US And Kenya Teams

SERVANT FORGE US TEAM

Serving Together for Impactful Change

Servant Forge’s founder

James E. Copple

James Copple has a long and distinguished career in youth work, education, substance abuse, and crime and violence prevention. A nationally recognized speaker and writer in this field,brings to the forefront decades of unparalleled expertise in policy formulation, strategic planning, sustainable development, law enforcement, coalition building, transformative training, and inspiring public speaking. With a steadfast commitment to catalyzing impactful change, Copple's leadership has left an indelible mark on communities worldwide. As a seasoned advocate for social justice and human rights, he embodies a rare blend of compassion, pragmatism, and strategic foresight, empowering individuals and organizations to address pressing challenges with creativity and resilience. Through his tireless dedication and unwavering belief in the power of servant leadership, Copple continues to forge pathways towards a more just, equitable, and sustainable future for all.

FOUNDER

Colleen K. Copple

A distinguished expert in national and international initiatives targeting a wide array of social issues, including crime, violence, substance abuse, HIV/AIDS, poverty, development, and gender-based violence. She embodies a relentless commitment to creating impactful change, driven by a profound understanding of the complexities inherent in these challenges. Through innovative leadership and a servant-hearted approach, they have spearheaded numerous projects that have transformed communities and empowered individuals. Their dedication to advancing social justice and fostering resilience has left an indelible mark on the landscape of social advocacy, inspiring others to join in the collective effort towards building a safer, healthier, and more equitable world.

Program and Development Consultant

Tanner Crandall

Award-winning journalist with 26 years' experience in Lawrence, Jackson Hole, Terre Haute, and Wichita newspapers. and Career Transition.

Research Coordinator and Community Organizer

Alexandra Sunberg, M.A

Alexandra Sunberg is a graduate of Queen’s University Belfast with a degree in Conflict Transformation and Social Justice.

SERVANT FORGE Kenya TEAM

Serving Together for Impactful Change

Country Director,East Africa

Irene Kimani

Irene Kimani is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA-K), serving as the Country Director at Servant Forge, Kenya. With a passion for social impact, she spearheads projects aimed at uplifting the lives of vulnerable and marginalized women in the society. Irene brings strategic leadership to the organization, leveraging her expertise to make a meaningful difference in the community. Her commitment to creating positive change is evident in the impactful initiatives she oversees. Irene, through her charismatic leadership, heads the team in Kenya that contributes to a brighter future for the marginalized communities

communications and programs management

Linnette Muga

Linnette Muga is a skilled graduate with a Master of Science in Management and Organization Development, complemented by a degree in Commerce. Currently excelling as the organization’s program manager and head of communications, Linnette is passionate about leveraging her skills to drive positive change. Her dedication to giving back to society is evident in her active engagement with youth empowerment initiatives, where she strives to create lasting impacts.

PARTNERSHIP PROJECT LEADERS

Director, New Scent Center

Flora Mwikali

Flora Mwikali graduated from Scott Theological College with a bachelor’s degree in theology in response to God’s call to enter the ministry. She is the founder of New Scent Center- a rescue and rehabilitation home for survivors of gender based violence.

Agronomist, Hope Farm

Oscar Koros

With a background in agricultural science Oscar brings a wealth of expertise to the Hope Farm as the manager; overseeing both crop production and poultry farming. Oscar works hand in hand with a managerial committee that is responsible for the success in the farm by shaping the farm's strategy and ensuring its operations are efficient and sustainable.

Tailoring Trainer, Wings of Hope

Margaret Awoi

Margie is a trained professional with a certification in tailoring from the Kitale Polytechnic College. She has trained over 80 women in sewing and is the lead designer and head of the production department at the Wings of Hope Center overseeing 8 members who successfully joined the team after completing the tailoring course.

help is our main goal!

Servant Forge promotes individual, community, and organizational change to enhance service in our neighborhood, our nation, and the world beyond. Individuals engaged in service embrace a process that has empowerment as an outcome. Servanthood is about transformation.

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