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Our Board of Directors


George Villegas, Chairman

George Villegas, Jr. is an independent consultant who revels at the prospect of finding innovative and proven methods, products and services that in turn help his clients live out a more streamline life tackling debt/finances and reducing stress with these solutions. A community minded individual he also wears several hats with non-profit organizations including Rotary International, Christian Sports International, and others.  George and his family have participated in numerous short-term mission trips to Mexico City to share the love of Christ in Word and Deed. He resides in Zelienople, PA with his wife Pam, and their two college age daughters, Meghan and Rachel. George has served on the Board Directors since 2006 and has been Chairman since 2011.


Dave Rettig, Founder, Vice Chairman

David L. Rettig, the Founder of Christian Sports International in 1990 and served in the ministry until 2003 using sports to proclaim the good news of Jesus Christ. He is also the Founder of The National Character Education Foundation (NCEF) in 2003 and has remained President/CEO since that time. The NCEF All-Pro Action Team has educated and inspired over seven million students from grades PK-12. The passion and vision to promote the benefits of good character to students, parents, and the community continues to grow. See more about the NCEF at (  Dave returned to the board of directors in 2017.


Jeff Kern, Treasurer

Jeff Kern in 1994, was a college assistant baseball coach at Geneva College, in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania and was given an outstanding opportunity to serve Christ through the sport that he loves. During that time, he was able to utilize his gifts and talents to teach young players the games of baseball and subsequently, softball. Over the next 24 years, he was given a platform through Christian Sports International to share his testimony and walk with our Lord and Savior. Through those years, he watched as thousands of young people come to know Christ through sport.


Richard Vickroy, Member At Large

Rick graduated in Business Economics from the University of Pittsburgh in his hometown of Johnstown, PA. Business success in telecommunications led him to Plum, PA, where he continued
entrepreneurial pursuits in sports marketing and oil and gas real estate, with a recent migration to the diverse interests of big data baseball and design solutions in air quality management. Married with two adult sons, he and Lori have been members of Orchard Hill Church since 1998. His goal is to carry out the Great Commission through avenues available to him using his energetic nature, well-rounded résumé, and the ideas and messaging skills with which God has gifted him. Rick was named to the CSI board in January 2023.


Kendell Stellfox, Member at Large

During college Kendell was intimately involved in helping a couple of high school friends start a technology company, which focused on providing high-end technology solutions for medium to large corporate enterprises. During this season Kendell started getting involved in youth ministry. Kendell’s joy for teaching the Word of God and helping youth develop a personal relationship with Jesus moved him to change course to attend Knox Theological Seminary. There he learned the skills necessary for teaching God’s Word and ministering to those in need. Following his time at seminary, Kendell took his entrepreneur skills to the world leader in Bible software development, Logos Bible Software. He played a key role in strategic partnership development, ministry relations with small to large churches and ministries, while speaking at national conferences throughout America. His focus was on how technology can be utilized in furthering one’s understanding of God through studying His Word. In addition, Kendell spearheaded some joint ventures between seminaries and Logos, aiming to re-design Christian education using 21st century technology. You can see the fruits of these ventures today throughout higher Christian education. 

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