Don Strain is a graduate of UT-Dallas and has an interest in expository study and teaching of the Bible (or, an in-depth view of the truths and messages to be learned in scripture). He is a founding member of St. Philip's Frisco and spent five years with Church of the Savior in Allen as part of the church plant team for that parish. He is excited to join Resurrection Plano.
He works for the Schwan's Food Company and enjoys playing golf, watching the Cowboys and drinking coffee (he REALLY enjoys drinking coffee). He is a father to three 'sixth-generation' Texan daughters, Kiley (20), Landrie (18) and Jaidyn (12), and lives in north Plano with his wife, Brooke, their daughters and three dogs (also all female).
Janice Truitt’s great joy is to teach and assist children to learn about God’s word and his love for us. She worked in public education for 34 years. -- 33 with the Plano Independent School District. She holds a graduate degree from Southwestern University and a master’s degree from Texas Woman’s University. Janice is certified in supervision and teaching elementary and all level art.
Brenda is our Nursery staff member and child care provider for MOPS (Mother of Preschoolers). She has served 7 years with various MOPS groups and has been with us since March 2018.
Shannon has an MBA and recently completed the Nonprofit Management Certificate Program at Collin College. She is the President and Executive Director of Lone Star Wheelers, a free community service that gives wheelchair bicycle joyrides to the sick, elderly, and disabled. Shannon lives in West Plano with her husband, Chris, and rescue pup, Fraggle.
Blair King is a graduate of the Texas Tech School of Music and works at the Shelton School in Dallas, where he teaches choir and technology classes. He also teaches private voice lessons and is currently writing music for a new investigative reporting podcast. Blair lives in Carrollton with his wife Lisa and 12-year-old son, Nate.
He has been involved in music ministry his entire life, and he has directed church and community choirs, handbell choirs, played for services and accompanied choirs and soloists. He has a great interest in musical theatre and has served as musical director, conductor, and accompanist for more than 20 productions at local theatres and schools. He feels strongly called to music ministry at this time in his life and is very excited to be a part of the Resurrection worship team.