Tracy came to Central UMC as the Director of Homeless Ministries in September 2003. Previous experience in working with homeless includes setting up two similar residential programs as a US-2 missionary – The Shepherd’s Way, a program for homeless families in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and Exodus House, a re-integration program for ex-offenders and their families in Oklahoma City. Mission has always been a big part of Tracy’s life. Growing up in Oklahoma City, she was active in her youth group and involved in missions. After completing college, she spent two years working as a missionary, as previously mentioned. From her experience in the field, she decided to get a Masters degree in Counseling Psychology, became a Licensed Professional Counselor and was in private practice in Oklahoma City before moving to Albuquerque. Tracy enjoys working with people, and has a passion to put together a program that meets the many and varied needs of homeless families.
Jennifer Mullen, Case Manager
Jennifer has her Master of Arts degree in Counseling and is currently a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. Jennifer’scareer has focused on working with special needs children and their adoptive families, as well as with emotionally disturbed adolescents. Jennifer has been an active volunteer in the community, giving her time to local schools, Girl Scouts, Junior Achievement, and the NACAC. Jennifer and her husband came to Albuquerque 15 years ago, and are happy to call this home. Jennifer’s greatest joy comes from raising her two children.
Sue Campbell, Volunteer & Community Outreach Coordinator
Sue Campbell is a native of Albuquerque and her home growing up was on Walker Drive which is the street next to Saranam. She has worked at Asbury United Methodist Church for 21 years as the Family Life Director. She enjoyed mission activities with children like making and serving a meal at Project Share. Some other projects were at Pajarito Mesa and donating bags of school supplies for needy children at Asbury’s Back to School Bash. An outreach of Asbury is the Asbury Cafe at the New Mexico State Fair which donates all the proceeds to local missions feeding the hungry. The Cafe sells about 2500 pies during the Fair and Sue has made many of them.
Sue has a BS of Ed from NMSU with a major in Elementary and Music Ed. Several years ago Sue and her husband built their own home in the east mountains. They have three grown children living in Australia, Dallas and Albuquerque.
Sean Hopkins, Director of Development
Sean Hopkins comes to Saranam after 7+ years at All Faiths Receiving Home where he was their Senior Development Officer. Sean moved to Albuquerque in 1993 after graduating from Texas Christian University in 1992 with a B.S. in Psychology and a minor in Business and Religion Studies. He has been actively involved in the community with the United Way as a member of the Young Leaders Society and agency representative since 2003. He was the volunteer tennis head coach at Cleveland Middle School from 2003-2009, and the boys varsity tennis head coach at Albuquerque Academy from 2008-2011 where his team won four consecutive State Championships. Additionally, he was an elected Elder at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church from 2009 — 2011. He currently serves as Ethics Chair for the New Mexico Association of Fundraising Professionals and is on the board of the United States Tennis Association Southwest Section.
Sean brings much enthusiasm and experience in connecting with the community that will benefit Saranam families for years to come. Sean is developing strategies to enhance philanthropy across the community of Albuquerque in order to support and expand the Saranam program.