Chad Causey has a strong background in teaching and leadership, coupled with more than 12 years of non-profit leadership and management experience. Causey taught Western Philosophy at the secondary level at Westminster Academy, Ft. Lauderdale, and is also an adjunct faculty member at Knox Theological Seminary.

He was a church-based adolescent pastor for 7 years where he worked with children, youth, and college-aged students. He is currently completing his Ph.D. in Education at Talbot School of Theology and is the father of four children, ages 5 to 13.


Nicole Johansson is the Vice President of Development at OneHope, Inc. and has more than 20 years of nonprofit leadership experience. A strategic thinker, she directs the development of programs and projects from ideation to implementation and has extensive experience working with donors, foundations, and institutional givers. Her experience includes administering scholarship programs and capital campaigns for a large university.

Johansson is a graduate of Liberty University with a B.S. in Accounting and a Master of Business Administration from Lynchburg College. She has served as Chair on the Communications Steering Committee for the Forum of Bible Agencies International and is the mother of two children, ages 3 and 5.


Leiza Gomes’ passion is to see children and youth find their true identity and purpose in life. Having worked in overseas missions with youth in Germany, at-risk youth in Brazil and currently serving as a college and career Sunday school teacher—Leiza brings compassion and a level of expertise needed to reach children and youth.

Gomes is a both a graduate from the International School of Ministry in Boca Raton, FL and of Florida Atlantic University with a Bachelor’s in Multimedia Journalism. She currently works full time as an International Project Manager and mother of Innovation Charter School Kindergartener.


Mrs. Tammy Hoskins, M.Ed., serves as Secretary on the ICS board. She has worked with all levels of students from preschool through adult learning. Tammy’s deep passion to partner highly qualified, effective educators with dedicated parents and eager students motivates her as she contributes to the ICS community. Tammy and her husband, George, have two loving, active boys ages 6 and 11.

During her childhood Tammy’s family traveled for work, which established in her a desire to know people and to help guide them in learning their gifts and talents. She has a B.A. in English/Technical Writing from the University of South Florida; M.Ed. in Education/Curriculum Development from the American InterContinental University; and is a Ph.D. candidate in Leadership Studies/Higher Education at Dallas Baptist University.


Next board meeting: Special Session: August 9 at 2:30pm

Next board meeting: Special Session: August 9 at 2:30pm