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Coastal Plains Area Staff, Board Members, and Contact Information

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Area Director

Area Missionary

P.O. Box 2603
Statesboro, GA 30459


  • Robert Blair
  • Matt Hart
  • Cindy Osborne
  • Kevin Parker
  • John Scott 
  • Dean Stone - Chair
  • Michael Summers

Karen (Ryles) Carr - 

Area Director for the Coastal Plains Fellowship of Christian Athletes Area

Karen joined FCA in 2016 after working for Optim Healthcare as an Athletic Trainer. Her main focuses within FCA are the Campus Ministry, Student Leadership, and FCA Women’s Ministry. She is passionate about using her gifts and talents to see the Name of Jesus elevated through the platform of athletics. Karen is a graduate of Georgia Southern University where she majored in Kinesiology. In addition to her work with FCA, Karen is a personal trainer at Snap Fitness and enjoys working out, coffee, and good conversation.  Karen and her husband Brad are expecting their first child in spring of 2019.

Tom Joyner - 

Georgia Regional International Coordinator with focus to Brazil and Coastal Plains Area Missionary

Tom stepped out of the corporate world in 2007 where he had worked for 18-1/2 years with Rohrer Corporation to go into full time missionary ministry with Fellowship of Christian Athletes. He served 9 years with East Cobb FCA in Marietta, GA before transferring in 2016 to South Georgia to serve with Coastal Plains FCA. Married 32 years to Lisa Tway Joyner. They met while in school at Georgia Southern and married in Statesboro. He has three daughters, 3 grandchildren. Two daughters graduated from GS. He likes to hunt, fish and play golf but mostly enjoys sharing about God’s love. He and Lisa are members of Southbridge Community Church.

Karen Carr
Tom Joyner