ADVANCE1040 is run by an oversight committee of three people; all are active with various Anabaptist nonprofit organizations.

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Merle Weaver - Committee Chairman

Merle lives with his wife and eleven children in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He serves in leadership in his local church, as well as in several other nonprofit organizations.


Reagan S. - Administrator

Reagan (full name withheld for security reasons) has served in communications for many different Anabaptist ministries and manages the day-to-day details for ADVANCE1040. He is passionate about communicating the needs of the Middle East and showing how conservative Anabaptist churches can respond in a Christ-centered way.

Additionally, ADVANCE1040 also has a small administrative team and various volunteers who assist with training, development, and sending teams.