The Xena Team


Chairman – General Trent Thomas, United States Army, Retired (Vietnam)

Lieutenant Scott Soland, Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office, Army veteran (Desert Storm)

Senior Chief George Davis, United States Navy, Retired


Jan Shultis, Founder

Jan Shultis is a veteran of the U.S. Navy. A graduate of the United States Naval Academy, Jan served around the world as a Public Affairs Officer, including in Afghanistan as an Army embed working in detention operations. Jan is a certified Peer Combat Care and Trauma Counselor through the American Association of Christian Counselors. She teaches Leadership and Ethics as part of nation-wide training run by the Naval War College, and regularly trains Houston area law enforcement in de-escalation. She writes, paints, and creates at Her first book, Show Me the Light: Personal Ministry, One Decision at a Time, was released in both English and Spanish in 2019.


Pastor Bill Hogan, Lead Pastor – Houston

Bill “Hulk” Hogan is a veteran of the United States Air Force. He is a command pilot with over 3,000 hours as an instructor/evaluator pilot in the B-1B, T-3, T-37, and T-38 aircraft. He retired from active duty in 2006 to pursue a calling to ministry and attended Asbury Theological Seminary in Wilmore, Kentucky, earning a Master’s of Divinity degree. Bill also carries Masters Degrees in Education and Strategy and Warfare. “Hulk” is currently the Pastor of Celebrate and Community at WordServe Church in Fulshear. He is also an NRA and Krav Maga Instructor.


Pastor Art Mavrode, Lead Pastor – San Angelo

Art is a bilingual (Spanish/English) Marriage and Family Therapist and Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor who served for 21 years in the Air Force as a cryptologic linguist. He brings experience in the State of Texas Family and Protective Services and Department of Criminal Justice System, as well as a proven history of developing holistic, culturally sensitive solutions that strengthen families and family members. Art shares his life with a wonderful wife, Ronda; four daughters; and six grandchildren.


Jail Team

George Davis, U.S. Navy, Vietnam Era

Mike Donnelly, U.S. Army, Vietnam Era

Tom Koppa, USMC

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