TBS Board


Mr. Adam Peters

Board Chair

Adam Peters serves as Vice-President, Electronics World Business Line at Air Liquide Group (2018-present) and Air Liquide Vice-President, Americas Hub (2017-present). He formerly worked at Air Liquide Canada where he served as President & CEO, (2012-17); Vice-President Operations Control, Americas Zone (2010-12); Vice-President, Large Projects (2009); and Director, On-Sites (2006-08). He graduated from Texas A&M University with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering (1996) and SMU with a MBA (2002). He and his wife, Heidi, have three children – Emily, Andrew, and Bennett, and are active members of Grace Fellowship church in Katy, Texas.


Mr. Doug Johnson

Vice - Chair

Doug is retired from serving as Vice-President and Controller of Phillips 66. Previously, Mr. Johnson served at ConocoPhillips as General Manager, Upstream Finance, Strategy and Planning, as General Manager, Downstream Finance, and as General Manager, Upstream Finance. He and his wife, Diana, have two children.


Mrs. Mickey Ellis


Mickey Ellis is a Master of Divinity (2018) graduate of The Bible Seminary. A vibrant leader of the prayer and worship movement within the West Houston/Katy community, she leads the Freedom and Healing team at the Great Southwest Prayer Center. She is also co-founder with her husband, Mike, and former Board member of Alta Mesa Services, Oil & Gas Exploration and Production company. Mickey serves on the Board of the Confessing Movement within the United Methodist Church, and has served as a leader in charity and service organizations related to cancer and autism, as well as Christian education at Mission Bend Christian Academy. Mickey and Mike have two children and two grandchildren.


Dr. Harry Chapman

Board Member

Harry Chapman, Ph.D., serves as CEO of Chapman Schewe, a National company that he founded in 1992 and is a Managing Director for Higginbotham, Inc. He is a member of The Board of Directors of Houston based U. S. Physical Therapy, a New York Stock Exchange public company, where he chairs the Compensation Committee and serves on the Compliance Committee. In addition, he serves as Board Chair of Katy Cares and on the Boards of Christ Clinic and Barnabus of Katy. He has served on over ten non-profit boards in his past and was a Mayor of a medium sized city. He and wife, Pam, have four children and have resided in Katy since 1999.


Mrs. Julia Dean

Board Member

Julia Dean serves as the Managing Attorney overseeing Estate Planning, Probate, Elder Law and Civil Appeals at The Dean Law Firm, PLLC based in Sugar Land, Texas. She has successfully argued in federal and state courts, including the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. She worked as Civil Appeals Attorney at Wright & Close (1998-2007) and a Litigation Attorney at Andrews & Kurth (1988-91). She graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelor’s in Economics (1983) and University of Houston Law Center with a Juris Doctor (1987). She and her husband, Bobby, have four adult children and are active in ministry leadership at Sugar Land Family Church.


Mr. George Armistead

Board Member

George was raised on a cotton/soybean farm in the Mississippi Delta.  He accepted Christ at the age of 11 and has been a Christ follower since.   He attended Mississippi State University and graduated with a degree in petroleum engineering.   George is a professional engineer and worked for Unocal/Chevron in various drilling engineering and management positions retiring with 43 years of service.  He enjoys and has participated on many service and mission events.  George has been the husband to Nettie Armistead since 1979 and they have three children.


Mr. Robert Button

Board Member

Robert (Bob) is a retired Oil & Gas industry leader with more than 30 years experience in domestic and international Exploration and Production. Bob has held a range of executive and management positions in development, operations, corporate strategy, project management and capability development with Amoco, BP, and Glori Energy. He served as President of Glori Holdings, and as Vice President global Organization Capability (Operations, Health-Safety-Environment, and Engineering) for BP’s E&P Segment. Bob holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from The Ohio State University and is a graduate of the MIT/Sloan School BP Operations Academy. He has served for many years on the Board of Directors for The Source for Women, a Christ-centered non-profit women’s reproductive healthcare provider. He and his wife Diane live in Austin, Texas and have two grown daughters and two grandchildren.


Mr. Stan Goss

Board Member

Stan Goss serves as Managing Director of The Mastery Group and is a nationally recognized executive coach and leadership development professional. He holds a degree in Metallurgical Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines, BBA in Management from the University of Denver, a law degree from Duke University, a Bible Certificate from The Bible Seminary, and is a Colson Fellow. The Katy Area Economic Development Council named him winner of the leadership and economic development Stan C. Stanley "Eagle" Award in 2016. His multiple years of service on Katy Area Economic Development Council (EDC) Board of Governors spearheading the Talent and Leadership Taskforce and EDC Visions events resulted in the development of a higher education white paper that helped recruit the University of Houston to purchase 46 acres to develop a new campus in the Katy area. Stan is active at Grace Fellowship United Methodist Church, with the Katy Independent School District, and the youth basketball organization, Katy Rebels. He and his wife, Suzy, have several children and grandchildren.


Rev. Dr. Patricia Ryan

Board Member

Rev. Dr. Patricia Ryan is an ordained minister of Word and Sacrament in the Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians (ECO). She has served as Assistant Pastor at Windwood Presbyterian Church in Houston, Texas since 2006 and recently transitioned to full-time ministry as the Founder and Executive Director of A Future and a Hope Ministries, a Texas non-profit organization that leads a team of Lay Counseling Minister volunteers at Windwood. She earned her Master of Divinity degree from Bethel Theological Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota, and her Doctor of Ministry degree in individual, marriage and family counseling from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California. She has served in the US Army Nurse Corps, and was ordained to a chaplain residency for the University of Texas/M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas. Pat and her husband, Tom, have two married adult children, Debbie and Michael, and seven grandchildren.