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Executive Leadership
Executive Director
Executive Director

Dr. Tracy Gibson
Email: tracy.gibson@freshstart-hsv.org 

Dr. Tracy Gibson is the driving force of FSLR&TP and she leads the organization as the Executive Director. Dr. Gibson earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Sociology and Psychology at Troy University; a Master of Divinity and Biblical Counseling Degree at Regent University; a Master of Social Work Degree with concentration in Mental Health from Walden University. and a Doctorate Degree in Ministry and Biblical Counseling at Reach for the World School of Ministry. Currently, Dr. Gibson is working  on her PhD in Social Work with Walden with a concentration in Family Studies & Intervention.

Dr. Gibson has over 20 years of social service, ministry, counseling, domestic violence advocacy, and non-profit management experience.  Dr. Gibson began counseling with the Department of Defense in the Family Advocacy Program, working with spousal and child abuse victims.  Tracy is also a proud veteran of the United States Army and before being called to ministry full-time, she also worked with the Department of Veterans Affairs as a counselor and case manager for our nations disabled veterans.  While working as the Senior Director of Women and Children’s Ministries at Downtown Rescue Mission in Huntsville, Alabama, Dr. Gibson developed several successful, proactive, empowerment programs, that became the foundation for nine and twelve- month recovery and transitional programs at the organization. Other notable career attainments of Dr. Gibson include: counseling adolescent and adult survivors of sexual assault and working alongside the Crisis Services of North Alabama to serve clients who experienced domestic violence and trauma. As an employee of the Alabama State Office of Human Resources, Dr. Gibson was instrumental in assisting clients with Child Welfare Programs and Adult Protective Services. Dr. Gibson also volunteered with juvenile detention centers, nursing homes, and The Lovelady Center in Birmingham, Alabama, to provide numerous outreach activities.

Dr. Gibson has over twenty-five years of ministry experience to include being a licensed and ordained minister since June 2003; and has planted three churches since 2010.  Tracy has also been active in the past with the Jubilee & Just Law Campaign of Fairfax, Virginia helping persecuted churches in countries such as Asia, Indonesia, Pakistan, China and Northern Korea; and defending the rights of those that dare to preach the gospel on foreign soil.  Dr. Gibson has developed a comprehensive network of distinguished community leaders.  Such a network will be instrumental in advancing FSLR&TP as well as contributing to the organization’s fundraising activities. In all, Dr. Gibson is the right one to lead FSLR&TP and this is the right time for change!

Staff Members

Administration
Financial Management Specialist 
Human Resource Manager
Office Manager
Volunteer Coordinator 

Social Work Department
Director of Social Work (MSW)
Social Worker I - BSW
Social Worker I - BSW
Case Manager
Case Manager
Case Manager (Weekend)
Case Manager (Weekend)