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Huachuca City, AZ 85616


Larry is founder of the Widow's Mite organization.  A group of Christian men and women in our community who seek

to build God's Kingdom and minister to widows and orphans and the less fortunate in our community.

Larry has a construction, sales and management background. He and his wife, Susan  own Mesquite Creek Builders. 

Larry has been volunteering at the Children's Ranch almost since its inception. Volunteering and Kingdom work are

Larry's passion. 

Larry Lane, Board Chairperson

Benson, AZ, 85602


Gene is a  long time resident of Benson having moved here  from Tucson with his family in 1958. After  graduating from Benson Union High School he went  to work for Apache Powder Co (Now Apache  Nitrogen Products) in the accounting office. He  retired from Apache as the accounting manager in 2003.

Gene has always enjoyed working with and raising animals on his property east of Benson. As a high school student,

he worked summers on ranches which gave him a taste of ranch life. Gene has held various positions in the local church

he attends. He was a trustee, treasurer, and deacon. After his retirement from Apache, Gene has enjoyed being a 

volunteer for different Christian organizations. He heard of the need for help at the Children’s ranch and began

volunteering. Since that time he has held positions such as Board Chair and project director. He has coordinated building

projects for the ranch as well as played a major role in our "Winning of the Pooh" project. 

Gene Shull, Board Member

Vail, AZ 85641


Diana Ray lives in Vail  with her husband Lawrence, two horses, a dog, and a cat. She has been a Christian

elementary school teacher for 11 years and also has a background in music. Her love for children and for animals

sparked her initial  introduction to the Ranch a few years ago.  As a friend and prayer partner of the Ranch, she was

honored to come on board as secretary in 2012  and play a more active role in this ministry.  

Diana Ray, Secretary

Benson, AZ 85602


Graduated Magna Cum Laude 1975 – BS in  Accounting and Business, Regis University; passed  May 75 CPA exam at

first sitting (Colorado  Certificate #3986); background in organizing  accounting department; implementing computer  

account and financial analysis system; acquisition  team member; private stock placement; negotiate  purchase of

precious metals; design accounting  and financial reporting systems; managed accounts for US Bank’s $6.0 billion

investment portfolio; regulatory reports for SEC, FDIC, FED, etc. business forecasts; construction schedules / budgets; administrative functions; business operation systems; inventory control; marketing.

Jim Cox, Treasurer / Accountant

Dragoon, AZ 85609


Kathy has volunteered with several different organizations since arriving in Arizona in 1999. She served the Cochise

Baptist Association as clerk, executive board member and retreat planning committee member. She was a parent

representative for the Benson High School Advisory Council for six years and has served in numerous positions in the

local churches. Kathy worked for more than 10 years as a caregiver for developmentally disabled adults.  Kathy has

been part of the Children’s Ranch since 2002 – first as a board member, then as secretary and now as Programs

Director for the board. Kathy completed her Associates Degree in Sign Language Interpreting in 2009 (Cochise College)

and her Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services (Wayland Baptist University) in 2012.  Kathy came to work full-time with

the Ranch in January 2012 as Program Director and is now the first person to greet visitors as they come to the Ranch.

Kathy Stevens, Programs Director

Benson, AZ 85602


Susan has experience in 4-H and FFA Projects; is a Certified Food Handler and a sound system operator. She grew

up in foster home setting (Susie’s parents fostered). She was a CASA (court-appointed special advocate) and is CPR

and first aid licensed. She assists the Executive Director with P.R. within the community. Susan is also a driver and

aid for the City's Benson Area Transit service. 

Susan Vaughn, Founding Board Member

Ana Lucore, Founder, CEO, President, and Public Relations Liaison

Benson, AZ 85602


In 1998 Ana spent a year in the Transkei of South Africa when that location was being absorbed into the country of South Africa. Transkei had been an independent country -- the Xhosa location where Mandela was born. This God-given opportunity enriched Ana's worldview and increased her desire to minister to Him in whatever way He desired. With that request, He dropped a vision into her heart which later proved to be All The King’s Horses Children’s Ranch.

Time for writing and speaking are the avenues Ana will pursue in the future years of her retirement. To request a copy of Ana's books From Invisible, the "biography" of All the King's Horses Children's Ranch, From Africa, written second, but happened first or to see her upcoming speaking engagements please CLICK HERE


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