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staff_mark.jpgMark Bettinger, Co-Director

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Mark was born and raised right here in "Chucktown, USA." He and his family returned to EIU after serving as missionaries in Africa and at the University of Louisiana - Lafayette. You can often find him reading theology books at Java on campus. He enjoys the Chicago Bears, yard work, and traveling. He and Jenn have been married since 2004 and they have 3 kids, Mady, Sam and Hannah and one crazy dachshund named Bob. Mark also serves as the state director for Illinois Chi Alpha.

staff_jenn.jpgJenn Bettinger, Co-Director

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Jenn was born in Mattoon, IL and oversees the Chi Alpha women's ministry and international ministry (XAi) here at EIU. She's a frequent conference speaker around Illinois. She's an avid reader and loves anything to do with elephants, camels and culture. She homeschools their 3 kids and has a secret fascination with Chicago Fire, Med and PD.