Board of Directors Sunday Experience Ministry Leaders Operations & Admin

Board Members Finance Committee

Board President
Chris IngallsBoard President

Chris serves as the President of the Board. He loves Jesus Christ desperately (and imperfectly).  He adores his wife Naomi, his kids Michaelah and Colton, and family. Chris desires to serve friends and fellow followers of Christ according to the example set by the life of Christ on earth. Learning to live with respect, kindness, patience, and grace towards all people that cross paths in his life.

Board Secretary
Janell ApplegateBoard Secretary

Janell serves as the Director of Operations and Secretary of the Board. She and Scott followed the Lord’s calling to start Novation in 2011. Prior to that she worked for many years as a Production Control Manager and then in Software Sales and Training. Janell enjoys being married to her best friend and is proud to be mom (Mama Nell) to their almost adult children, Chayse, Chandlyr and Damion. Janell loves Jesus, family, friends and baseball.

Board Member
Scott ApplegateBoard Member

Scott is the founding pastor of Novation church. He received a Masters of Arts in Biblical Studies and Pastoral Ministry from American Christian College and Seminary. He has over 21 years of pastoral experience. Scott loves the local church and is passionate about building community and seeing people come into a relationship with Jesus.

Board Member
Steve CraigBoard Member

Steve and his family have been at Novation from its inception in 2011, where he has served on the Board of Directors. Born and raised in Colorado, Steve accepted Jesus Christ as his Savior in 1993; broken, yet redeemed, humbly pursuing His will and His plan through faith. In 1994 he married the love of his life, Andrea. Together, along with their daughter Sydney and son Carson they have made the Novation community their family. Steve and Andrea own a local automotive repair business. Steve graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Business Administrations from the University of Colorado. His hobbies and passions are spending time with family and friends, coaching youth sports and golfing.

Board Member
Darcy NaransBoard Member

Darcy is currently the Chief Financial Officer for Stout Street Foundation a 501(3) (c) Corporation dealing with addiction issues. Darcy worked for 25 years in the Hospitality Field, spending the last 10 years of that with the 4th largest Hotel Management Company in the US, first as Corporate Controller and then Vice President of Finance. He attended CU Denver and Metropolitan State College of Denver. Darcy became a follower of Christ February 3, 2002 and enjoys Bible Studies, teaching and learning God’s Word. His hobbies include golf, bowling, target shooting, fishing and reading. He is a Colorado native, as is his wife Annette and his two sons.

Board Member
Brian SumpBoard Member

Brian is an entrepreneur and is a retired professional football player. He committed his life to Jesus in 2003 while attending training camp with the San Diego Chargers and has walked along side Pastor Scott Applegate since 2006. He served for 8 years in youth ministry. His current role in the Novation leadership team is the culmination of years of prayer and planning. Brian and his wife Jill have two daughters, Camille and Kiah and live in Golden.