with a Heart for the World
International Director of FLAG
Bob graduated from The Ohio State University School of Law summa cum laude in 1976 and began his legal career at Porter Wright Morris and Arthur in Columbus, Ohio. For 29 years he practiced law in private practice and corporate settings primarily in the areas of environmental, real estate, business, and corporate law. During that time he served in several capacities including Senior Environmental Counsel for a Fortune 150 company and as Counsel and Manager of Real Estate for a national proprietary educational institution.
Bob became a missionary with Campus Crusade for Christ in 2005 where he serves as Senior Legal Counsel and Director of Legal Ministries in the General Counsel’s Office. His areas of responsibility have included real estate, corporate and domestic and international business. He now spends much of his time in his role as International Director of Faith and Law Around the Globe (FLAG) initiative that is designed to mobilize lawyers around the world to be effective witnesses for Christ.
He is married to Janice, also a missionary with Campus Crusade for Christ, and has two adult children.
JOHN W. WESTMORELAND,
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF MINISTRY EXPANSION
John serves as FLAG’s Associate Director of Ministry Expansion, where he is responsible for expanding the reach of the ministry around the world by helping attorneys integrate their faith and practice.
John previously spent over 20 years in public service and private practice, working as a tax attorney and consultant for businesses and tax-exempt organizations. His many experiences include serving as a federal legal clerk for the U.S. Tax Court and as the Chief Tax Counsel of the U.S. House of Representatives Small Business Committee. Prior to joining the FLAG leadership team, he was a principal and in-house tax counsel of a large financial services partnership in the United States, as well as an adjunct professor at Washington University in St. Louis School of Law.
John received a Bachelor of Science and Master’s in Accounting, both with highest honors, from the University of Missouri and a J.D. from the University of Missouri, where he served on the Law Review. He is passionate about serving others and engaging them with the hope of the gospel. John is married to Vonda, the Communications Coordinator for FLAG, and they have two children.
FLAG Operations Director
Pat has been the FLAG Operations Director since 2014. He has been on staff with Campus Crusade for Christ for over 35 years serving with the student ministry in the United States, as the Operations Director for Eastern Europe & Russia, and with the Global Operations ministry before joining the FLAG team.
He is married to Karen and they have an adult son who is married and lives in the San Francisco Bay area.
Legal Ministries and Materials Coordinator
Lynn graduated from the University of Washington Business School in 1975 and then the UW Law School in 1978. After graduation, she entered the Navy Judge Advocate General’s Corps where she served almost 6 years as a lawyer in the Philippines, Washington D.C., and aboard USS Hunley (AS 31) based in Holy Loch, Scotland. After military service, she returned home to the Seattle area where she primarily practiced criminal and family law for 10 years.
In 1995 she went to seminary and graduated with a Master of Theology degree in 1999 from Dallas Theological Seminary. She then joined Cru/Campus Crusade for Christ where God has called her to use both her legal skills and theological training by developing materials for Faith and Law Around the Globe.
FLAG FUND Development
Janice graduated from Northern Illinois University in 1977 with a degree in piano performance. After 2 years as a private music instructor, she joined Cru's music ministry and traveled the world for 21 years, playing everything from Bach to rock, using music as a platform to communicate the amazing love of God. From 2000-2006 she provided spiritual mentoring for young business professionals through Cru's City ministry before moving to Orlando, Florida to work at Cru's World Headquarters.
She currently manages donor relations for Cru's President and assists FLAG in the area of fund development. She loves listening to music (especially classical and smooth jazz), curling up on the couch with a good book and a hot cup of coffee, and walking along the beach.
Karen serves on both the FLAG team and Cru's corporate paralegal team. After 30+ years with Cru, many of which were spent in Eastern Europe learning about Leadership Development and Human Resources, the vision of FLAG has captured her attention and she is eager to serve legal professionals as they impact society with truth and righteousness.
In her free time you can find Karen in jail! She is heavily invested in personal ministry to the incarcerated in the local county jail. She is married to Pat and they have a son and daughter-in-law. They also are blessed to have been foster parents and continue to enjoy the fruits of that investment.
Vonda Westmoreland is the Communications Coordinator for Faith & Law Around the Globe. Originally from Missouri, she has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Hannibal-LaGrange University in Hannibal, Missouri, and a Master of Arts in Strategic Communication and Leadership from Maryville University in St. Louis, Missouri, with honors. Vonda has worked in marketing positions with for-profit and nonprofit organizations, as a senior editor for an international newswire service, and as the director of communications for a large church in Missouri. Her calling is to make ministry visible and accessible to the people it is intended to serve. Vonda is married to John, who also serves on the FLAG leadership team, and they have two daughters. Vonda is an avid reader and loves travel adventures with her family and a good cup of coffee.
Rev. “Shay” Mpunga Mukengeshay,
Rev. Mukengeshay Mpunga (Shay) was the Director of Campus Crusade for Francophone Africa, with his base as Abidjan, Republic of Côte d'Ivoire, until he retired from that position in 2014. He then joined the FLAG team to concentrate on reaching legal professionals in Francophone Africa.