Cindy Maness is the Executive Director of the Mineral Wells Center of Life. She is the coordinator and co-founder of the Disaster Relief Team of Palo Pinto County, Inc. The Disaster Relief Team was founded in 2011 which serves Palo Pinto County to coordinate meals and donations during crisis and disasters. Mrs. Maness served as Vacation Bible School Director at her church for 15 years and serves as assistant treasurer and on the mission team committee. Mrs. Maness has been a facilitator for a loss support group, Fully Rely On God (FROG), for ten years. Mrs. Maness worked for 12 years at the Mineral Wells Independent School District and has been on the mission team for the Palo Pinto County Baptist Association for four years. Mrs. Maness brings over 20 years of organization and management skills and experience communicating with several different entities.
Donna Henderson was a graduate of Mineral Wells High School. She attended Weatherford College, University of North Texas, and subsequent moving back home where she graduated from Tarleton State University with a Bachelor's degree in Education. In 2014, she retired from teaching with 31 years of experience. She has been married to her husband Mike, for 38 years. They two children, Andrea and Jake, and five grandchildren, Michael, Maggie, Millie, Collin, and Vivian. Donna's home church is HighRidge church, formerly New River Mineral Wells, where she has been a member for many years. She is currently serving her second term on the Mineral Wells ISD School Board, Place 4.
Kacy Dow was born in Mineral Wells, Texas, and has lived here her entire life with exception to living away during college. She graduated from Mineral Wells High School in 1986. Kacy obtained a BBA (1990) and MBA (1997), both from Tarleton State University. Since 2015 she’s been a member of the Mineral Wells Zonta Club. She is going into a second year of serving as Treasurer. She is also a member of the Mineral Wells Church of God. She has served as Church Treasurer since March 2016. She also is on the Women Ministries board. She has a 12-year-old spoiled dachshund, Mr. Lincoln. Her favorite role is being an Aunt.
Karen Mori has lived in Mineral Wells all of her life. She works at Santo ISD as the Business Manager. This past December she graduated from Tarleton with Accounting degree. She is married to Bobby Mori. He is a teacher/ coach at Mineral Wells High School. She has two sons, Levi and Brazos. Levi is a a senior at Angelo State University and Brazos is a sophomore at Mineral Wells High School. She has step daughter named Emily. Her and her husband Eren, live in Bangkok. She is a member of First Baptist Church of Mineral Wells.She served on the board of directors for Hope Shelter for about 5 years, before resigning my position to go back to college .
Brandon Jordan has been married to his wife, Rose Jordan for almost 25 years. They have one son named Dakota. Brandon was a Paramedic for 25 years. He was an Instructor, field training officer and a mentor to up and coming young medics. His EMS career came to a sudden end due to illness. Not letting his illness hold him back. He decided to continue his education and graduated with a BS in Sociology with a pre-ministry focus. His personal vocational experience is his ministry. He was a board member of PULSE Ministries from its founding in 2011. Since then he has been involved in ministry to the people and churches of Mineral Wells. He has functioned as the worship leader and community partnerships liaison for Mission Mineral Wells summer mission project.
JOANNA MITCHELL has a devotion to making Mineral Wells a better place for natives and newcomers alike. She LOVE her hometown. For the last several years she has enjoyed being a member and officer of the Mineral Wells Woman’s Club; collaborating with others on several fundraising activities including music shows and chalk art for the Crazy Water festival. Over the years she has assisted with United Way promotion, paperwork, etc…for the school district. It has been a joy to watch the growth of the Center of Life and see how god is working through volunteers to do good for our community.
PHIL NELSON has been married to his wife, Elaine Nelson for forty-seven years. They have two children; four grand-children and two great-grandchildren.
He graduated from Mississippi State University with a B.S. in Materials Engineering. He came to Mineral Wells in 1980 to work with U.S. Brick. Since then he has worked with Philips Components, Cantex, DRS Unmanned Technologies and retired from Cool City Avionics.
He and his wife are active members of First Baptist Church of Mineral Wells where He is a deacon and has served on most of the Church’s committees.
One of His most rewarding activities was to help with the North Texas Ramp Project. One ramp stands out from the rest. When the ramp was completed and the gentleman was able to go down it for the first time in his wheelchair, he said, “This is the first time in six months I was able to get out of the house without someone having to carry me down the steps.” His tearful “thanks” made it all worthwhile.
He is a passionate fisherman and will seldom pass up and opportunity to ‘wet a hook.’
He and his wife desire to serve and working with the Mineral Wells Center of Life will provide another opportunity of service for God and our community.
Mineral Wells Center of Life
200 S.W. 5th Street Mineral Wells, TX 76067 US
Main Number (940) 327-8700
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