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Board of Directors

Micah Project Board of Directors

  • Becca Herbold
    Becca Herbold

    Board Chair - Houston, TX
    Becca Herbold has been involved with the Micah Project since 2007 when she traveled to Tegucigalpa with a group from her church, First Presbyterian Church of Houston. She fell in love with the ministry and took her children back that same year to celebrate Christmas with the Micah Boys. Becca enjoys being a part of God’s redemptive work through the Micah Project. She joined the board in early 2016. Becca is married to Chris, and they have two children, Katelyn and Jack. Becca works for an energy company part-time, which allows her time with her children. Becca graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a BBA and MPA and holds a CPA license.

  • Steve Singleton
    Steve Singleton

    Board Secretary - Nashville, TN
    Steve is a business attorney and co-founder of Mountain Group Partners, a private investment firm. He received a B.S. in finance from the University of South Florida and received his law degree from Stetson University. He and his wife Christy live in Nashville, Tennessee and have two teenage daughters and a middle-school age son. Christy is Executive Director of Mercy Multiplied, which serves struggling teenage and young adult women at residential homes in the United States, Canada, and England. Steve has long had a heart for Honduras, starting with his family sponsoring a Honduran girl via Compassion International, followed by several visits with medical and construction teams to Tegucigalpa and the Copan area. Steve first became involved with Micah when at the end of one of those trips he and his oldest daughter spent an afternoon visiting the original home, Villa Linda Miller, and street soccer.

  • Michael Miller
    Michael Miller

    Tegucigalpa, Honduras
    Michael grew up in Saint Louis MO, where his family attended Central Presbyterian Church. He was an education major at Wheaton College (IL), and did a six-month internship in Honduras in 1993. Five years later, after working as a teacher in Houston, he moved back to Honduras to work with Casa Alianza. His plans changed when Hurricane Mitch hit the country, and he began to help the people of Villa Linda Miller build their community and rebuild their futures. In 2000 Michael founded the Micah Project and serves as the Executive Director.

  • Tiffanie Upshaw
    Tiffanie Upshaw

    Clayton, MO
    Tiffanie first visited the Micah Project in September of 2011 on a vision trip with her church. That experience opened her heart to the abject poverty in Honduras and ignited a passion in her for the Micah Project. The redemption of lives that she witnessed compelled her to want to be a part of God’s work there in Tegucigalpa. Tiffanie directs Labor of Love, a 5k and 1 mile fun run, annually in her home town of St Louis as a fundraiser to benefit the Micah Project. Tiffanie graduated from Kansas State University with a bachelors degree in Interior Architecture. She is married to Dennis, who is also a graduate of KSU. Tiffanie is a full time mom to their four children, one of which was adopted from Honduras.

  • David Miller
    David Miller

    Washington, DC
    Currently serving as Administrative Officer for the House Office Buildings, Architect of the Capitol. Previous positions included Director of Human Resources, Chief Administrative Officer for the House of Representatives; 34 years at the McDonnell Doulgas/Boeing Corporation. Masters in Human Resources, Washington University, St. Louis, Mo. David received a phone call in 1998 from his son Michael Miller who was teaching in Houston, TX, to say that he had sold his car and most of his earthly goods and was moving to Honduras. The concept of Micah was born in Michael’s heart during his senior year at Wheaton after spending 6 months in Honduras. So, the phone call was a confirmation that Michael was following what God had put on his heart.

  • Tina Wininger
    Tina Wininger

    CFO and Board Member – Houston, TX
    Tina is an accountant with over 20 years of experience in the energy industry in various positions ranging from Controller to Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer. She currently serves as the Chief Financial Officer for the Micah Project and is a member of our Board of Directors. Tina received a B.S. in Management with a concentration in accounting from Tulane University in New Orleans. She was first introduced to the Micah Project on a vision trip to Honduras in 2008. It was after that trip that her heart was tied to the Micah Project and she decided to become more involved. What first started as a support role by managing fundraisers grew into using her skills and education to serve in a more formal capacity including her involvement in the financial monitoring, compliance and governance of the Micah Project.

  • Wade Sims
    Wade Sims

    Meridian, MS.
    Wade and Helen Sims learned about the Micah Project through their church, First Presbyterian Meridian MS.  Their Pastor, Rhett Payne, was Michael Miller’s youth minister and the church has been active part of the  Micah family for 13 years.

  • Mary-Floye Federer
    Mary-Floye Federer

    Houston, TX
    Mary-Floye serves as the Director of Ministry Partnerships and Engagement for First Presbyterian Church, Houston. Her heart is for the congregation to grow in awareness and passion to engage and connect with God's work in the community and world around them. In addition to leading trips to Micah, she also brings groups on international vision and mission trips to longstanding partnerships including Uganda, Egypt, and South Africa. Before joining FPC as a staff member, Mary-Floye served as a Director of Development for the Zoological Society of Houston. She received a BA from Vanderbilt University. Having a mid-career call to ministry, Mary-Floye attended Fuller Seminary with a focus on intercultural studies. Mary-Floye is not only a Micah board member, but she also serves on the board of Bethlehem Bible College, and All Border Collie Rescue in Texas. Mary-Floye lives in Houston, Texas and has two border collies and an occasional foster-dog. She loves nature and is an avid sports fan, especially for her Houston Texans.

  • Bob Ebel
    Bob Ebel

    St. Louis, MO.
    Bob first caught the vision of the Micah Project through a trip to Honduras in 2011. He and his wife, Suzanne, have been avid members ever since. Bob received a B.S. in business administration from the University of Notre Dame. Throughout his business career, Bob held various accounting, financial, and leadership roles at General Electric and Universal Printing Company. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Cass Information Systems, a provider of integrated information and payment management solutions. Bob and Suzanne live in St. Louis with their three children.