Rodney Syler

Chairman of the Board

Rodney as a quiet and humble leadership quality that serves HEAL Ministries well. He was passionate about the mission and vision of HEAL for five years serving as a board director before visiting the James Place. After his visit in 2015, he discovered the reality of God’s work firsthand. Rodney became more dedicated and agreed to accept the position of the chairman after seeing God’s work in action in Jinja. Rodney brings field experience to HEAL. He has served in mission work in the field in Kentucky and in the Dominican Republic. He has worked in engineering the last 30 years and has 13 U.S. patents. Rodney is full of innovative ideas and is always looking for ways to improve the James Place. He lives in Nashville, Tennessee with his wife, Lisa. They have three children and three grandchildren and are active role models in their lives. Rodney loves family and has a natural fit with HEAL Ministries.