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Meet the M-DAT Team

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Rebecca Skinner

Rebecca Skinner, a long time friend of M-DAT’s ministry, has joined our team to provide marketing and advertising services.
She is always looking for new ways to get the word out and fund our various websites and newsletters all geared towards helping people take the next step in missions.

Becky grew up in Central and South America. She holds a degree in Children and Family Studies from John Brown University. Her previous work experience includes time at the Association of Christian Schools International, Kids Hope United, and Simplified Living Solutions. She and her family live in St. Louis where she serves on the Global Outreach team at Rooftop Church.

Meet the Team: Marti Wade

Thursday, October 15th, 2015

Marti Wade is the Content Manager for M-DAT’s websites and publications. She finds and creates articles for the web services and newsletters associated with,, and

Marti has been working in missions full-time since the mid-1990s and also serves with the mission agency Pioneers. Marti works from her home in South Carolina. She is married to Chris and they have a son and daughter in college.

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Meet the M-DAT Team

Thursday, July 16th, 2015

David Armstrong co-founded M-DAT and is now the Executive Director. Previously he served as short-term mission coordinator at OC International. David, his wife Mary, and their family also spent 15 years in Colombia and Guatemala as field missionaries with OC International. The Armstrongs have three grown children and six grandchildren. David serves on the steering committee for Standards of Excellence in Short-Term Mission.

David and Mary have relocated to St. Louis, Missouri this summer (see below). If you’d like to hear from them on a more personal level, please sign up to receive their (paper) newsletters.

Meet the M-DAT Team: Donna Williams

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

Donna Williams serves as M-DAT’s social media consultant. She researches and creates eye-catching missions material for our Facebook and Twitter feeds. Donna writes from Atlanta, Georgia. She’s been creating content (blogs, social media, websites, and print) for various clients for almost 15 years.

Meet the Staff: Dani Cypert

Thursday, January 15th, 2015

Dani Cypert serves as M-DAT’s customer care provider and works part-time from her home in Northwest Arkansas. She loves both helping ministries learn to promote their trips well and helping people find the mission trip that’s right for them.

The Cyperts are a very mission-minded family. Dani and her husband, a pastor, have a daughter in high school and a son in college, and are blessed and encouraged that both of them are pursing ministry.

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