U.S. Board of Directors
Aaron Farmer, Board Chair
Mr. Aaron Farmer is an architect with OMNIPLAN in Dallas, Texas. Aaron’s professional work is focused on programming, planning and design for the arts, education, civic and community services and worship. Several of his projects have received design awards. Aaron obtained his Master of Architecture Degree from the University of Texas at Arlington in 1980, where he served on the Alumni Association Board for nine years, and one term as President. He has practiced as an architect in Dallas since 1980. Aaron married Carolyn in 1991. Though originally from Chicago, Carolyn is a Baylor University graduate, and a long time employee of Doctor’s Hospital at White Rock Lake, serving as House Supervisor and more recently as Charge Nurse for the Day Surgery Center. Aaron and Carolyn share life long interest in music, and both have been life long choir members. Aaron and Carolyn are members at Northwest Bible Church, where he served as a hand bell director for almost fifteen years, as choir director for two years, and is currently a bible class teacher. In addition to music, both love to cook. Carolyn has worked professionally in catering and cake baking. Both love to travel and Aaron loves to spend hours in the garden.
Aaron became Chairman of the Board of Camino Global in April 2017.
Licensed Professional Counselor
Nadine and her husband Carl have three young adult children. Her interest in Spanish and the Spanish-speaking culture has been a thread the Lord has woven consistently throughout the past 40 years of her life.
Professionally, Nadine holds a Masters degree in Marriage and Family Counseling from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and recently completed her internship as a Licensed Professional Counselor. Nadine sees counseling as a sacred trust whereby she walks with others through difficult circumstances and assists them in their journey towards experiencing a more abundant life (John 10:10).
Nadine joined Camino’s Board in 2015.
Louis Cole, Board Vice Chair
Attorney at Law, Louis I. Cole, P.C.
Louis Cole attended Baylor University and graduated from the Baylor School of Law. His practice is focused in the areas of business law and commercial real estate, helping business owners, executives and investors take advantage of business opportunities. Additionally, he advises, represents and provides legal services relating to most aspects of commercial real estate. Louis met his wife, Pam at Baylor University and they married in 1972. Although she was homemaker and mother to our three children for many years, she has worked as Administrator for the Hendricks Center for Christian Leadership at Dallas Theological Seminary for the last 17 years, where she is also working on a Master’s degree. Louis and Pam are long-time members of First Baptist Dallas and members of the choir. They are blessed grandparents of nine wonderful grandchildren.
Gary Coppinger, Board Treasurer
President, Edwin L. Cox Company
Mr. Gary Coppinger is President of Edwin L. Cox Company, a private investment firm where he has been employed in various capacities since 1982. Gary graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting and also earned a Master of Business Administration degree with a concentration in Finance. Gary obtained his Certified Public Accounting certificate from the State of Texas in 1982. Gary has been married to Dionne since 1979 and they have two adult children and one child who will be starting college in the fall of 2011. Dionne earned an electrical engineering degree and now teaches science at the Cambridge School of Dallas. Gary and Dionne are chartered members of Lake Ridge Bible Church and have worshiped there since its inception in 1985. Gary enjoys exercise, travel and golf.
Warren Davie, Owner
New Orleans, LA
Mr. Warren Davie joined the Camino Board in 2015.
Assistant General Manager, Outreach Director, KCBI Radio
Sharon Geiger is excited about God’s work through Camino Global and is pleased to serve on its board. Sharon is a Christian radio executive. As Assistant General Manager and Outreach Director at KCBI Radio in Dallas, she oversees the KCBI Radio Network, which broadcasts in Texas and Oklahoma, and manages programming relationships. She has directed relief efforts for victims of the West, Texas, explosion, and has overseen other local outreach efforts. She previously served as Program Director and Senior News Director at KCBI. Sharon has traveled widely. She has trained Christian broadcasters in Romania and Nigeria. She has also covered stories locally, nationally and in countries including Brazil, India, Israel, Russia and Bolivia. Sharon is a graduate of Grace University in Omaha, Nebraska. She and her husband, Don, live in Dallas and are charter members of Redeemer Bible Church.
Dr. Oscar Lopez
Professor of Pastoral Ministries, Retired
Dallas Theological Seminary
Dr. Oscar Lopez and his wife, Peggy, joined Camino in 1968 and served in Guatemala. He was manager of Camino's radio arm, TGNA and a professor at CATS (Central American Theological Seminary). He was also a pastor-elder of a church during this time. Later, he and Peggy planted a Hispanic church in California. Oscar was a member of the committee that created and published Camino's hymnal, "Celebremos Su Gloria." In 1992, they were appointed International Worship Consultants and teachers of worship seminars in all the Camino fields. Later, they moved to the States and now serve as Teachers and Pastors' Conferences speakers. Oscar was named to Camino's Board in 1999. He is presently a professor in the Pastoral Ministries Department at Dallas Theological Seminary. He and Peggy have three grown children.
Human Resources Manager, Insight for Living Ministries
Debbie was elected to the board in 2015. She has worked at Insight for Living Ministries for nine years and is currently the manager of the human resources department. Debbie has been married to Mark for 25 years and they have three adult children. Debbie and Mark are members of Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, TX. In her spare time, Debbie loves to spend time with her family – which also includes 3 dogs – exercise, travel, and read. Her gifting includes service and helps so she is very excited to be partnering with Camino Global and to see what God has planned for this amazing ministry.
Did you know? In Scripture, Christ refers to Himself as the Camino: "I am the Way / Yo soy el Camino." - John 14:6