Dick grew up in Nebraska before moving to Texas to earn a ministry degree at SAGU in Waxahachie. He met his wife Lisa in Houston after moving there for a youth ministry position right out of college. After serving in youth ministry for 6 years, Dick and Lisa moved to San Antonio for 4 years where they directed a home of teenage boys for Boys Town. Feeling led to pursue university ministry, Dick and Lisa completed a 1-year Chi Alpha internship at Missouri State before moving to San Marcos in 2001 to pioneer Chi Alpha at Texas State. In 2011 the Hermans were blessed with the addition of Emily to their family. She is so much fun! Dick and Lisa love Jesus Christ and helping university students live out their Christian faith at Texas State.
ROB AND AMANDA LATIMERAssistant Directors | XAi Coordinators
Rob serves as the assistant director and XAi coordinator for Chi Alpha at Texas State. Rob graduated from Texas State in May of 2014 with a degree in Applied Sociology and Religious Studies. Rob was first introduced to Chi Alpha in the spring of 2011 while a sophomore at Angelo St. It was there that he dedicated his life to the Lord. Upon transferring to Texas State the following year, Rob connected with our Chi Alpha community where he soon joined the student leadership team while also feeling the Lord direct his heart to consider full-time campus ministry. After graduating, Rob moved to Denton, TX and completed a 1-year XA internship at UNT. While in Denton, Rob sensed a calling back to San Marcos to serve his alma mater. Rob moved back in the summer of 2015, married Amanda who he met as a student within Texas State XA, and joined our staff full-time. Amanda currently serves as a 3rd grade teacher at Shanklin Elementary in Luling. They are the proud parents of a puppy named Annabelle. They both enjoy discipling young adults, serving internationals, and meeting new students.
PAIGE LAMBERTWomen's Pastor | Digital Manager
Paige serves as our women’s pastor and digital manager. Paige graduated Texas State University in December 2015 with a bachelor’s in journalism. She first came to Chi Alpha as a freshman and was fully involved by the next year, when God used Chi Alpha as a catalyst to rapidly expand her faith. She became a small group leader and served in multiple mission trips during her time at Texas State Chi Alpha. Paige received her calling to ministry right before she graduated. After working at a local newspaper Paige moved to Denton, TX to complete the CMIT internship. Only a new months in, God directed her back to Texas State to serve on staff full time. Paige is passionate about utilizing technology to reach the next generation of students and mentoring women in the university setting. She especially enjoys exploring bookstores and hiking trails.
STUDENT LEADERSHIPStudent Volunteers
Our student leaders and alumni volunteers are here to serve you. From facilitating POD groups to planning events and XAi outings, this amazing team wants to get to know you and help you grow deeper in your walk with Christ.