Our Staff

Director of Missions

Dr. David McFadden

Dave says that his life mission is to know Christ, grow in Christ, show Christ and go with Christ, taking as many people with him as he can along the way.

Dave and his wife, Donna, both consider New Mexico to be their home state, with Dave being from Jal and Donna being from Lordsburg. They met at the BSU at New Mexico State University.

Dave received his B. A. in Economics from New Mexico State University in 1977. He then went on to earn his Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1984; and his Doctor of Ministry from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1988.

Dave has served as the Director of Missions for the Tri-Area Baptist Association since November 2019.



Ministry Assistant

Elaine Williford

Elaine began working for the association in January, 2013.  She is a member of Central Baptist Church in Clovis where she plays organ for the first service.  Elaine is also involved with New Mexico Baptist Disaster Relief.

Financial Secretary

Fathom Page

Fathom lives in Clovis with her husband, Eric and her son, Liam. She is also mother to three grown children and a grandmother to four grandchildren. She owns and operates her own business, Accurate Accounting Services and works on a contract basis for Tri-Area as our Financial Secretary.

Fathom says that she enjoys cooking, working in her yard, family events, and entertaining. She is a member of Oasis Church of The Way in Clovis. She has worked for Tri-Area since January, 2024.