Our People

National Advisory Board

Chair: Rev Dr. Nancy Ramsay, Professor of Pastoral Theology and Pastoral Care at Brite Divinity School.

Rev. Dr. Alan Baroody, a licensed marriage and family therapist and an AAMFT supervisor, he is Interim Minister, St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, Denton, TX. Before St. Andrew, he worked as Executive Director of a faith-based, ecumenical counseling agency in Hinesville, GA – home of the Army’s 3rd. Infantry Division at Ft. Stewart. He co-edited with Dr. Charles Figley, Families Under Fire: Systemic Therapy with Military Families, Rutledge Press 2010.

Rev. Dr. Rita Nakashima Brock, Senior Vice President for Moral Injury Programs at Volunteers of America.

Chaplain W. Kyle Fauntleroy, Captain, USN, Director of the Armed Forces Chaplaincy Center (AFCC) at Fort Jackson, S.C. and  Commanding Officer of the Naval Chaplaincy School. A graduate of Brite Divinity School, he also holds a Master of Arts in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College.

Rev. Dr. Robert Lee Hill, Senior Minister of the Community Christian Church in Kansas City, MO since 1987 and a leader in the wider metropolitan community, he has served on the board of a number of nonprofits. He is the recipient of a North American Ministerial Fellowship from The Fund for Theological Education and “The Evelyn Wasserstrom Award” from The Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Greater Kansas City.

Dr. Amir Hussain, a Canadian Muslim, is Professor of Theological Studies at Loyola Marymount University, the Jesuit university in Los Angeles. He has authored over 35 articles and book chapters on Islam and Muslims since coming to LMU in 2005. He is the co-editor of World Religions: Western Traditions, and A Concise Introduction to World Religions, both textbooks published by Oxford University Press. He is also the editor of the Journal of the American Academy of Religion, the flagship journal for the study of religion. His research focuses on Muslim communities in North America. He also teaches about comparative religion and interfaith dialogue.
Commander Beth Stallinga, CHC, USN, Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, IL, former Executive Officer Naval Chaplaincy School and Center, Fort Jackson, SC, where she worked with current Board member Capt. (CHC) Kyle Fauntleroy. Endorsed by the United Church of Christ and member of the Minnesota Conference, she is author of a number of essays on moral injury, chaplains, and combat stress.

Chaplain Shareda Hosein, Spiritual Counselor at Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center, retired Chaplain (LTC) from the U.S. Army Reserve.

Dr. Susan Mace Weeks, Dean, Professor, and Director of Center for Evidence Based Practice and Research: A Collaborating Center of the Joanna Briggs Institute at the Harris College of Health and Human Service at Texas Christian University. In addition to leadership in professional nursing and health associations, she is (soon to become part of the new Medical School, a joint venture of the University of North Texas Health Sciences and TCU and the first medical school in Fort Worth). She is chair of the Board of Trustees of Texas Health Harris Methodist Southwest Hospital and a 2014 Distinguished Fellow and Practitioner, National Academies of Practice.

Rev. Michael Yandell, is a doctoral student at Emory University and is an ordained minister of the Disciples of Christ. He is a war veteran who experienced both physical and spiritual wounds after spending over 4 years as an EOD specialist.

Founding Circle

The Soul Repair Founding Circle is a group of donors who have contributed to the work of the Center in the first two years.

Susann Asebedo
Frank Benton
Amy Blumenshine
Rita Brock
Craig Burma
CO2, Inc.
TC Cassidy
Diana Clark
Chad Cline
Communities Foundation of Texas
Gale Cotton
Suzanne Degnats
Cheryl Etheredge
First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) Carrollton
First Congregational United Church of Christ Wisconsin
First United Methodist Church of Garland
Robert Fohr
Valerie Forstman
Stephanie Frogge
Daniel Goldstein
Stephanie Hansen
Thomas Hoekstra
Erwin Janssen
Max Jones
Robert Kennel
Matthew Kremzar
Jimmy Mohler
Keith & Dena Moore
Judy O’Donnell
Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church Minnesota
Thomas Potter
Tamara Rodenberg
Curt Roelofs
Ron Rosignol
Shepherd of the Hills Christan Church (Disciples of Christ) Austin
Anna Shouse
Roy Snodgrass
Tarrant County Spiritual Care Network
Pamela Webb
West Texas National Bank
Ronald & Margaret Williams
Steven Wilson
The Woman’s Club of Fort Worth, Inc.