Elaine grew up in a military family, living outside of Washington DC before moving to Amarillo in 1972. She began worshipping at Central in 1978. In 2005, she became part of the Central staff. Elaine is passionate about missions, participating in and leading missions yearly to Kenya since 2009. She coordinates our missions to Brasilia, Sao Paulo, Bogota, and the Ukraine. She also serves as our staff liaison to the Foreign Missions Committee. Elaine participates in and helps plan the Israel trips that Allan leads every other year.
Elaine has two grown children and two awesome grandchildren, Raeneigh and Isaiah. She also has 8 children in Kenya she sponsors through Christian Relief Fund. Traveling and enjoying Kenyan tea has become a big part of what Elaine loves to do.