Board of Directors

The Board of Directors (2013-2014) Includes:


C. Ross Betts, M.D. (President)            
Gibsonia, Pennsylvania

Ross is a practicing nephrologist in Butler and Armstrong Counties in Western Pennsylvania. He graduated from Vanderbilt University, 1980, summa cum laud, in Chemistry and from the University of Michigan Medical School in 1984. His subsequent training was in Internal Medicine at the University of Minnesota and at Washington University in St Louis (Nephrology)

Ross has served on the volunteer faculty at the University of Pittsburgh and taught residents at Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh, presently teaching a class on “Humanities and Medicine” there.   He serves on numerous hospital boards and in administrative positions.  He is on the Academic Committee of Aquinas Academy in Pittsburgh.  He is the science editor of Classical Education Quarterly (CEQ), a publication of the Consortium for Classical Lutheran Educators. He writes articles for CEQ and has written numerous articles for Living Magazine, a publication of Lutherans for Life. He is married to Lynn and has five children. They attend Bethel Lutheran Church (LCMS) in Glenshaw, PA

Michael L. Peil, M.D. (Treasurer)            
Peoria, Illinoia

Mike is a practicing pulmonologist in Peoria, Illinois.  He graduated from Kansas State University in 1977 in Business Administration and from the University of Kansas Medical School in 1980. His Internal Medicine training was at the University of Kansas and his Pulmonary Fellowship at the University of Texas-Southwestern in Dallas.

Mike is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria. He is past president of Peoria Pulmonary Associates and has served on numerous hospital boards and in administrative positions. He presently serves as Secretary/Treasurer for Medical Staff, Methodist Medical Center of Illinois and has served as treasurer for the Sedgewick County Medical Society. Mike is married to Claudia and they have five children. He is active in Grace Presbyterian Church, Peoria.

Stephen Griggs, M.D. (Secretary)              
Austin, Texas

Steve is a practicing pediatrician in Austin, Texas.  He graduated from medical school at the University of Texas-Southwestern in 1967. He completed training in Pediatrics at Children’s Medical Centre in Dallas in 1972. He served as a flight surgeon in the U.S. Air Force from 1968-70.

Steve is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Texas Medical Branch-Galveston.  He has participated in a mentoring program with students from a variety of medical schools. His special interests include bioethics, medical ethics, and the  history of medicine.  He is married to Carolyn with three children and four grandchildren.  He is active in the Redeemer Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Austin.

Robert Marlow, M.D., MA (Member-at-Large)   
Scottsdale, Arizona

Bob is a family practice physician and Associate Professor of Clinical Family and Community Medicine at the University of Arizona College Of Medicine.  He received undergraduate education and medical school training at the University of Colorado.  He was a Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Omega Alpha graduate in 1969 and 1974 respectively. He received an M.A. in educational psychology in 1993 from the University of Arizona.

Bob has won numerous awards for teaching excellence, served as an editor for Family Medicine, and has published many clinical and scientific papers.  He is a member of CMDA.  He has been married for 36 years to Loraine and has two daughters.  He is active in College View Baptist Church in Scottsdale.

Roger H. L. Revell, M.Div, MA (Member-at-Large)    
Vancouver, BC, Canada

Roger is an assistant minister with St. Peter's Fireside Anglican Church (ACNA) in Vancouver, BC.  Roger is a 2006 graduate of Augustine College and also a graduate of the University of Richmond ('05), where he majored in Political Science and History.  Roger's graduate studies--in theology--took him to Oxford University, where he read for his B.Th (M.Div equiv.), finishing with a First Class standing.  From Oxford, Roger relocated to Vancouver, undertaking an MA in doctrinal theology at Regent College.  He finished summa cum laud and won the prize for top theology student at the 2013 Regent College Convocation.  

Roger now remains in Vancouver, working as a minister in the city.  His ministry focuses on preaching, Christian education (in the church), spiritual formation, and the integration of faith & work (for men & women who have a vocation in the city).  Roger is slowly writing a Th.M on the significance & implications of Sabbath in the life of the church.

Jenny Holmes, M.D. (Member-at-Large)       
Dallas, Texas

Jenny is a medical doctor, having completed her degree at UT Southwestern.  She is presently taking an Internal Medicine residency at the University of Colorado.  She is a 2008 graduate of Augustine College and was that year’s valedictorian. She is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate from Washington University in St. Louis in 2002.  She has participated in various scientific, cultural, and religious projects during college & medical school.  She has been active in Campus Crusade for Christ.

Eric Strobel, Esq. (Legal Counsel) 
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Eric was instrumental in helping us start our corporation through his legal efforts with  his firm Hinshaw and Culbertson and through his own charitable organization Club de Amigos. He continues to advise us.

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