Jeff Johnson


Jeff Johnson, President

Jeff Johnson is AVP for Advanced Systems at Radiance Technologies.  Jeff retired from the U.S. Army in October 2012 after serving twenty years as an Apache pilot and program manager.  Jeff graduated from the United States Miltary Academy at West Point, NY in 1992.  He obtained a Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering from Georgia Tech in 2003, followed by his first assignment at Redstone Arsenal where the Johnsons quickly fell in love with the Huntsville area.  Jeff formerly chaired the Cove Church Board of Directors, served on the West Point Association of Graduates Avisory Council to the Board, and completed Huntsville Leadership Class L27. He has served as a small group leader for high school young men at Cove Church for the past eight years.  Jeff is married to wife Lisa and they have three daughters, Lauren, Savannah, and Kaitlyn.  He is passionate about mentoring young people and watching them grow into Warriors for Christ.





Mike Huff, Vice President

Mike is a partner in the litigation group of the Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP law firm. Originally from coastal South Carolina, Mike graduated from Clemson University in 2002 with a degree in financial management before moving to Alabama to attend law school in Tuscaloosa.  In deciding upon Huntsville after his graduation, he was familiar with North Alabama because his father was raised in nearby Attalla, and Mike often visited family there while growing up.  Mike and his wife Natalie have been married for four years and have one son - a Boston Terrier named Buffett.  In Mike's spare time, he likes to play golf in the summer and spend time in the woods once winter sets in.

Mike has grown immensely closer to Christ in the past year.  Mike shares that he and his wife attended a retreat a little over a year ago where God opened his eyes to what it truly means to have a relationship with Christ and to live as a godly man.  They currently worship at Willowbrook Baptist Church.

Mike Byers

Mike Byers


Mike Byers graduated from the University of Tennessee with a BS in engineering in 1981, and attained a MS in Engineering in 1986.  He and his family have lived in the Huntsville area since 1985.  Mike is employed as Manager of Army Programs at Parsons.  His wife, Ann, previously worked as a graphic artist, and ran a successful wall mural and tile painting service for many years.  They currently serve on the Finance Committee at Monte Sano Methodist where they attend church.  Mike believes that the best form of discipleship is to live the admonition found in the bible to "act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God".


Colleen Misfeldt, Treasurer 

Colleen joined The CARE Center Board in 2013, but has been a supporter of The CARE Center since moving to Hampton Cove in 2011.  As Branch Manager of BancorpSouth in Owens Cross Roads, Colleen and her staff have volunteered at the health screening clinic, sponsored food drives, and sponsored a drive to receive toys and gifts for the Christmas Store as well as participated in I Golf because I CARE and I Race because I CARE charity events.

Colleen feels strongly that those of us that can do should do.  She is committed to doing what she can to help the community in which she lives and works.  She served as a board member for Crisis Services of North Alabama for five years.  Prior to moving to Huntsville, Colleen lived in Nevada where she served on HELP of Southern Nevada and The Rape Crisis Center boards for over 10 years.

Colleen, originally from Michigan, spent 13 years traveling as a spouse of an Air Force fighter pilot.  She has lived in Huntsville for 10 years.


Jennifer Butler Vollmer


Jennifer, an Alabama graduate with a technical background as a software engineer & project manager, was born to parents Thomas Edward Butler, Jr. and Nancy Hatcher Butler, and has a son Ben. She currently works for Teledyne Brown Engineering for NASA on Space Station and the new Space Launch System (SLS) at Marshall Space Flight Center.  Jennifer is proud of her deep roots in the New Hope community and her goal in life is to leave the planet a little better than how she found it.  She has been so impressed at the huge impact the CARE Center has had on the community where she was born and raised, and she feels like she could really be of service to a town and community of people who have been good to her.  Jennifer believes that paying it forward is part of her ministry, gifts, and talents.

"And he sat down and called the twelve. And he said to them, "If anyone would be first, he must be last of all and servant of all."    Mark 9:35 ESV

 Crandon Creel  

Crandon Creel

Crandon Creel is a veteran of the United States Army and he graduated from Faulkner University in 2007 with a Bachelor Degree in Criminal Justice. Crandon currently works for The Boeing Company in logistics support. Crandon is a Deacon at Brownsboro Baptist Church and teaches the college and career class.  He is also the president of the Brothers In The Wind Chapter of the Widows Sons Masonic Riding Association. Crandon has lived in the Gurley area with his wife Cassandra and two children Victoria and Tyler since 1997. He and his wife have been married for 24 years.  They look to serve the Lord and help anyone they can while sharing God's love.
"And serve each other according to the gift each person has received, as good managers of God's diverse gifts." 1Peter 4:10 CEB





Jennifer Hereford       

Jennifer is a native Huntsvillian; a graduate of Huntsville High School and Auburn University. She is currently employed by The Spencer Companies, Inc. as a Human Resources/Payroll Manager. Jennifer is married to Robert Hereford, a Madison/Jackson County farmer. She has three children, the youngest being a senior in Agronomy at Auburn University and four grandchildren. Jennifer attends Westside Community Church (formerly 100X), learning how to invest her life for King and Kingdom. She is blessed to serve with an awesome CARE Center staff and committed volunteers seeking to empower neighbors in southeastern Madison County. She is on a journey to live out the gospel in her daily life – to just love God, love people and serve the world…..

   Chris Hoehn

Robert James

Robert James graduated from Memphis State University with a BS in marketing in 1989.  He and his family lived in Memphis TN until 2001 when he transferred with his company to Huntsville AL.  He is employed as the General Manager for C. H. Robinson in Huntsville.  His wife Megan and three children (Abby, Grace and Will) love being in Huntsville.  Robert and his wife strive to be examples to their children and want to give back to the community.

“…as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD”  Joshua 24:15

  Rita Hoff