Becky Dymond, M.S. Counseling Psychology, Licensed Mental Health Counselor — Becky received her Masters of Science in Counseling Psychology from Palm Beach Atlantic University in May of 2010. She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with a long-term passion and concern for human trafficking victims. She is Founder & President of Hepzibah House, a non-profit providing services and support for trafficking survivors since 2011, and in the process of opening a safe home and restoration program for survivors of human trafficking and sexual exploitation.
Paula Mantrozos, BFA in Music from Louisiana Tech University and served in church ministry for 17 years (9 years as music director). For the past 23 years she has served as an administrative assistant at Palm Beach Atlantic University as Secretary to the Dean of the School of Music in Fine Arts. A member of the Christ Fellowship Deaf Ministry interpreting team, Paula has an energetic and committed track record as a Hepzibah House volunteer since 2012. She has overseen and participated in our social media efforts, served as an editor, newsletter contributor and strategic thinker for our efforts in raising awareness and serving survivors. Paula’s organizational skills and behind the scenes support have provided critically needed assistance and encouragement to both survivors and Hepzibah House leadership. She has two grown children and is a devoted Nana to her grandson. In addition to serving on the HH board, Paula volunteers at events, hosts the weekly prayer meeting and is part of our volunteer training team.
Sharon McAliley, began her volunteer career with Hospice of the Palm Beaches in the 1970’s, facilitating grief recovery groups and assisting with group follow-up. She was involved in children’s and adults’ ministries in her church and served on the local church board of education for many years, as well as leading vacation Bible schools and Bible study groups. She received training in prayer ministry at Christian Healing Ministries in Jacksonville, Florida, and ministered to people regularly at Christian Healing Ministries and in her local church. Sharon believes wholeheartedly in the power of prayer and the incredible ability and desire of our Heavenly Father to heal. In addition to serving on the HH board, Sharon regularly volunteers at events, is on our prayer and volunteer training teams. She also works with survivors in the safe house planning meals, cooking and shopping.
Brenda Smith, business owner, laboratory technologist, motivational speaker and trafficking survivor. Brenda has been involved in both children’s and adult ministries for many years, facilitating recovery groups, and serving with her husband, Dick, in Re-Engage, a marriage enrichment program. A public speaker since 2008, she regularly shares her testimony throughout the US. Brenda is an advocate for healthy marriages and actively involved in mentoring women as they overcome life challenges. She is now lending her strengths, experiences and skills to Hepzibah House, sharing her story as a survivor, raising awareness of modern day slavery and the importance of a firm foundation in Christ. Her heart is to be an instrument of hope, healing and reconciliation.
Pastor Todd Stube, a native Floridian, married to Cristina, from Bolivia, an Elementary School teacher in the Dual Language Program of PBC. They have a daughter, Kiana, who will be married to Joshua in November. And a son, Keilon who is entering his second year at Liberty University, also a D1 athlete hopeful. Most of Pastor Todd’s pastoring has been the transitioning and rebuilding of churches, mainly in South Florida. Pastor Todd’s vision is to lead to a fresh and deeper and more powerful biblical vision of the Kingdom of God that’s present and manifest through an ancient-future form of His Church, multi-generational and multi-cultural, His Family being restored in Christ Jesus.