Who We Are



Melony Pugh-Weber, Founder & Executive Director

Melony Pugh-WeberMelony 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.


Glenn Hunter – Chair – Hunter & Beyond, LLC, Los Angeles, CA

Sarah James Myatt – Vice Chair – Dollar General – Nashville, TN

Joel Robbins – Secretary – Hospital Corporation of America, Nashville, TN

Joshua AumanTreasurer – squareV LED Video Products, Nashville, TN

Anthony Herrera – Enterprise Rent-a-car, Nashville, TN

Tracy RossHospital Corporation of America, Nashville, TN

Susanne Frensley – Nashville School of the Arts, Nashville, TN

Charles EdwardsUC 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!