Forsyth Jail and Prison Ministries Staff
Senior Chaplain Rodney Stilwell
Rodney has served as the Senior Chaplain with the Forsyth Jail and Prison Ministries since 1985. Over these years his greatest joy has been to see men and women leave incarceration to find their places in God’s community. His hobbies include pottery, basketball, reading, hiking, and kayaking. His wife, Beth, is a curriculum coordinator at Vienna Elementary School. They have two children and three grandchildren. In 2017, they are planning to take a spiritual pilgrimage on the Camino, a 500-mile walk in Spain.
Chaplain Tejado Hanchell
Tejado is a native of Nassau, Bahamas. He is an ordained Pentecostal minister and received the call to serve as chaplain with Forsyth Jail and Prison Ministries in June 2009. Tejado has a Master of Science degree in Pastoral Counseling from Loyola College in Maryland. In 2010, Tejado received a PhD in Organizational Leadership from Regent University. He and his wife, Victoria, have two children, Zaria and Zion.
Chaplain Jeff Carter
Jeff joined the Forsyth Jail & Prison Ministries team in January of 2019. He serves as an ordained minister in the Moravian Church, Southern Province replacing the long-standing service of Chaplain Robert Wolfe after his retirement in 2018. Jeff has been serving in the Moravian Church since 1997 and has pastored four congregations during that time. He and his wife, Tracy, have been married 27 years and have one daughter, Sarah, who is seeking a BSN in nursing at East Carolina University.
Chaplain/Family Minister Peggie Wells
Peggie joined the Forsyth Jail and prison ministry November 2016. Peggie has a MSW in Social Work. She is an Ordained Associate Minister at Oakridge First Baptist Church. Peggie is the CEO and Founder of “The Wells Center, Inc., for Women-in-Transition.” She is married to Darrell B. Wells.
Church and Community Relations Coordinator Jone Reid
Jone began working for the Forsyth Jail and Prison Ministries in 1995 as the Administrative Assistant. In 2003 she moved into the position of Church and Community Relations Coordinator. Her responsibilities include sharing the message of the ministry’s outreach to inmates and families and raising financial support for this community funded ministry. Jone was born in Virginia and graduated from Roanoke College. After her move to NC, a new life began at age 29 when she accepted Jesus Christ as her Savior. She is a member of Reynolda Church. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, biking, reading, movies, and spending time with friends.
Administrative Assistant Brooke Stultz
Brooke joined the Forsyth Jail and Prison Ministries in Fall of 2016. She has been happily married to Tyler for 10 years and they have 2 children, Rylan and Reece. She enjoys spending her time outdoors and with her family. She currently attends church at REVO Church.
Board of Directors
Betsy Bombick, Secretary
Joel Cook, Vice Chairman
Karen Lefler, Chair
Deb Posebanchuck, Treasurer
Tanner Robinson, Finance Committee
Randy Casstevens, Chairman of Chaplain Council
Timothy Ciscel, Asst. Warden, Forsyth Correctional Center
Major Robert Slater, Director of Forsyth County Law Enforcement Detention Center
Our staff, board members and volunteers are available to speak to your church groups and civic clubs. Please Contact Forsyth Jail and Prison Ministries for more information.