Pastor’s Wife – LaVerne Morris-Parker

laverne-morris-parkerJ. LaVerne Morris-Parker
 is a Texas realtor and certified financial manager and recently retired, completing 23 years of employment from the Texas General Land Office as a Strategic Planning Coordinator.  She is currently employed as a Labor Relations Coordinator with the City of Austin.

She has a Masters of Public Administration from the University of Georgia and a Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science from Fort Valley State University.  Throughout Mrs. Parker’s professional life, she has served on several boards and been active in the Austin community.  Her passion is working with youth and helping others.

She has worked with the David Chapel Greeters and Youth Ministries and delivered Meals on Wheels for over 20 years.  Currently, Mrs. Parker is a member of the Beta Psi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., the Austin Chapter of The Links, Inc. where she is serving her second term on the National Committee for Historically Black Colleges and Universities and a member of the Austin Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc., where she serves as the South Central Regional Treasurer, having formerly served as the president of the Austin chapter.

Mrs. Morris-Parker, lives by James 4:2, “…You have not, because you ask not” and in all that she does, whatever the outcome, her response is “I am just trying to be helpful.”