Meet the Staff

Fledge was born in Namibia,and lived in South Africa for most of his life. His impressive resume includes Drill Instructor in the South African Defense Force, volunteer crew member for the National Sea Rescue Institute, dive master/skipper for Ocean Divers International, photographic safari ranger in three different countries in Africa and assistant campus minister at Christian Campus Fellowship at the University of Georgia. Fledge has been married to his wife, Julie, since 2003, and they have two sons and two daughters. In his spare time, Fledge enjoys watching TV shows and movies with his wife, playing with the kids, and various outdoor activities such as camping and climbing. Fledge is the founder/director of the Son Safaris ministry.

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Fledge Fiamingo- Director

Tim is a native Georgian. He holds five degrees and honors from different colleges, universities and seminaries. Tim comes from a strong Christian background and has enjoyed preaching and teaching about God’s grace and working in Christian ministries for most of his life. He married his wife, Sheila, in 1968 and they have two daughters. Tim has seven grandsons and enjoys spending time with them as well as travelling, writing, reading and being a self-professed geek and technophile. Tim was senior campus minister for 28 years at Christian Campus Fellowship at The University of Georgia. While there he baptized Fledge, and has enjoyed watching his close friend realize the dream of the Son Safaris ministry. He is currently the Emeritus Senior Campus Minister of CCF, and the National Representative for the Association of College Ministries. 

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Tim Hudson-Chief People Officer

Grace was born in Orlando, Florida, but now resides in Athens, Georgia. Grace attended both the Florida and Tennessee campuses of Johnson University before graduating with her Bachelor's degree in Intercultural Studies with a focus on Missions. Missions, particularly in Africa, has been a desire of hers since college. Grace loves working for Son Safaris because we tie God back into His creation. Since working here she found the connection between loving God and loving His creatures, His earth, and His people. 
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Grace Dore-Chief Operating Officer
 

Media & Communications Director

Do you like to travel? Do you enjoy sharing exciting experiences through social media? Are you creative, outgoing, and excited about sharing God through His creation? Then our Media & Communications Director position could be perfect for you! 

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Ministry Administrator

Are you detailed? Do you enjoy problem solving, planning, and organization? Then our Ministry Administrator position could be perfect for you! 
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Son Safaris Phone: ​706-254-0558

Phone while serving in South Africa:

+27 76 515 4703

Son Safaris Mailing Address 

Home office: P.O. Box 48476

Athens, GA 30604


Florida office: 2701 Cleveland Ave. 

Suite 200

Fort Myers, FL 33901

Son Safaris is a ministry of New International, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization (EIN 95-4338997).

All donations are tax-deductible.

New International, a member of ECFA and Charity Navigator, honors preference of gifts solicited and in accordance with IRS regulations, retains discretion and control over their use.