Board of

Directors

Transforming lives through God’s grace and the generosity of the community.

Patti Lacy, President

Church Affiliation: Westland Baptist Church

Patti has been on the KCM Board for over a decade. She and her husband Bill have raised four children (and currently have four grandchildren) and both are very involved in the community.  Patti enjoys being a Realtor in Katy/West Houston where she’s grown her business since 2000.  She has served in a variety of roles on the KCM Board, currently serving as the President. She is looking forward to watching KCM grow and continue to minister to the hurting people in our community. Patti has been a member of the Westland Baptist Church for nearly 25 years!

Becce Slinkard, Vice President

Church Affiliation:  Family Life Assembly of God (FLAG)

Becce has been on the Katy Christian Ministries Board of Directors since 2017. A former elementary school teacher, Becce received her Elementary Education degree from Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Becce has previously served on her church’s Missions Committee, teaches Sunday School,  and enjoys volunteering at her church, Katy Christian Ministries, and for other organizations.

Becce has lived in Katy since 2009 and has 3 children and 3 grandchildren.

Iain Murray, Secretary

Church Affiliation:  Coming Soon

Bio Coming Soon!

David Trout, Treasurer

Church Affiliation:  The Fellowship

David has been on the Katy Christian Ministries Board of Directors since 2019.

He managed various businesses over his 39 years with ExxonMobil. David holds a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering degree from the University of Delaware.

David has been on the board of The Fellowship at various times and is currently the Chairman.

David and his wife, Kathleen, have 2 children and 3 grandchildren.

Patricia Wood, Parliamentarian

Church Affiliation:  Living Word Lutheran Church 

Patricia has been on the Katy Christian Ministries Board of Directors since 2018.

She is a Marketing, Branding and Business Development Executive and Consultant. Patricia holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Corporate Communications from Doane University.

Previously, Patricia served on the Sheridan Lutheran Child Development Center Board of Directors in Lincoln, Neb., and has dedicated herself to helping others in her community. Patricia and her husband, Kelly, have 2 children and moved to Katy, TX in 2016.

Kent Black, Past President

Church Affiliation:  Living Word Lutheran Church

Kent Black is in his second year of serving as a KCM Board Member, serving on the Operations Committee, representing Katy Living Word Lutheran Church where he has been a member for 16 years.

Mr. Black has been a resident of Katy for 16 years, originally from Southeast Texas, he attended Texas A&M University and received a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science.  He has more than 20 years’ experience in the insurance and healthcare services industries delivering technology solutions through product development and leadership responsibilities. He currently serves as an Executive / CIO Enterprise Applications for a global specialty insurance company.

Mr. Black lives in Katy with his wife of 19 years Holly, 12-year-old daughter Faith and 9-year-old son Gage.

Jon Davis, Director

Church Affiliation:  Common Ground Community Church

Bio Coming Soon!

Kevin Hollis, Director

Church Affiliation:  Grace Fellowship Church

Bio Coming Soon!

Doris Knox, Director

Church Affiliation:  Holy Covenant UMC

Bio Coming Soon!

Don Flower, Director

Church Affiliation:  Coming Soon

Bio Coming Soon!

Anita Mancini, Director at Large

Anita was born in Leadville, Colorado, but raised and educated in East Texas. She met her husband, Gary, in 1989 and later moved to Katy in 1993. She became a member of First Baptist Church in 1994. They have raised four kids together, three of which graduated from Katy High School. They are blessed to spend their days enjoying the company of 6 Nanababies, which she loves more than chocolate! Anita and Gary own and operate Bugs Incorporated and have since 1989. She is also an avid equestrian and certified riding instructor at Blackwater Ranch. She is the current Director of The Katy Cowgirls and has held that position since 2003.

Because she is a survivor of abuse, she has an incredible passion for KCM and a deep desire to share her story of happiness. Anita was a Crisis Advocate for Katy Christian Ministries for 7 years.  She is dedicated and devoted to the work they accomplish in her community. She believes in their mission and feels so blessed to be able to help KCM grow daily and sustain its community by ordinary people serving each other.

George Puig, Director   

Church Affiliation: Grand Lakes Presbyterian Church

Mr. George Puig is currently serving at Katy Christian Ministries as Director and Chair of the Development Committee.

Mr. Puig is an Ordained Elder through the Presbyterian Church USA (PCUSA). He is an active member at Grand Lakes Presbyterian Church teaching two weekly bible studies. His favorite bible verse: 2 Chron 7:14-15.

Mr. Puig has Non-Profit Experience by serving as: Director, (5 plus years) at Harris County Parkinson Society, Houston Area Parkinson Society (15 plus years), Presbyterian Homes (3 plus years), Katy Christian Ministries (5 plus years)

Also, Mr. Puig has professional experience as a: Registered Engineer, Life Member – American Society of Professional Engineers, TCB/AECOM – 35 plus years – Chief Construction Engineer/Executive Vice President, PKV Engineering – Current – 10 Plus years – President.

Personal: Mr. Puig is widowed, married for fifty years, and has two daughters and three grandsons.

Chuck Ware, Director

Church Affiliation:  Holy Covenant UMC

Bio Coming Soon!

Penny Whited, Development and Gala Committee

Church Affiliation:  St. Edith Stein Catholic Community
Penny has been on the KCM Board of Directors since 2016. She is a retired Kindergarten and PreK teacher, having taught 37 years. Penny received her Bachelors degree in Elementary Education from The University of Texas at Austin and her Masters degree in Early Childhood from Texas Southern University.
Penny is involved at St. Edith Stein in the Nursing Home ministry, the Eucharistic Homebound ministry, the Divine Mercy Prayer Group and the OWLS, Older Wiser Livelier Seniors. She has served on the church’s Gala Committee, also.
Penny and her husband Charles were married in Austin in 1978. They have a son and a daughter and 4 grandkids. They have lived in Katy since 1996.

David Karlich, Board Member

Church Affiliation:  Mosaic Community Church

David Karlich has been on the Katy Christian Ministries Board of Directors since 2020.

He has been with the Houston Fire Department serving the community since 2012 and helped establish Mosaic since its inception.

David has also been a deacon at a former church, led life groups, volunteered with KCM and Katy Responds.