David Chaves
Communications Manager

Dave Chaves

Dave is a nonprofit communications guru with a strong background in research and cross-cultural mission. He holds a Master’s degree from Georgetown University and an MDiv from Africa International University. He’s been involved in cross-cultural missions and microenterprise development working with churches, schools, and community groups in East Africa for over 10 years.  This includes work supporting rural farmers as well as youth ministry, young adult discipleship, and economic empowerment in urban, informal settlements. Dave served for five years with Church Army Africa, supporting fundraising, missions, and theological education for pastors and community workers.

Dave has experience in writing, graphic design, website development/management, photography, video production, and social media marketing.

Dave is an Associate Missionary with the Society of Anglican Missionaries and Senders and is member of The Falls Church Anglican in Northern Virginia. He met his lovely wife Lucy in Kenya and they have three children. Dave joined Five Talents in 2015.