Board of Directors

Leon Birdd Pastor

Born and raised in Keonsha Wisconsin but moved to Texas in 1980 where he surrendered his life to Christ. He met Robert Shuemake of Dallas and began assisting him with serving the poor. Pastor Leon has been ministering to the homeless men, women, and children on the streets of Dallas and throughout the Metroplex since 1995. Pastor Leon is married to wife Jennifer who serves as the S.O.U.L. Church Coordinator.

Jennifer Birdd Administrator / Coordinator

My life revolves around serving the Lord, my family, our church and our homeless friends of downtown Dallas. I strive daily to assist and support my husband Pastor Leon Birdd.

Hoyt Mains Director

Vice President of Lynd Fueling Systems Inc. Plano Texas. Married to wife Alison and father of 2 sons. Hoyt has served as director for S.O.U.L. Church since 2009. Together he and his wife Alison oversee all aspects of S.O.U.L. operations.

Patrick Robinson Treasurer / Secretary

Pat is an Enterprise Account Executive at Cbeyond Communications. Married to wife Beth together they have a son and a daughter. Member of Reformed Presbyterian Church in Plano, Patrick served 5 years as the treasurer on three separate occasions. During his first term, Patrick lead the research, selection and implementation of a fund accounting program that is still in use 15 years later.