Jamie Aten (Ph.D., Indiana State University) is the Founder and Executive Director of the Humanitarian Disaster Institute and holds the Rech Endowed Chair. received the 2016 FEMA Community Preparedness Champion Award and wrote, with David M. Boan, the “Disaster Ministry Handbook” (Intervarsity Press, 2016).

David M. Boan is Director of Humanitarian Advocacy & Service for the World Evangelical Alliance. He co-founded and co-directed the Humanitarian Disaster Institute at Wheaton College, the first faith-based academic disaster research center. He is author, with Jamie D. Aten, of “Disaster Ministry Handbook” (Intervarsity Press, 2016).