Committed Leadership

The Board of Directors governs First Contact Ministries, Inc, an independent corporation established in 2016 as a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) public charity. Board of Directors members give their time, talent and treasures to support our mission to:

“Provide a lifeline of hope and compassionate support to anyone seeking help for substance abuse and addiction, and to act as a resource for individuals, families and loved ones seeking medical, spiritual and emotional support.”

The Board of Directors governs First Contact Ministries by guiding in the establishment of policies, providing oversight and direction on investments, and assuring that appropriate actions are taken at appropriate costs.

The following individuals serve on the Board of Directors for the 2022-2023 fiscal year:

Craig Halford


First Contact Ministries


Orthopedic Surgeon
Southeastern Sports Medicine and Orthopedics



Executive Pastor
Horshoe First Baptist Church


Attorney at Law
Stepp Law Firm