BBA Moderator:

Pastor Jeff Clermont (right)

BBA Vice-Moderator:

Pastor Bob Wilson (left)

Canaveral Port Ministry

Carolyn Bowers serves as Coordinator of Donor Development. Carolyn oversees communications with CPM Supporters and finances of the ministry. Carolyn is a native Floridian. She and Ren have been married for 35 years. They have five children and one grandchild..

Canaveral Port Ministry Staff

Mike Hoffmann serves as Associational Mission Strategist. Mike oversees the overall ministry of the Association and seeks to develop Spirit-directed ministry with BBA Churches, BBA Teams, and other kingdom partners. Mike and his wife Barbara have served in church planting ministries in Texas, Georgia, Maine, and Florida. They have been married for 42 years and have two children and three grandchildren. Send Mike a note at


Joshua Palmer serves as CPM Chaplain and is our newest staff. Josh works with both cargo and cruise ships and the workers. Originally from Georgia, Josh is a recent graduate of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, with a Masters in Divinity degree.

Mark Wodka serves as Director of our Canaveral Port Ministry. Mark oversees the staff and development of Spirit-directed ministries at the Ministry Center. Mark's wife Jeanie serves as a Chaplain to build witnessing relationships both on and off the ships. The Wodkas have two sons.

Vera Barton serves as Administrative Assistant. Vera oversees the BBA Ministry Center office and ensures a warm friendly greeting to those who visit. Vera has two children and four grandchildren. Her favorite pastime is being a grandma. To contact the office, email Vera at

Richard Buccio serves as Chaplain of Discipleship and Training. Richard develops ongoing training for volunteers and helps implement a disciple-making strategy for seafarers. He served as a pastor for many years in NY and also worked in the aeronautical industry. He and his wife Darlene have nine children and four grandchildren.

BBA Staff

Andria Runyon serves as Administrator Coordinator. Andria manages volunteers, schedules, and office operations She and her family live in Port St. John.