EIU Wesley Foundation
Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Open hearts, open minds, open doors

Our Staff

Campus Minister
Rev. Betzy Elifrits Warren joined our staff on September 1, 2017. She comes to us from the Holston Conference, serving most recently at First United Methodist Church in Richlands, Virginia.
Betzy grew up in Rolla, Missouri; attended Simpson College in Indianola, Iowa; earned a Master of Arts degree in English at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville; and completed a Master of Divinity degree at the Divinity School at Duke University. She and her husband Brock, along with their 2 sons, 2 dogs, and 1 cat, are pleased to join the Wesley Foundation family. They look forward to many years of ministry to the EIU and Charleston communities.
You can reach Betzy at
Office Manager
Cheryl Gilbert is our office manager. She joined the Wesley Foundation in September 2016. She works in the office Monday-Wednesday, 9:00 a.m. until noon, most weeks.
Cheryl worked for many different businesses and organizations in her career. Most recently, she retired from her position as Administrative Assitant to the VP of Advancement at EIU.
You can reach Cheryl at

Julia Parish is our student custodian. She is a junior and a secondary education and English major, as well as part of the leadership team for EIU Wesley Foundation.