Dee Spears || Senior Pastor

Dee served for four years at Fairmont as executive pastor before becoming senior pastor in June 2012. Prior to coming to FPC, he served for ten years as pastor of FBC Iowa, La. Dee is married to Julie and they have four kids: Trace, Trent, Tristan, and princess Bella.

David Knuckles || Worship Pastor

David joined the FPC Team in 2018 having previously served at churches in New Mexico, Oklahoma and Louisiana. He brings experience as a seasoned musician, experienced leader, and a coffee lover. Together he and his wife Amy, a Houston native, have four children and an energy to see Christ impact our city.

Brian Raney || Student Pastor

Brian started at FPC in 2012 as our Children's Pastor and has since grown into our beloved Student Pastor and Yeti enthusiast. Brian and his wife Katie have three boys who love the Astros and all things sports related.


Ivette Naron || Family & Small Groups Minister

Ivette joined the FP staff in 2014 with teaching experience in our local district. She spent some time in preschool and elementary ministry before becoming the Family and Small Groups Minister. In addition to overseeing our Family and Small Groups ministry, she also works to keep our social media updated.  Ivette is married to Stephen and they have two children, Sienna and Elijah. 

Teresa Smith || Church Administrator

Teresa has been at Fairmont over 20 years with most of that time being spent as a lay leader. She joined the staff in 2011 and spent a year and a half as minister to children and preschool before transitioning to administrator in June 2012. Teresa is married to Greg and they have two kids: Harrison [Wife Olivia] and Hannah, and two grandsons: Landon and Jaxon.

Nicole Brunson || FP Junior Director

Nicole joined the staff in 2019 and ministers to preschool children and their families.  In her spare time,  she enjoys comics and calligraphy. She is married to Austin and they have 2 children, Cable and Daken.

Justin Southern || FP Kids & Kids Club Director

Justin joined the staff in 2019 and ministers to elementary aged children from kindergarten to 4th grade and their families. He also leads our before and after school childcare program called Kids Club. In his spare time, he enjoys watching sports and playing video games. He is married to Kristine and they have 2 children, Leyton and Keira.

Kathy Burke || FP Kids Administrator

Whitney Terrell || FP Preschool Director

Whitney Terrell oversees Fairmont Preschool which is our weekly daytime preschool program. She is also part of our worship team and a huge Houston sports fan. She is married to David and they have two children, Miranda and Rebecca.

Sara Urich || Secretary/Receptionist

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