About Isaiah's Place
 

Isaiah's Place, Inc. Non Profit 501(c)3. This is the only facility of its kind in the state of Texas providing Educational Retreat Facility Focused on Enriching the Lives of the Deaf Community, their families and friends. Year around - we schedule retreats and workshops or you and your group schedule and plan your own events.In simple terms we are a DEAF CAMP.


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Our Board of Directors
 
Diane Frederickson   Executive Director
Aulby Larry Gillett
   President   
  USPS Expediter Level 7
Michael McReynolds   Pastor of Church on the Hill in Hillsboro, TX
Sandy Barnes-Smith   Member of the Deaf Community, Retired TSD Educator, Richardson TX
Julia Clem
   Treasurer
  Julia is a Accountant Auditor & a grant writer for IP.
Josh Clem    Oil and Gas Professional
Vicki Thompson, MS
   Secretary
 
Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Specialist in School Psychology, Irving, TX   
Cody Hand
  Lawyer, VP and Deputy General Council of NC Hospital Association, Cary NC
Penny Johnson
    Vice President
  Director of Financial Operations

Advisors
   
Shelly Bergeron   Wife and mom. Wonderful advocate for education of deaf community. Two adopted deaf sons, Tanner and Jian keep her focused, busy, and loving.
Robert Bond Member of the Deaf Community, Jet Mechanic, AA, Flower Mound TX
Jon Bergeron, Jr. Ph.D. Director, Hope for Orphans Familycare, College Station TX,  Deaf adopted boys, Tanner & Jian
Duke Frederickson   Ranch Manager, Condra Ranches,
Sonora, TX
Susan Frederickson   Caregiver Program Specialist, Area Agency on Aging of the Permain Basin, 
Midland, TX
Keith Gilbert   Large Claims Insurance Adjustor,
Lindale, TX
Jon Booth   SCADA Technician, Brazos Electric Power, Father of a Deaf Daughter.

  Isaiah's Place Founding and Name

Isaiah's Place Founding...Two young children, who are deaf, inspired Diane Frederickson. Diane met these individuals at a National Baptist Conference for the Deaf during the summer of 1996. Randi, Diane's daughter, was an intern at New Life Deaf Fellowship in Ft.Worth, Texas. The Hill family, Sue, Barry, Corinna, and Colin were members of New Life Deaf Fellowship. They joined the National Baptist retreat where Diane first met them. During that week, Diane "fell in love" with Corinna and Colin. It was at the Glorieta Prayer Garden in New Mexico, Diane prayed and felt the "calling" from God to begin a place to serve the deaf communities of Texas.

Isaiah's Place Name...Diane felt compelled to find a name from the bible. As she searched through the book of Isaiah, she read many times the phrase, "upon deaf ears," because no one would pay attention to Jesus. As Diane continued to try and find a name, she came to Isaiah 6:8: "Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, "Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?" And I said, "Here am I, Send me!"" It was this moment, Diane realized the name, ISAIAH'S PLACE, would illuminate her obedience to God. (Written by Dina Klotz, IP Board)

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