Leadership Team

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Bart is the Director of Youth and Young Adults at SMU Perkins School of Theology in Dallas, Texas.

Bart Patton

Trek Youth Academy Director
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Dr. Dodson is Associate Professor of Biblical Studies at Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas. He is the author of many books, including our required reading, ``A Little Book for New Bible Scholars.``

Dr. Joey Dodson

Trek Youth Academy Faculty
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Sam is the Assistant Director of Recruitment at SMU Perkins School of Theology in Dallas, Texas.

Sam Martinez

Trek Youth Academy Discernment Coach
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Katie is a student at SMU Perkins School of Theology in Dallas, Texas and current UMC Young Adult Missionary in New York, New York. She is a graduate and former counselor of our summer youth program.

Katie Pryor

Trek Youth Academy Student Director

Other staff counselors and faculty are selected annually from SMU Perkins School of Theology in Dallas, Texas.