As Nashville A Rocha’s Director, Jenna Henderson develops programs and workshops, builds partnerships with local organizations and churches, and leads the team in helping Nashvillians know and care for their place. She is a graduate of Wake Forest University and Regent College, and, while she has lived in many places both within and outside the US, Jenna currently resides in Nashville with her husband and two sons. Her gift for hospitality and passion for conservation have been instrumental in both starting and sustaining Nashville A Rocha’s work.
Flo Paris Oakes is Education Coordinator for Nashville A Rocha. With a degree in English and Sustainability from Lipscomb University, her roles include writing and developing A Rocha USA’s Wild Wonder Creation Care Camp, leading educational walks and events, and contributing to A Rocha Arts music projects. Her writing also appears at Art House America. A California native, Flo has made Nashville home with her husband, two daughters, and rescued Newfoundland named Perdie. She has a passion for good food (both eating and making), storytelling, conservation, and especially the convergence of all three.
Bethany Winz is Program Coordinator for Nashville A Rocha. She works with local churches on conservation activities, assists with programs and workshops, and is developing resources for student, neighborhood, and church groups to know and care for their places. Born and raised in Central Florida, Bethany moved to Nashville to earn her degree in Social and Environmental Justice from Trevecca Nazarene University and never looked back. A lover of good tea, good books, and small things, she dreams of building her own tiny house one day.
As Nashville A Rocha’s Arts Director, Sandra McCracken uses her experience as a prolific songwriter, modern-day hymn writer, and record producer to lead artists in creating music to stir both hearts and habits to a deeper love and care for people and place. Many of her songs have settled into regular rotation in Christian worship services internationally. Sandra’s most recent album, God’s Highway, released September 2016.