Summer Ministry Team 2016

Site Leaders

Mathew Halvorson

Mathew is a senior at Auburn University studying Materials Engineering. He has served as a construction coordinator with ARM’s summer staff in Livingston for the past two summers. He’ll be our site leader in Livingston this summer.

Joseph Farris - Tuskegee Construction Coordinator

Joseph Farris

Joseph is a senior at Auburn University studying Management. He served on ARM’s 2014 summer staff as a construction coordinator in Tuskegee. This past year he was an officer with ARM@AU, our new student organization at Auburn. He’ll be our site leader in Tuskegee this summer.

Day Camp Counselors


Kayla Johnson

Kayla is a sophomore at Central Alabama Community College studying music education.


Naj Phillips

Naj is a rising sophomore at Oxford College of Emory University in Oxford, GA and plans to become an English major with a religion minor. Originally from Los Angeles, California, she loves to swim, watch basketball, draw, and volunteer in her free time. During the school year, she’s an ambassador for her school, on the executive board of the Black Student Alliance, volunteers every Thursday at a local middle school, and will be a Resident Assistant during the upcoming school year. This summer she will serve as a day camp counselor for the first time and is super excited to work with ARM!

 Abigail Maddox

Abigail Maddox

Abigail grew up in the Auburn area and is now a senior at Auburn University Studying Human Development and Family studies. Her desire is to make the name of Jesus known through serving and loving on the people that God puts in her path. She also enjoys playing basketball, music and arts and crafts. This summer she will be serving as a day camp counselor!

 Fran Auguste

Fran Auguste

Fran is currently a freshman at Minnesota State and Community College studying international business.

 Will Middleton

Will Middleton

Will is a freshman at the University of North Alabama studying Education. He will be serving as a day camp counselor for the second time.

 Brigitta Goshen

Brigitta Goshen

Brigitta is a freshman at Birmingham Southern College studying Education.

Construction Coordinators


Rochelle Richardson

Rochelle Richardson is a Construction Science and Management major from Atlanta, Ga. She is currently in her sophomore year at Tuskegee Univerisity. Rochelle hopes to become an Urban or Community developer for low-income areas in the future. In her spare time, she enjoys serving the community, watching movies and playing the piano.


Emma Slay

Emma is a freshman at Auburn University, where she currently plans to major in Spanish and accounting. She is a member of ARM’s student organization on campus, which she found through another volunteer organization. In her free time, and for part-time jobs, she loves to sing and play guitar, among other instruments. Instead of moving to Nashville this summer to try her luck, though, she is just as excited to start serving with ARM as a construction coordinator!

 Andrew Tortorice

Andrew Tortorice

Andrew is a freshman at Auburn University studying Civil Engineering.

Gabe Day

Gabe Day

Gabe is currently a freshman at Auburn University. His major is building science and he is hoping to one day be a project manager over eco-friendly and sustainable construction in third world countries. Gabe is from Madison, Alabama. He is very outdoorsy and very excited to work with ARMs this summer.

Leo Gonzalez

Leo Gonzalez

Leo is a senior at Auburn University and currently serves as ARM’s construction assistant. He served on the 2014 summer staff as a construction coordinator in Tuskegee.


Jami Reece

Jami just graduated from Auburn University and plans to attend med school at the University of Memphis after serving with ARM this summer!


Ishmael Preer

Ishmael is a senior at Auburn University in Interdisciplinary Studies.


John Clayton

John has served with ARM twice as a volunteer with his church on a youth mission camp team! We’re so excited to welcome John back this summer as a part of our summer ministry team.




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