ABINA MINISTRIES is blessed to have an amazing collection of Godly men and women to help guide us in fulfilling God’s Great Commision and missions, since 2010.
Our all volunteer Board of Directors provide their own resources and time to bless children without parents in North and Central America.
Colette Bert, Travel Agent, Board Member Since 2010.
Mom, Grandma, Wife, Christian, Travel Agent (IATA) Founder Of ABINA & Missionary.
“The LORD is my strength and my shield; in Him my heart trusts, and I am helped; my heart exults, and with my song I give thanks to Him.” Psalm 28:7
Jeremy Bert, Cowboy, Retired Merchant Seaman, US Naval Vietnam Veteran, Missionary, Vice President/Treasurer, Joined 2010.
Husband, Father, Grandfather. My wife, Colette, is a very special lady,and the love of my ‘earthly’ life. Todo lo puedo en Cristo que me fortuleza !
I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me!( Philippians 4:13)
Sherril L. Lex, Secretary-Board Member Since 2012
Mom and Grandmother to two granddaughters, Christian, ABINA Secretary, I love seeing the Lord’s “suddenlys” – the unexpected blessings that happen out of the blue!
“Call to me and I will answer you and show you great and mighty things that you do not know”. Jeremiah 33:3 ❤️
Janice Palmby – Prayer Chair, Board Member Since 2019.
Hi! ❤ I am God’s Daughter, a Mom, Grandmom, Neighbor, Friend & ABINA Board member.
Is. 61: ..because Yahweh has anointed me as a messenger to preach good news to the poor. He sent me to heal the wounds of the brokenhearted, to tell captives, “You are free” & to tell prisoners, “Be free from your darkness.”
Ashley Bert, Public Notary, Board Member Since 2020
Proud cat mom of three cats, Wife, Orthodox Christian, Public Notary and committee chairperson for Abina. I love seeing the lords work that has been done for the children in Costa Rica and I am looking forward to making my first visit there soon!
“Have mercy on me, O God. According to your great mercy. And according to the abundance of your compassion, blot out my transgressions. Psalms 51 :1-3
Jake Bert, IT Tech, Board Member Since 2010.
I am an Eastern Orthodox Christian and committee board member and ABINA tech support. I have been with ABINA since it’s conception in 2010 and participated in some of the mission trips. I’m looking forward to visiting Costa Rica again and helping out.
One of my favorite scripture is; 1 Tim: “For there is one mediator between God and man, Christ Jesus.”
Charlene Bishop, RN., Board Member Since 2019
Mom, Wife, Mimi, Christian, Adventurer, ABINA Board Member since 2019.
I am proud to be part of ABINA. I love the way this amazing organization joyfully serves children in ways that remind them that they are loved.
Let all that you do be done in love. – 1 Corinthians 16:14
Taryn Smith – Board Member, ABINA Logo Artist. Since 2019
Christ Follower, Accounting Student, ABINA Board member since 2019. I have loved being apart of ABINA as it is an organization that is faithful to share the gospel and genuinely wants to help and show Christ’s love to all! I had the privilege of going on a mission trip to Costa Rica in 2019, and I can’t wait to go back again!
“Let your light shine before men in such a way that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father who is in heaven.” Matthew 5:16
Russ Agnew, Prayer Chair, Mountain Man, Board Member Since 2016
1 John 4:9 NLT“God showed how much He loved us by sending His one and only Son into the world so that we might have eternal life through Him.
Psalm 68:5 tells us, “Father of the fatherless and protector of widows is God in his holy habitation.”