Visit us!

The Fuller Center’s international headquarters — The Wieland House — is located at 701 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in Americus, Georgia. We are open 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays except holidays — and we love having visitors. Please give us a call at 229-924-2900 and plan a visit! You can also email us general questions at


Headquarters: Americus, Georgia
Phone: 229-924-2900

David has been a leader in affordable housing for 30 years starting with Habitat in Tijuana, then serving as the director of Habitat Education Ministries followed by seven years as president of Habitat for Humanity Colorado. A co-founder of The Fuller Center, David oversaw the formation and growth of projects and partnerships as the Vice President for Programs, traveling extensively around the world. In February 2009, the board elected him to serve as The Fuller Center’s president after Millard Fuller’s death.

RYAN IAFIGLIOLA, Vice President of International Programs
Phone: 229-514-4756

Ryan helped lead the Inward Bound program in Cleveland, Ohio, and the Habitat for Humanity chapter at the University of Notre Dame before joining The Fuller Center. He started as a volunteer to work hand-in-hand with his hero Millard Fuller and ended up creating the Bicycle Adventure. Today he is on staff and oversees the Bicycle Adventure and Global Builders programs, as well as works closely with our international programs to further their development..

CHRIS JOHNSON, Vice President of Communications
Phone: 229-514-4731

Chris enjoyed a 22-year career as a multi-award-winning journalist before coming to The Fuller Center in June 2011. He continues to write a popular column for the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer and is the author of five books, including “The Best of Chris Johnson” and a new middle grades novel “Bigfoot Beach.” In addition to writing stories and blogs, he handles The Fuller Center’s website, social media, public relations, media relations, photography, print publications and video operations.

STACEY DRIGGERS, Vice President of U.S. Programs
Phone: 229-514-4703

Stacey spent a decade leading the Flint River Habitat for Humanity affiliate in Albany, Georgia, and most recently worked in affiliate development for Habitat for Humanity International. Stacey develops, organizes and nurtures newly forming covenant partners in cities where concerned groups have come together and asked to join us. She also assists covenant partners with construction, administration, organization and training.

CATHY SMITH, Associate
Director of U.S. Programs
Phone: 229-514-4740

Cathy began working with Millard and Linda at Habitat in 1999. She now works with The Fuller Center’s U.S. covenant partners to assist them in record-keeping, reporting, compliance and training. She also is the office manager and the human resources coordinator for our U.S.-based staff.

Global Builders Coordinator
Phone: 229-514-4718

Ian graduated from UGA in 2014 with his BA in International Affairs before interning with the UGA Wesley Foundation’s international student and media programs. Today, he serves as The Fuller Center’s Global Builders Coordinator — promoting the program and helping teams organize and plan trips to work with The Fuller Center’s international covenant partners.

JIM BARTON, Director of Special Initiatives
Phone: 229-514-4810

Jim is focused on providing increased connectivity among Covenant Partners and coordination for other special projects. He has a background in ministry and agriculture, where he has experience coordinating teams, leading projects, and creating growth. A graduate of Auburn University and Duke Divinity School, Jim is a priest in the Anglican Church of North America.

Finance Director
Phone: 229-514-4699

Kathyie manages and oversees the finances at the Fuller Center as well as Koinonia Farm. She worked for many years at Habitat for Humanity. Kathyie is a longtime friend of the Fuller family.

MEGAN MILLS, Database and Donor Manager
Phone: 229-514-4791

Megan processes donations to The Fuller Center and payments for Global Builders trips as well as the reports and receipts that accompany them. She maintains our database of partners and supporters and analyzes data for our fundraising and communications efforts.
Phone: 229-514-4743

Stacey organizes and processes registrations for all Fuller Center events. In addition, she handles lots of paperwork and communications for the Global Builders Program and other Fuller Center programs.

COURTNEY FIELDS, Bicycle Adventure Coordinator
Phone: 229-514-4695

A recent graduate of Columbus State University with a degree in English, Courtney served as a volunteer on a Global Builders trip to La Florida, Peru in 2017, interned with the Bike Adventure in 2018, and now serves as the Bike Adventure Coordinator

Phone: 229-514-4732

Gloria is the friendly voice and smiling face of The Fuller Center headquarters. She was a family social worker at the Georgia Dept. of Human Resources for 25 years and has been the pastor at Word of Faith Ministry since 1999.

Special Projects
Phone: 229-514-4763

Adding to her careers as a homemaker, mother and insurance agent, Sheilla embarked with her husband in a new one — helping families in need to have a decent home. From Tijuana to the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation and on to Americus, Sheilla has established a reputation as the ministry’s hostess, organizing meals and special events for hundreds of donors and volunteers. Today she interviews Global Builders volunteers to follow up on their trips and supports her husband in leading the organization.

Global site leaders

We believe our work on the ground is best led by local leaders in the areas we serve. Meet our outstanding global leaders:

Kenneth Wafula

U.S. site leaders

As with our global partners, the work on the ground across the U.S. is led by local leaders. For a complete directory of local partners, leadership and contact information, click here.

Board of Directors

David Snell, President — The Fuller Center for Housing; Americus, Georgia

Bill Lee, Chairman — President and CEO, North American Retail Hardware Association, Indianapolis, Indiana

Karen Warkentien, SecretarySenior Regulatory Consultant, Lewis & Harrison, LLC; Arlington, Virginia

Pierre Maloka — Former member of Parliament, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kinshasa DRC and Midway Park

Cary Summers — President, The Museum of the Bible, CEO, The Nehemiah Group , Rogersville, Missouri

Wilmer Martin— President & CEO of TourMagination, Kitchener, Ontario

Rev. Chet Johnson — President, Fuller Center for Housing of Gary, Indiana

Judy Blalack — Director, Silver Valley Fuller Center for Housing, Smelterville, Idaho

Keith Uffman — Pastor, Webster Presbyterian Church, Webster, Texas

Jeff Cardwell — Owner, Cardwell Do-It-Best stores, Indianapolis, Indiana

Steve Coggins, General Counsel — Partner, Rountree, Losee & Baldwin; Wilmington, North Carolina

Linda Fuller Degelmann, Emeritus — Co-founder of The Fuller Center for Housing and Habitat for Humanity; “First Lady of Affordable Housing”

Todd Sloan, Assistant Treasurer, ex-oficio — District Sales Manager, Linear Technology Corporation; South Barrington, Illinois

Millard Fuller Vision Trust

John W. Schaub, Chair, Sarasota, FL

Robert K. Abel, Linthicum Heights, MD

Maggie Chrisman, Tucson, AZ

Tamara Danel, Hammond, LA

Paul DiGiammarino, Charlestown, MA

June Ewing, Americus, GA

Pete Erickson, Chicago, IL

Jackie Goodman, Atlanta, GA

Allon Lefever, Lancaster, PA

Mack McCarter, Shreveport, LA

Jim McLean, Nashville, TN

Doug Miller, Henderson, NV

Bill & Marlene Muse, Cincinnati, OH

George and Anne Peagler, Americus, GA

Richard Semmler, Annandale, VA

Todd Sloan, South Barrington, IL

Edgar Stoesz, Akron, PA

Wes Wheeler, Americus, GA

John Wieland, Atlanta, GA