Staff & Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Pastor Rick Wiater

Pastor Rick Wiater graduated with a B.S. from Geneva College and received a M.T.S from the Reformed Presbyterian Seminary. Rick has been pastoring for over 30 years and currently pastors Good Shepherd Church in Upper St. Clair, PA. Rick and his wife Debbie have been married for 42 years and they have two children; Jennifer and Kathryn.

Michael A McDonald M.D.
Vice President

Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry 1985 and MD 1989 from West Virginia University
Family Medicine private practice in Slippery Rock, Pa since 1992
Began in medical missions 1998
Vice President and Medical Director of Meeting God in Missions since its inception 2001
Lives in Slippery Rock, Pa with wife Lauren and has 2 grown children, Mary 22, and Benjamin 20.

Meet the Staff

Clinton and Sonia

Clinton is a third generation stone mason hailing from Erie, PA. He has been involved with MGM since 2001. First serving on a short term basis, then seasonally through the winter months and now going on 8 years full time. He heads up all of the construction projects and takes care of maintenance around the MGM campus. Sonia his wife, a Dominicanita is from Hato Mayor where she met Clinton through a mutual friend. She runs the snack shack and helps out where needed. They have two daughters that keep Clinton and Sonia busy and full of laughs; Cataleya age 5 and Kalina age 2.

Joel and Erin

Joel Rodriguez is a native of the Dominican Republic and has been involved with MGM for many years. Joel is the Legal Representative of MGM in the Dominican Republic and seeks to serve MGM in whatever capacity necessary. Erin, a native of Punxsutawney, PA, is the MGM financial director in the Dominican Republic. Erin met Joel while on a mission trip to the Dominican Republic in 2006. They were married shortly after and now have a precious 9 year old son named Elian and an adorable 5 year old daughter, Lila Grace. They are members of the Nazarene Church in Hato Mayor. Their desire is to use their talents to serve God and serve others.

Jenny and Doug

When Doug and Jenny Faull married in 1988, they resolved to serve the LORD together wherever He would lead them. Now, after raising their four children and running a successful metal fabricating business in Grove City, Pennsylvania, Faulls are joining the Meeting God in Missions team as staff and ministry coordinators in Hato Mayor. Both Doug and Jenny bring with them years of leadership and discipleship experience from within the business world and from ministry in their local church, as well as a passion to serve the LORD and establish people in the His Word.

Tim Pohl

Tim has been involved with MGM since 2004. Tim is currently the travel coordinator including itineraries and tickets.

Financial Support
Financial support can be made to Clinton and Sonja or Erin and Joel by making a check payable to MGM and mailed to: MGM 110 Hays Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15241

*Please note to whom the contribution should be credited

Tatin, Raysa, Rudy, Santa, and Sija


Juana, Claudia, Ana, Criseida, and Marilyn

William and Braulio