Our diverse staff of talented professionals provide everything they can to rekindle the hope of each child they encounter.

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Ray Crowder, Executive Director

While relatively new to his role as Executive Director at CTCH, Ray brings 20+ years of experience in directing other ministry programs. For 35 years, Ray has been helping children and their families. Ray is committed to leading Central Texas Children's Home to apply the best of God’s love and His excellence to the care of children and their families with a desire to see them obey the gospel of Jesus Christ.


Johnny Davis, Residential Services Director

Johnny is uniquely prepared by God for this type of work. He earned his Doctorate in Ministry and Marriage and Family Therapy in 2018. Johnny and his wife Barbara were House Parents in a children's Home earlier in their careers. Johnny brings a comprehensive mix of education and experience as he helps children and their families. 

Currently, Johnny provides supervision to House Parent staff, case management and counseling to residents, and preaches when requested. His value to this ministry is tremendous.


Michelle Crowder, Office Manager

Michelle has worked in various social services positions for the past 30+ years. She brings a passion to her work as she feels called to help children and families. Her position as Office Manager brings new challenges to her career which she gladly accepts as her goal is to serve God in any way she can.


Lauren Kirkwood, Social Services Secretary (Part-time)

Lauren graciously helps with the children’s appointments and keeps their records organized in compliance with state licensing standards. Her devotion for the Lord and His children runs deep. She does an impeccable job keeping the CTCH files in tip-top shape.



 Our business-savvy Board of Directors power the think tank behind CTCH, ensuring that no child is left behind. 

Lee Jarrard, Jr., President



Scott Epperson, Vice President

Retired: Manager, Texas Municipal League Risk Pool


Jan Watson, Secretary

Retired: Manager for Nestles Corp


Don Williams, Treasurer

Retired: IRS Dist. Manager | Retired: Wells Branch M.U.D.


Scott Ellyson



William Milner, Jr., MD

Emergency Room Physician


Grady Preston

Retired: Chemist Texaco


Traci Waldron

Chief Financial. Dir. - City of Bastrop,TX


Karissa Kocian

Real Estate Agent - Schultz Texas Properties


Steven Willhoite