WHO WE ARE
Melony Pugh-Weber, Founder & Executive Director
Melony Pugh-Weber is an experienced youth worker, Christian lay counselor, small group leader and speaker. Since its inception in 1987, Melony has helped build Touchstone from an idea to a reality that has served thousands of students. In 2008 Melony was recognized along with Jim Weber as the Mary Catherine Strobel Volunteer Innovator of the Year for her work with CiViL. She is a gifted communicator to youth and adults all over the country. Contact us to inquire about having Melony Pugh-Weber at your next event.
Jim Weber, Founder & Associate Executive Director
Jim Weber has been working with students here and abroad for forty years as a mentor, speaker, worship leader and small group facilitator. He co-founded Touchstone with Melony Pugh-Weber and helped develop CiViL to provide social and emotional learning for high school students. In 2019 Jim along with Melony Pugh-Weber received the Tennessee Governor’s Star Award for work with CiViL. Jim is also a Dove Award-winning songwriter and singer.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Glenn Hunter – Hunter & Beyond, LLC, Los Angeles, CA
Tracy Ross – Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, TN
Susanne Frensley – Career educator, Nashville, TN
Charles Edwards – UC Surgical, Nashville, TN
Jim Weber – Touchstone Youth Resource Services, Nashville, TN
Touchstone volunteers serve on committees, work on events, facilitate CiViL Groups, and pray for the Touchstone community. Touchstone could not continue without them!