Carter named TBM disaster relief director

Dwain Carter talks to a group of Texas Baptist Men disaster relief volunteers before they head to Houston in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. (File Photo / Ken Camp)

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Texas Baptist Men has named Dwain Carter as state disaster relief director for the missions organization.

TBM Dwain Carter 150Carter has served TBM about two years as deputy director of disaster relief.

Since arriving at TBM, he worked in disaster relief and recovery after Hurricanes Harvey, Florence and Michael.

Previously, he worked more than five years as state disaster relief director with the Missouri Baptist Convention.

“I’m excited to continue work in this new capacity and continue to minister to those recovering from a disaster,” Carter said. “The ministries of TBM are incredible ways to serve, support and comfort people while sharing Christ’s love.”

Carter succeeds Terry Henderson, who served as TBM state disaster relief director from 2012 through 2018.

“Dwain takes this vital role with TBM with a knowledge of how things are to be done and a vision for how to continue relief work into the future,” said Mickey Lenamon, TBM executive director and chief executive officer.

Carter and his wife Leslie live in Forney. They have two adult daughters.


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