Shalom Outreach, Inc | P.O. Box 1669, Dale City, VA 22195 | Phone: (703) 590-3331
Dedicated to achieving worldwide propagation of the essentials
of the historic Christian faith.
Who we are

Board of Directors

Tawana Shephard
Chair of the Board

Tawana Shephard is a member of Bethlehem Baptist Church, Alexandria, Virginia where Rev. Darrell K. White is Pastor.  Ms. Shephard has served as Sunday School Teacher, Advisor for youth, and officer in various church auxiliaries and since 1995 has been a member of the Christian Women in Ministry Fellowship, Inc.  Ms. Shepard received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Vassar College Poughkeepsie, New York, and her Juris Doctor degree in 1993 from North Carolina Central University Durham, N.C.  She is an attorney in private practice in Alexandria, Virginia.

Bishop Daniel Robertson

Bishop Robertson currently serves as the Senior Pastor of Mt. Gilead Full Gospel International Ministries located in Richmond, Virginia. He was consecrated into the Episcopal office of Bishop in November of 2003. His visionary leadership over the past 17 years has caused the congregation to thrive while reaching the lost with the gospel of Jesus Christ locally and abroad. As one of the fastest growing churches in central Virginia, Mt. Gilead moved to its new facility on 82 acres of Promise Land in 2004. Using the theme, "Pursuing, Advancing, and Taking Territories", Mt. Gilead continues to acquire land to follow the vision. With a heart focused on glorifying God, Bishop Robertson recently led a miraculous debt elimination campaign that resulted in the cancellation of the remaining debt of $1.6 million in three months and one week. This amazing debt free testimony is now a source encouragement to the Body of Christ.

In addition to his assignment as a pastor, leader, and innovator, Bishop Robertson is an accomplished writer and author of four best-selling books on leadership. The first, "Plug In", is a practical guide for pastors, church leaders and businesses followed by his book, "Coaching: A Kingdom Agenda", which is an excellent resource for developing leaders and building a strong organization. His third book, "Plug In II", is a continuation of the blessings of divine connection with actual stories of how this principal manifested in the life of Bishop Robertson as well as the ministry at large. In his book, "Fit for a King", he provides a practical guide to excellence that will equip the Kingdom to honor God through exceptional ministry. Bridging the gap between the generations, Bishop Robertsonís inspirational release entitled "Nothin' But The Truth" makes a conscious attempt to reach the young and the young at heart with the Word of God on CD.

Called to the nations, Bishop Robertson is actively involved in hands-on overseas missions through the Leroy Thompson Ministerial Association (LTMA), Shalom Outreach and Know The Truth Ministries in Northern Virginia. His passion for carrying out the Great Commission has taken him to nations abroad including; Kenya, Uganda, Cuba, South Africa, Guatemala, Ghana, South America, Haiti, India, Brazil, and Solomonís Island. Passion, conviction, and clarity are three words that appropriately describe the ministry of Bishop Robertson. He is a leader of leaders and his Kingdom assignment continues to prove that God has entrusted him to equip the saints for the work of the ministry. Through the live streaming broadcasts, worship services, and best-selling books, Bishop Robertson executes his mandate to spread the gospel around the world.

He currently serves as one of twelve Master Vision Bearers for LTMA under the leadership of Apostle Leroy Thompson, Sr. Without question, he is a man who remains committed and anointed to change lives with the Word of God. He is a devoted husband to his wife, Co-Pastor Elena Robertson and they are the blessed parents of four children: Daniel III, Charity Joy, David Jeremiah, and Moriah Joyelle.

Dr. Phyllis Mayo

Dr. Mayo is a Clinical Psychologist and Board Certified Professional Christian Counselor; she has numerous years of experience in providing clinical services in both the Church and other treatment settings.  She also is an experienced educator, manager and administrator having served in leadership roles within the local Church, Convention, government and well in the National Convention.  Dr. Mayo attended undergraduate school at the Howard University in Washington DC, receiving a B.A. and M.A. in Psychology and Counseling respectively. She received a Ph.D. in Psychology from the American University in Washington, DC.

Lizzy Smith

Lizzie Smith is a volunteer with Shalom Outreach, Inc.  She has traveled to the countries of Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique and Durban, South Africa.

Lizzie grew up in South Hill, Virginia.  She attended Norfolk Division of Virginia State College, Norfolk, Virginia and University of Maryland University College, College Park, Maryland having graduated with a degree in Business.

She worked in many capacities as an employee of the U. S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service in Washington, D.C., Rosslyn, Virginia and Beltsville, Maryland and retired after a span of 40 years.

Her primary ministries focus is missions and leadership development.   The focus is to encourage others toward local and global missions and to build relational bridges with leaders and in turn envision that those mentoring relationships would result in disciples that would advance the Kingdom of God.


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