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Joshua Arterbury - Board Member
Joshua Arterbury - Board Member

Joshua is married to Katie and they have 4 children: Aubrey (11), Daisy (9), Major (6) and Easton (3). I enjoy playing golf, coaching baseball, taking my kids to practice, writing restaurant reviews, live music and watching any and all documentaries. 

I was happy to join the Suit up Ministries Board of Directors because we need strong, present and engaged fathers to raise their children. We must encourage men to be better fathers for their children. And it is our duty, as Christian men, to raise our children according to God's plan and help other men to do the same

Amy Davis - Suit Up C.P.A.
Amy Davis - Suit Up C.P.A.

My name is Amy Davis.  I am blessed to be married to Tony Garza.  Tony and I both own our own businesses and own one business jointly.  My business is Amy Davis CPA, PC located in Huffman, TX and Tony owns Tierra Equipment.  Together we own an axe throwing business called “The Axe” also located in Huffman.  I have 3 children & 2 step children ranging in ages from 7 to 21.  We live on a farm where we have 12 cows, 4 horses, 2 pigs, 2 goats, 3 cats, & 2 dogs.  My younger children are active in the Huffman FFA.  My oldest daughter is a senior at Texas A&M and will be graduating with an accounting degree. 

 

I grew up in Pasadena, TX and graduated from Sam Rayburn High School.   I attended Texas A&M University (WHOOP!) with a Bachelor’s in Accounting in 2001. 

 

I have been the CPA for Suit up Ministries for the past 11 years and have enjoyed watching the ministry grow over the years.  I have had the privilege to know Jeff Springer for over a decade serving as his CPA for personal and business ventures.   While he may have started out as a client, he quickly became one of my favorites.  He recently officiated my vow renewal to Tony.

 

I am honored to serve on the Advisory Board

Jonathan Dunn - Board Member
Jonathan Dunn - Board Member

I am Dad to two amazing daughters and husband to my beautiful high school sweetheart of 27 years.  My daughters are fierce competitive soccer players that love the Lord, enjoy their youth group and playing with our rescue dog Hudson.   My wife is a speaker, writer, and retired Opera singer that loves to encourage and teach women in the church.  The Dunn family loves to laugh, travel and explore the outdoors of Colorado.  

I enjoy recharging my batteries by exploring the outdoors with my family:  hiking, biking, skiing, surfing, SUP, traveling and cheering on the Baylor Bears and Denver Broncos.  I also enjoy mountain biking, snowboarding, mountaineering and scuba diving.  

I received a Bachelor of Business Administration in  Management and International Business from Baylor University  

I believe in the Suit Up vision and critical mission to help encourage, train, and equip Dads to get in the game and be the Dad God created them to be. Investing in my daughters has been one of my primary roles and one of the greatest joys of my life. I believe we are all designed to be part of a community and Suit Up ministries is an incredible organization that inspires men to be the best Dads. I met the founder, Jeff Springer, when I played football for him at Watkins Junior High & Langham Creek High School.  Coach Springer was an incredible, positive role model and mentor that helped countless students, including myself, and I want to help support his amazing ministry.  

Jason Farra - Board Member
Jason Farra - Board Member

I am husband to Cyndee and dad to adult children Ryan, Maggie, and Riley.  I absolutely love to travel with no real agenda to meet interesting people and explore new things.  Cyndee and I have lived aboard a 44’ sailboat for the past four plus years in order to make sure our kiddos graduated from college debt free.  I enjoy the outdoors and spend as much time adventuring with Cyndee as possible. 

We currently live and work in La Porte Texas working with special populations in the public schools.  I have a degree in Marketing from the University of Houston, and a Masters of Theological Studies from Southwestern Theological Seminary.  Whether on staff in a church or in a school, I am willing and eager to encourage men wanting to invest truth in their children.  Experience has taught me to agree with Frederick Douglass; “It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.”  


 

Todd Floyd - Board Member
Todd Floyd - Board Member

My Name is Todd Floyd and I am blessed with 3 awesome children (Drew – 21, Almost a Senior @ University of Houston - Bauer School of Business, Marketing, Abby – 19, Sophomore @ Stephen F. Austin State University Elementary Education  and Jack – 13, 7th Grade @ Spring Branch Middle School).  We are Members at Grace Fellowship United Methodist Church in Katy, TX.  I am a Graduate from Stephen F. Austin State University with two degrees – Computer Information Systems (CIS) and HR Management.  Professionally, I have a 25 year career in Information Technology, but in the past 3 1/2 years I have switched to a new career with Cotton USA as a National Project Manager within their Global Disaster Solutions Division. 

I love spending time with my kids whether it be coaching them, watching a sporting event, attending live music, watching movies & just hanging out, or our favorite, traveling.  I live for experiences and specifically experiences with my Family.  I am blessed that all three of my kids have the same passion as I do for sports and travel.  My two oldest played sports through High School and my youngest is following in their footsteps.  

I believe that when fathers are truly dads everyone Wins!

Dalbert I. Galloway
Dalbert I. Galloway

Dalbert has a personal objective to live out and fulfill a purpose driven life. His life is led by a personal life creed: When an appropriate adult touches one child, they could be touching generations of future children.

After 20 years of public service in education Dalbert retired. He has been married fifty two years; They have two daughters; seven grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.


 

Amanda Kelly - Board Member
Amanda Kelly - Board Member

My name is Amanda Kelly.  I graduated from Langham Creek High School where Jeff Springer made such an impact on me that I followed in his footsteps as an educator.  I currently serve as an assistant principal on a high-need, Title I campus in Spring ISD.  Prior to becoming an administrator I was a middle school science teacher and still enjoy giving impromptu science lessons whenever I can.  I have a Bachelor of Arts degree from University of Houston-Downtown, a Master of Education degree from Texas A&M, and am completing my dissertation for a Doctor of Philosophy degree, also from Texas A&M.  

In addition to serving on the Suit Up board, I also serve as a volunteer for the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo on the Houston Metro Go Texan and Scholarship Judging committees.  Both committees are dedicated to awarding scholarships to area high school students who demonstrate academic achievement and financial need.  I feel I have been called to serve as an educator and the HLSR is a great extension of that service.  

When I'm not at work or volunteering, you'll probably find me running.  I've been a runner for most of my life, but in 2019 I discovered trail running and in 2020 I joined the ultrarunner ranks, finishing my first two 50k races.  My favorite place to be is on the trails, with a great playlist, training for my upcoming 100 mile race.  

I am honored to serve on the board for Suit Up Ministries and look forward to being a part of its continued growth and success.

Marie Meredith - Board Member
Marie Meredith - Board Member

My Name is Marie Meredith. I’m a mother to two great sons, Jordan (28) and Hayden (19). In 2019 our family grew with the addition of Jacy , Jordan’s  wife. I’m also a pet parent to two small fur babies.  Louis V who is a French Bulldog, and Cormick a Boston Terrier. I grew up in the Katy/Houston area with my two sister and parents.  Have lived in Guam and Washington, then came back home to Houston the raise my children.

I graduated from Texas Woman’s University with my Bachelors of Science in Nursing, where I was President of the Texas Nursing Students Association TWU chapter.  I’m currently a Nurse Manger at Houston Methodist Hospital and run three Executive Health clinics around the Houston area.  

 My family and I are members of Second Baptist Church West Campus. I love to travel with friends and family, cycle and hike.  I love the outdoors and baseball. I also volunteer for HLSR.

 I have known Jeff Springer for many years and have witnessed firsthand, his dedication to academia and the love he shows to his students. I’m proud to call Jeff my teacher, mentor, and my friend.  I believe in Suit Up’s vision to train men to be daily, active, and devoted dads.  Teaching men through Christian values and relatable topics, helps build a better community.   I am honored to serve on the Board of Directors

Rick Ngo - Board Member
Rick Ngo - Board Member

My name is Rick Ngo and I am truly blessed with a loving wife (Nicole) and 3 wonderful children (Hannah- 17, Matthew- 16, and Alyssa- 12). My family and I are members of Memorial Drive United Methodist Church. Professionally, I am a private-practice General Surgeon with Southwest Surgical Associates. My hobbies include golf, tennis, and travel. 

I participate in several Bible study groups and am excited to be a Huddle Champion. During my faith journey, I have learned so much from so many. I feel strongly that God has now put me in a position to help lead a study in an area that is so important- a man's role as a dad.

I am honored to serve on the Board as I strongly believe in the mission of Suit Up Ministries.  I feel that individuals, families, and society as a whole benefits when fathers are truly dads as well.

Jeff Springer - Founder
Jeff Springer - Founder

A proud husband, father and grandfather, Jeff was a public school educator for 34 years.  As Founder of SUIT UP MINISTRIES, Jeff has dedicated his life to the message of equipping men for victory. Jeff has also served as a Local Pastor with the United Methodist Church. 

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Mark Martinez - President
Mark Martinez - President

Mark is the proud father of 1 daughter: Caroline Elizabeth. A graduate of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX with a Bachelor of Arts, and MBA studies at John F. Kennedy University in Pleasant Hill, CA.  Mark enjoys playing golf, attending sporting events, concerts, and all things Houston Rodeo.  Mark's greatest joy comes from spending time with his daughter and watching her do the things she loves.

Mary Jo Reeser - Education and Support
Mary Jo Reeser - Education and Support

Mary Jo Reeser became a part of the Suit Up Ministries team in 2018 and works in a versatile role to provide both educational and administrative support.

She brings both her background as a health care professional/educator and personal journey through divorce, being a single mom, remarriage, and rebuilding her life as a blended family today. Mary Jo offers a perspective into the significant role a Dad has in a child’s life based on the impact it has had on her own children’s lives. She is impassioned by the Suit Up Vision and the call to action Suit Up Ministries seeks to achieve.

As part of the Suit Up Team, Mary Jo sees her role as an opportunity to make a positive impact in varous capacties. It may be behind the scenes administratively or creatively, providing education resources, or teaching and sharing lessons in different platforms. 

Mary Jo is originally from Greensburg, Pennsylvania and moved to Texas in 1997. She graduated from The Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition. She has been a Licensed and Registered Dietitian for over 20 years. Her areas of expertise include counseling and educating clients with eating disorders, food addictions, and pre/Post weight loss surgery, as well as specialization in critical care nuitrition.

After leaving the field of nutrition, she spent five years in ministry continuing her heart to serve others. 

Mary Jo believes in the love of Jesus and embraces all of God's people, no matter whre they come from, where they have been, what they have done, or what their beliefs may be. 

Mary Jo has been married to the love of her life, Darin for 11 years. God has blessed her with the privilege of being both a mom and stepmom to five amazing and beautiful children - Dylan(26), Haley(25), Colin(23), Becca(21), Dylan(21), as well as a granddaughter, Zoe(3). 

She enjoys music that lifts her soul, the outdoors, independent films, reading and exploring diversity in faith and spirituality and cheerings on Baylor/U of H Football teams. Her greatest joy is spending time with her husband and family, with her two golden doodles, Sophie and Samson at her side. 

Seth Westmoreland - Media Consultant
Seth Westmoreland - Media Consultant

A husband and father to five, Seth has been with Suit Up Ministries for ten years. Seth is a former Teacher/Coach and current Associate Pastor of Media at Magnolia's First Baptist church. He is committed to helping to raise up young dads who are trying to navigate the difficulties of being a husband and DAD.