Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Mrs. Lisa Crafford, Treasurer

Lisa Crafford is Managing Director, Head of Advisory for Constellation Wealth Capital, a private equity fund investing in wealth management firms. Originally from Australia, Lisa attended the University of Technology, Sydney where she obtained a Bachelor of Business. Lisa continued her studies, earning her MBA from the College of William and Mary. Lisa and her husband Ian, with their two boys, reside in Denver, CO, and attend Denver Fellowship Church.

Mrs. Tiffany Crosley, Executive Director

Tiffany Crosley is the Director of Oakseed Ministries International. As the daughter of Oakseed’s founder, the Rev. Dr. Edward Bradley, Tiffany has served Oakseed in multiple capacities since her childhood, including serving on the board and working as a fundraising consultant, graphic designer, and administrative volunteer before being asked to direct the organization in 2016. Before leading Oakseed Ministries, Tiffany served as the director of philanthropy for the John Jay Institute, the Clare Boothe Luce Policy Institute, the Alabama Policy Institute, and the Tax Foundation. Tiffany holds a BS in political science from Appalachian State University. She lives with her husband and six children in the western suburbs of Philadelphia and attends Faith Reformed Baptist Church in Media, Pennsylvania.

Rev. Craig DiBenedictis

Rev. Craig DiBenedictis earned a Bachelor’s degree from the University of West Florida, a Master of Divinity from Westminster Theological Seminary, and a Doctor of Ministry from Palmer Theological Seminary. He was ordained in the Orthodox Presbyterian Church in 1980 and began his pastoral ministry at Nashua Orthodox Presbyterian Church in New Castle, PA, from 1980 to 1985. He served as a Chaplain in the Army National Guard, with assignments in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Following this, he served as the pastor of Calvary Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Allenwood, NJ, where he faithfully served the Lord from 1985 to 2017. He served as a Ministry Liaison for Central and South America for Oakseed Ministries International from 2016 to 2021.  Rev. Craig DiBenedictis is married to Linda and is a proud parent to two children and a doting grandparent to four grandchildren.

Mr. John Doorly

John was raised in a Christian home in Medford, NJ. He graduated from West Chester University in 1991 with a BA in Spanish, later received an MA in Spanish. John taught high school Spanish for 7 years at Malvern Preparatory School and has been a technical sales rep in the electrical industry for over 25 years and now works as a sales rep for Central City Steel. John serves as a deacon at Faith Reformed Baptist Church and is actively involved in men’s ministry and other diaconal support. John is very blessed by his wonderful wife of 30 years, Tracy and their four adult children and three grandsons. John enjoys spending time with his family and assorted activities such as tennis, traveling and fishing.

Mrs. Salome Duvvur

Salome Duvvur is an IT project manager for a government consulting firm in Northern Virginia, holds a master’s degree in computer science from The College of William & Mary, and is a certified project management professional. She is privileged to have traveled on mission trips, primarily to India, focusing on children. She is also the co-founder of Hannah’s Toy Library, a social entrepreneurship program in India where toys are made accessible to children from underprivileged families and street dwellers, with the intent of motivating these children to think big and achieve great success in life.

Mrs. Sarah Ruth Hendrix

Sarah Ruth is the founder of Cambre, an executive search and people + talent operations consulting firm.  From 2021 to 2023, she led Talent at Thyme Care, a Series A a16z-backed value-based oncology navigation solution based in Nashville, TN. Before Thyme Care, Sarah Ruth led US Portfolio Talent for Octopus Ventures, a UK-based venture with £2 billion under management. Prior to that, she was an early team member at Sidewalk Labs (an Alphabet Company), where she scaled the internal team and helped build the founding teams of several of its portfolio companies, including CityBlock Health, Sidewalk Infrastructure Partners, and Replica. She cut her teeth in startups at Oscar Health, but before venturing into tech, worked at the National Review Institute. Sarah Ruth is a graduate of The King’s College and the John Jay Institute. She lives in the great state of Tennessee with her husband Michael and their two golden retrievers.

Mrs. JoAnn Hohenberger, Secretary

JoAnn Hohenberger is a retired teacher and tutor of chemistry and mathematics. The wife of a retired pastor, she has volunteered in women’s and children’s ministries all her life, as well as working with nonprofits ministering to the poor here and abroad. JoAnn and her husband Steve lived in Mexico for four years immediately after retirement, working three years in a rural children’s shelter and then teaching in Guadalajara. She was profoundly influenced by that experience, as well as by mission trips to Spain and Malawi. Married over 50 years, she has five daughters and ten grandchildren. She holds a B.S. from Drexel University.

Mr. Richard Holley

Richard Holley retired as CEO from a high tech manufacturing company in 2017. He is currently the Chief Technology Officer of a wireless / RF communications company in Northern Virginia. Richard previously served on the Oakseed Board under the direction of Oakseed’s founder, Ed Bradley, and has seen firsthand the life-changing impact of our indigenous Ministry Partners. He and his wife, Laura, are long-time members of McLean Presbyterian Church. They have two daughters and a son.

Rev. Jack Lash, Chairman

Jack Lash was converted from atheism in 1970 through the youth group of Fourth Presbyterian Church in Bethesda. He went to Gordon-Conwell Seminary with Ed Bradley, and has been pastor of Gainesville Presbyterian Church (PCA) since 1983. He and Ed were friends through presbytery, Ed often filling his pulpit when he was out of town. He has been an enthusiastic supporter of Oakseed for many years. He and his wife Mary Ann have 11 grown children and 13 grandchildren.

Mr. Bill McAvinney

Bill McAvinney is a graduate of Criminal Justice Administration at University New Haven and founded an insurance and financial services firm, McAvinney and Associates, in 1982. He is a visionary with a strong passion to see people come to Christ and is currently involved in his local church, mentoring men and always serving the Lord when needed. Despite his professional achievements as a business owner and leader in various organizations such as CBMC and FCA, Bill remains dedicated to his family, being a devoted husband to his wife, Ginny, and a loving father to his four daughters. Described as having a heart for the underprivileged and a generous spirit, Bill continues to make a positive impact through his involvement with Oakseed while cherishing time with his growing family, which now includes seven grandchildren.

Mr. Doug Reber

Doug Reber retired in 2017 after a career of 39 years in academic and engineering positions, with the last 26 years as a systems engineering and technical assistance consultant in northern Virginia. He served as a ruling elder in several PCA churches and is presently a member of the Finance Committee in a Christian and Missionary Alliance congregation in Florida, where he moved with his wife, Diann, in 2020. He holds bachelor’s degrees in mathematics and electrical engineering from the University of Delaware, master’s and doctoral degrees in applied mathematics from Brown University, and earned a mid-career MBA from Georgetown University.

Mr. Hank Seaton

Henry Seaton (A.B. Duke 1970, J.D. Vanderbilt Law School 1973) is a long-time supporter of Oakseed. He became involved with Oakseed at its beginning while an Elder at McLean Presbyterian Church and was a friend of Ed Bradley. He supports Oakseed’s long-term legacy of spreading the Gospel through missions of mercy.  Now a Ruling Elder at Covenant Presbyterian PCA Nashville, he is on its Missions Committee and looks forward to working with old friends on the Oakseed Board to expand its support.

Dr. Joe White

Dr. Joe White is a retired physician. He graduated from West Virginia University in 1972 and subsequently earned his medical degree in 1975 from West Virginia University Medical School. He committed years to practicing medicine, leaving a positive impact on countless lives. His professional journey includes serving in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at Fairfax Hospital and Alexandria Hospital. As a member of McLean Presbyterian Church for over 30 years, Joe actively engages in his faith by serving the Lord through Stephen Ministry, providing lay counseling to those in need. He and his wife, Donna, have three children.