Leadership and Staff

Our Core Values are:

Always doing what is right (I Peter 3:17)

Authentic relationships and teamwork (Ecclesiastes 4:9-10)

Attention to quality and detail (Colossians 3:23)

Honoring human dignity (Matthew 25:35-36)

Striving to glorify God in all we do (I Corinthians 10:31)

Mark Hogsed

Executive Director

A native of Canton, Ohio, Mark has previously served as the Executive Director of Friends of the Blue Ridge Parkway, in Roanoke, Virginia, as well as Vice President of a Christian humanitarian organization, in Forest, Virginia. He holds a Master of Education Degree in Education Administration from Grand Canyon University, as well as a Bachelor of Science Degree in Communications from Liberty University and Secondary Education licensure from the University of Lynchburg. Mark and his wife, Nikki, have two sons, Adam and Colton.

Senior Chaplain
Dr. Tejado Hanchell is a servant-leader. He has served in pastoral ministry for over 20 years, in addition to serving in various leadership roles in non-profit organizations. His ministry has afforded him the opportunity to speak at churches and conferences throughout the United States, the United Kingdom, Africa and the Caribbean, including the country of his birth, The Bahamas, which is also is the base of his international ministry. He serves as the Senior Chaplain of where he oversees the chaplain team that provides ministry to the incarcerated men and women at the Forsyth County Jail and Forsyth Correctional Center in Winston-Salem, NC. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Morgan State University, where he graduated. He also received a Master of Science degree in Pastoral Counseling from Loyola College in Maryland and has earned a Ph. D in Organizational Leadership from Regent University where his research focus was on leadership succession. He is also the author of four books including his latest release Accelerate: Prayers That Produce ResultsHe and Dr. Victoria Hanchell are the proud parents of two amazing and gifted children, Zaria and Zion. 

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.

Peggie Wells

Chaplain/Family Minister

Peggie joined the Forsyth Jail and prison ministry November 2016. Peggie has a MSW in Social Work and she received her Master of Divinity degree from Hood Theological Seminary in 2021. 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.”

Jason Hawkins

Transition to Work Program Assistant Director

Jason Hawkins is a native of Winston-Salem, NC. He graduated from Shaw University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management.  Additionally, he also received electrical and plumbing certificates from Halifax Community College. Jason’s previous employment included office and service employment in the local community. He joined Forsyth Jail and Prison Ministries in 2017, as the Transportation Coordinator for recently released felons. In January 2022, Jason was promoted to Assistant Director of the Transition to Work Program. Jason enjoys playing the saxophone and the piano, when not working.  He has a daughter and three grandchildren, and recently married his soulmate, Joan.

Jone Reid

Church and Community Relations Coordinator

Jone began working for the ministry in 1995. 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. Born and raised in Virginia Jone received a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree from Roanoke College. Shortly after her move to NC, a new life began when she accepted Jesus Christ as her Savior. She is a member of Covenant of Grace Church. Her hobbies include hiking, biking, reading, and cooking.

Brooke Stultz

Administrative Assistant


Brooke joined the Forsyth Jail & Prison Ministries in Fall of 2016. She attended UNCG and Forsyth Technical Community College, where she obtained an Associate Degree in Information Technology. Daily her organizational skills ensure the office runs smoothly. She has been happily married to husband, Tyler, for 14 years and they have 2 children, Rylan and Reece. She enjoys decorating and recreational activities outdoors with family, friends and her dogs. She is a member at REVO Church.

Rodney Stilwell

Leader Emeritus

Rodney served as the Senior Chaplain and ministry leader for the Forsyth Jail & Prison Ministries from 1985 through 2021. During his leadership at the ministry, he worked as a community reconciler, bringing together offenders, African-American, Hispanic and Caucasian volunteers to carry out ministry programs to transform lives.

Growing up in Greensboro, Rodney was the youngest child in his family. He attended Wingate College, and UNC Chapel Hill. He holds Master’s degrees from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Wake Forest University. He later completed additional certificates in Spirituality from Columbia Theological Seminary, and the Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation. After college, Rodney served as a youth worker in Uruguay for two years. Rodney and his wife, Beth, have been married for more than 40 years, have 2 children and 5 grandchildren. Rodney’s hobbies include pottery, kayaking and travel.

Board of Directors

Michael Baughan, Treasurer

Betsy Bombick, Secretary

Bart Coan

Floyd Cook

Gary Elkins

George Harris

Fonda Holly

James Jenkins, Vice Chairman

Trinette Kirkman

Danielle Lamphier, Chairman

Chris Lyon

Cathy Owen

Dawn Redd

Allison Reid

Darnell Sharpless

Ex-Officio Members:

Warden Steven Niday, Forsyth Correctional Center

Major Robert Whitaker, Forsyth County Law Enforcement Detention Center

Speakers Bureau

Our staff, board members and volunteers are available to speak to church groups and civic clubs. Please Contact us for more information.

Consultation for Growing A Ministry

Ministry staff are available to consult with established 501(c)3  ministries working in prisons and jails. Contact info@forsythjpm.org for consultation services.