Mr. Joseph Garcia | Chair

Joe is the current Vice President for Finance/Chief Financial Officer at the Citadel Military College.

A previous three-time CFO, Garcia has been responsible for the strategic development and oversight of budgets ranging from $20 million to $4 billion during his career. Most recently, Garcia served as the CFO for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service, in Washington, D.C.

Garcia spent 28 years in the Air Force where he served as a squadron commander, spent a tour at the Pentagon, was deployed in the Middle East, and served in numerous overseas assignments including South Korea and Germany. While assigned to the U.S. Air Force Academy, he taught a leadership course to upper-division cadets, in addition to being a Military Training Director and a Regional Director of Admissions. He retired in 2004 at the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.

Garcia holds a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration from the University of Arizona, an MBA from the University of Central Oklahoma and an Executive Masters in Leadership from Georgetown University. His awards include the Federal Woman’s Program “Male Boss of the Year”, Department of Defense Comptroller of the Year, and a Superior Mission Achievement award from the Department of Homeland Security. He is a Certified Government Financial Manager. He and his wife Brenda are proud grandparents of 13 grandchildren.

Mr. Daniel Stoltzfus | Vice Chair

Daniel’s public service experience includes leadership positions with faith-based organizations in Arizona, Colorado, New York City and New Jersey as well as program development for a large behavioral health organization. Nearly 20 years of management experience in the not-for-profit community led him to his current role as the Chief Executive Officer at Interfaith Community Services in Tucson, AZ. Previously, he served as Chief Program Officer of The Bowery Mission, a historic faith-based institution serving homeless men, women and at-risk youth in New York City. He has extensive experience in program development, grant writing and strategic collaboration building. Daniel earned a Masters in Public Administration (MPA) in nonprofit management & public policy from New York University’s Wagner Graduate School of Public Service in May 2009.

 Deborah Manzanares | Secretary

Deborah Manzanares has been involved in anti-trafficking efforts in Southern Colorado since 2008. Her background includes more than 5 years working in both private and public sector environments. Debbie currently works for Hewlett Packard in eBusiness Operations and also serves in the Colorado Army National Guard. She graduated from Colorado Christian University and has one daughter, Chelsea.

Jeff Buterbaugh, Ph.D. | Board Member

Jeff is an account manager for National Instruments, where he has served in various roles in the Midwest since 1998. He has over 20 years of church leadership experience and has been involved with refugee resettlement in the Columbus, Ohio area. These and other experiences have helped Jeff develop an awareness for both the challenges faced by children internationally, and the tangible opportunity to love and serve them in a globally connected world.

Jeff was introduced to Hagar by Jennifer Fleming, a Hagar International board member and long-time friend from the University of Virginia. After graduating from UVA in 1991, Jeff earned his Ph.D. in Chemistry from The Ohio State University in 1998.

Jeff has been married to his wife Nancy since 1992. They home educate their six children and endeavor to help them cultivate both an accurate vision of God’s love for all people and an appreciation of the great privilege of participating in the ministry He prepared in advance for us to do.

James Hall | Board Member

James R. Hall is currently a member of the Department of Defense.

He has worked in various command echelons, multi-national partnerships and other U.S inter agencies. His work has involved significant travel across the United States and abroad.

His civilian education includes: B.A. Political Science, Oral Roberts University (Magnum Cum Laude); M.A. Communications and M.A. Public Policy, Regent University.

He and his wife Kim are owners of a shabby chic furniture store and have two daughters.

Alex Brown | Board Member


With the separation of Hewlett-Packard Company Mr. Brown has recently moved to the position of Director, Americas End User Customer Operations. He has responsibility for Account Operation Managers in the United States and Canada, and Latin America as well as the Customer Support Center, the Manage Print and Supplies Pricing Team and the Customer Sales Support Managers all based in Guadalajara, Mexico. In his six and a half years at Hewlett-Packard he has served as Director, PPS US Corporate Inside Sales since September 2013. He was responsible for 10 managers and 103 individual contributors who handle the top 900 corporate accounts in the United States. This account base is responsible for approximately three billion dollars in PPS sales annually. Prior to that Alex was the Inside Sales Manager for HP PSG and later PPS since April 2009.

Alex has held various positions with Fortune 200 companies to include his former position as Vice President of Western Canadian Operations for Future Shops, LLC, which is now part of Best Buy Canada. He has also worked as a Finance Director/Manager for both Lexus and Ford dealerships in the auto industry. Prior to that, Alex worked as a Regional General Manager, Regional Human Resource Director, and Regional Operations Manager all with Circuit City Stores, Inc.

Mr. Brown attended Wake Forest University where he majored in History. Alex is also a recent graduate of the HP/Stanford Accelerated Development for Managers Program.

Alex’s current location is Albuquerque, NM USA.