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Crystal Martin // National Director

Crystal Martin has served with Chi Alpha Campus Ministries, U.S.A. for over 20 years on the local campus, overseas, as Chi Alpha Internationals Director, and currently as Cross-Cultural Mission Director at the National Chi Alpha Ministry Center. Crystal is the co-creator of The World Missions Summit, a partnership between Chi Alpha and AGWM designed to launch a missions movement in our generation. The phrase coined by Crystal, “Give a year and pray about a lifetime,” gives students a tangible starting place to fulfill their missionary call.  

Crystal graduated from the University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona and earned a master's degree in Leadership from Evangel University, Springfield, Missouri. Crystal is a fourth-generation minister in the Assemblies of God, ordained in 2013; recently becoming an associate pastor on the the pastoral staff of Central Assembly of God (Springfield, MO). Throughout her ministry career, Crystal has worked to create big footprints for the next generation of women and to advocate for women at all levels of church leadership.

She and her husband, E. Scott Martin, have two sons and a daughter-in-law.

“Our goal is that women are holistically trained in every aspect of ministry to be ministers of the gospel of Jesus Christ.”


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Karissa Jefferson // Executive Assistant to the Director/Operations Director // WomenInMinistry@ag.org

Karissa (Axmark) Jefferson graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts – Photography and Art History from Missouri State University (2010). She is a pastor’s daughter, wife, and mama who loves serving in any way needed.

She works with the Network as well as Chi Alpha Campus Ministries, U.S.A. and as a photographer.


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Saehee Duran // Training Director /

Saehee Duran, ordained with the Assemblies of God, is the lead pastor at Life360 Intercultural Campus. Alumna of Central Bible College (2013) and the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary (2016), she is currently working on the Doctor of Ministry at Southeastern University. Her leadership platform extends to the AG U.S. Missions Board, Evangel University as an adjunct faculty and an alumni board member, Korean-English Fellowship as the vice president, and her city as a police chaplain. Her passion is preaching, training, and opening doors for future generations to be obedient to God's call to ministry. She is a proud mother of three bi-racial children and a blessed wife of Dr. Damon Duran, the founding pastor of her church, her greatest mentor, best friend, and champion!


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Christina Vincent // Communications Director/Under 40 and AG Universities Strategist // christina.nwm@gmail.com

Christina (Ketchem) Vincent, ordained with the Assemblies of God, obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Youth Ministry from Central Bible College (2003), served as Pre-Teen Youth Pastor at Mesa First Assembly and as Junior High Youth Pastor at Phoenix First Assembly (now Dream City Church). She recently graduated with a Master of Divinity from Assemblies of God Theological Seminary (2017) and is currently the Student Life Coordinator at AGTS.

Joining the Network of Women Ministers team in the fall of ’17, Christina continues to focus her ministry endeavors on the next generation of leaders as the Under 40 and AG Universities Strategist.


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Fay Niemann // Strategic Planner and Facilitator for NWM District/Network Directors // fay.nwm@gmail.com

With thirty years of pastoral experience, Fay energetically engages, encourages, and equips people to reach their full potential in Christ. Along with her pastoral experience, Fay served as the first elected female regional presbyter in the Alaska Ministry Network for eight years, the 2012 “General Presbyter Representing Ordained Women” for the NW Region, and is a current committee person for the National Network of Women Ministers. Dr. Niemann’s educational pursuits include a BA in Cross-Cultural Communications (North Central University), a Master in Religious Education (Trinity Evangelical Divinity School), and a Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry in Leadership (Assemblies of God Theological Seminary). One of Fay’s greatest joys is spending time at their wilderness cabin with her husband of twenty-six years, Chuck, daughter, Nicole, and miniature schnauzer, Rocky.