Our Staff

Renee Konieczny

Creative Media Manager

Renee serves as the Creative Media Manager. She lives in Northern Indiana where she works as a manager at a furniture store. She enjoys spending her time serving as a hospitality leader in her local church and with her family.

Quinn Hood

Administrative Assistant

As Administrative Assistant, Quinn considers it a joy to correspond with and encourage those who contact the Elisabeth Elliot Foundation. In her spare time she loves to read, travel, and hike with her husband Derrell and their three young children.

Angela Lee

Staff Writer

Angela Lee is the staff writer for the foundation. She is a wife to Philip Lee and a mom to three girls. Angela lives in Virginia where she enjoys serving in her local church, walking and talking with treasured friends, having playground time with her daughters, and going on adventures with her family.

Lisa Steigerwalt

Devotions Coordinator

Lisa Steigerwalt serves as Devotions Coordinator. From 1998-2001, Lisa was Elisabeth’s correspondence typist. More recently she typed for Lars for his amusing and newsy “Ramblings from the Cove.” Lisa is currently an executive assistant at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in S. Hamilton, MA where also Elisabeth taught on the adjunct faculty. She is honored to continue sharing Elisabeth’s heart and teachings to new generations.

Mike Cantrell

Technical Media Director

Mike and his wife and daughter live overseas and serve on projects throughout Europe, Africa and the USA. As the Technical Media Director, Mike manages digital files for the Foundation podcast, YouTube channel and website.

Mike Dize

Podcast Producer and Host

Mike Dize is the producer and host of the Elisabeth Elliot Gateway to Joy podcast. He has worked in radio since he was a teenager and enjoys spending time with family, as well as cartooning, woodcarving and playing disc golf.

Cheryl Fortson

Cheryl worships and serves at St. James Methodist Church in Athens, Georgia. The Lord has blessed her with three wonderful sons. She is thankful for the privilege to work with the team to preserve the wisdom and ministry of Elisabeth Elliot for future generations. Cheryl digitizes and manages cassette audio files for the website and podcast.

Patti Lesslie

Executive Assistant to the President

Patti joins the team as executive assistant to the President, Kathy Reeg. She is privileged to work with elderly and disabled participants as a licensed counselor in Mt Pleasant, SC. She enjoys serving in her church’s special needs ministry, baking with her nieces and strolling downtown Charleston with friends.

David Ede

Technical Media Team Member

David lives in Texas with his wife of 34 years, Shannon. They were introduced to the ministry of Elisabeth Elliot in the mid 1980s. Since that time the writings of Jim and Elisabeth have shaped their personal spiritual growth and continue to enrich their walk through the podcasts made available through the work of the Elisabeth Elliot Foundation. David hopes that his involvement on the team will enable many others to grow in knowledge and grace, to the glory of God. David, edits and manages audio files for the website, YouTube channel and podcast.