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Meet the Executive Board

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Reverend Dr. J. Albert Bush, Sr.

CEO & Founder, SO SEND I YOU, INC.

Dr. J. Albert Bush, Sr. is a native of Columbia, South Carolina. He received his undergraduate degree in Religion and Philosophy with a minor in Sociology from Benedict College and Master of Divinity Degree from Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary in Columbia, SC. In May of 2002, Dr. Bush graduated, with Distinction, from the Drew University Theological Seminary, Madison, New Jersey, where he earned the Doctorate of Ministry Degree.

Dr. Bush birthed So Send I You, Inc. in 2011.  A global Christian missional organization specializing in developing sustainable, mission-based projects and partnerships.  We exist to fulfill the Great Commission of Jesus Christ by educating, nurturing, and cultivating missional leaders and congregations.


Reverend John Wesley McVicker

Vice Chairman, SO SEND I YOU, INC.

Reverend John Wesley McVicker, Sr., has been preaching and teaching the Word of God since October 1975, locally, nationally, and internationally. He is the founding pastor of Christ The King Baptist Church (est. 1985) in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

As Vice Chair, Board of Directors, for So Send I You, Inc. since its 2011 inception, Reverend McVicker is committed to the cultivation of global christian growth and procurement of sustainable food and building resources.    


Reverend Dr. Derrick L. Boykin

Director of Special Projects, SO SEND I YOU, INC.

Reverend Dr. Derrick L. Boykin is a native of Brooklyn, New York.  He is a graduate of Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia where he received a B.A. in Religion and Philosophy.  He holds graduate degrees from both Morehouse School of Religion in Atlanta, Georgia and the University of Sussex in Brighton, England.  In 2020, he attained a Ph.D in Church History at Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany.

Dr. Boykin is the Director of Special Projects at So Send I You, Inc. and since its founding in 2011, he has served as the Chief Editor of the SSIY Lenten Devotional.     


Treasurer, SO SEND I YOU, INC.

A native of Lake City, South Carolina, Deacon Peterson now calls New York City home. Before joining So Send I You, Inc. in 2011, Deacon Peterson served in the capacity of State President of the Empire Baptist Missionary Convention for six(6) years and President of the Laymens Auxiliary from 1996-2002.  Currently, Deacon Peterson is a member of the Goodwill Baptist Church where he serves as Deacon and Chairman of the Trustee Ministry.

Deacon John Peterson


Annviona Coleman

Executive Secretary, SO SEND I YOU, INC.

Ms. Coleman joined So Send I You, Inc. in 2011 after retiring from Executive Administration and Management roles at top-ranking fortune-500 companies in New York City. Today she oversees our day-to-day operations at SSIY, Inc. and acts as the liaison between local SSIY affiliates and churches abroad. 

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