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Executive Director

Tracy Sommers, originally from San Antonio,  is most recently from Midland.  She and her husband have three grown children and call themselves “empty nesters.”

Tracy’s experience in non-profits includes serving as the Director of Development for the Alzheimer’s Association, West Texas Chapter and Director of the West Texas Region of the National Kidney Foundation.  She is skilled in fund-raising, grant writing and volunteer recruitment.

Tracy starts her new position on Monday, May 14th.

Please email director@barnabasconnects.org or 512-847-1664 with any questions or concerns.  Thank you for your patience during this time of transition.

Operation Good Shepherd Assistant

Daphne Smith has volunteered on the Barnabas Connection phone line since 2004. She began assisting with Operation Good Shepherd clients in 2008 when Barnabas began administering the fund.

In 2012, the Wimberley Ministerial Alliance supported funding a part time position under the direction of the Barnabas Connection to help respond to client needs.  Her compassion and willingness to help others seems boundless.

Flood Recovery Assistant

Gina Maples volunteered with the Barnabas Connection at Bridges Gym assisting clients daily with financial assistance.  She was hired Fall 2015 to support client care through the Barnabas Connection Flood Recovery Center.

Contact Gina by email or by phone 512-842-7148.