Dr. Bob Schuchts


Bob Schuchts [Ph.D.] is the founder of the John Paul II Healing Center, and is a nationally renowned speaker throughout North America and overseas.

Bart Schuchts


Bart has more than 28 years of ministry experience.  Raised in a Catholic home, drifted away from the Church during high school and

Ken Kniepmann


Ken has been with the Center since its inception, and has functioned in a variety of roles, including Board Chairman, Executive Director and presenter.

Sr. Miriam James Heidland


Sr. Miriam has been associated with the Center since its earliest days, and is a regular presenter at its conferences.

Carrie Daunt


Carrie has been involved in the ministry for the last eight years as a prayer minister and more recently as a presenter.


Colleen Nixon

Worship Leader

Colleen Nixon has been leading worship at John Paul II Healing Center Events for 8 years.


Maria Elena Botero

Associate of Operations

Maria Elena holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Electronic Engineering from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana Cali, Colombia

Kimberly Glass

Director of Regional Dvlp

Kim is the Director of Regional Development for the Center. She has over 16 years of fundraising experience...

Kristen Blake

Office Administrator

Kristen has been a long-time supporter of the Center, and has served as the Office Administrator since 2010. 


Bp. Sam Jacobs

Chairman of Board

Bishop Jacobs was ordained to the priesthood for the Diocese of Lafayette 1964, where he served as pastor, chaplain and associate pastor of several parishes. He has served as chairman of the

Paul George

Board Member

Paul has spent over two decades helping people discover the “art of living” through searching themselves, finding true happiness and discovering a personal relationship with Jesus

Ileana Hernandez

Board Member

Ileana has been involved with the Center since 2009. She, and her husband Rafael Jr., have 2 children. Besides her role on the board, Ileana regularly serves as a prayer minister at Center events.

Justin Biance

Board Member

Justin has a leadership background in both non-profit and corporate ventures. In collaboration with Dr. Bob Schuchts, he founded Fraternus, Inc.