Recruiting, Equipping, and Inspiring Your Volunteers
Goals: Learning how to help people find their niche in the congregation, and to build continuity in volunteers.
Staff members of First Unitarian Church of Dallas will share how they help people get involved and integrated.
Tracy McShan, Regina Johnson, & Charles McMullen
Tracy McShanhas been an active church member of 11 years. Tracy joined the staff of First Unitarian Church of Dallas in January as Director of Congregational Life. She has a 20-year background in consulting, development, and leadership in the business and education fields, most recently serving as Implementation Consultant for Scientific Learning, an educational software company based in Oakland, California, and Director of Training Sales and Operations for CompUSA’s corporate headquarters. Tracy’s work at First Church focuses on stewardship, membership, volunteerism, and service.
Regina Johnson serves as the Associate Director of Congregational Life at First Unitarian Church of Dallas with a primary focus on Small Group Ministry. She enjoyed university studies in design and engineering, but decided instead to follow a path of heart in starting a family and engaging in work with more meaningful impact. For more than 15 years she’s been successfully raising a family and building her career in the non-profit industry. Prior roles have included Ministers’ Assistant to Rev. Dr. Laurel Hallman and Rev. Dr. Daniel Kanter as well as serving as Lay Ministry Administrator with the soon-to-be Rev. Nathan Ryan.
Charles McMullen serves Dallas’ First Church as Director of Adult Religious Education, a position he’s held for almost 10 years. He dropped out of a Southern Baptist Seminary in 1984 and spent the years in between delivering corporate training and marketing television news organizations.