Board and Executive Leadership
Jay Foulkrod, President and Director
Jay, along with wife and Executive Director Tonya Foulkrod, provides overall leadership to FRC. Jay, the “process and data guy”, handles most aspects of FRC’s development: strategy, product, processes and systems.
Jay is a career consultant experienced in enterprise software sales and implementation. In that capacity he has worked with several hundred companies helping them make complex decisions and execute complex projects that involve big data & artificial intelligence coupled with significant commercial, process, and organizational change.
Jay and Tonya have 4 daughters who are grown or almost grown. They, along with their girls, developed a heart for family restoration ministry thru their experience twice serving as foster parents and foster sisters. The Foulkrods attend Christ Church of Austin, TX.
Tonya Foulkrod, Executive Director
Tonya, along with husband and President Jay Foulkrod, provides overall leadership to FRC. Tonya, the “Chief Connector”, handles most aspects of FRC’s operations: Judge, caseworker, and other state relationships, recruitment and training of churches and volunteers, mentor to numerous parents and parent mentors, and overall ministry quality.
Prior to assuming the role of ED for FRC, Tonya has served proudly and with great impact as a stay-at-home mom and wife running the bustling Foulkrod household. As a seasoned mom and foster mom, Tonya brings a wealth of hard-earned experience parenting thru numerous situations, from the mundane to the challenging and traumatic – wisdom that she applies in and thru the numerous relationships she impacts as ED of FRC.
Tonya and Jay have 4 daughters who are grown or almost grown. They, along with their girls, developed a heart for family restoration ministry thru their experience twice serving as foster parents and foster sisters. The Foulkrods attend Christ Church of Austin, TX.
Alexandra (“Lexie”) Dampier, Secretary and Director
Lexie provides various organizational and general oversight as Secretary of FRC. Lexie has a Doctorate in Nursing and works as a certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She is also an Assistant Professor at the University of Kentucky who has helped to launch the first online LPN-BSN program in the state.
Lexie and her husband Matt have 2 children and attend Christ Church of Austin, where Matt serves as associate Rector. In addition to serving on the board of FRC, Lexie mentors moms in crisis thru the ministry of FRC.
Stan Cross, Treasurer and Director
Stan provides various process, fiscal, and general oversight as Treasurer of FRC. Stan practices law in the area of estate settlement and fiduciary representation. Stan has served in several operational and governance roles for nonprofits prior to FRC, most recently serving on the Board of Trustees for his church, Hope in The City (now Antioch South Austin).
Stan and his wife Stacy have 4 sons and share a passion for family restoration ministry, which they express by teaching parenting classes and mentoring families in crisis thru the ministry of FRC.
Len Skiles, Director
Len serves FRC as an independent director. Len is a strong advocate for programs and causes that assist families and seek to protect vulnerable and marginalized persons and groups. Fully retired since 2009, Len spends most of his time in various volunteer service activities, including advocating for the needs of Crisis Pregnancy Centers, acting as a mentor, assisting small churches seeking financial assistance, and participating as a member of disaster response teams.
Prior to his retirement, Len spent his career in both the Marine Corps and the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA). While in the Marines, he served in Vietnam and held numerous positions including Judge Advocate. After release from active duty, Len took on roles of increasing responsibility within the NCUA, a federal financial regulatory agency, culminating in his appointment as Executive Director, a position he held until his retirement. As Executive Director of the NCUA, Len had responsibility for over 1000 employees as well as the soundness of all Federal Credit Unions and the Federal Insurance of over 95% of state-chartered credit unions. In this role, Len interacted with the senior management of the Federal Reserve, Treasury, FDIC, OCC, members of Congress, all state financial regulators, Governor’s offices, various national and state associations representing credit unions and banks, and international counterparts, ultimately reporting to a Board nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate.
Len and his wife Sheila have been married for 50 years, have two sons and five grandchildren. They attend Christ Church of Austin where Len has served previously as Treasurer and vestry member.