Beth Golik: Ministry Coordinator
Beth is responsible for advancing the overall work of Key Ministry through overseeing the processes and functions necessary for maintaining the day-to-day operation of the ministry and supporting ministry staff, consultants and the Board of Directors.
In addition to her role with Key, Beth serves as the special needs ministry director at Bay Presbyterian Church in suburban Cleveland. She has a passion for connecting people to resources through networking, relationship building and social media. Beth and her husband, Rich, can often be found sitting in the bleachers of various sporting events cheering on their three teenage boys.
Dr. Steve Grcevich: President
In his role as President of Key Ministry, Steve serves the primary vision caster and spokesperson for Key and plays an important role in Key’s efforts to develop collaborations with church leaders, professionals and organizations both within and outside the disability ministry movement. He is responsible for execution of the ministry's mission, strategic planning, ministry programming and staff development.
Steve is a physician specializing in child and adolescent psychiatry who has traveled and lectured extensively on child and family-related topics. Over the course of his career, he has offered over 1,000 presentations to medical professionals, church staff and volunteers in 47 states. His research has examined the safety and effectiveness of treatments for children and youth with ADHD, anxiety disorders, depression and schizophrenia, and he has been invited to present on 35 occasions at national or international medical conferences. He has served in leadership roles at two large evangelical churches in his home region (EPC/non-denominational), and is the principal author of Church4EveryChild, Key Ministry’s blog for pastors, church staff and volunteers ranked fourth among all children's ministry blogs in 2015 by Ministry to Children.
Steve and his wife Denise live in Chagrin Falls, Ohio. They have two daughters - Leah is serving with the campus ministry at Loyola University Chicago, when she’s not spending long hours in preparation for the medical school admissions process, and Mira will be heading off to college next year to pursue her interests as a writer. Steve is a frustrated Cleveland sports fan who spends entirely too much time on the computer and not enough time exercising.
Sandra Peoples: Social Community and Family Support Manager
In her position with Key Ministry, Sandra is responsible for assembling much of the content we offer to families, coordinating our online communities and small groups and connecting families of kids with disabilities with welcoming churches near where they live.
Prior to joining Key, Sandra served as editor of Not Alone, a collaborative website featuring authors who are raising children with special needs in the Christian faith. Her family resides outside of Houston, Texas where her husband (Lee) is planting a new church. They have two sons, one with autism.
Sandra has a degree in English from Hardin-Simmons University and a Master of Divinity degree from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. A year after her son’s autism diagnosis, Sandra wrote a book about their experiences - Speechless: Finding God's Grace in My Son's Autism. Together, Lee and Sandra wrote Held: Learning to Live in God's Grip: A Bible study for special-needs parents.