Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors represents a cross-section of community leaders. Our board includes pastors from different religious denominations, representatives from our corporate partners, and professionals experienced in finance and non-profit management.

Our 2020 Board of Directors are:

President: Guy Rhodes

Vice President: Eric Arellano

Secretary: Jack Swygman

Treasurer: Beth Engelhardt


Meagan Adams

Reuben Brown

Ken Ehrke

Andy Garcia

Ashleigh Johnson

Patrick Kasongo

Joseph Kazadi

Michele Notaro

Howard Shaw

Our Staff

CATHERINE HOLLISInterim Executive Director
Catherine has been with Mission Central organization since 2012 and loves connecting members of this community to help empower our neighbors in need.

Catherine has more than 20 years of experience in the marketing and public relations fields and more than 15 years of experience in non-profit management. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Texas A&M-Commerce and is a Certified Association Executive.

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TREASURE FORDCommunity Relations Director
Treasure began at Mission Central in July of 2017. She coordinates Mission Central’s 500+ volunteers, as well as the organization’s social media outlets and newsletters. Treasure is a graduate of Texas Wesleyan University with a Bachelor’s of Business Administration. She first came to Mission Central as a volunteer at the Village Pantry.

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NARSHA DAVISCommunity Resource Coordinator
Narsha joined the staff in November 2020 as the Community Resource Coordinator. She connects guests to needed resources and organizations for assistance and oversees the food pantry operations. Narsha is a graduate of the University of Texas at Arlington with a Bachelor of Social Work.

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GUY HOUSEWRIGHTDirector of Resale Operations
Guy joined the staff at the Coat of Many Colors in December 2016 as the Donations Processing Coordinator. He became the Manager of the store in December 2017. Guy has worked as a photographer and administrative assistant for a university, and has also been the Assistant Manager of a university bookstore.
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EMILY CASTILLOAssistant Manager, Coat of Many Colors
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LOLA NELSON-SPAYDirector of Student Enrichment
As Director of Student Enrichment, Lola oversees our afterschool tutoring program, matching volunteers and students, and providing educational materials to help the children succeed in school. She also works with teachers and counselors in students’ schools to help ensure that we are providing assistance that is most relevant to the child’s needs.

Lola is a retired educator, having taught students from Pre-K through 12th grade at different times in her career. She was most recently a guidance counselor at Hurst Junior High. She has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Arkansas and a Master’s degree from East Texas State University.

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