Staff & Board

Meet the staff and board of IRM

Dennis Fuqua, IRM Director

Originally from Gig Harbor, Washington, Fuqua received his Bachelor of Arts and Masters of Divinity degrees from Multnomah. He served as a pastor of Peninsula Christian Fellowship in Gig Harbor for twenty-five years. Fuqua began working as the director of IRM in February 2000. His leadership activities include facilitating summits, equipping others, and developing and maintaining relationship connections with the network of people in IRM. Dennis and his wife, Marilyn, have four grown children and ten grandkids. Contact information: dennis@prayersummits.net

Steve Hall

Steve lives in the greater Seattle area. As an IRM representative, he networks with the pastors in Washington in various streams of prayer. He actively visits pastors’ prayer groups, works alongside other prayer ministries in the area, and facilitates Prayer Summits. Steve and his wife, Johnnie, have two children. Contact information: stevehall_irm@msn.com

Jason Hubbard

Currently residing in Bellingham WA, Jason Hubbard, received his Bachelor of Science in Bible at Multnomah, Masters in Christian Studies at Regent College, and Doctorate in Discipleship at Talbot School of Theology.  He served as associate pastor of Bible and Prayer at Christ the King Community Church for 9 years, and is currently serving as the Executive Director of Light of the World Prayer Center for the last 8 years www.lowpc.org.  His leadership activities include building day and night prayer in Bellingham, equipping prayer coordinators in local churches and hosting pastor’s prayer summits. Jason and his wife Kristie Hubbard, have been married for 23years and have 3 children.  Contact Information: jason@lowpc.org

Daryl Knudeson

Daryl has been a pastor’s wife for nearly nineteen years, with the past six as an Air Force chaplain’s wife. Daryl ministers with her husband Jason through counseling and teaching adults in the civilian and military communities. She is passionate about leading women in Bible Study, and has written several Bible studies which have been taught mainly within the military community of Protestant Women of the Chapel (USAF), and in her home study group. She has been involved with IRM since 1993, first attending summits, then facilitating women’s and co-ed summits for the past eight years. Jason and Daryl have three children. Contact information: dknudseon@bellsouth.net

Jody Mayhew

Jody is the women’s rep for IRM and the director of Abide Ministries. She also works with her husband, Dan, in The Summit Fellowships, a network of house churches in Portland, Oregon. During the last twenty years, she has worked as a counselor and teacher to women, as well as a director and consultant for women’s ministries. God has equipped her with discernment and a passion for Himself that has been used in a variety of summit contexts. As more communities have expressed a desire for coed summits, Mayhew has played a key role in that arena, often facilitating with her husband. They have three children. Contact information: jody@prayersummits.net; http://tween2worlds.us

Glen Weber

Glen began attending prayer summits in Spokane, Washington in 1996. In 1999 he was invited to begin facilitating summits in Spokane and elsewhere. He has been a pastor for thirty-five years – 14 months in the United Kingdom, 21 years in Canada, 11 years in Spokane, Washington, 3 years in Vancouver, WA and has now been pastor of a church in Pasadena, CA for the past year. Since his heart is for unity among churches, Glen was a founding member of Mission Spokane which brought together over 200 congregations for prayer, community events and ministry to the community. He has been married to his wife, Connie, for 34 years and has two adult sons and their families. Contact information: glen.weber@gci.org

Dick Williams

For over forty years Dick pastored churches in Illinois and California while traveling in ministry to Haiti, England, Australia, South America, and Eastern Europe. The focus of his teaching ministry has been on the kingdom of God and learning to minister in the life and power of the Holy Spirit. For ten years he served as part of the Servant Leader Team of the Pastors’ Prayer Fellowship in Sonoma County, California. Dick and Karen, married for 48 years, have six children and seventeen grand children and by the grace of God, all following the Lord. Contact information: rjwconnect@gmail.com

Melanie Kruse, IRM Administrative Assistant

Melanie lives in Vancouver, WA with her husband and two daughters.  She graduated from Multnomah Bible College and is the wife of a worship pastor.  Melanie has a passion for sharing the love of Jesus with others, specifically in the form of deep and authentic relationships.  She loves being used by God in many ministries including being the administrative assistant at IRM where her attention to detail and organizational skills are highlighted.  Contact information: melanie@prayersummits.net

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