Program Directors

Program Directors

Director of Preschool and Children

Jenna Rich

Jenna was born and raised in Graceville, Florida. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education at the Baptist University of Florida, and she taught in the public school system for 3 years. In 2022, Jenna became the full time Director of Children’s Ministry at First Baptist Church of Bonifay in Bonifay, Florida. While serving in Bonifay, Jenna met her now husband, Bailey. God brought them to Gainesville in the summer of 2023 when Bailey was accepted to UF College…
Adult Life Group Director

Justin Thomas

Justin Thomas was born and raised in Gainesville, Florida. He is an alumnus of the University of Florida, having obtained a B.S. in Geomatics in 2012. Currently, he serves as a Faculty Lecturer for the very same program from which he graduated. Outside of his professional life, Justin cherishes moments with his wife, Kayla, and their four children: Anna Rae, Avie, Abel, and Amos. In his free time, he showcases his craftsmanship by creating custom leather goods. At North Central,…
Preschool Ministry Director

Lee Anne Privette

Lee Anne Privette is graduate of the University of Florida with a B.S. in Mathematics and a M. Ed. in Education.  Before becoming the Preschool Director in the Children’s Ministry, Lee Anne was a member of the preschool team for years.  She loves our kids and their families and enjoys being with them.  Lee Anne and her husband have one daughter.
Children’s Director

Stacy Darty

Stacy is married to Walt her husband of 43 years. They have 5 children and 9 grandchildren. Stacy has been a member of North Central for a total of 25 years combined. Children’s Ministry and Hospitality are where her heart is and serving in these capacities is where she has always felt a strong calling.