Staff

Monty Daffern
Director of Campus Ministry

monty.daffern@gmail.com

Monty and his wife, Jenny, have faithfully served the UCatOKSTATE ministry since 1994. He is orginally from Hooker, Oklahoma!  Jenny is a proud alumni of Medina, Texas and a graduate of Abilene Christian University where she studied English.  They have two sons, Harrison and Kyeson and a daughter, Melanie. Monty earned his Bachelor degree from OSU and his Master’s in Ministry from Abilene Christian. In his spare time he enjoys being with his kids, house projects, fishing and camping.

Barry Bachman
Graduate Campus Ministry Apprenticeship

Barry Bachman is originally from Deer Creek, OK.  After graduating from Oklahoma State University in the Spring of 2020 with a degree in Ag Engineering, Barry joins the UC staff in our Campus Ministry Apprenticeship program.  Barry and Katie have been married since December 2019 and are both amazing leaders at the UC.  Barry has a been a UC intern and has a strong interest in international outreach, missions and campus work!  He is excited to greet and deepen relationships with each student in our ministry!

Megan Wyatt
Undergraduate Campus Ministry Apprenticeship

Megan hails from Haworth, OK!  She has served the UC ministry as an undergraduate intern for the past two years.  This year she will continue as our undergraduate campus ministry apprenticeship.  Her role is to help focus on outreach to new students, helping with the planning and leadership of the UC, and growing in her knowledge and experience with campus ministry.

Shawna Diel
UC Office Manager

Shawna started serving the UC in 2019 as the Secretary. She and her husband Shawn have lived in Stillwater since 2013 and have two children Karsan (18) and Gunnar (12).  In her spare time, Shawna enjoys cheering on the Braves, reading, and spending time with her family.

UC 2021-2022 Interns

Coming Soon!

Kaylee Pittenger and Trey Roberts