June 29th, 2020- New officers will be taking the helm at the Salvation Army in Decatur. Starting July 1st, Lieutenants Kenesa & Shanell Debela will take over the Decatur operations for Majors Greg and Carla Voeller as they move their appointment to Chicago. The Voellers have served at the Decatur Salvation army for 2 years.
Kenesa holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration/Information Systems and a Master’s degree in Theological Studies/Interfaith Relationships. He has experience as Director of IT at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago.
Shanell holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communications and Sociology and a Master’s degree in Theological Studies with a focus in urban ministry. Before becoming an officer, she was the Leadership gift representative for the Metropolitan Division. She was also in her past a television news reporter.