"I alone cannot change the world but I can cast a stone across
the waters to create many ripples"
- Mother Teresa



Nikki Ramirez-Jennings - Executive Director

Nikki loves to do life with others and is appreciative of any opportunity that allows her to love, gather and elevate others in our Topeka community. Nikki is a firm believer of leading with love and logic. Her ability to lead with grace makes her a beloved member of the Topeka Community as well as a wife and mother to her four kids and two fur babies. You can find Nikki at church, serving in the community or in the bleachers cheering on her favorite athletes, her children. Nikki’s favorite thing to do is curl up with a good book. She is currently reading, Tattoos on the Heart, the Power of Boundless Compassion by Gregory Boyles.

Tim Vincent - Construction Manager


Johnathan Sublet – Chairman

Johnathan functions as the Lead Pastor for the Hi-Crest campus of Fellowship Bible Church. He is married to Tricia and together they have three wonderful kids. Johnathan is a Texas native who is new to hunting but an avid fan of sports.

Collin Billau - Vice Chair

A Tecumseh native and graduate of Washburn University’s School of Business, Collin has had the opportunity to work and consult in a variety of industries from higher education to agriculture. He’s always had a passion for small business development and entrepreneurship, which he gets to live out as the Director of Digital Development at Sprout Creative, LLC. Collin is blessed with an awesome wife and three great kiddos.

Jeremy Wynne – Board Member (On Sabbatical)

Raised in Topeka and currently serves as the Outreach Pastor at Fellowship Bible Church as well as the Sharefest Coordinator and Vice Chairman of SENT. Married since 2014 to Paige Wynne they live in the Hi-Crest community and love spending time with friends, family and at Shawnee Lake. Jeremy graduated from KU in 2013 and will complete his masters degree from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2019. His desire is to see the Church mobilized to make disciples of Jesus Christ among the nations.

SJ Hazim – Resource Development & Education

SJ was awarded a Rising star recognition from The Topeka Capital Journal 2019, for his community involvement and impact. A board Member of the Police Athletic League and council member of Strengthening Police and Community Partnerships. An all around community servant promoting volunteerism and mentorship. Founder of Project Forward and a member of Momentum 2022 Community Engagement, Pride, & Service Work Group. SJ is “all in”, “all the time” in any endeavor he takes on.

Dr. Beryl New - Board Member

Dr. Beryl New is Director of Certified Personnel and Equity for Topeka Public Schools. She is also the co-chair of the district’s Equity Council, which closely examines the ways in which race impacts student success. She has served as an educator for thirty years in teaching and school leadership. A resident of Topeka since the age of nine, she is also a member of Faith Temple Church - Topeka, where she has taught Sunday School for nearly forty years.

Sara Hoyer - Treasurer

Sara was born and raised in Topeka. She currently serves as Director of Business & Finance and Board Clerk for the Shawnee Heights School District. Sara earned a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and a Master of Business Administration from Washburn University and a Certificate of Public Administration from the University of Kansas. Her twenty-year career in budgeting and accounting has centered on the human (disability) services and educational sectors of government. She volunteered in various capacities at her local church home since 1998 and loves to serve people. She currently attends Fellowship Bible Church – Hi Crest, in community with other people who have a heart to serve. Outside of work and ministry, she spends her time with her two sons, RJ and Elijas, who are her two greatest gifts. Spending part of her childhood in Hi-Crest gives her a passion for the SENT mission. In her role at SENT and in community, she hopes to teach her sons that with God, all things are possible.

Sheena Ward - Board Member

Robert Brown - Board Member

Ron Krueger - Board Member

Ron and his wife Stacy have lived in Topeka with their two daughters since 2006.  They attend Fellowship Bible Church where Ron serves on the Deacon Team and they volunteer with the Outreach Ministry.  Ron is employed with United Airlines and served 25 years with the Air Force and Kansas Air National Guard in numerous command leadership positions. He and his family want to help transform the Topeka community through the love of Christ.

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