BOARD OF DIRECTORS



Apostle Janis Wright is one of 10 siblings born to Rev. Sherlock and Virgie Patterson of Charles Town, WV.  She resides in Martinsburg, WV. She has two Goddaughters:  Jasmine Oliver and Kyla Patterson.  Janis retired in 2010 after 30 years of service as a School Teacher and School Counselor.  Apostle Janis was ordained into the Gospel Ministry in 1983 and has served in many capacities within the Body of Christ.  She ministers in prisons, at women’s meetings, retreats, open air meetings, public squares, highways and byways or where ever God opens the door.  She is currently pursuing a Master of  Religion in Evangelism and Church Planting from Liberty University and is a Substitute Teacher for Berkeley County Schools.   Her prayer has been:  “God give me those that others do not want.”  She is presently the founder and CEO of Church Without Walls Ministries, Inc., of  Martinsburg, WV, where spiritual guidance, food, clothing, and financial assistance have been provided to the community since 2003.  The Ministry’s mission is to “build lives, one brick a time, and sow seeds of kindness through giving, caring, and sharing.”  Quote: “The power of God’s love compels me to move beyond the walls out into the community to share His love with everyone…..for His Glory Alone.”


Rev. Dorothy Roman is an ordained minister. She has over 10 years of professional experience working with the public and private sector. She started and operated a retail Christian bookstore; a college bookstore and has collaborated with businesses, non-profits, and community members in developing community programs.  Roman received her Master’s in Divinity from United Theological Seminary Dayton, Ohio with an emphasis in Church Renewal.  Roman possesses exceptional skills in organization and has experience in administration, marketing, theology, biblical studies, training and development.  Roman lives in Martinsburg with her daughter and loves spending her spare time with family, friends, and truly believes in being that representative for Christ, Colossians 3:17 speaks of, "Whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him."


A transplant from NJ, Donna relocated to Martinsburg, WV just over a decade ago, having found her “almost heaven."  By profession, Donna is a Director of Human Resources for Sodexo, a global Quality of Life Contract Management Company.  She is an active parishioner of St. Bernadette Catholic Community in Hedgesville, WV, where she is a member of the Social Concerns Committee and an extraordinary Minister of the Eucharist.  Donna was introduced to CWWM by a fellow parishioner and fell in love with the work and spiritual energy the ministry exudes.  Having found her home and faith community in the eastern panhandle, Donna has looked for her path to pay forward all the blessings in her life, finding her next step as a Board Member of CWWM.


I graduated from Shenandoah Valley Christian Academy in Stephens City, Va in 1983. Received a full ride scholarship for football and basketball from Baptist University in Decatur, Ga 84-85. I am currently engaged to Lisa Robinson.  I have 5 children and 5 step-children. I am 2 years and 2 months clean and sober from alcohol and gambling. I co-organize a support group for fellow gamblers.  I am employed by "From Mars To You Handyman Services" where I am the owner and operator for the past 15 years. Together we have a grand total of 12 grandchildren and 2 dogs Butch and Tank. And last but definitely not least I'm a faithful believer in my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.