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Leadership & Staff

The leadership and staff of the Rescue Mission of Middle Georgia is blessed to serve those who come to the Mission in need of love, encouragement, and a new start in the name of Jesus.

 

Pat Chastain

President/CEO

“Before I was afflicted I went astray, But now I keep Your word.”

Psalm 119:67

Administrative & Operations

Tina Hicks

Vice President of Finance

“And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.”

Romans 8:28

Meet The Team

Dawn Burns

Vice President of Operations

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him and He will make your paths straight.”

Proverbs 3:5-6

Greg Brooks

Food Service and Facilities Manager

“The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.”

Jaime Kaplan

Special Events Coordinator

“The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. Thou preparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest my head with oil; my cup runneth over. Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.”

Psalms 23

Programs

Jason Beck

Vice President of Programs

“For we do not have a High Priest who cannot sympathize with our weaknesses, but was in all points tempted as we are, yet without sin.”

Hebrews 4:15

Meet The Team

Linda Wessells

Women's Program Director

“But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.”

2 Corinthians 12:9

Chako Holland

Women's Division Assistant

“Therefore be imitators of God as beloved children.  And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.”

Ephesians 5:1-2

Vernice Chappell

Women’s Division Assistant

“Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.”

Psalms 46:10

Emily Smallwood

Women's Division Administrative Assistant

 “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.”

Jeremiah 29:11-13

Anthony Wade

Men's Program Resident Supervisor

For the grace of God has appeared that offers salvation to all people.  It teaches us to say “No” to ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright and godly lives in this present age.”

Titus 2:11-12

Kiia Jackson

Case Manager

“The name of the LORD is a strong tower; the righteous run to it and are safe.”

Proverbs 18:10

Development

Karen Kinsler

Development Director

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and He will direct your path.”

Proverbs 3:5-6

Meet The Team

Stephanie Thomas

Development Assistant

“For we walk by faith, not by sight.” 

2 Corinthians 5:7

Maintenance

Ron Ellington

Maintenance Supervisor

“But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint..”

Isaiah 40:31

Meet The Team

Travis Wilson

Maintenance Assistant

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!

2 Corinthians 5:17

Bargain Center

Shannon Haskell

Vice President of Retail Operations

“This is my command—be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid or discouraged. For the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”

Joshua 1:9

Meet The Team

Niger Brown

Store Manager

“I sought the Lord, and he heard me, and delivered me from all my fears.”

Psalms 34:4

Shameka Davis

Production Manager

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.”

Proverbs 3:5-6

Stephanie Willis

Logistics Coordinator

“You make known to me the path of life; you will fill me with joy in your presence, with eternal pleasures at your right hand.”

Psalm 16:11

Curtis Roundtree

Driver

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.”

John 3:16

Art Ellis

Driver

“Ask and it shall be given seek and ye shall find knock and it shall be opened unto you.”

Matthew 7:7

Reginald Reeves

Driver

“Now unto him that is able to do exceeding abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us.”

Ephesians 3:20

Daniel Baggett

Driver

“The fear of the Lord is a foundation of life, turning a person from the snares of death”

Proverbs 14:27