We provide hope with love to those experiencing challenging times


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Staff Leadership Team

Dr. Greg Smith

Executive Director

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

Development Director

Kimberly connects individuals, communities of faith, and local businesses to the work of providing hope with love through the White Rock Center of Hope.

Kaylan VanPelt

Director of Neighbor Services

Kaylan develops and oversees all neighbor programs and services, including the food pantry, clothing closet, and financial assistance for shelter needs (rent and utilities).

Sandy Anderson

Director of Operations

Sandy leads the Center's business operations, including Thrift Store, logistics, facilities, and information technology.

Board of Directors

Jim Hilliard, Chair
At Large

Julie Keith, Vice Chair
At Large

Carol Patrick, Treasurer
At Large

Sandy Gunn, Secretary
Shiloh Terrace Baptist Church

Rev. Betsy Swetenburg
Northridge Presbyterian

Emily Cassady
St. John’s Episcopal Church

Patsy Chalmers
At Large

Charlotte Danielson
Central Lutheran Church

Michael DeGroat
At Large

Beth Hilliard
Redeemer Bible Church

Rev. Chris Holder
At Large

David Cossum
Wilshire Baptist Church

Marquerite Johnson
First United Lutheran Church

Alice McLean 
St. Mark Presbyterian Church

Shelley Meyer
At Large

Russ Pate
St. James Episcopal Church

Sue Bowen
Highlands Christian Church

J. R. Ratliff
First Community Church

Veda Shaw
Light Church

Michael Stettler
At Large

Curtis Thompson
At Large

Lesleigh Wallace
Shoreline City Church

Bonnie Watt
Lake Highlands Presbyterian

Mark Weber
Bethel Lutheran Church