Our Staff

To send an email to one of our ministry staff members, please click on their name.


Michael D. Dean
Senior Pastor

Our team of pastors and ministers are committed to service. Please let us know how we may be of assistance to you.


Celeste Albaugh
Minister to Preschool

As the Minister to Preschool, I desire our team of talented preschool leaders to assist parents in laying a strong biblical foundation in their young child’s life. The Preschool Ministry exists to provide a Christ-centered, biblically based learning environment that is safe, secure, and age-appropriate for preschoolers. We look forward to having your family join us very soon!


Wesley Black
Minister to Legacy and Senior Adults

As the Minister to Legacy and Senior Adults, I lead the team that ministers to adults who are empty-nesters through the oldest adults. This is an active group with hearts for ministry, serving, and having great fun and fellowship together. One of our key verses is Psalm 71:18, “Even when I am old and gray, do not forsake me, O God, till I declare your power to the next generation, your might to all who are to come.”


Chad Brantley
Minister to Families and Men

I lead the team that ministers to the families in our church who have students in our Preschool, Children’s and Student Ministry. I also lead our Men’s Ministry and Recreation Ministry. Travis is a great church, and it is a true blessing to serve on a staff in the same church that I grew up in. Please contact me if I can serve you.


Anthony Galata
Minister of Missions

“Spanning the Globe … Telling the Good News … Reaping the Harvest.” Travis is a going church for a coming Christ. Travis members have a heart for sharing the gospel in the community, in the city, in the nation, and around the world. If you are interested in impacting a lost world for Christ, come see where God is working and then join Him.

Ivan Garcia
Minister to Hispanic Church

As Hispanic Pastor I lead the Hispanic congregation with the passion to share Jesus Christ with everyone and expand His Kingdom here in Fort Worth and to the Nations. Travis en Español exists to encourage everyone to be a passionate follower of Jesus Christ. Please join us and contact me if you are interested to know more about Travis en Español. It will be a pleasure serve you.


Matt Geddie
Minister of College Students

As the minister to college students, I have the honor of overseeing our church’s efforts in reaching the thousands of college students within Tarrant County with the message of Jesus Christ.  We are passionate about equipping college students to fully embrace the Great Commission.


Bernie Hargis
Associate Pastor
Church Ministries Coordination

Ours is not a spectator church. Here at Travis we encourage our members to volunteer their time and talents in some type of ministry. If you are not currently involved, please contact me and together we’ll find that special place where you can best serve the Lord.

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Bryan Howell
Minister to Students

LOVE! LEAD! GO! Travis Student Ministry wants to come alongside parents, encourage students, and engage leaders who will make a difference in their world today by living out the Gospel of Jesus at school, at home, and on their teams. As the Student Pastor at Travis, I lead a team of amazing volunteers who welcomes students into a fun and caring environment. God has called us to meet students where they are and help them take the next step towards Jesus Christ.


John B Lee
Associate Pastor
Worship and Music

Bringing glory to God and bringing others into the presence of His glory
… that is the essence of worship and the Worship/Music Ministry here at Travis Avenue.


Doug McPherson
Minister to Single Adults and Outreach

I give leadership and oversight to the Singles Ministry, as well as our outreach efforts. If you have any questions about these areas feel free to contact me.

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Karen Sanders

Director of Women’s Ministries

As Director of Women’s Ministries, I coordinate oppotunities for women of all ages to grow in their relationship with Christ, to serve others, to share their faith and to enjoy times of fellowship so that every woman can make decisions intelligently and intentionally from a Biblical perspective.


Erik Williams
Orchestra Director
TAFA Administrator

If you are interested in this ministry or private music lessons and/or homeschool fine arts classes through our Travis Academy of Fine Arts please contact me.


Donnie Voss
Senior Associate Pastor

My responsibilities include Church Business Administration, with financial administration and master plan development as primary duties. I also assist the Senior Pastor in pastoral care and staff coordination. Please feel free to contact me about any of these areas.

Amy Howell Christian Early Learning Center Director
John Flenniken Director of Audio-Visual Technology
Bob Waybright Business Manager/IT Director
Edd Robinett Facilities Manager
Tana Musick Food Service Coordinator


Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 It is my pleasure to serve with the great team of preschool teachers and volunteers here at Travis. Our goal is not only to provide a loving and safe environment for the precious little ones in our care from Blessed Expectations to Kindergarten, but also to teach them the truths of God’s Word in a developmentally appropriate way.