About TLA Ministries: Board of Directors

Asangla Ao

Consultant for Women's Ministry
Asangla, wife of AK, is a medical doctor. She worked as a campus minister for 8 years. She earned a Master of Divinity from Samford University and a Master of Counseling in Ministries from the Trinity International University. She is a homemaker and a mother of three children.

Sheron Conner

Board Member

William Conner

Board Member

Scott Davis

Board Member

Teunis Lee DeYoung

Secretary

Jeremy Griem

Board Member

A. K. Lama

Consultant for Field Ministries
AK is a Veterinary doctor by profession. He worked as a campus minister for 8 years. He earned a Doctor of Ministry from the Beeson Divinity School and a Doctor of Philosophy in the Old Testament from the Trinity International University.

Bill Marshall

Associate Board Member

Linda Marshall

Associate Board Member

Angela Olexa

Associate Board Member

Greg Olexa

Associate Board Member

Brian Pitts

Treasurer

Ray Stroup

President
Ray, a graduate of Auburn, is a project manager. He has been in the financial industry for 30 years. Tiese is a Regional training facility manager for a National Banking institution. They are blessed with twin daughters and three grandchildren.

Tiese Stroup

Board Member
Ray, a graduate of Auburn, is a project manager. He has been in the financial industry for 30 years. Tiese is a Regional training facility manager for a National Banking institution. They are blessed with twin daughters and three grandchildren.

Jim Thomason

Founding President
"I am convinced that God has ordained Dr. A. K. Lama to work among his people in India in a mighty way. I have been blessed to be a part of this ministry."
Jim, a graduate of Georgia Tech, worked 16 years for Westinghouse Power System, 25 years as representative of Electrical Power Equipment, 5 years as Residential and Commercial Real Estate agent, and 6 years as associate on IMB Development council (SBC). He has traveled to England, Romania, South America and India on mission trips.

Ted Vonk

Vice President

Danny Woods

Member of the Advisory
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