Annette Jenkins, Executive Director
Annette attended Southeastern Louisiana College prior to beginning her career in real estate sales and management in 1977 in Louisiana. In her management positions, she established branch operations, directed sales and administrative staff, and was responsible for oversight of budget and financial projections. In 1989, she moved to Dallas, Texas, and worked in the new home and pre-owned home sales industry as a sales agent for over 13 years, then in management as Vice-President of Sales and Marketing for residential construction companies until 2008. Annette is active in outreach programs of her church, leading the church’s food program for the past seven years. She has been an active volunteer in the Kairos Prison Ministry since 2005 and has served on the Kairos Beto Advisory Council. She began working with Freedom in Community Restorative Ministry’s clothes closet ministry, One Man’s Treasure, as a volunteer in 2008, and in 2009 headed various projects for the organization. In 2010, she was asked to serve as Executive Director and holds that position now.
Andy Stern, Treasurer
Andy was born and raised in St. Louis, Mo. In 1970, he moved to Dallas, where he attended school and got involved with the computer industry for 20 years. Throughout this time period, he wrestled with the Lord over a call to go teach. Since answering His calling, Andy was a High School Geometry and Advancement Placement Statistic teacher for Frisco ISD until his retirement in 2018. At his school's community, he also sponsored a youth-led praise and worship club. Andy has been married over 40 years to his wife, Kennie, and they have two grown married children, two grandchildren, and two dogs. The Stern family worships at the First Methodist Church in Richardson, where he was a youth counselor. Andy brings a wealth of experience of service to the Board. He has served on numerous Kairos, Emmaus, and Chrysalis teams, along with various mission trips with adults and youth groups in Dallas, United States, Mexico, and Honduras. During his Walk to Emmaus weekend, one of the associate pastors invited Andy to go visit the prison with him. So after a few years of working within the Chrysalis community, he decided to go spread Christ's words to those in prison through the Kairos Prison ministry and has expanded his outreach to the formerly incarcerated through One Man’s Treasure.
Bryan Kelley, Director
Bryan is the Chief Executive Officer of Prison Entrepreneurship Program (PEP). Bryan has a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from Sam Houston University and has served as a Re-entry Manager and Executive Relations Manager for PEP before assuming his current position and was the owner/operator of Kingdom Power Wash. He also assists with the management of all in-prison events that PEP offers at the Sanders Estes Unit. He is a Kairos Prison Ministry and Bridges to Life volunteer and is active in Watermark Church in Dallas. For many years One Man’s Treasure has been the Dallas clothing resource for the men in the PEP program in addition to many other groups. Bryan brings an important insight into our organization’s work with prison ministries and aftercare non-profits that will allow us to expand those collaborations and will also help us raise awareness within the community of the challenges faced by men returning from incarceration. His expertise in fundraising and resource development, marketing and public relations will also be an invaluable addition to our Board. We look forward to working with Bryan in the years ahead.
Rev. David Faulkner, Director
Fr. David is rector of Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in Terrell and his wife, Laura, works at the Episcopal Diocese of Dallas office. He grew up in Carrollton and holds degrees in theology and ministry from Wheaton College, divinity school at Samford, and the Seminary of the Southwest in Austin. In addition to serving Good Shepherd, he is currently completing his studies for his doctorate. Fr. David’s role on the Board is to work with clergy in the area churches to help raise awareness of One Man’s Treasure mission and help identify formerly incarcerated men in their communities who need clothing assistance.
Mary Carter, Director (Founder)
Mary has been a full time volunteer since 2001, including her service on the mission board of her church, with the Kairos Prison Ministry at the George Beto Unit, and in many aspects of One Man’s Treasure, both as founder and executive director from 2005-2010, then as advisory board member and volunteer coordinator from 2010 until present. Mary’s professional experience includes 17 years of teaching and 15 years as music director at a local church. Her education includes a BA in Education from Louisiana Tech University with Math major and Master of Education from East Texas State University. In addition to her devotion to charitable service, she plays an active part in the lives of her grandchildren.
Rev. Larry Gardner, Director
Larry was raised in Searcy, Arkansas. He has been preaching since 1988 and received his seminary training from Jacksonville Seminary in Jacksonville, Texas and Southwestern Theological Seminary in Dallas, Texas. Prior to accepting God’s call to full time ministry, he performed in middle management at Wal-Mart Distribution for 17 years. Once he accepted the call to full time ministry, he served as pastor in Palestine, Texas for eight years while serving as a Chaplain for Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Larry is now going into his thirteenth year as a chaplain and currently oversees Region II of the Parole Division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. He also has served as Director of Prison Ministry at The Potter’s House Church in Dallas, Texas. He is a volunteer with the Kairos Prison Ministry at the George Beto Unit. Rev. Gardner loves the Lord, loves people, and enjoys outdoor activities such as hunting and fishing.
Nancy Janicek Russell, Secretary
Nancy graduated from The University of Texas at Austin (UT) in 1974 with a degree in education. She then worked as a production assistant for the Texas Department of Public Welfare in the Media Services Division. Several years later she was hired by UT to work as an editor in the Petroleum Extension Services division. Years later she was hired as a production manager for the college textbook publishing firm Pro- Ed in Austin. She and her husband are now retired and live in Rockwall, Texas. Nancy has been active with One Man’s Treasure since 2006, serving as a volunteer at the clothes closet and using her artistic talents for its fundraisers.
Rick Johnson, Director
Rick and his wife are residents of Rockwall. Rick had a career background in the medical field beginning with his service in the U.S. Army and has had an outstanding career in residential real estate for 20 years. He is currently an Associate and Director of Business Development with Remax Landmark. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Rockwall Economic Development Council, Lonestar CASA, and the Rockwall Architectural Board and has been active in service to persons that struggle with addiction.
Sharon Underriner, Director
Sharon attended The University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, Texas where she earned her license to practice dental hygiene in 1980. She has been practicing dental hygiene for 32 years, 30 of which have been in her husband's dental practice in Gun Barrel City, Texas. She also keeps the books for the dental office, including payroll, insurance, and accounts receivable. Sharon has served on the board of the Dallas Chrysalis Community as chairman. She has also served on various committees at The First United Methodist Church in Mabank, Texas. Sharon is a volunteer with the Kairos Prison Ministry, Love's Outreach, and One Man's Treasure. Sharon also travels to Honduras one to two times a year since 2008 to volunteer at the House of Hope where she works in the dental clinic and brings much needed items to the children who live there and the people in the surrounding villages.
Shirley Fergerson, Director
Shirley joined One Man’s Treasure Board of Directors in January and looks forward to bringing her years of business experience and volunteer service with One Man’s Treasure to this new position. A native of Oklahoma, she attended the University of Oklahoma and moved to Texas in 1968. Shirley’s professional career has included positions in the banking industry in Oklahoma and Texas, a legal assistant in San Antonio and Denton, and then 33 years as Residential and Commercial Closer and Office Manage for Hexter-Fair, Texas Commercial Title, Republic Title, Ticor Title and Capital Title of Texas. She has been a member of Leadership Dallas, Leadership Denton, Texas Land & Title Association, Women’s Council of Realtors-Dallas, Texas Land & Title Association, National Honor Society. She has been married to her husband Joe, a retired CPA, for 32 years, they have five children and nine grandchildren, and worship at First United Methodist Church Rockwall. Since retiring last fall, Shirley has focused on expanding her volunteer service and will use her communications skills to reach out into the community and help raise awareness of the mission of One Man’s Treasure and the impact made on the community when the clients served by One Man’s Treasure are successful in their reentry into society.
Thomas T. "Mickey" Wardlow, Director
A resident of Dallas and long-time volunteer with One Man’s Treasure delivering clothing to clients and supporting various events hosted by the organization, Mickey joined the board in 2018, bringing his experience in business, philanthropy, and prison ministry to help expand the growth of the organization. He and his wife Ruth are members of Highland Park United Methodist Church and active in numerous organizations in the community.
Tom Dooley, President
Tom was a former executive at Alcon Laboratories, Inc. Throughout his 26 years at Alcon, which now is a division on Novartis, his career focused on sales, training, management, and managerial roles in Japan and Australia. After moving back to United States in 2013, Tom has been focusing his time and energy towards many non-profits around Dallas. In 2015, he headed a team of executive volunteers and One Man’s Treasure’s Executive Director and Board to develop a three-year strategic growth plan. With his knowledge of corporate growth, he will bring his skills to One Man's Treasure future growth as a member of One Man’s Treasure’s Board. Tom, in addition to all his skills, continues to mentor and coach a large group of people that he has interacted with throughout his long and successful career. Tom enjoys traveling, outdoor sports such as golf and tennis, and enjoys gardening.