Meet the Team

Terry cole

(Missionary & Founder)

Terry is a commissioned missionary of Covenant Presbyterian Church. He was baptized at age 13 by Calvary Baptist Church, Borger, Texas. He joined Covenant Presbyterian Church in 1999. Prior to ministry, Terry worked as an electrical engineer for 25 years. Most notably Terry edited international standards for Wi-Fi and ADSL. Terry began serving the street-dependent youth in 2003 and left high tech for this calling in 2008.

Rosie Cole

(Beloved Counseling Dog)

Rosie is our counseling animal. She loves working with our clients. She is always up for showing our clients unconditional love. She never tires of receiving pets or sitting in laps. She is a registered Maltese. She's non-allergenic and doesn't shed and is welcomed by most of our church partners!

Joined in 2010

SUzanne zucca

(Guidance Counselor & Groups Coordinator)

Suzanne joins us after graduating Bible college and has a degree from UT in English. She is an experienced worship leader. She and her husband, Nic, have two grown daughters. She loves writing, reading, cooking, swimming, and preaching the gospel. Her favorite thing is loving those in front of her, praying, calling believers into who they are in Christ, and inviting those who don’t yet know Him to join the family of God.

Joined in August 2018

Tondra Daily

(Community Outreach Coordinator)

Tondra Daily is one of our "person in charge" drop-in leaders at SYMin and our community engagement coordinator. She is a budding entrepreneur and was a SYMin client many years ago. Tondra loves art and animals and is a passionate Christ-follower.

Joined in October 2018 

Alan Richard

(Drop-In Coordinator)

Alan is one of our "person in charge" drop-in leaders at SYMin. His hobbies are mostly art and sports based. He feels that helping to give back to where he came from brings a lot of joy.

Joined in September 2020

Matt Armentrout

(Logistics Coordinator & Drop-in Worker)

Matt is one of our drop-in workers at SYMin. His hobbies are gaming, rope dart, and watching anime. He want to have a career as a metalsmith one day. 

Joined in August 2021

Lindsey Conway

(Communications Coordinator & Drop-in Worker)

Lindsey has a degree in journalism from the University of Georgia. Although she has lived in Georgia for most of her life, she returned to her native Texas to join our team! Lindsey loves the outdoors, Thai food and listening to people tell their stories. Lindsey’s favorite thing about SYMin is witnessing the beautiful community clients’ and staff have built.   

Joined in August 2022

Jessica Pham

(Drop-In Worker)

Jessica graduated from Texas State University in 2023 with a degree in child development and family studies. In her free time, Jessica loves to watch movies, go shopping, and explore new places! Her favorite thing about SYMin is watching clients build relationships with other clients and staff.

Joined in May 2023

JOhn Desmarais

(Drop-In Worker)

John enjoys funny movies, quotes, helping others and giving back to the community. John is a father to two daughters and a son. He is excited to be a part of the SYMin team!

Joined in October 2023