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All The King's Horses Children's Ranch
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 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 his church such as 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