Board of Directors
Jack has practiced law for 30 years and currently is a Managing Counsel for Chevron in Houston, TX. Jack and his wife, Melanie, live in The Woodlands, TX and have two grown children, Jonathan and Megan.
Monique is a mortgage industry CFO and CPA, who lives in Burke, VA with her husband Craig and two sons, Tyler and Matthew. Since 25:40’s inception, Monique and her family have supported 25:40 in a myriad of ways, including participation in 25:40’s the Walk for Kids and the World AIDS Day Concerts. Monique has used her accounting and bookkeeping experience to help 25:40 continue to offer the highest level of support possible towards the mission. With her children now grown, she is looking forward to contributing even more to this cause that is so deeply meaningful to her
Lori Groves Rowley
Lori and her husband, John, live in Northern Virginia where they have raised their five children. Over the years, she and her family have followed and supported the work of 25:40 through its annual walk and spectacular concerts. Lori was inspired to become more active in 25:40’s work after she visited its Canzibe mission site and volunteered in its children’s programs. Her son, Jay, has also volunteered in Canzibe, assisting in the establishment of its aftercare program. Following a career on Capitol Hill, Lori now directs programs in global food security and aid effectiveness at The Lugar Center. She joined the board in 2013.
Alec and his wife Amy Zacaroli founded 25:40 in June 2003. Alec lived in Johannesburg, South Africa, as a child, and from this experience has remained keenly interested in issues facing southern Africa, especially social justice issues and community development. He is an attorney with the firm HaynesBoone in Washington, D.C., and an author of two books — Give1.25 and Obey: the Power of Love and Surrender. He is also a student at Dallas Theological Seminary.
Amy is a Northern Virginia native. She worked as a journalist in Washington, D.C. for more than a decade before marrying Alec and starting 25:40. After staying home for 15 years raising four kids and working on 25:40, she recently re-entered the workforce, serving as the women’s ministry assistant at Burke Community Church, in Burke, VA.