Georgia Divisional Music & Arts Department Staff
Daniel Meeks has served as Divisional Music Director for The Salvation Army in the State of Georgia since 2001 and holds a Bachelors of Music Education degree from Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. He has grown up in The Salvation Army being a child of Salvation Army Corps Officers.
Daniel began his passion for music at the Kimball Conservatory of Music in the Georgia Division and has attended since 1988 serving as student, staff, and now director of this program. He believes that his participation in this program as well as corps and divisional music groups in various other divisions has continued his passion for music and now leads him to educate young people both spiritually and socially using music as a medium.
Daniel lives in Snellville, Georgia with his wife Sunshine, daughters Ana Stezia and Dakota Syne and their dog Jasper. The Meeks soldier at the Atlanta Temple Corps and are heavily involved with both the senior and youth music programs of the corps.
Rachel Wiley serves as the Assistant Divisional Music Director for the Salvation Army’s Georgia Division. She has studied at Liberty University where she received vocal training and her Bachelor of Music degree in Worship Studies. As an officer’s child, she has grown up immersed in The Salvation Army and its rich musical history.
Rachel began participating in Salvation Army corps music programs at the young age of four and has since participated in programs on both the Divisional and Territorial levels. She has had the privilege of being involved in the North and South Carolina division, the National Capital and Virginia division, and the Florida division, as both a student and a member of summer staff. She attributes her love for music, and her desire to use it in ministry, to her experiences in these programs.
Rachel specializes in the areas of vocal performance, choral music, and contemporary worship. She is passionate about leading others in authentic worship, and aims to teach, disciple, and equip other worship leaders and worshippers in the Church.