Daniel is the President of Nightlight Christian Adoptions, home of the Snowflakes® Embryo Adoption program. He has worked as a pastor, professional counselor, and adjunct professor of biblical studies at Biola University. He is also a published author of four books and numerous articles in adoption and religious magazines. Dan is a board member of Every Child Has a Name, the National Christian Adoption Fellowship, A Helping Hand, and on the organizing committee of Adopted for Good.
Dan and his wife Denise adopted from Russia through Nightlight. Dan's career is in management in the medical field.
David was drawn to the pro-life work of Generations Adoptions and served on the board there before the agency merged with Nightlight. David is the president of TNFB Your Bank for Life in Texas.
Debbie has worked with hundreds of adoptive families in all phases of the adoption process since 1975 through both agency and private practice. She served as Coordinator of the Baptist Maternity Home, where she counseled many birth mothers and helped them through the difficult emotional ups and downs of the adoption experience. Debbie is an experienced therapist and counselor who relates to all her clients with empathetic concern and understanding.
Frank Block entered the field of adoption in the 1980's when he became the executive director of Love Basket. The agency primarily did adoptions from India, but also had other international programs and a thriving domestic program centered in Missouri. Frank and his wife Kitty are parents by adoption.
Jere and his wife Robyn have six children, two sons-in-law and three grandchildren and are drawn to the biblical mission of Nightlight. Jere is Director of Operations for Christian Educators, a professional organization designed to encourage, equip, and empower Christian educators to effectively walk out their calling in their schools.
Jim and his wife Carol adopted from Russia through Nightlight. Jim is a CPA and the president of an architectural firm.
Kevin is a real estate broker in southern California.
Michael and his wife Beverly have adopted through Nightlight. Michael is the owner of a commercial furniture company.
Michele and her husband Wayne have adopted several children domestically and internationally. Michele is the founder of MLJ Adoptions, in Indiana. The agency had a strong program in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, as well as many other international programs. Michele is an attorney specializing in adoption and artificial reproductive technology. Michele founded the Global Orphan Foundation to help children living as orphans, including a village in the DRC.
Ron received a B.S. in Business Administration and a Juris Doctor from Southwestern University. He coordinated police recruitment for the Los Angeles Police Department and was a management consultant for KPMG before starting Omnimedical, a service and manufacturing company in the medical technology field. He built Omnimedical into a $40 million publicly held company before changing careers to practice law. His passion for pro-life ministry and adoption led him to focus on domestic and intercountry adoption law. Ron subsequently became the President of Nightlight Christian Adoptions where he developed the first embryo adoption program – Snowflakes. Although inactive, Ron remains a partner in Schmiesing Blied Stoddart & Mackey in Orange County, California. He now practices law in Colorado, primarily in the field of Estate Planning, and consults on all forms of adoption policy and law. He is also the founder and President of Save Adoptions, an intercountry adoption advocacy organization, and serves on the Board of Directors of Nightlight Christian Adoptions and Every Child Has A Name.
Ron was married to Linda for 52 years before losing her to cancer in 2016. He married Kay Brown, a fellow widow from his church, in 2019. Ron has 4 children and 8 grandchildren, including two children through adoption.
Sarah and her husband adopted their daughter from Russia through Nightlight. Sarah is in private practice as a psychologist.
Torrey and his wife Susan adopted from Russia through Nightlight. Torrey is retired from a career in computer science and engineering.