Garrett Vickrey came to be Woodland’s fourth Senior Pastor in June 2012. He is a graduate of Baylor University and the Wake Forest University School of Divinity. He has served on the staff of Wilshire Baptist Church in Dallas, TX and Myers Park Baptist Church in Charlotte, NC. Garrett was born and raised in Dallas, TX where his father was the pastor of Royal Lane Baptist Church. Garrett and his wife, Cameron, have three daughters, Finley, Zetta, and Sloane. Contact Garrett
Debra Arredondo - Church Administrator
Debra Arredondo serves as Woodland’s Church Administrator. Debra brings many years of administrative and management experience. Her interests are reading, traveling, watching sports and enjoying time with her family. She has two daughters and three grandchildren.
Ellen Di Giosia - Associate Pastor of Spiritual Formation
Ellen Di Giosia serves as Associate Pastor of Faith Formation. Ellen began her tenure at Woodland as Minister of Children in April 2009, after serving as interim minister with children since August 2008. She is a graduate of Mississippi College (BA music 1995) and George W. Truett Theological Seminary (MDiv 2001). She previously served churches in Valley Mills and San Marcos as minister of music and minister for senior adult outreach, respectively. Ellen and her husband, Tony, have two children, Gemma and Luca.
Randy Edwards - Minister of Music/Worship
Randy Edwards joined Woodland's staff in November 2005 as Minister of Music/ Worship. Randy served at First Baptist Church of San Antonio, First Baptist Church of Shreveport, Louisiana, and Trinity Baptist Church in San Antonio before coming to Woodland. He is also the founder of YouthCUE, a non-profit inter-denominational organization which seeks to "radically impact the lives of youth" through the youth choir experience. Randy has composed numerous published choral anthems and has authored the most comprehensive textbook to date on youth choir ministry, entitled Revealing Riches and Building Lives: Youth Choir Ministry in the New Millennium. Randy has three children, Preston, Ashley and Kathryn.
Lance Mayes - Associate Pastor of Community Engagement
Lance Mayes serves as Associate Pastor of Community Engagement. Lance joined the Woodland staff August 1, 2009, as Minister of Students. He served as minister to youth for over 20 years at Belmont Baptist in Odessa, First Baptist in Brownfield, First Baptist in College Station, and now here at Woodland. He is a graduate of Baylor University (BBA 1991) and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (MA-RE 1994). Lance and his wife Jennie have two children, Nicholas and Leah. Lance enjoys spending time with his family, technology, and the outdoors.
Dr. Daniel Zamora - Organist/Music Associate
Dr. Daniel Zamora serves as Music Associate/Organist at Woodland since August 2012. Born and raised in Mexico, he received his BA in Music from the National Autonomous University of Mexico. Daniel obtained both Master and Doctor of Musical Arts degrees from the former Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. For the last thirty years, he has served in churches and colleges across Texas and Mexico. His articles, compositions, hymn arrangements, and translations have been published by the Baptist Spanish Publishing House, Goeller Music, and Celebrating Grace, Inc. He also recorded two CDs of his arrangements for piano. He has two sons, Dan and Michael.
Lois Gagné - Pianist
A familiar face at Woodland as musician and deacon, Lois was hired to the part time position of pianist on October 1, 2013. For the past 3 decades Lois served as pianist in churches across French Canada and Belgium and taught music and French in public schools. In 2003 the Gagné family relocated to Texas and Lois joined the YouthCUE leadership team in 2008 with a vision for international student choir ministry. Lois provides programming leadership to the San Antonio Youth Chorale (a community-based student choir prototype supported by WBC) and also teaches piano and French privately. A native of Montreal, Canada, Lois received her BA in Music from McGill and has pursued linguistic studies at UB in Brussels, and UAG in San Antonio. Lois, Paul, Benjamin and Gabriel have been members at Woodland since 2005.
Mike Dalton - Finance Manager
Mike Dalton is Woodland’s Finance Manager. He worked for 22 years in executive financial positions for Tesoro Corporation, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and NCNB Texas National Bank. Mike holds an MBA in Finance from the University of Idaho. He and his wife, Dena, have two daughters.
Ramiro Hernandez - Maintenance Supervisor
Ramiro Hernandez serves Woodland as Maintenance Supervisor. He joined the staff in 2004 and supervises a part-time custodial assistant. Ramiro is married to Patsy, and they have two sons and a daughter.
Rubye Box - Administrative Assistant
Rubye serves as Woodland's Administrative Assistant. She has a long work history most of which was spent in the insurance industry but also includes working in several different churches. She and her husband, Floyd, have three children and multiple grandchildren. She enjoys reading, sewing and gardening.
Dr. Rich Rathbun - Director of the Woodland Pastoral Counseling Ministry
Dr. Rich Rathbun is the Director of the Woodland Pastoral Counseling Ministry. He is a graduate of Baylor University (BA), Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (MDiv), West Texas A&M University (MEd), and Brite Divinity School, where he received a PhD in Pastoral Theology and Counseling. He has served as a pastoral counselor for over 18 years and is credentialed in Texas as a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. He is married to the Rev. Lee Ann Rathbun and has a son named Ryan.