RECLAIM. REBUILD. REINTEGRATE.

THE HOME OF SECOND CHANCES

Staff

Al Smith

Executive Director

Hired September 2013. Mr Smith has extensive management experience in both the public and nonprofit sectors. He also has experience in reentry programming within correctional facilities in Maine.

Dereck Wise

House Superintendent

BOARD   OF  DIRECTORS

Officers

Mary Lil Owens

President

Staff Attorney for all three Alabama appellate courts (retired); Docent Council, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts

Joseph P. Crowley

Vice-President

Associate Professor of English, Auburn University Montgomery (retired)

Jan Heier

Treasurer

CPA, Professor of Accounting, Auburn University Montgomery

Nancy Bradford

Fund Raising Chair

Community Volunteer; former Senior Warden of St. John's Episcopal Church; former President of Junior League

Board Members

Douglass Porter

Board Member Emeritus

Artegus Felder

Brian Belsterling

Mac Hall

Environmental engineer with URS Corporation. Also volunteers with Kairos. a Christian ministry for prison inmates

Cyrus Johnston

Mitigation Specialist, Mitigation Services of Alabama (retired)

Thomas McPherson

Owner of Employee Dispute Resolution Service (ERDS); also serves on the board of the Montgomery City-County Public Library and the Advisory Council of Trenholm State Technical College

William “Bill” Mitchell

Retired Psychologist; currently owner-operator of Mitchell Classics: Automobiles and Motorcycles

Laura J. Murdock

Drug Program Specialist, Alabama Department of Corrections (retired); Member of Certification Board of Alabama Association of Addiction Counselors

Nelson "Smitty" Smith

Smitty, a native Californian, is a retired Army officer and former educator and church administrator. In addition to serving on the Renascence Board of Directors, he is involved in a number of civic activities. He has been involved with Renascence since its inception, serving as a volunteer house manager from time to time.