International Ministerial Fellowship

Serving Those Who Serve Others

 

Rev. Ron Brovold  
Ruth Clink  
Alena Demchenko
Marcia Dragt
Ramona Froberg
Rev. Ed Hollen

 

Annette Johnson  
Rev. Roger Kuhn
Carol Masserano
Rev. Frank Masserano
Connie Ranallo
Barb Schahn
Becky Tracey

 

TN Brovold Rev. Ron Brovold
Vice President and Pastor of Chaplancy Services/Executive Endorser


Ron is a graduate of Bethel University and Luther Seminary in St. Paul, MN and is a ordained minister with IMF. As Vice President of Chaplaincy Services Ron is often on the phone encouraging, praying with or following up on special needs requests. As Executive Endorser of Chaplaincy Services, he processes and oversees all requests for Ecclesiastical Endorsement for both military and professional chaplains. In addition, Ron oversees the physical plant of our headquarter facilities. Contact Ron: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

RuthC TNRuth Clink
Administrative Assistant

Ruth is working part-time at IMF in addition to her role as a church secretary. She has years of experience as an administrative assistant and compliance coordinator for both medical device and biopharmaceutical companies. Ruth enjoys time spent with her husband and high school-aged daughter. The adoption of a family dog has turned Ruth into a dog-lover—much to the surprise of friends, family and even herself! Ruth believes God has called her to serve at IMF and she’s grateful to be welcomed into the IMF family! Contact Ruth: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Alena Chereshnevskaya Alena Demchenko
Administrative Assistant/Receptionist

Alena Demchenko was born in Ukraine and moved to the U.S. with her wonderful parents and three brothers for a better future. They all love being here and thank God for the every day's countless blessings.

Working at IMF is a wonderful blessing because Alena has always wanted to work and be around people who love God. She's heard many extraordinary life experiences of how God called upon people, but now has the opportunity to meet missionaries who serve him all over the world. Alena is seeking God's calling as well. Contact Alena: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

TN DuftyMarcia Dragt
Head Bookkeeper

Marcia is IMF's Head Bookkeeper. She has an accounting degree from Ridgewater College in Willmar, MN where she lived with her husband and daughter and worked as a Controller for a manufacturing firm and trucking company for many years before moving to Bloomington. Marcia and her husband are now members of Atonement Lutheran Church in Bloomington where they love being active in a smaller church environment. She loves being a part of the IMF staff in Christ's service. Contact Marcia: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Ramona Froberg
Data Entry Specialist

Ramona processes most of our data entry for the membership department. She has a rich history of church service and adds a cheerful voice to our office team. She is a widow with three daughters and one 10-year old granddaughter. Ramona says, “I feel very blessed to be working with such great people.” Contact Ramona: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Rev. Gene Goldsby
Assistant General Secretary

 Pastor Gene Goldsby is passionate about helping others experience the fulfillment of God's promises in Jesus. He has a strong vision to see ministers living Christ-centered, joy-filled, and Holy Spirit-empowered lives so that by God's grace, he would rule and reign in their families, congregations and communities.

Pastor Gene and Marilyn have been married 36 years and have four adult children. Gene served as a congregational pastor for 23 years and worked in real estate sales for 8 years. He has his MDiv, from Concordia Seminary (St. Louis, MO) and is ABD at Asbury Seminary (Wilmore, KY) for his Dmin. Marilyn is a Registered Nurse (BS) and is an enthusiastic intercessor, Mom and Grandmother. She ministers to women in her speaking ministry and prayer ministry so that they might know God's shalom by the power of the Spirit. Both Gene and Marilyn enjoy spending time with their family as well as activities in the outdoors and nature related. Pastor Gene is a guest speaker at congregations and leads retreats, workshops and seminars.
Contact Gene: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Rev. Ed Hollen
Chair of Membership Rostering and Ecclesiastical Endorsement Review Board (MREERB)

Ed has served as a Pastor, College Professor, and evangelist for over 50 years. He is a seasoned minister and a source of godly wisdom and counsel as he oversees the MCBR and evaluates all applicants and members' upgrades. Paster Ed corresponds with all members submitting quarterly reports and interviews all new applicants. Although he is not pastoring, he continues to speak on a weekly basis in churches where pulpit supply is needed. Contact Ed: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

TN AnetteAnnette Johnson
Bookkeeper

Annette brings to IMF bookkeeping experience from 11 years as an assistant to the CFO of a food development company. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in horticulture from the University of Minnesota as well. Annette is a member of St. John the Baptist in Savage and sings in the church choir. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her grandchildren, traveling, crafts, boating and reading. She is very happy to be a part of the ministry at IMF. Contact Annette: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Rev. Roger Kuhn
Pastor of Church Relations and APRs

Roger ministered as pastor with churches in NYC, Wellsboro, PA, St. Louis, Cleveland and the Minneapolis area, most of the time as Lead Pastor. In the early charismatic renewal days he and his family were involved in discipling new believers who had come out of the drug culture and they lived in community. He received his M.Div from Concordia Seminary back in 1968. Contact Roger: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Carol Masserano
Co-Founder/Assoc. Gen. Secretary and Manager of Member Services

Carol and her husband co-founded International Ministerial Fellowship (a Minnesota corporation). She took early retirement from Federal Express, having also served at Soo Line Railroad and Southern Railroad. She oversees our Membership Services Department and as such she processes all applications submitted for membership. She is a wealth of information regarding membership criteria and assists many in the membership application and credentialing process. She is also a familiar face at many IMF functions, such as regional gatherings and IMF National Conferences, ensuring that members have a rewarding experience, and sits on IMF’s Board of Trustees. Besides being the wife of the General Overseer, Carol is also mother to son, Chet, a real estate broker; daughter Kristi, a licensed attorney; and daughter, Kara, graduate of Horst Institute. Contact Carol: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

TN F MasseranoRev. Frank Masserano
Co-Founder & General Overseer

Pastor Masserano is a graduate of Memphis State University, Asbury Theological Seminary and Princeton Theological Seminary. He has served as a pastor, counselor and development officer. He was Director of Special Projects at Oral Roberts University in the Development Department in the areas of foundations and government grants and for a number of years an owner and officer in several business ventures.

Mr. Masserano has served on the pastoral staff of some of the larger churches in the nation, including Mount Paran Church, Atlanta, Georgia. He is a clinical member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists and served as a therapist and Director of Operations at the Harley and Nelson Clinic in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He has served on the boards of several national and community organizations.

Mr. Masserano is Co-Founder along with his wife Carol, and serves as the General Overseer of International Ministerial Fellowship, which is an association of independent evangelical churches and ministers to over 1,300 members in the U.S. and 44 foreign countries. IMF is an Ecclesiastical Endorsing Agency and a Mission Sending Agency.  Contact Frank: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Connie Ranallo
Bookkeeper

Connie joined IMF as a part-time bookkeeper in July 2007 and is a real blessing to us. Prior to coming to IMF, she worked as a bookkeeper for an appraisal company. Connie has been a member of St. Alphonsus Catholic Church for many years. She is married to Doug and they have two children. In her spare time, Connie enjoys reading and playing piano. Contact Connie: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Barb Schahn
Manager of Missions Services

Barb brings to our Missions Department a variety of experience. At IMF she is the principal contact for missionaries, handling the day-to-day Missions administration duties along with interviews and visits with new prospective missionaries as possible candidates for the Mission Sending Agency. Barb is a mother of three and a grandmother. When time allows she enjoys traveling, sewing and gardening. Contact Barb: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Becky Tracey
Executive Assistant

Becky is an Executive Assistant to our General Secretary, Pastor Frank Masserano, helping him manage his calendar and correspondence. She brings many years of experience to this position. Becky also serves as the Managing Editor of IMF’s magazine, the Gathering. She is a gifted administrator and enjoys speaking with members and inquirers over the phone.  Contact Becky: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.