Chi Alpha Staff

Jamil and Vanessa Stell
Stanislaus Chi Alpha Directors

After meeting in Chi Alpha as students, Jamil and Vanessa fell in love. Upon graduation from CSU, Stanislaus they shared their first kiss on their wedding day. Today they have two sons Makan and Jehu and are honered to raise them into their God given destiny. They have continued to devote their lives to serving the local college campuses now for the past 8 years. Vanessa and Jamil have been called to speak the truth in love with the power and fire of God to the students ontheir local colege campuses. With their love for cultures and diversity, they are passionate about the nations and serving the international student community. Their heart is to lead all students into the greatness of God's glory by fulfilling their true potential as they are rooted in their calling and identity in Christ.

Jeremy and Debora Anderson

Jeremy and Debora serve as the Area Directors for Chi Alpha in the West Coast Region. They were married and began campus ministry together in June, 2004 as the Directors of Chi Alpha at CSU Stanislaus. Over the course of the next ten years they were blessed with four children and a team of campus missionaries that would help to plant Chi Alpha on six more campuses in the Central Valley Counties of Stanislaus, Merced and Fresno. The dream of reaching and discipling hundreds of students on this unique blend of university and college campuses has been experienced daily through a dynamic ministry of supernatural power and strategic follow-through. Jeremy and Debora are absolutely in love with the Father, each other and their children. They enjoy time with their family, adventures and strong coffee.

Daniel and Abby Smith

After marrying on July 30, 2011 Daniel and Abby devoted their lives to serving the campuses of Central Valley Chi Alpha. Two years later God called them to move to become the Directors at Fresno State, Fresno City and Clovis Community College. They know they will see God's love and resurrection power spread to the nearly 50,000 students who attend. They both grew up knowing Jesus, but were truly transformed when they encountered the Living God for themselves in Chi Alpha as students. Daniel and Abby love spending time with their two beautiful daughters Liliahna and Elizah and traveling anywhere the Lord will let them. They carry a conviction to rais their children and students to fall into an ever-deeper love relationshiop with Christ that overflows to transform their peers, their campuses, their families, the marketplace and the world.

Favor Ndama

At the peak of her senior year at UC Merced, Favors plan "A" became to make Jesus famous on college campuses where students are hungry for the love and power of God. Favor believes in family, community, seeing generations of students walk in their divine destinies and seeing the nations experience the love of God! Privileged to serve as site director on UC Merced College campuses, Favor's passion is to empower generations of students into their identity in Christ.

Martin and Damaris Sanchez
Mentored Staff

Martin and Damaris were married inSeptember of 2014 instantly knew that God was calling them to give their lives in order to reach the lost. In August 2015 they had the privilidge of advancing His Heavenly Kingdom with Central Valley Chi Alpha. They are excited about this new journey of reaching and discipling the 100,000 students on their 7 campuses. Here they are able to share their gifting's with students by empowering and equipping them to become the spiritual Sons and Daughters whom are loved by their Heavenly Father. They are passionate and dream to see their entire campuses saved, transformed and on fire for God.

Wendy Zaragoza
Mentored Staff

Wendy Zaragoza is a CSU Stanislaus alumni and is happily serving with Central Valley Chi Alpha where she is reaching out to students on seven college campuses throughout the Central Valley. She was radically transformed in her freshman year when a group of Chi Alpha students shared the love and power of God with her. Two years later she felt called to college ministry during her junior year of college and is excited to be stepping into her calling with her Chi Alpha family. She has a conviction to freely give away to students what she was given her freshmen year... the transforming love of God!

Eriq Truitt

Eriq Truitt is a minister and a mentor. He graduated from University of California, Merced in 2012 with a B.A. in Political Science and Sociology. Eriq works full time resettling refugees while ministering to college students as the co-site Director of Merced Chi Alpha. As a second-generation preacher, originally from Southern California, Eriq is currently pouring his life into building the greatest army of evangelist the Earth has ever seen to launch California into the greatest move of God in our time. Eriq enjoys wearing fluffy slippers and watching Netflix with the Holy Spirit.

*All staff and Directors are staff with Chi Alpha Ministries and not the chartered club on campus
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