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Meet The Team

Melvin Santos

Founder-Speaker, Educator & Author

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Melvin S. Santos, D.Min., is the founder- speaker, and author of the Discipleship Master Plan Institute. Dr. Santos is the VP of Administration/ Executive Secretariat for the Kansas-Nebraska Conference. He previously served as the VP of Administration for the Alaska Conference, senior pastor of the Nashville First Seventh-day Adventist church in Nashville, Tennessee, and was the discipleship trainer for the Kentucky-Tennessee Conference of Seventh-day Adventists. He also served as the North American Division of Seventh-day Adventists (NAD) Ministerial Field Liaison for discipleship education and training as well as the Liaison for the Asian/Pacific Islander pastors. 


Committed to establishing discipleship-driven churches and maximizing every member’s ministry potential and effectiveness as lay ministers, he trains pastors and church leaders using the Discipleship Master Plan: A Disciple-making Strategy for Churches and Conferences. 


He is a passionate discipleship educator, speaker, and advocate who is dedicated to soul-winning and has conducted numerous evangelistic meetings internationally. His past involves training seminary students for a variety of field schools of evangelism in North America and serving as a chaplain for the U.S. Army and the National Guard.



The Discipleship Master Plan Institute (DMPI) team is committed to equipping and training individuals to become the best disciple making pastor, church leader, or church member they can be. 



Juliet Santos

Co-founder & Executive Director

Juliet A. Santos, MSN, FNP-BC, a board-certified nurse practitioner, brings more than 27 years of experience in non-profit and for-profit organizational establishment, management, operations, information technology, and business consulting. She is the co-founder and co-speaker of the Discipleship Master Plan Institute. She oversees the execution and education roll out of DMPI in the US and abroad. Ms. Santos is an avid supporter of pastoral leadership education and serves as a mentor for the Discipleship Master Plan members. 

Elizabeth Santos

General Manager​

Elizabeth Santos, MBA, is the general manager for DMPI. She is responsible for all operational and tactical work such as ministry branding and marketing, non-profit status launch, business plan development, website design, and creation.  She manages event logistics, communications, and social media. Elizabeth received her MBA in Healthcare Administration from Loma Linda University and an undergraduate degree from Andrews University. 

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