Request a Speaker

The WMU NC staff and Speaker Team are available upon request for church services, ministry retreats, small group meetings, leadership events and focus weeks. Select your region and email the speaker of your choice. Speakers that have a car next to their name are willing to travel to other regions in North Carolina. 

Amy Boone

Executive Director & Treasurer

Amy and her husband Mike served as missionaries in Mozambique and South Africa for 14 years with the IMB. She has two children, Timothy and Grace and is a certified music and ESL Teacher. Amy's areas of expertise include international missions, prayer, Focus Week, missions involvement, parenting and Bible studies. Contact Amy at

Sara Lamkin

Preschool & Children's Consultant

Sara Lamkin also serves as the point person for Project HELP. She has a BA in Spanish from Bridgewater College and a Masters of Divinity from The Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond. She is married to Stuart, who is pastor at First Baptist Weaverville, and has two boys. Contact Sara at

Rebecca Lindhout

Adult Consultant

Rebecca is currently the Minister of Children and Education at Antioch Baptist Church in Mamers, NC. She received her Masters of Divinity from Baptist Theological Seminary in Richmond. She was deeply impacted as a youth by Mission Friends, Girls in Action, and Acteens. She has traveled to Romania, Australia, South Africa, and to many states in the US as a missions volunteer. Contact Rebecca at

Amanda Martinsen

Leadership Development Consultant & Resource Coordinator

Amanda is a former social worker with a love for missions and equipping leaders for Kingdom service. Amanda's areas of experience center around WMU FOCUS week, working with youth, leadership development, women’s retreats, prayer retreats, missions involvement, church-wide and associational leadership, and leading small groups. She and her husband Brian have two little girls. Contact Amanda at

Julie Keith

Student, Collegiate & Young Woman's Consultant

Julie reads and researches about engaging and encouraging multiple generations to be all God wants them to be. Contact Julie at

Jenn B

Communications Coordinator

Jenn is married to her camp sweetheart and mother to 4. When she isn’t homeschooling, teaching at co-op, putting in a new load of laundry, or working on WMU NC’s publication, Tarheel Talk, she can be found in the kitchen trying a new recipe.

Contact Jenn at