Kercida has a BA from the University of Texas. She has been in ministry professionally for almost 3 decades. She has worked in and with all sizes of congregations as well as being a writer and consultant for the United Methodist Publishing House. She was a part of the launch team that brought Project Transformation to Rio Texas and was chairman of the board until taking the Director position in November, 2016.
She speaks French, Church, Spanish, Children, Hebrew, Italian and Sign Language.
She is married to Reverend Jim McClain, has three children, six grands, and believes “they are all our children.” And… She rides a scooter.
Kaci was the Elementary Curriculum Coordinator for the summer of 2016. After completing her degree at UIW and student teaching in the San Antonio ISD, she accepted this position because she believes so deeply in the mission of Project Transformation. Kaci's passion for growing healthy children and shaping young leaders is apparent in her love of all things PT.
Victor graduated from University of Texas Pan American in the summer 2015 with his undergraduate degree in kinesiology specialized in sports medicine. He then graduated from UTRGV Spring 2018 with his master’s degree in general kinesiology. Victor served at PT Rio Texas in the summer of 2018 in the Rio Grande Valley. He is passionate about his position as the RGV VISTA because he gets to continue his service with Project Transformation and improving his community though mutual relationships. Victor finds joy spreading the love of Jesus Christ through his service and empowering communities away from poverty.
Mitchel is originally from Baton Rouge Louisiana, and he attended Louisiana State University where he earned a BS in Sport Administration. He has been a part of the Project Transformation at both the North Texas and Rio Texas chapters. At PT North Texas, he served as an elementary intern in the summer of 2013, a youth intern in the summers of 2014 and 2015, a Site Coordinator for the 2015-16 after school program and summer of 2016, and a Program Quality Coach for the summer of 2017. He also served as a Program Quality coach for PT Rio Texas in the summer of 2018. Mitchel's current calling is to assist college-age young adults in discerning their calling and understanding how they can use their gifts and knowledge base to improve their community, and PT Rio Texas is the perfect place for him to fulfill that calling.