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MARRIAGE MATTERS USA
Marriage Matters USA was founded by David Sheets following over 40 years of ministry experience in a variety of churches and para-church ministries. After leading a thriving marriage ministry at McLean Bible Church in Vienna, VA, David and the board of directors developed a strategy to make this powerful, agile ministry available to church planters, smaller churches, and other target groups.
MMUSA’s vision is to cultivate Christ-centered marriages that glorify God.
GET TO KNOW THE MARRIAGE MATTERS USA TEAM
DAVID SHEETS | Executive Director
Born into a Pastor’s home in Salem, OR, David grew up in North Carolina, has been married to Bea for 41 years and they have 2 children and 6 grandchildren. He has been in church ministry for 41+ years in music & worship ministry, transitioning to marriage ministry for the past 9 years. David is a certified facilitator of Prepare|Enrich and SYMBIS (Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts) assessments with training through the Lay Counselors Institute, Minirth-Meyer Workshops, and the John Maxwell Team.
NATHAN SCHNEIDER | President
Originally from Rice Lake, Wisconsin, Nathan married Nicole, originally from Vashon Island, Washington, in 2001. Together they have a daughter, Alexia, born in 2005, and a son, Joshua, born in 2007. Nathan has been an officer in the Navy since graduating from the United States Naval Academy in 1996, spending the majority of his career in ship and weapon systems acquisition. Having had their own marriage restored through God’s grace and being introduced to Re|Engage in 2016, Nathan and Nicole are passionate about being a part of God’s work in restoring other couples’ marriages.
MIKE BUTLER | Board Treasurer
Mike was born in Ft. Myers, FL and grew up in St. Claire Shores, MI with his parents and 5 siblings. He’s been married to Susan (from Mississippi) for 18 years with 3 children, ages 14, 12, & 11. Mike has 5 years of public accounting experience in the tax department at Arthur Andersen; 20+ years of experience in the real estate industry as the CFO or VP of Finance with several private companies in the Washington DC area.
DEBBY SIBERT | Board Secretary
Debby is originally from Arkansas, but grew up an Army brat living all over the US and Germany. Married to Bob for 37 years, they have 3 children and 9 grandchildren. She’s been an entrepreneur creating and managing four one businesses since 1994.
Debby and Bob are passionate about marriages and have been involved in Marriage Mentoring for the past 10 years.
MONICA CLEAVES | Member At Large
Originally from California, Monica has been married to Chevy for 28 years with 3 adult children. For over 25 years, she has been advocating for military members, their families and local communities through local and national agencies across the country and England.
BEA SHEETS | Member at Large
Bea grew up in Baltimore, MD and has been married to David for 41 years with 2 children & 6 grandchildren. She is a registered nurse with INOVA Health Systems, Fairfax, VA.
Bea’s dad’s dad (grandpa) married her mom’s mom (grandma) after both of their first spouses died which made her mom & dad ½ brother & sister even though they were already married. Plus, Bea shares the same birthdate as her sister. One more thing. . . she attended the funeral of JFK as a child.
NANCY W DAVIS | Operations Manager
Nancy grew up in Waldwick, NJ, was married for 25 years, living in Collegeville, PA, and then Northern Virginia. Her two sons, Jeremy and Caleb, are both living in Denver, CO.
Nancy is passionate about discipling woman and is currently leading a women’s Bible study.