Daniel Russo (President & Chairman)
Daniel Russo is a lifelong New Yorker and currently resides in Albany, New York. He currently works as the Manager of Business Operations at Parent to Parent of NYS. He previously worked at the Empire Center for Public Policy managing their operations. Daniel obtained an undergraduate degree in American History from the State University of New York at Albany in 2013. He then received a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy in 2017.
He is a second generation member of the Church of God and was baptized in 2009. While he enjoys traveling and meeting brethren in various groups, his home congregation of 25+ years is an independent Westchester, New York congregation. Daniel founded the Church of God Network in October 2018 after developing the initial concept during the 2017 Feast of Tabernacles.
Isaac Garcia has a Bachelor’s Degree in English from Ambassador College as well as a Master’s Degree in English from the University of Northern Colorado. He attends Church of God congregations around Austin, Texas.
Isaac is the Founder and CEO of SalesInsider, a talent marketplace for SaaS Sales Professionals. Prior to SalesInsider, has co-founded and helped lead 3 software startups to public company exits. Most recently Isaac was Co-Founder/CEO of Central Desktop (iMeet Central) a SaaS collaboration platform aimed at marketers and creative teams. Central Desktop was acquired by PGI (NYSE: PGI) in 2014.
Isaac was a founding Board Member (and continues to serve on the Executive Board) of Innovate Pasadena a non-profit organization with the initiative to create a vibrant ecosystem of innovation in the greater Pasadena area that supports sustainable economic growth.
Chantelle West was raised in Texas, and though she wasn’t born there, still maintains she is a proud native nonetheless! She’s a professional portrait photographer, freelance content creator for small businesses in her local area, a story teller and people-person at heart.
COGWA Fort Worth is her beloved home congregation of 25 years, where she’s often found having a deep conversation with someone in the coffee room, teasing her Grandpere for wearing a skirt to church (Aka: A traditional Scottish kilt) or performing special music! She also loves frequenting other organizations/congregations to maintain and build relationships with brethren across the Church of God as a whole.
Corbin Rose has a Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design and Communication from a small University in Michigan. After working at IBM as a programmer for several years, he decided to move to Cincinnati to be closer to the headquarters of the United Church of God, where he is able to serve in music, Sign Language translation, app development, and occasional speaking assignments.
Corbin now works as a web developer/designer and has developed many websites for various Church of God groups. He has a passion for travel, making puns, and promoting community among the scattered COG groups through events, networking, and technology. He has made hymnal apps for three different COG groups and hopes to continue making useful tools for Sabbath-keepers around the world.
Tim Reynolds graduated in 2013 from Park University in Parkville, Missouri with a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Geography. He has worked in the software engineering field since then. Tim grew up in Missouri, and now lives in the Nashville, Tennessee area. He currently works as a product engineer at Ramsey Solutions where they build products that deliver financial education and hope to millions of people across the country.
Tim has been in the Church of God his entire life. He was baptized in 2007 and primarily attends the Nashville, TN congregation of the Living Church of God, where he serves in music. He is passionate about connecting with and promoting unity among the God's people.
Tim spends his free time hiking the mountains of east Tennessee, playing guitar and electronic music, and drinking every craft beer in existence.
Carmine Russo obtained his undergraduate degree at Adelphi University in health and physical education in 1972 and later a Master’s degree in Health Education from Brooklyn College in 1984. He taught in the New York City Public School system from December 1972 until retiring in 2006 after 34 years of service.
He came into contact with The Worldwide Church of God in 1975 and was baptized in 1977 while attending the Brooklyn/Queens congregation. He was ordain a deacon in 1986 and was later ordain into the ministry as a local elder in 1990. Presently, Carmine is one of two elders working with the non-affiliated, and unincorporated, members of a Westchester Church of God congregation. They provide Sabbath and Holy Day services to a group of around 20 local members as well as several online participants.
Carmine has been happily married to his wife Janice since 1989 and they have two sons. He currently resides in Columbia County, New York.