Augusta Chapter Leadership
Masaki Chiba, M.Div
After serving as a pastor of local congregations for the past 20 years (15 years in Augusta area), Masaki came on board to the CMDA Augusta as the Area Director in August 2019. With the support of his wife Charisse, he leads the COMDA Augusta as a chaplain, cheerleader, and coordinator of various ministries.
Richard Sams, MD, MA
Rick joined the Augusta Council and took over the chairmanship in August 2019. With the support of his wife Teri, he is actively involved with various ministries of CMDA Augusta including on MCG at Augusta University, where he teaches as a faculty member of Family medicine and The Center for Bioethics and Health Policy.
Gary Beaudreau, DMD
Dental Area Coordinator
Gary is in general dental practice in Augusta, Georgia. He came to know Christ personally while an undergraduate then later graduated from Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry. Gary volunteered for years in dental student ministry (Medical Campus Outreach) at Augusta University DCG leading student discipleship groups.