ONE TEAM.  ONE MISSION.

Founded with a genuine desire and unconditional motivation to make a difference in the personal lives of the vulnerable, we strategically connect with those who share our mission. Our team is comprised of Board Directors, Advisors, Professional Experts, Teen Advisory Council Members, Service Partners, Prayer Warriors, and numerous Volunteers serving on committees and special project teams. Together we EMPOWER!

OUR VALUES

Our Christ-centered ministry is guided by our shared values:

  • Mission Driven:  Genuine passion for our mission is at the core of each person.

  • Authentic:  Achieving our mission is dependent on trust – trust from donors, partners, volunteers and clients. To earn and maintain trust, we ensure our actions align with our words and our operations are open and transparent.

  • Tenacious:  Impossible is not in our dictionary.  We know that to make a difference in this world, we must have unwavering perseverance, diligence and discipline to our long-term impact plans. 

  • Together:  We are best together.  When individuals connect with others of a shared purpose, the impossible is possible.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

  • Melanie Cobb, President

  • Cindy Sumrall, Board Chair

  • Jacque Dingman, Treasurer

  • Yvonne Noel, Secretary

  • Kay Garrett

  • Saralyn Hanford

  • Stephanie Sikorski

  • Vida Valk

ADVISORY BOARD

  • Stephen Cobb

  • Annie Kate Head

  • Timothy Head

  • Kent Jones Davis

  • Vicki Wallace

PROFESSIONAL EXPERTISE COUNCIL

  • Tom Nynas

  • Jarrod Rhodes

  • Shawn Washington, DM

  • Cathy Woodson

THE RANCH DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

  • Brent Baker

  • Tammy Bollman

  • Melanie Cobb

  • Steve Cobb

  • Jacque Dingman

  • Britni Ganze

  • Amy Gillentine

  • Saralyn Hanford

  • Bart Martinez

  • Dane Powell

  • Judith Maisel

  • Matt Webb

2020-2021 TEEN ADVISORY COUNCIL

  • Kiro Castaneda

  • Anna Cepak

  • Emerson Chance

  • Garrett Cobb

  • Victoria Giardi

  • Milo Nynas

  • Stewie Nynas

  • Carly Pennell

  • Brooke Porterfield

  • Jack Rice

  • Ambrin Smith

  • Lacy Stovall

  • Bradley Tebbutt

Interested in joining our Teen Advisory Council?  Visit www.empower7.org/teenadvisorycouncil for information and webform application. 

THE 2021 FUNDRAISING COMMITTEES

The committee for our 2021 Deep in the Heart Inaugural Fundraiser is in development! To learn about volunteer opportunities, contact Saralyn Hanford at [email protected].

The committee for our 2021 Empower 7 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run is in development! To learn about volunteer opportunities, contact Vida Valk at [email protected].

SERVICE PARTNERS

We network with local providers of educational and community-based services to minimize costs of our programs and ensure whole-person treatment. To learn about partner opportunities, contact us at [email protected].

CHANGE A LIFE TODAY

No one can change their past, but we can positively impact their future. Connect with us to make a difference in the lives of the vulnerable.

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