BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Faith City Mission has an amazing Board of Directors that listen and yield to the voice of God. Faith City is trusted in their leadership and love for the homeless and lost. Each board member is devoted and supported in our cause. We are blessed to have them. 

Jerry Townsend

President

Jerry spent 38 years working in the car business and owning and leasing commercial real estate in Amarillo. For 24 years he owned and operated T K Auto Sales. Jerry grew up in Canyon and met his wife of 38 years, Debbie while attending WTSU. They have 2 married children and 7 grandchildren. They were members of Trinity Fellowship Church for 30 years. Following Jerry's retirement in October 2015, they moved back to Canyon where he and Debbie are now members of Hillside Christian Church. Jerry enjoys spending time with family, traveling, fishing and playing golf.

Paula O'Neal

1st Vice President

Paula O’Neal has served on the board of Faith City Mission since 2005. She became involved with FCM by helping with a women’s bible study. FCM became dear to her heart because of her father’s struggle and victory over alcoholism. She loves to go to the Mission because she sees God heal hurting people and change their lives completely. Paula is a native Texan and attended Hardin Simmons University.  She has taught numerous bible studies, led women’s life groups, and mentored younger women.  Paula has volunteered for many different organizations throughout the years and has served on the Golden Spread Emmaus Board. She and her husband lead a marriage mentoring group and currently worship at Messiah’s House. Her hobbies include baking, gardening and shopping.  Paula has been married 42 years to Randy and they have 2 grown married children.

Dr. Shane Hand

2nd Vice President

Dr. Shane Hand is a dynamic Doctor of Chiropractic with over 18 years of experience at the Amarillo Family Wellness Group. He and his wife Staci have been married for over 22 years and have two children, Hunter and Hayden. They are always extremely busy attending baseball and basketball games. Dr. Shane is also an avid bow hunter, and loves the outdoors. He and his family attend church at Messiah’s House in Amarillo, where he serves as a deacon. He has served on the board at Faith City Mission for many years, and is passionate about helping those who are broken to be restored. As a follower of Jesus Christ for over 30 years, Dr. Shane longs to develop an ever-deeper love relationship with Him, and seeks to advance the Kingdom of God daily with the help of the Holy Spirit.

Steve Lapp

Treasurer

Steve is Senior Vice President of the Fairly Group specializing in commercial, industrial, risk management and insurance solutions.   Steve has a bachelor’s degree in finance from West Texas A&M University.  He and his wife Sherrie have three grown daughters.  Steve has served as an Elder at Trinity Fellowship Church in Amarillo for the past 12 years.  He especially enjoys family time with his girls, and his new son in law, vacationing, golfing, and riding dirt bikes.

Monte Boaz

Monte has worked as a construction estimator and project manager since receiving his BS degree from the College of Engineering at Texas Tech University in 1996.  Monte and his wife Dana are members of Trinity Fellowship Church and they have two nearly grown boys.  As a family, they enjoy mountain camping, riding and racing dirt bikes, and snow skiing. 

Joe Hinton

Joe is a native Mississippian who got to Texas as fast as he could. Joe met his fiancé, Brittany, while attending Baylor University School of Law, and moved to Amarillo shortly after graduating in 2016. Joe practices in the personal and business wealth management section of Burdett, Morgan, Williamson & Boykin, LLP. In 2018, Joe was fortunate to become a member of the Board of Directors where he joyfully seeks to carry out the Christian goals of Faith City Mission.

Dustin Dodgin

Dustin serves and worships at Trinity Fellowship Church alongside his wife Kyla and two children, Anna and Liam. He is a Vice President at FirstCapital Bank of Texas. Dustin was raised in Amarillo and now resides here again, after spending some years in Los Angeles, New York and Houston. He serves on the board because he believes the mission lines up with his heart to help people in need. It is an active mission to spread the Good News of our Savior, Jesus Christ, while also fulfilling immediate, practical needs. He loves that the mission not only feeds, clothes and shelters people, but it also offers an opportunity for them to be set free.

Craig Curlee

Craig and his wife, Sally, have been residents of Canyon since 1980. They have two grown daughters, Amanda and Niki. Craig established American Lumber (Yellow Pine Brokerage Company) in 1992. Since 1990 he has been a volunteer chaplain at Randall County Jail sharing the Gospel with the men incarcerated there. As a member of Trinity Fellowship Church, for many years, his desire is for the gospel of Jesus Christ to be shared with as many people as possible to further the Kingdom. 

Bonna Benjamin

Mig Owens

Mig Owens has been at Pantex since 2010 and is the site’s Communications Manager. She and her husband Mark have been married for 31 years and have two children, Brandon and Ashley.  They are members of St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church. Mig felt a pull to serve the homeless through Faith City Mission after visiting the mission with Leadership Amarillo. 

Mike Heard

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600 N Tyler

Amarillo, TX 79107

806-373-6402

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