Central FLorida Staff Team



Kim Koi

Area Director


Kim has served with InterVarsity for 10 years, working on campuses in the Orlando area.  She has a deep love for student transformation and for the city.  Kim lives downtown and loves always driving the opposite direction of rush hour traffic.






Arul karunanidhi

Univ. of Central Florida, South Asian Chapter


Three years ago, Arul graduated from UCF joined IV to plant a movement among South Asian students at his alma mater. Today, that movement is leading Hindu and Muslim students to believe in Jesus as Lord. Arul is a man of prayer, who loves Scripture and sharing the Gospel with those around him.





Elsie Mokoban

Indian River State College


Elsie is the veteran staff on the Central Florida team, serving 21 years with InterVarsity.  She is a great woman of prayer and has a deep passion for students.  She longs for students to devote themselves to God’s purposes. Elsie is married to Theo and they have an almost teenage daughter.





DANNY CHEN

University of Central Florida


With a Master’s Degree in Marine Biology, Danny loves all things water. But, three years ago, God called him back to his first love for reaching college students and he joined the UCF team of InterVarsity staff. Danny is recently married to Brooke and they have two canine kids - Hurley and Justice.




Denisse foster

Univ. of Central Florida, LaFe Latino Ministry


After “majoring” in IV during her time at UCF and serving as the Central Florida Administrative Assistant for a year, Denisse heard God call her to IV staff work with Latino students last year. She will work with a group of students at UCF, helping them to reach out to the Latino community in Orlando.





Lily Maxwell

Valencia College


As our newest addition to the team, Lily brings strong gifts in discipleship and evangelism. Lily is a risk-taker for the Kingdom of God. During her senior year at UCF, she went out on campus weekly to talk to strangers about their beliefs. We are excited to have Lily on our team and look forward to how she contributes to our mission on campus.



Steve Wimmer

Rollins College


Steve is an eighth year staff with a vision to see Rollins students engaged in community and making an impact on campus.  Steve and his wife, Jenna, live downtown, where they enjoy hanging out with their neighbor, Miss Mae. Steve and Jenna also recently began a new adventure called parenting with the birth of their daughter this year.



 

TIM GONYER

Florida Institute of Technology


Tim graduated from Florida Institute of Technology in 2008, and serves as a staff at his alma mater.  Tim played baseball during his time at FIT, often serving as the unofficial “chaplain” of his team.  He is married to Cassie, who teaches high school science.




WES FOSTER

Seminole State College of Florida


Wes graduated from UCF in May 2010, having been heavily involved with InterVarsity since his freshman year. After hearing God’s call to college students, Wes serves on campus at SSC, seeking to build a community that witnesses to Jesus. Wes is married to Denisse (above), and they have a 4-year-old daughter.

 

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