Meet Our Staff:
James and Kim Boley
James and Kim became involved with Chi Alpha Campus Ministry as college students at Missouri State. In 2013, after serving on staff at Mizzou Chi Alpha for many years, James and Kim began to pioneer a Chi Alpha at Southeast Missouri State University.
James and Kim are both Nationally Appointed Missionaries with the Assemblies of God. They are an artsy couple that enjoys being outdoors and drinking lots of coffee (sometimes at the same time). James and Kim have two energetic daughters named Abbi and Lizzie and two black labs named Natasha and Shuri.
Jake and Jacqueline Rankin
Jake and Jacqueline Rankin are missions associates with Chi Alpha. They both attended SEMO and were involved in the ministry all throughout their college years. Since getting married in 2020, they have been loving the fact that they get to welcome and reach students together. Jake enjoys working on cars, hiking, and biking. Jac loves cooking and hosting students/friends at their home!
Hayley Sidwell is a Missions Associate with Chi Alpha. She graduated from SEMO in May 2020 with a degree in Family Studies and was a part of chi Alpha all four years. She is passionate about reaching the next generation and international students for Jesus. You can find her going on an adventure.
Emily Hopper is a Missions Associate with Chi Alpha. She graduated from SEMO in 2022 with a degree in Social Studies Secondary Education and was in Chi Alpha all four years. She is passionate about helping students develop a lifestyle of intentional worship and relationship with Jesus. You can find her reading, listening to a podcast, or finding some new, unique music.
Jacob Weidenbenner is a missions associate with Chi Alpha. He graduated from SEMO in 2022 with a degree in Recreation and Park Administration and was in Chi Alpha all four years. He likes to spend time playing board games, making funny videos, and being with his small group guys. He loves sharing with people that they have purpose in God’s Kingdom.
Nathan Kiehl is a missions associate with Chi Alpha. He graduated from SEMO in 2023 with a degree in Computer Science and was in Chi Alpha all four years. He enjoys the prospect of discipling students and watching them grow into the person God created them to be. He likes to play disc golf, ultimate frisbee, and video games.
Sarah Melton is a missions associate with Chi Alpha. She graduated from SEMO in 2023 with a degree in Computer Science and was in Chi alpha for three years. She loves sharing Jesus and living life with students. She enjoys reading, painting, fun road trips, and spending time with small group girls.