Board Member Bios

Roddy & Mary Boggus

Roddy was born in West Texas, but grew up on the coast in Corpus Christi.  Mary was raised in Brady, Texas.  They met while attending Texas Tech University and were married in 1986.  For the past 30 years they have lived in the DFW area and specifically Mansfield since 2000. Their lives are richly blessed by their children – daughter, Courtney, a senior Sociology major at Pepperdine and a son, Jonathan, a law student at the University of Memphis and soccer coach and his wife, Chelsea, a Kindergarten teacher.

Roddy earned his Bachelor’s of Architecture, Design from Texas Tech University and is a registered architect in eleven states. He has three decades of experience in design, planning, implementation, and management of diverse aviation projects globally.  He is familiar with issues facing the airport and airline industry in the US, Europe, Latin and South America, the Middle East, and Africa.  He is a regular speaker at industry conferences on topics that range from airport planning and design, security-related technologies, partnering to alternative financing as well as the sometimes-frequent satirical aviation industry author of “Totally Boggus”.  He is a member of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE), and sits on the Board of Airport Consultants Council (ACC), International Partnering Institute (IPI) and International Association of Airport Executives (IAAE).

After working in administrative roles in the engineering industry, Mary was blessed with the opportunity to become a stay-at-home mom and director of the circus known as the Boggus family.  She has been active in many volunteer roles within the community, and was on staff at Mansfield Church of Christ for several years as an administrative assistant.  Mary’s time has been spent focused on supporting family and now enjoys having her mother live nearby.

Mary and Roddy have a love for their church family at Mansfield Church of Christ and serve as LifeGroup leaders.

Roddy & Mary’s Contact Information
1802 Clover Hill Road
Mansfield, TX 76063
817-239-5092 (Roddy’s Cell)
817-312-1955 (Mary’s Cell) (Roddy’s Email) (Mary’s Email)

Grady & Karen King

Grady is from Eufaula, Oklahoma and Karen is from Garland, Texas.  They met at Texas A&M University and married in 1979. They have two married children, Josh and Carolyn King of Houston, TX  and one granddaughter, Madeline (born 9/1/18). Josh works in private equity and Carolyn is an OB/GYN. Chad and Christin Paradowski live in London, England. Chad works as an auditor with Deloitte at British Petroleum and Christin is a licensed Social Worker.

Grady is co-leader of HOPE Network along with Jon Mullican. He served in congregational ministry for 42 years with 26 years in two churches including two different seasons of ministry with Mansfield Church of Christ  (1990-1995; 2010-2016) For 15 years, he served as Senior Minister of the South MacArthur Church of Christ in Irving, Texas. He has also served churches in Austin and Grand Prairie, Texas as well as Muskogee and McAlester, Oklahoma. He is a 1977 graduate of Oklahoma Christian University (B.S.E) and Abilene Christian University (M.S. Biblical Studies; Doctor of Ministry). Since 2013, Grady has co-led Hope Network Ministries with Jon Mullican and work with interim ministry (IMP). In addition, part of his work with HOPE Network is serving as Director of Church Resources at Oklahoma Christian University.

Through Hope Network, Grady mentors younger ministers, provides coaching to leaders in times of crisis and/or transitions, and assists with strategic initiatives. He helps ministers and churches connect for a good ministry fit through a detailed intake process. He is a Grip Birkman Blueprint coach/trainer and is a certified Level 1 Birkman Consultant, helping people know who they are and where they fit in an organization. Grady enjoys reading, writing, teen camp, golf and college football.

Karen serves as Human Resource Systems Coordinator at Irving Independent School District in Irving, Texas.  She has been with Irving ISD for 13 years and served as director of payroll for 10 years. Karen holds a degree in accounting from the University of Texas at Arlington and studied education at Texas A&M University. Karen enjoys gardening, cooking, going to musicals and being Nana K.

Grady & Karen’s Contact Info:
434 Huntingdon Dr
Irving, TX  75061
682-422-3724 (Home)
214-287-7287 (Grady’s Cell)
214-587-1537 (Karen’s Cell) (Grady’s email) (Karen’s email)

Jon & Dana Mullican

Jon and Dana hail from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. They met in high school and dated during college, marrying in 1985 after Jon’s graduation from the U.S. Naval Academy. After five years of service in the Navy, Jon and Dana returned to Oklahoma. Katie, Sarah and Daniel arrived in 1990, 1992 and 1995 respectively. Jon worked in industry for over ten years before becoming Administrator at Garnett Church of Christ. In 2004, the family moved to Dallas, Texas, when Jon accepted the role of Executive Minister at Highland Oaks Church of Christ.

Jon serves as the Minister of Church Development at the Highland Oaks Church of Christ in Dallas, Texas, and, since 2013, as co-leader of Hope Network Ministries, a ministry that mentors and equips church leaders for a challenge-filled future. Through Hope Network, Jon consults with churches and non-profits on governance, structure and leadership development. Jon earned a B.S. in chemistry from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1985, serving as a nuclear power officer aboard the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (1987-1990). Jon earned a Master of Science degree in Organization Development from Pepperdine University in 2005. He enjoys reading and running, though not at the same time.

Dana serves an Organizational Development Specialist at the headquarters of Trinity Industries in Dallas, Texas. Dana spent nine years as Director of Admissions and Special Services at Dallas Christian Schools as well as 5 years in the classroom at Wright Christian Academy in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Dana earned a bachelor’s degree in Special Education from Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia, in 1990 and a master’s degree in Organization Development and a certificate in dispute resolution from Abilene Christian University in 2014. Dana serves as a nursery school teacher at Highland Oaks and enjoys teaching adult bible class with Jon. Jon and Dana also train groups in conflict management, leadership development and group dynamics.

Jon & Dana’s Contact Info:
460 San Gabriel Drive
Sunnyvale, TX  75182
214-364-9150 (Jon’s Cell)
214-364-9151 (Dana’s Cell) (Jon’s email) (Dana’s email)

Ray & Gail Vannoy

Ray and Gail are both native Texans. Ray was born in Fort Worth and raised in Carrollton. Linda Gail Jordan was born and raised in Garland. They met at Christian College of the Southwest where Ray taught Chemistry and Algebra. After marrying in 1971 they spent a brief time in Commerce where Gail finished her degree in Homemaking and Ray completed a Masters in Physics.

They have two children, Neil and Joanna. Neil and Simone Vannoy live in San Antonio where they have a financial planning firm. Joanna and Brad Meley (and their two children: Porter and Elizabeth) reside in Austin where Brad is a banking software specialist with Q2 and Joanna is a Nurse Practitioner.

After obtaining a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from Texas A&M in 1969, Ray has spent most of his career as a registered professional land surveyor and a licensed state land surveyor and president of Vannoy & Assoc., Inc. (since 1974). Along the way he has developed real estate, explored for and developed oil and gas properties, and provided testimony as an expert witness in land boundaries. He also served as a board member for East Texas Christian Academy, been a board member of Boles Home for 33 years and a church elder for 23 years. Ray and Gail are active members of the Glenwood Church of Christ in Tyler. In addition to teaching four and one-half years at Christian College of the Southwest (now Amberton University), he served on the Adjunct Faculty of University of Texas at Tyler for 11 years.

Following her Bachelor of Science in Home Economics from East Texas State University in Commerce, Gail completed a Masters from the University of Texas at Tyler in Interdisciplinary Studies. Gail recently retired from teaching after 28 years. She spent her first ten years with East Texas Christian Academy. While there, Gail became a Certified Academic Language Therapist with training through Scottish Rite Hospital. She spent the next 18 years with Tyler Independent School District, retiring as a Licensed Dyslexia Therapist. In 2005 Gail was presented the Excellence in Education award by the International Dyslexia Association, Dallas Branch. In her spare time following the family relocation to Tyler, Gail wrote and published Livin’ On Tyler Time. She has followed Ray in travels across the central and western states, Canada, Alaska, Russia, various islands, and Mexico. She and Ray have followed Neil and Simone to Chile and the Eastern states. Gail has been a Bible class teacher for most of her life, teaching ages from cradle roll to adults.

Ray & Gail’s Contact Info:

1216 Siena Sunset Road
Leander, Texas 78641
903-574-1313 (Ray’s Cell)
903-574-5550 (Gail’s Cell) (Ray’s email) (Gail’s email)

Alan & Ginger Stark

Alan grew up in Modesto, CA and Ginger grew up in Salinas, CA. Ginger’s family moved to Modesto where Alan & Ginger met in High School and married shortly thereafter (1972). They are blessed with two children, Sarah (1973) and Chris (1976). They are additionally blessed with four grandchildren, two girls and two boys.  In 1974, Alan experienced a career-changing injury in the construction trade which sent him back to college where he received his degree in accounting.  He is a CPA, has a Masters in Taxation, a CITP certificate and a series 65 investment license.  Ginger has her degree in Human Resources and has twenty years experience running a Box Office for Christian music festivals.  Alan is a partner in a large local public accounting firm. Ginger joined the firm’s administrative team in 2014, so they now enjoy working in the same office every day.

Alan & Ginger served in churches of Christ in California from 1972 through 2001 when they then transferred to the Christian church (through a providential turn of events).  Alan has served as an elder since 1990 and Alan & Ginger have taught Sunday school classes for decades, mostly High School.

Alan & Ginger lived in Salinas, CA since 1986 and served at Crossroads Christian Church as elder, teachers, Bible study leaders and general trouble maker (Alan only). In 2021, they moved to Denton, Texas.

As a CPA, Alan is asked to serve on many boards and enjoys serving on multiple boards including Christian camps, Religious non-profits, and organizations serving the homeless community.

Alan & Ginger’s Contact Info:

Alan & Ginger Stark
10408 Claystone Drive
Denton, TX  76207
Alan’s Cell #: 831-320-8403
Ginger’s Cell: 831-320-8398
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