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North Texas Royal Rangers

Evangelizing, Equipping, and Empowering Boys!

 

North Texas District Staff

District Executive Staff

District Director

Jonathan Trower *

Jonathan has been in Royal Rangers since 1969. He was a boy in the program for 9 years, and the remainder of the time he has served in a variety of leadership positions. While a boy in the program he earned his Gold Medal of Achievement. He currently serves as district director for the North Texas district, and formerly served as the regional coordinator for the South Central Region. He has served on the staff of over 40 national training events and over 25 boys’ academies.

Deputy District Director

Rick Beebe *

Rick has been in Royal Rangers since 1975. He was a boy in the program for 9 years where he earned his Gold Medal of Achievement, Gold and Silver Buffalos, and Wilderness in FCF. Since 1985, he has served in a variety of leadership positions in North Texas and Northern Missouri. He currently serves as the deputy district director for the North Texas district, and as national vice-president for Royal Rangers Alumni. He has served on the staff of numerous national training events and boys academies. Rick was the second commander in the country to complete the Platinum level of the organizational leadership training. He and his lovely wife, Conna, are both credentialed ministers with the Assemblies of God, and reside in Arlington, Texas.

Training Coordinator

Randy Woods *

Randy has been involved in Royal Rangers since 1979. Prior to his appointment as North Texas District Training Coordinator, he served as South Central Region and North Texas District Missions Coordinator, Deputy District Commander, District Outreach Coordinator and Mid Cities Section Commander. He has also served as the FCF Scribe and earned the Wilderness level of FCF.

Randy and his wife, Eulinda, live in Arlington where he serves as Assistant Outpost Coordinator and Expedition Rangers commander.

FCF President

Art Sullivan

 

Outreach Coordinator

Jody Fauss *

Jody Fauss has served in Rangers since 1990 and currently serves as the Outpost Coordinator and Children's Pastor for Church of Living Hope in Tyler, TX.   Recently he was asked to serve as the Director of the Calvary Commission Bible College and Missions Base located in Lindale, TX (http://www.calvarycommission.org/). Jody along with his wife, Anne, (happily married for 32 years), enjoy seeing children reached and discipled.

Camps Coordinator

Greg Garza

Greg Garza was introduced to Royal Rangers when he was thirteen years old. It was during one of the first meetings of a new outpost that he accepted Jesus as his Lord and Savior.

Greg became a Royal Rangers Commander in 1994. He has served in various leadership positions in the South Texas and North Texas districts and currently serves as Outpost Coordinator at the Church of Glad Tidings in Austin, Texas. He has served on staff at numerous boys’ and leaders’ training events. He is also a Buckskin member of FCF.

Greg and his wife Lisa, a Ranger Kids commander, have two sons in Royal Rangers – Samuel and Joseph.

Communications Coordinator

David Trower

David grew up in the Royal Rangers ministry starting in 1989 and spent thirteen years as a boy during which he earned his Gold Medal of Achievement as well as Gold and Silver Buffalos and Frontiersman in FCF. Since 2002, he has served in various leadership positions as a leader. Prior to his appointment as the district communications coordinator, he served in various positions in Royal Rangers: including sectional productions coordinator, district GMAA Secretary, district GMAA President, district FCF sutler/promotions coordinator, and as the Waco section communications, training, and resource coordinator. He currently works with the Expedition Rangers at the Church of Glad Tidings in Austin. He has served on several boy's and leaders' training events. David and his wife April lives in Jarrell, TX.

FCF 'Shawnee Trail' Chapter Staff

Chairman

Jonathan 'Big Foot' Trower *

Jonathan has been in Royal Rangers since 1969, and the FCF since 1974. As a young buck in FCF he advanced to Buckskin in 1975 and served as the assistant district scout from 1975 to 1978. He advanced to Wilderness in 1995 and has served as the chapter chairman since 2007. His FCF name is Big Foot.

President

Art Sullivan

 

  

Vice President

(OPEN)

   

Scribe

Glenn Hershberger

Glenn has been in the Royal Rangers ministry since 2005 and an FCF member since 2007. He is still working on his Buckskin, but has developed the trade of Tinsmith. He is married to Elizabeth and has 7 kids aged 31 - 5, 2 girls and 5 boys. The youngest 2 boys are in Royal Rangers.

  

Buckskin Representative

(OPEN)

 

  

Wilderness Representative

(OPEN)

  

Aide-de-Camp

(OPEN)

  

Chapter Chaplain

Lee 'Prospector' Fogleman

Commander Fogleman was born in Pennsylvania; he retired after 20 years of service in the United States Air force.  Commander Fogleman feels that the Lord has brought him to Texas, to evangelize, equip, and empower boys for Christ.  After hearing a call, from former National Director Doug Mash, that all commanders are ministers and should get their credentialing Commander Lee obtained his Certificate of Ministry with the Assembly of God.

He currently serves as a Discovery Ranger and Senior Commander of Outpost 86, the Chaplain for the North Texas Frontier Camping Fellowship, and is Certified Instructor.

Commander Fogleman is now retired and enjoys his animals at Prospector’s Paradise in Greenville. His enjoyment of rock collecting, Indian Lore, and primitive living is enhanced his involvement in the Frontier Camping Fellowship, which he thoroughly enjoys, and for which, he thanks the Lord.  In 2010 a life changing event took place when he was part of a mission’s trip to Tanzania, Africa.

Field Advisor

(OPEN)

  

Scout

Timothy Gell

 

Assistant Scout(s)

(OPEN)

   

 

Regional Leaders

Central Region Leader

Sections of Metro East, Mid-Cities, South Dallas, and South Fort Worth

Steve Whitehead

Steve has been in Royal Ranger since 1996 as a Commander at First Assembly of God in Mesquite. Today he serves as Senior Commander for Outpost 96 and also South Dallas Sectional coordinator.

Steve and his wife Mary, live in Mesquite where both are very active in Royal Rangers both at First Assembly and in the Section.

North Central Region Leader

Sections of Denton, North Dallas, Northeast Fort Worth, Northwest Fort Worth, Plano, Red River, and Rockwall

JD Smith
 

Northeast Region Leader

Sections of Greenville, Longview, Texarkana, and Tyler

Jody Fauss
 

South Central Region Leader

Sections of Brazos Valley, Corsicana, North Austin, South Austin, Waco, and Waxahachie

Greg Garza

Greg Garza was introduced to Royal Rangers when he was thirteen years old. It was during one of the first meetings of a new outpost that he accepted Jesus as his Lord and Savior.

Greg became a Royal Rangers Commander in 1994. He has served in various leadership positions in the South Texas and North Texas districts and currently serves as Outpost Coordinator at the Church of Glad Tidings in Austin, Texas. He has served on staff at numerous boys’ and leaders’ training events. He is also a Buckskin member of FCF.

Greg and his wife Lisa, a Ranger Kids commander, have two sons in Royal Rangers – Samuel and Joseph.

 

Southeast Region Leader

Sections of Pineywoods, Lufkin, and Trinity Valley

Nolen Fox

Nolen began his Ranger ministry in 1990 in Palestine, TX.  He has served on Sectional, Regional and District staff positions.  He served as the District camp Security Coordinator from 1993 to 2013.  He currently serves as the Southeast Region Leader, A Certified Instructor Trainer, Outpost Coordinator for outpost #185 in Palestine and as the Junior Leadership Training Academy Coordinator (JLDA) for the North Texas District. He serves as a Board Member for The Church of Glad Tidings in Palestine, TX and works at the Pleasant Hills Children's Home in Fairfield, TX. where he and his wife have been Houseparent's for teenage boys since 2003.   He has been married to his beautiful wife and Rangers supporter for 21 years and has one son, Caleb, who has earned his Tomahawk award in 2011, His GMA in 2013 and his Saber in 2014. Caleb is a Jr. in High School and is working on completing his E3 award and currently serves as a Junior Commander/Discovery Ranger Leader for his local outpost in Palestine, TX. 

West Region Leader

Sections of Abilene, Cross Timbers, San Angelo, and Wichita Falls

OPEN

 

District Support Staff and Aides

Day Camps Coordinator - OPEN

First Aid Coordinator - Hector Monreal

Games Coordinator - (OPEN)

JLDA Coordinator - Nolen Fox

Productions Coordinator - Jody Fauss

Security Coordinator - Stan Lewis

Shooting Sports - Ken Harris