Dr. Greg Smith
Greg is committed to making the world a better place for all people - starting in East Dallas.
Prior to White Rock Center of Hope, he served nine Christian congregations, taught religion to undergraduates for eight years, and helped three organizations provide quality healthcare to underserved populations.
Kimberly Patterson, CFRE
Kimberly connects individuals, communities of faith, and local businesses to the work of providing hope with love through the White Rock Center of Hope.
As a long-time resident of East Dallas, Kimberly loves building a community where all can thrive.
Kaylan VanPelt, MA
Kaylan develops and oversees neighbor programs and services, including Basic Needs (Food Pantry, Clothing Closet, and Financial Assistance) and Empowerment Programs.
Kaylan's passion is poverty alleviation, and her professional background includes diverse leadership roles in this space.
Sandy leads the Center's business operations (Thrift Store, Logistics, Facilities, and Information Technology) and onboards new volunteers.
Previous to White Rock Center of Hope, Sandy held wide-ranging for profit and non-profit retail and logistics management roles.
Diane Peyton Leathers, MBA
Will Friend, MBA
Board of Directors
FY 2024 Officers
FY 2024 Directors
Rev. Betsy Swetenburg
Michael Stettler, CPA
Immediate Past Chair
Rev. Dr. Chris Holder
J. R. Ratliff
Dr. Greg Smith*
*ex officio member