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Foundation for the Nations

Personnel

5b Main Street, Ballynahinch, Co Down, BT24 8DN, Northern Ireland

John Duncan

John Duncan

john@foundationforthenations.org

Executive Director

Raised in a good Open Brethren church and home. Became a committed follower of Jesus at age 14. Educated at a Quaker school and the University of Ulster. Married to Maisie, with daughters Sarah and Emma. Resident in Northern Ireland. Been on full–time staff with Youth for Christ in one role or another for 37 years (2018). Member of a Presbyterian church. Lead a house–group in our home, and coordinate a monthly youth event called VIBE. Like anything with an engine, working outside, cooking, reading, God’s creation, watching most sports, long–distance cycling, and working with people who are enthusiastic and passionate about their work.

Paul Gilmore

Paul Gilmore

Paul@Foundationforthenations.org

Grants Manager

Following studying Business at Ulster University, involved in running a retail/distribution business for 15 years.

Over the last 13 years involved in several projects, including being part of the leadership team for YFC Eastern Europe. Co–founder of a project in Moldova which enables teenage girls to further their education and attain skills to help them get employment.

Currently part of the Management Team that organise New Horizon, which is a week–long Christian conference in N Ireland in August that over 4000 people attend.

Lives in N Ireland but enjoys travelling especially to YFC projects. Enjoys sailing & being near water.

Rachel Loney

Rachel Loney

rachel@foundationforthenations.org

Assistant to the Executive Director

Rachel has an Honours degree in Modern History and Film Studies from Queens University Belfast and previously worked for the Northern Ireland Civil Service. She takes care of all the book–keeping and the general office admin, and keeps John and Paul on track.

Julie Strode

Julie Strode

Julie.strode@YFCI.org

Part–time staff

Julie works part–time for the Foundation out of Lincoln, Nebraska. She has a strong background in Youth For Christ, having worked for Lincoln YFC for many years, and now serves on the YFCI Development Team. She is married to Terry, is a mother and grandmother, and in her spare time has been a champion barrel–racer…

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