Meet the Team

Shumonte Cooper


Experienced, trustworthy, determined, these are just a few of the ways team members describe their CEO. Shumonte is truly a joy to be around and makes it a pleasure to be apart of the team. He is a Retired military Vet. Along with being OSHA certified, receiving over 200 hours in FEMA certifications and completing Disaster training with Harvard University he is also C.E.R.T Certified. Shumonte has Received the Kentucky Colonel recognition for his Humanitarian aid work and has received the Presidential Volunteer Service Award (Silver and Gold) for disaster response work.

Lucretia Cooper

Executive Chef/ Vice President

With us since our founding, Lucretia is one of our veteran team members. She bring her years of experience and skills to the forefront in helping our organization grow and succeed. She is an award winning Chef with are heart to serve those in need. In 2019 She received the Presidential Volunteer Service award.

Christopher Height

Chief of Logistics

Chris Height joined Christ is Relief with the vision and drive to improve upon our Non-Profit Organization, and focused on developing the organization with experience and integrity. He is a military veteran and a graduate of Western Kentucky University. in 2019 He received one of Kentucky's highest honors as a Kentucky Colonel recognition and a Bronze Presidential Volunteer Service Award for his service with Disaster Response.

Kevin Deveaux

Safety Officer

Dedicated to the mission. Kevin has served in multiple states to assist with disaster response. He is a graduate of University of Louisville and has become COVID-19 response Certified. In 2019 He received The Bronze Presidential Volunteer Service Award.

Shikina Deveuax

Disaster Response Liaison/ Alabama

Shikina has assisted us in many ways. She has received her CDLs and has become Covid-19 response certified. In 2020 she received The Bronze Presidential Volunteer Service Award.

Kyle Buckley

Humanitarian Aid Lead

Kyle has the vision and drive to improve upon our humanitarian aid side of the organization. Along with being a  certified Life Coach and CPR instructor, he has done amazing work in his community to aid those in need by mentoring high school students through Monroe County Virtual Program. In 2019 he received The Bronze Presidential Volunteer Service Award.

Adeana Buckley

Humanitarian Aid Lead

Adeana has done amazing work on the Humanitarian aid side of Christ is Relief. Among having a medical background being a Nurse. She is also a CPR instructor. Adeana brings a fresh take on the growth, needs and direction to Here to Serve. In 2019 she received The Bronze Presidential Volunteer Service Award.

Kevin Walker

D.A.R.T.T Operation Lead

Kevin brings to the organization his skills, knowledge and experience in the transportation department. Having an in-depth knowledge of transportation with over 5 years of experience, Kevin has insight that's needed for navigating during a disaster. As the Disaster Assistant Response Team Transportation (D.A.R.T.T) lead, his guidance is valuable to our team and mission.

Andy Dew

Disaster Liaison/ Kentucky

Andy has served with disaster response both stateside and international. He has a wealth of knowledge with disaster response and relief.

Joe Brown

Disaster Response / Michigan

Joseph Brown is very involved with community outreach. With a passion to serve the community he has aided in providing meals to those in need and getting resources to families. In 2019 he received the Presidential Volunteer Service Award.

Marilyn Brown

Disaster Response Liaison/ Michigan

Marilyn Brown brings a heart of gold to our organization. She is very passionate in serving the community and those in need. Along with being a published author she has also launched her own clothing line "Modest". Marilyn has assisted many during the pandemic and is truly a servant leader.

Corinna Louis

Disaster Response Liaison/ Indiana

Corrina Louis currently is working in the medical field in Indiana. She has attended South Western Michigan University and completed her Certification in Phlebotomy with recognition of academic achievement on the deans list. Corinna is a devoted wife and mother, reliable and dependable hard worker. She is a great addition to our team and a valuable asset to our mission.

Trenton Louis

Disaster Response Liaison/ Indiana

Updated Bio Coming Soon

Donnie Syrowik

Disaster and Humanitarian Response

Updated Bio Coming Soon


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