Meet Todd Collier
Director of FoodSource DFW
Dr. Collier has over twenty-five years of community engagement, pastoral leadership, and social entrepreneurship experience both locally and internationally in multi-ethnic and cross-cultural environments. Todd has been with FoodSource DFW's parent organization, the Memnosyne Institute, for the past ten years as the Director of Interfaith Initiatives. His passion and desire to serve the community led him to initiate and build FoodSource DFW and inspires him to grow the program every day. He also manages other important community programs, including the annual Juneteenth Walking to Destiny Festival where FoodSource DFW distributes a free pair of new shoes to children.
Todd has a proven track record in creating, initiating, organizing, and implementing start-up programs involving paid and volunteer staff, budgeting, donor development, hands-on and executive level leadership. A successful communicator, Dr. Collier is a promoter and public speaker with the ability to recruit and organize diverse people to build working relationships while achieving social, religious, business, educational and community service goals.
Prior to his current service to the DFW community, Rev. Collier served in pastoral positions in the Presbyterian Church (USA) in Dallas, Houston and Savannah, and continues to preach in North Texas pulpits. In the early 90s Todd initiated and founded Faith in Practice Medical Missions based in Houston, Texas, launching volunteer medical teams in several US cities. Volunteers serve the medical and surgical needs of the impoverished in Guatemala. FIP treated over 25,000 patients with 1200 volunteers in 2017.
Dr. Collier’s educational achievements include degrees from Columbia Theological Seminary, Doctorate of Ministry; Princeton Theological Seminary, Masters of Divinity; University of Central Oklahoma, Bachelors of Science; New Mexico Military Institute, Associates of Arts and High School Diploma.