Randy currently serves as the Northwest Texas Conference Lay Leader.
Randy graduated from East Chambers High School in Winnie, Texas, followed by attendance and graduation from Lon Morris College in 1983 and Southwestern University in 1985. Each of the four summers during those college years found him serving as a youth director at churches in the Texas Conference. He married Ann Brashear in 1986 and she is currently the dean of the School of Music at Wayland Baptist University. He taught math and coached cross-country for 29 years at both junior high and senior high levels, and currently teaches Algebra II and Pre-Calculus at Hart JH/HS.
Since moving to West Texas in 1992, Randy and Ann were members at Petersburg FUMC for 15 years and are presently members at Plainview FUMC for the last 12 years. Randy has taught adult Sunday School classes for the last 25 years, served on various committees, and been a delegate to Annual Conference for more than 15 years. Prior to accepting the Conference Lay Leader position, he served as Lubbock District Lay Leader for 2 ½ years and Annual Conference Secretary for 3 years.