Our diverse staff of talented professionals provides 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.


Michelle Crowder, Residential Services Director

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 Residential Services Director brings new challenges to her career which she gladly accepts as her goal is to serve God in any way she can.


Sam Martinez, Office Manager

Sam has been with CTCH since March 2020 and has a Bachelor of Business Administration with Marketing Emphasis from Lubbock Christian University. He was an active member of the college group at the Sunset Church of Christ and did his internship at a Church of Christ. This is his first full-time job in the ministry field and is ready to serve God.



 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


Karissa Kocian, Secretary

Real Estate Agent - Schultz Texas Properties


Don Williams, Treasurer

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


Jan Watson

Retired: Manager for Nestles Corp


Scott Ellyson



William Milner, Jr., MD

Emergency Room Physician


Grady Preston

Retired: Chemist Texaco


Traci Waldron

Chief Financial. Dir. - City of Bastrop,TX


Steven Willhoite