Meet The Staff


Theodore Whitney
- Director of Online Communities


Favorite Verse: "But overhearing what they said, Jesus said to the ruler of the synagogue, “Do not fear, only believe."  Mark 5:36

Favorite Online Communities Feature: Serving Others – I enjoy reading how our online students are serving in their communities.  We provide maps of food banks, homeless shelters and other ideas for serving.



Brian Marker
- Associate Director of Online Communities

Favorite Verse: "For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future." - Jeremiah 29:11

Favorite Online Communities Feature: Streaming Video - I love being able to worship with members of the LU family from around the globe during Convocation and Campus Church!




Victoria Mininger
- Blogger for Online Communities


Favorite Verse: "For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline." - 2 Timothy 1:7

Favorite Online Communities Feature: The blogs (of course) and the “Tell Us About Yourself” feature – It’s great reading where everyone is from.




William Smith
- Videographer for Online Communities

Favorite Verse: "Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God's will is--his good, pleasing and perfect will." Romans 12:2.

Favorite Online Communities Feature: Bringing online students deeper into the Liberty experience through video is definitely my favorite part about Online Communities. It's awesome how students around the world have an opportunity to connect and learn from each other while being miles apart.



Michael Saccocio
- Social Media Specialist for Online Communities

Favorite Verse: "Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance." - James 1:2-3

Favorite Online Communities Feature: My favorite part of Online Communities is the ability to train thousands of students from around the world as Champions for Christ. 




Jade Sanders
- Administrative Assistant for Online Communities

Favorite Verse: "Whoever sows to please their flesh, from the flesh will reap destruction; whoever sows to please the Spirit, from the Spirit will reap eternal life. Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, especially to those who belong to the family of believers." - Galatians 6:8-10

Favorite Online Communities Feature: The map of online participants. It is amazing to see the impact and connection of students that Liberty University Online is making across the globe.



Courtney Meyer
- Office Assistant

Favorite Verse: "And this I pray, that your love may abound still more and more in real knowledge and all discernment, so that you may approve the things that are excellent, in order to be sincere and blameless until the day of Christ." – Philippians 1: 9-10

Favorite Online Communities Feature: I enjoy our Get Connected page. Here there are resources for studying the bible, serving in your community, and developing a supportive connection with the Liberty campus and other online students.