Meet Our Board

We couldn’t exist without the amazing dedication and service from our board members.

Allison R. Barnhill

Allison has been a licensed attorney for over 28 years. She has sat on the Board of Directors for nonprofit corporations and served as an advisor to numerous other nonprofits. Also, she served as the capital campaign co-chairman for a large nonprofit overseeing fundraising. Allison has been to Cuba several times and always comes home, amazed at what God is doing on the island.

Kari Cope

Kari teaches Spanish and AP English Literature to high school students at a Christian school. She also played soccer for the Charlotte Eagles. A perfect day for Kari is when she’s in a different country, speaking Spanish, sharing the Gospel with others and playing a game of soccer. She loves sharing her passion with people in Cuba.

Renee Snyder

Renee has a heartfelt passion for serving others, as evidenced by her extensive volunteer activities, specifically with the elderly. Her service to others includes visiting assisted living facilities, serving as a pet therapist, and volunteering with a non-profit to mobilize Christians to meet the physical and spiritual needs of the poor, elderly and disabled. Renee joins many mission trips and conducts administrative duties for Atulado.

Wayne Snyder

After feeling God leading him to leave his full-time job in corporate sales management in the telecommunications industry, Wayne volunteers as the full-time Executive Director of Atulado Ministries. He has led dozens of teams on mission trips to other parts of the world and is presently highly focused on spending time on the ground in Cuba and serving the community in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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