Co-Founder - President - Editor
Jemar TisbyJemar is the President and Co-Founder of the Reformed African American Network (RAAN) where he blogs about theology, race, and culture. He has written for outlets such as Desiring God, The Gospel Coalition, and Urban Faith. Jemar helps coordinate the African American Leadership Initiative (AALI), at Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Notre Dame and a Masters of Divinity degree from RTS in Jackson. Jemar is a member of Redeemer Church, PCA, and is married with one child.
Producer - Pass The Mic
Beau YorkAfter seven years of a dedicated career in telecommunications marketing and product development, Beau took a step back when the needs of his family called. Unable to stay stagnant for long, he founded the Podastery Network. The mission was simple: provide listeners with highly engaging content that surpassed traditional radio in both quality and consistency. Beau joined the RAANetwork team in the Fall of 2013.
Managing Editor, Visuals
Elodie QuetantElodie Quetant joins RAAN as the Managing Editor. Quetant was born in St. Maarten to Haitian parents, and grew up in Florida. She currently resides in Toronto, where she finished her BA in Professional Writing degree at York University. She serves with the organization Fight for Freedom, which holds regular strip club outreach in the hopes of locating and freeing sex slaves.
Editor - Theology
Dennis LouisDennis Louis serves as Executive Theological Editor for the RAANetwork, is a graduate of Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, and is Pastoral Intern at McIlwain Presbyterian Church (Pensacola, Fl) where he is currently pursuing ordination in the Presbyterian Church in America. Dennis and his wife, Theresa, have three children.
Communications & Media Strategist
Lathea MiskelLathea Miskel joins RAAN as media and communications strategist. Miskel was born in Louisiana and grew up in Bay Minette, AL. She is a soon to be graduate from the University of South Alabama where she is receiving a bachelors degree in Communication with a concentration in Public Relations. Upon graduation she plans to work in the Public Relations field with the hope of one day attending seminary to be come a counselor.
Lea CokerLea Coker joins RAAN as an associate editor. Coker is a Belhaven University graduate and has her bachelor's degree in Creative Writing. She currently lives in Madrid, Spain with her husband and works as an English Language Assistant in a public high school, where she assists in the education of the English language and American culture.