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Meet the Board

Jason Vana

Founder / European Director

Jason has been active in college ministry for the past 10 years, empowering students to to passionately pursue Christ and transform their colleges for Him. He has helped plant groups at schools throughout west central Illinois and in the Czech Republic. Aside from all this ministry stuff, Jason has a passion for marketing, reading, hiking, loves to travel and writes regularly at

Dave Danaher

Board Secretary

David is a 2006 graduate of Monmouth College, a 2010 graduate of Northern Illinois University and currently works as an Optical Engineer at Ametek. During his time at Monmouth College, David helped start Covenant Groups, the ministry that went on to become Ignite.

Dan Asbell

Board Treasurer

Dan is a 2013 graduate of Monmouth College and is currently pursuing his MBA at Illinois State University. During his time at Monmouth, Dan served as a student leader of the Ignite Monmouth group and attended the 2012 Czech mission trip. He is a Financial Analyst at State Farm and is an avid outdoorsman.

Victor "Randy" Randle

Board Member

Victor is the Lead Pastor at New Life Assembly of God church in Dwight, Illinois. He has a heart to serve and reach out to people with the message and gospel of Christ. He is actively involved in ministry in the Czech Republic. Victor is a husband, father, and avid traveler.

board member rod boyd

Rod Boyd

Board Member

Rod is a businessman in Des Moines, Iowa. Owning two businesses, God has put in him a unique position to be able to deal with people on multiple levels thus always having an opportunity to share his faith in Jesus Christ and show what it looks like to be a "Christian" businessman today. Rod has been traveling to the Czech Republic since 1997 and God has burdened his heart to reach this nation for Jesus Christ.