PROJECTS: 17,609
PEOPLE SERVED: 707,272
COUNTRIES: 7

Staff

The Neverthirst Team

 

Matt Letourneau

Executive Director

Matt Letourneau

Matt Letourneau joined Neverthirst as Executive Director in 2019. Matt brings 18 years of both non-profit and business leadership experience to the role and is thrilled to lead Neverthirst into its next phase of impact and growth. Matt and his wife Julie have 3 children and reside in Birmingham, AL.

 

Brandon Gossett

Chief Development Officer

Brandon Gossett

Brandon serves as the Chief Development Officer. Prior to joining the Neverthirst team in 2012, he received a Business Management degree from Auburn University and had a career in medical device sales. His family has served as volunteers and partners of Neverthirst since 2009. In 2010, Brandon traveled with us to Sudan to witness our work on the ground. His life was forever changed as he witnessed women walking miles for water and children who were dying from waterborne illnesses. He is married to Kim, and they have 2 children.

 

Jason Berry

Jason Berry
Jason rejoined Neverthirst as Chief Strategy Officer in 2020, leading our Regional Directors and long-term implementing partners to grow Neverthirst’s WASH program globally. Jason began his career in marketing and management, then moved overseas with his family in 2007 to serve as Cambodia Country Director for Samaritan's Purse. Through this experience, he was exposed to the water and sanitation crisis and later joined Neverthirst in 2012. He developed our programs in Cambodia and expanded our work into India, Nepal and Myanmar. After 6 years with Neverthirst, he joined his local church staff as a Global Mission Director, advocating and supporting mission workers around the world. Jason is married to Caroline and has two daughters and is based in Brisbane, Australia.

 

Amanda Stillman

Amanda Stillman

Amanda Stillman joined Neverthirst in 2012 after working several years with other NGO’s in the Middle East. After coming on board she worked in India for one year before moving to South Sudan where she now serves as our Africa Programs Director, and oversees various smaller projects in neighboring countries as well.

 

John Sides

John Sides

John joined the team in July 2015, having travelled with Neverthirst to South Sudan and Cambodia and witnessing the life changing impact of providing clean water projects. He holds a Master of Public Health from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and currently serves as Asia Programs Director. John and his wife, Jennifer, have been married since 2011.

 

Chad Tillman

Communications Director

Chad Tillman
Chad joined Neverthirst in 2018, motivated by the Good News that radically transformed his own life as an adult. He is humbled and grateful for the opportunity to support both our program and development teams as Communications Director. Prior to Neverthirst, Chad earned a degree in Agricultural Business and Economics and gained a decade of experience in the financial sector, specializing in loan underwriting and lending analytics. He and his wife have two young children and hearts for serving and encouraging others.

 

Tara Collins

Director of Marketing

Tara Collins
Tara joined Neverthirst in 2019 as the Director of Marketing. Gripped by the water crisis since high school, Tara began fundraising for clean water in a grassroots college Miss Auburn campaign, kickstarting Auburn for Water. She continued that work at a global water nonprofit, rebranding and growing digital marketing and fundraising, then served more visionary brands as a marketing strategist with Polymath Innovations.

Based outside of Atlanta, you can find her gardening with her husband Andrew and loving their local church where he serves as youth pastor.

 

Jamie Ruth Boyd

Jamie Ruth Boyd
Jamie has a love for people and giving. She was raised on a peanut and cattle farm in Honoraville, AL, and made her way to Birmingham where she did everything from radio advertising sales to having her own on-air radio show, The Jammin' with Jamie Show. She has a heart for service and was also a member of the Army Reserves.

Most recently, she was a strength and conditioning coach with Iron Tribe Fitness where she took part in various Workout for Water events and fell in love with what Neverthirst does to bring clean water to areas across the world that don't have access. She joined the team in 2020 as Director of Fitness Partnerships and is currently based out of Nashville, Tennessee.

 

Jennifer Shaw

Office Administrator

Jennifer Shaw
Jennifer serves as the Office Administrator and is a Birmingham native with a degree in Human Development from the University of Alabama. She spent four summers during college working for WinShape Camps, and it was there that God revealed to her a desire to work in a nonprofit ministry. She is thankful for the opportunity to come alongside a team of people who all have one mission—to help meet immediate needs and share the love of Christ.

 In her spare time, you can find her playing board games with friends or picking up a new creative outlet. Her favorite projects include hand-lettering, digital art and design, and handmade decor.