Staff and Board


Stand to Reason faculty members are available to teach in order to help you effectively engage the culture around you with knowledge, wisdom, and character. Stand to Reason teachers teach lectures and seminars, preach sermons, and lead workshops geared towards helping Christians gain the practical tools they need to make a difference in their world, giving them both the knowledge and confidence to be players in the world of ideas.

Greg Koukl

Alan Shlemon

Tim Barnett

Jonathan Noyes


Amy Hall

Amy worked in the film industry for ten years before coming on staff. Now she’s a writer, editer, and podcaster with Stand to Reason. Amy has a B.A. in mass communication and journalism from CSU Fresno and an M.A. in Christian apologetics from Biola. Her work has been published in the Apologetics Study Bible for Students.


Greg Cash

Greg Cash began his career as a pastor in 2005. After attending Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, God infused his life with film making. Greg learned on the job working as a sound engineer, videographer, and photographer, and quickly advanced to the position of Productions Manager. Greg comes to Stand to Reason with a passion for the Gospel, a strong pastoral heart, and valuable industry experience in visual storytelling.

Madison Crowley

Madison graduated from the University of Georgia and has been thrilled to take over the social media coordinator position at Stand to Reason. She loves sharing the resources and tools Stand to Reason creates for Christians learning to better defend their faith.

Meg Crowley

Meg graduated from Occidental College with a B.A. in Psychology and a minor in Religious Studies and went on U.S.C. for her Graduate Certificate in Management Effectiveness. She loves combining strategic planning and creativity, which has kept her in the marketing field for decades. Meg is now assisting Stand to Reason with getting more of their “Good News” out into the heads and hearts of those who need it.

Matthew DeWitt

Matt holds a Masters in Computer Science from Virginia Tech. and worked for the Federal Government in Washington D.C. but felt a higher calling and is now using his passion for technology and apologetics to help equip Christians to spread the Gospel.

Beverly Eichenmuller

Beverly graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a B.A. in English and a minor in math; she worked as an assistant editor for five years and taught math and English for sixteen years in a prominent Christian high school. She is now blessed to be STR’s administrative assistant and proofreader.

Dawnielle Hodgman

Dawnielle graduated from East Carolina University with a B.A. in Sociology and a minor in Psychology. She’s been involved in youth ministry for over 15 years and is passionate about seeing young people develop a love for developing a robust Christian worldview. Dawnielle is the director of STR's Reality Conference.

Claressa Jaen

Claressa has a B.A in Graphic Design and has been serving the Lord with art and design for 13 years. By day, she is an avid hiker, artist, and all around adventurer—by night she goes by the roller derby alias, Short Circuit.

Darcy Pangan

Darcy comes to Stand to Reason from 11 years in the clothing industry. She’s thankful to be able to help others become closer to God and His Word.

Melissa Ralph

Melissa attended a conference with Greg Koukl because of her interest in studying theology and learning more about God. She’s been an enthusiastic supporter of Stand to Reason ever since and is the Stand to Reason office assistant.

Kyle Scheele

Kyle manages Stand to Reason's warehouse.

Brooke Steinbacher

Brooke holds a B.A. in Music and Worship Arts from Vanguard University and an M.A. in Visual Culture from the University of Nottingham. Prior to living in England for a year, Brooke worked with media arts for two years at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Newport Beach. Brooke is thrilled to be on staff with Stand to Reason as media manager.

Derek White

Our director of operations, Derek, first moved to Southern California from Missouri in 2003. He has an interest in theology, holds a B.A. in English composition from Truman State University, and has an M.A. in Christian apologetics from Biola.

Ocean Wilson

Ocean had the privilege of working in Christian ministry from 2001-2014 as an editor and proofreader in the publishing department of a worldwide church organization. She is now excited to be part of the Stand to Reason team as office manager and donor relations coordinator.


Ryan Pauly

Ryan holds a B.A. in Religion and Youth Leadership from Vanguard University and an M.A. in Christian Apologetics from Biola. He spent four years as a missionary in the Dominican Republic working with students and has been teaching junior high and high school since 2011. Since starting Coffeehouse Questions in 2015, he has been speaking, writing, podcasting, and creating videos centered on youth apologetics. In 2017 he joined MAVEN as a field guide and training coordinator for their immersive experiences.


Stand to Reason is overseen by a board of directors:

  • Craig Hazen
  • Steve Carmichael
  • Richard Moselle
  • William Bradford, Chairman
  • Martin Caveza
  • Greg Koukl, President of Stand to Reason