PCA pastor Gene Hunt. Susan lives in Marietta, GA surrounded by their three children and their families. She is the former Coordinator of Women’s Ministries and the author of several books for women and children.
Sarah Ivill (ThM, Dallas Theological Seminary) has served at the Howard G. Hendricks Center for Christian Leadership, in Bible Study Fellowship, and as Director of Women’s Ministry in the local church, among other leadership positions. Sarah is also the author of several Bible studies and books. In addition, she is a contributing blogger for enCourage, and has a regular blog with the Alliance of Confessing Evangelicals. She also enjoys speaking at women’s retreats and conferences. A member of Christ Covenant Church, Sarah lives with her husband and four children in Matthews, North Carolina.
Janet LaRocque is a member of Naperville Presbyterian Church in the Chicagoland suburbs and serves on the PCA’s National Women’s team as advisor for the Mid-America Region. She has been involved in Women’s Ministry since a friend invited her to her first ever Bible study in 2007. She has been part of the equipping team, various event teams, a co-leader of the Women’s Servant Team, and now a co-leader of the Titus 2 Discipleship team. She has also loved volunteering in the children’s area and in the church’s ESL program as a conversation partner for many years. She is passionate about encouraging and equipping women to know, love, and display Jesus better every day. In 2015, after over 25 years in public and corporate accounting, Janet joined the staff of NPC as the Director of Finance. Janet has been married to Lee since 1989. They have three adult children and as well as a 7-year old…chocolate lab. She enjoys meeting new people, reading, and traveling.
Meaghan May is grateful for the gospel and loves inviting women to live in the steadfast love of God whatever their current season. She is the PCA Elders’ Wives Liaison with PCA’s Discipleship Ministries (CDM). She has lived in many regions of the country and over the past two decades, she has served alongside her husband in church planting, women’s ministry, children’s ministry, special needs ministry, conference planning, retreat speaking, coaching, and youth ministry. She loves the church and is thankful to equip and encourage His people, especially those serving as Elder’s wives! Meaghan has been on the PCA Women’s Ministry National Team as a Regional Advisor and currently serves as a trainer with Parakaleo. Meaghan is thankful to invest in the lives of women as the Women’s Ministry Director for Covenant Presbyterian Church of Naples. She prays that women will grow in their love for God, His word, and one another, that together they will magnify the Lord and exalt His Name (Psalm 34:3). Meaghan loves to hike, laugh, read, experiment with new recipes, and cram into the minivan to explore new places on road trips with their five beautiful children.
Paula Miles is wife to Kevin, a ruling elder at Clemson Presbyterian, and mother of Wimberly Johnson (married to Charlie), Janie Gotfredson (married to Duncan), Clary (married to Elli), and Judy Livingston (married to Evan). She is also grandmother to 3 boys and has another grandchild on the way. Paula grew up in Anderson, SC and graduated from Clemson University. She has experienced the joy of being a full-time homemaker and public school teacher. Studying and teaching God’s Word is her passion, as well as coming alongside women to encourage them to understand their unique design and fulfill their individual callings. Paula is on staff at Clemson Presbyterian as women’s ministry coordinator since 2014, is a conference speaker, and serves on the PCA’s Discipleship Ministries (CDM) National Women’s Ministry Team as a trainer. She enjoys regular exercise, a good cup of coffee, watching sporting events, and investing in the lives of her family and friends.
Connie Miller celebrated 44 years of marriage to her college sweetheart, Mike, who is the Global Missions Pastor at Christ Covenant Church in Matthews, North Carolina. Serving alongside her husband with his various roles has been a real joy as she has worn several ministry hats as a church planter’s wife, hospitality coordinator, worship leader, Children’s Sunday School and women’s Bible study teacher. They have 3 adult children, two daughters, Mary Sha; Cate, newly married to Jeff; and one son, Mike who is married to Megan. She and Mike love being “Nonnie and Pops” to their adorable grandchildren, Bo, Grisham, and Mary Caitlin. Connie serves as a National Trainer for the PCA Women’s Ministry and Advisor for Women’s Ministry International. She has a passion for discipling women and equipping them to think biblically and live covenantally. She and Mike enjoy traveling, hiking, biking and kayaking.
Carrie Mills has been married to PCA Pastor Brad Mills for 23 years. After graduating seminary, her family moved back to their hometown where they planted Grace Presbyterian Church in Fresno, California, where they lived for 10 years. She is the mother of four beautiful children ranging in ages 12-19. Carrie served as CDM’s West Coast Regional Advisor, prior to moving to Brandon, MS, where her husband is pastor at Brandon Presbyterian Church.
Cheryl Mullis is the Director of Adult Ministries at Evangelical Presbyterian in Annapolis, MD and serves as the Northeast Regional Advisor. Cheryl loves to study and teach God’s Word and has helped shaped the small group ministry at her church by writing curriculum, building teams, mentoring and training leaders, and leading groups. Her passion is for others to be transformed by Jesus and to live each day dependent on Him, grateful for His faithfulness and love, and eager to tell others about His amazing grace.
Cheryl and her husband Don live in Annapolis, Maryland. Together they have raised five children and are blessed with ten grandchildren. Life together has been full of joys and surprises and through it all, God remains faithful. In addition to spending time with her family, Cheryl loves to travel, play her cello with the worship band, write curriculum, and read a good book at the beach.
Chandra Oliver serves on the PCA’s Committee on Discipleship Ministries (CDM) National Women’s Ministry Team as a Trainer and Advisor-At-Large for Chaplain and Military Wives. Chandra lives in North Carolina with her husband Matt, who is a TE in the PCA and is an Army Chaplain. In the past nine years, the Olivers have lived in six different states. With each move they are encouraged and reminded that, although the Army sends them to new locations, “God never gets the address wrong.” Whether leading a Bible study, serving on a volunteer committee, or participating in a military event, Chandra enjoys finding new ways to breathe life into her fellow military spouses.
Marcie Tuten is the wife to Chris and mom to three beautiful girls, Marianne (13), Vera (11), Alice (6). When she is not busy driving carpool to and from school and to all the various sports and activities, she enjoys reading, drinking coffee, and taking walks (especially with their Boykin Spaniel, Griffey). She is a member of ChristChurch Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, GA where her husband serves as an elder and she teaches 5-year-old Sunday school and helps facilitate a women’s Bible study.
Allison Van Egmond is the Women’s Ministry Coordinator at New Life PCA in Escondido, CA and has served in this role for six years. Her heart’s desire is to see women grow in their love and knowledge of the Lord while growing deep, meaningful relationships with their sisters in Christ. Allison has been married to her husband, Nathan, for 14 years and they have two children in elementary school. For fun, Allison and her family enjoy camping, exploring nature, and pretending to be tourists in San Diego County.
Jamie Voss has been serving as the Women’s Ministry Director at Perimeter Church since 2010 and is the Southeast Regional Advisor. She has been in the PCA for thirty years and has a Masters in Educational Ministries from Covenant Seminary. Jamie became a Christian in college and was on staff with a campus ministry for 17 years, 7 of which she was a missionary overseas in Johannesburg, South Africa. Jamie has been married to Judson for 9 years and they have a 7-year-old girl and a 5-year-old boy.
Jane Anne Wilson is an Advisor for the Committee on Discipleship Ministries (CDM) and has served as Northeast Regional Advisor on the National Women’s Ministry Team. Growing up in the PCA afforded her many opportunities to serve in a variety of roles and contexts. Wife to David and mother of four adult children, cuddling with her five adorable grandchildren, long walks with her husband, and adventurous family reunions are her favorite blessings.