Meet Our Board of Directors  

Neil Brandsma
Chief Executive Director

Neil graduated from Eastern Washington University with a degree in Professional Accounting.  He worked for Atlantic Richfield Hanford Company as an internal auditor before joining the Washington State Auditor's Office as a State Examiner.  He moved from the Auditor's office to the Washington State Attorney General's Office as their Administrative Manager and retired after 29 years in that position. Neil has served as the President of the Thurston County Youth Soccer Association and Thurston County Babe Ruth and is currently an Assistant State Commissioner for the Southern Washington Babe Ruth program. Neil also served 23 years with the Washington National Guard at Camp Murray and he is actively serving churches in Thurston and Pierce counties.


Amber Marley 
Business Administration & Finance

Amber graduated from Kansas State University with a Bachelor of Science degree and then obtained her Master of Business Administration degree through University of Phoenix. She has participated in a variety of internships and work experiences ranging from culinary and hospitality to management and consulting positions. She has been affiliated with the military her entire life; she is the daughter of a retired veteran and her husband is an active duty member, presently stationed at JBLM. Amber has been blessed with the opportunities to live and travel all over the world. These experiences have allowed her to volunteer and serve within a number of military communities and churches. She currently volunteers in the hospitality/fellowship department at a local church in DuPont, WA and serves as a member of the Board of Directors for MC2  Services.


Art Smelser
Oversite & Direction

Art served as one of the directors for the Department of Transportation (D.O.T.) for the state of Washington for several years and has helped to survey and develop properties, water & sewage systems, roadways and construction sites for Christian camps, churches and missions in the United States, Mexico and Africa.  For a number of years, Art served on the leadership board for Warm Beach Camp and Conference center in Stanwood, Washington and continues to work as a consultant to businesses and church leadership teams through-out the Pacific Northwest.


Simon Bradshaw 
Military Consultant

Simon entered the military in 1984 and is currently stationed at Joint Base Lewis McChord (JBLM) in Washington state.  Over the years, he has served in various leadership and management positions within the military. Simon is a member of a local church in DuPont, WA, where he plays drums for the Praise and Worship Band and teaches a Sunday morning class for 9-11 year olds. He is part of the Board of Directors for the MC2  Services and serves as one of our military consultants.


Larry Rogers  Larry@MC2Ministries.com
Church Consultant - Marketing & Promotion

Larry has pastored churches since 1975, he is a church planter and serves as a consultant to churches in need of "turn-around" guidance. He attended George Fox College, Fuller Theological Seminary, Western Evangelical Seminary and Azusa Pacific University and has earned two Masters Degrees in Biblical studies and leadership. He worked with inner-city ministries in Los Angeles for a number of years and is the founding pastor of The Rock Church in DuPont, Washington. Larry has also ministered to active and retired military personnel and their families for over 10 years and is the founder of MC2 Services.