Chapter Director

Josh was born and raised in Glendora, CA. He attended Westmont College in Santa Barbara. Josh graduated with a degree in Kinesiology and also played on the tennis team for the Westmont Warriors. He loves playing every kind of sport from football to spikeball to ultimate frisbee and everything in between. Josh will never turn down an opportunity to shoot hoops or grab coffee with people. Josh has been married to his incredible Wife, Lauren, for 2 years!

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Stephen ritz

Men's Director

Stephen was born and raised in Plano. He graduated from Texas A&M University in 2017 with a degree in Education. Between spending his summers working at Kanakuk and his time at A&M, he discovered a passion for the gospel of Jesus and God’s word. Stephen spent the last 2 years working for Columbia KLIFE and is pumped to be back in the great state of Texas with Highland Park. He loves to watch college football, fish on the lake, and make music.

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Brooke barfield

Women's Director

Brooke was born and raised in North Dallas.  She went to the University of Texas and graduated with a degree in Communications and got a certificate in Business. Hook Em! It was during her college years that she discovered her  passion for discipleship and felt called to go into full time ministry. After college she attended the Kanakuk Institute in Branson, Missouri where she spent 8 months studying the Bible. She is so excited to come back to the Dallas area and explore the city. A little more about Brooke, she loves time at the lake and thinks coffee is a morning essential. She is a huge fan of country music and will take any opportunity to be in the mountains.

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