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Derek holds a Bachelors Degree from the University of Toledo and has lived in the area for the past 26yrs. Derek worked several years as both the Event Planner and Managed the Student Health and Activites Center at Owens Community College. Derek has been blessed with being a part of events such as President Bushes visit to the area and the National Guard Coming Home Ceremony. Growing up as a child he has always had a fascination of seeing how things work. To much of his parents dismay when something broke around the house instead of getting a shiny new appliance he would tear it apart and find the component that needed to be fixed. With this said he decided to test the waters in the Maintenance Field mid way through his career. Derek then decided to take a job in Maintenance Field at Berner Trucking and was the Assistant to the Director of Maintenance at Bio-Fit Engineered Products. When Derek is not working he enjoys spending time going to church, being with his family and friends, various outdoor activities, volunteering in the community and old historical sports cars.
Former anchor and reporter for the news at WTOL 11, that was what brought her back to Toledo, Ohio. The friends she made here before as a news reporter have welcomed her back like family and she’s made new amazing friends since returning here from her home state of Colorado. Sarah has 3 children and a husband who works with many non-profits. They fell in love after a conversation about their mutual love for travel and especially spreading the message of God’s love and Jesus’ transformative power to heal lives on their numerous mission trips to Mexico, El Salvador and other countries. Sarah knew from a young age she wanted to go into broadcasting, and she feels so blessed to be able to now use her voice to share her faith and play positive, uplifting music for Proclaim’s listeners. She holds a degree in Broadcast Journalism, and has worked in Washington DC, Wyoming, Texas and Ohio as a news anchor & reporter, and she has won several awards as well as an Emmy nomination. Sarah loves spending time with her kids, hiking, yoga, writing, knitting and reading.
Dawn started volunteering for us in the fall of 2017. She has a love for all things related to music and also to technology. She has volunteered in the past for Yes FM, WLMB TV-40, helping them with their fundraisers and with any other office assistance. She is also very active in her home church, Bethel Assembly of God. In February, she came on board on a more permanent basis, volunteering her time in the front office. Now on staff, she serves as our Digital Media Coordinator, and weekend host. You will see some of her work on our social media outlets. In her spare time, Dawn enjoys singing, as well as digital scrapbooking.
Although born and raised in Northwest Ohio, Rebecca experienced the life changing transformation of God in her life in Michigan over 25 years ago as she entered a church that God would use to change her life. An Army Veteran, along with wife and mother of three (Hannah, Isaac, and Daniela), Rebecca has dedicated her life to raising her family while serving as a pastor’s wife for 11 years, worship leader, and mentor. As time has passed, and the children entering adulthood, Rebecca knew God had more for her, something different. He led her to Proclaim FM where she has planted roots, poured her heart into this ministry, and has witnessed the amazing power of God to not only meet the desires of the heart, but to exceed them. Rebecca truly believes Psalm 37:4 which reads: “Delight yourself in the Lord, and He will give you the desires of your heart.” He has shown that in her life time and time again! Yes, she will admit to difficult times and many trial and oppositions along the way, but God has been merciful and faithful!
What does Rebecca like to do relax? She will certainly say a good cup of coffee and her porch swing would be rated highest on her list! She enjoys a good book, a good movie, good conversation, and the company of her family as well. Oh, and MUSIC…she LOVES music!! Rebecca will tell you almost every song is her favorite! You may find this out if you listen to her morning show. With a genuine love for people and a good sense of humor (so she thinks), Rebecca’s mission is to be an encourager and servant to her community on whatever platform God provides for the season. This season, God has chosen Proclaim FM as the platform. What does the future hold for Rebecca? She would answer simply, “Only God knows and I trust He has my best interest in mind!”
Robin was raised in an Irish Catholic home in Rhode Island. One of 5 children, her early years were devoted to the theater world and “socializing”, one amazing Friday night during the Jesus movement days, she got slam dunk born again. Robin entrenched herself in the Word of God and was immediately drawn to evangelism from her conversion. She began sharing the Gospel with the patrons at her father’ s pizza place (yes, Irish pizza). Next thing she knew, a radio gig opened up and she learned pretty quickly that she had a gift to communicate the Gospel. That is 30 something years ago and she hasn’t skipped a beat since then. Her radio career has been afternoon drive, first at WARV in RI, then she had the longest running afternoon drive show in the Detroit market on WMUZ. Now, the Lord has directed her path to Proclaim FM and she couldn’t be more grateful to daily be a witness to God’s love. Radio has become a huge platform from which Robin uses her theatrical abilities and sincerity to further the Kingdom of heaven. Day in and day out, she oozes with love for Jesus and has an uncanny ability to really encourage the listener to get close to God.
She LOVES to cook (don’t you dare ask for her Mac and cheese recipe), bake, (chocolate chip cookies are her specialty) She LOVES to speak and share the Gospel in person, She LOVES the mission field, both here and abroad and has been to 15 countries sharing the Gospel, including India where her 501c3 ministry www.robinsullivan.com opened an orphanage and a church. Don’t try to beat her in Cribbage and she is a major fan of the Red Sox. She loves her friends and she adores her family. Robin loves life.
Becky spent years working in Christian & Gospel Radio before she joined the team at Proclaim FM in 2012. She loves music! She has sung as a part of New Breed/Israel Houghton on New Season, as well as 52 other music projects as a backup vocalist, lead vocalist and vocal coach.
She has been a Receptionist, Program Director, Host and Co Host of 2 Morning Shows, Producer & Production Director, Interim GM and now is honored to fill the spot of General Manager here at Proclaim FM. Celebrating 27 years with her husband, Craig, a teen son Dominic, a step‐daughter Katrina, and 3 grandkids, Giana, Trae’shon, and Leilani. Becky also has a dog, Sadie.