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Staff

Say hello to the leadership team at First Monroe

Meet our leadership

Say hello to the leadership team at First Monroe. Have a question? Contact us by clicking here.

James Doughty - Lead Pastor

James is married to Kirstyn Doughty.

They have 2 children, Piper and Chapal.

James loves fitness, bow hunting, and LSU football.


Interesting Fact: James is a self proclaimed rib master.

Shane Longoria - Worship Pastor

Shane is married to Kelly Longoria.

They currently have 2 dogs, Rose and Bear.

Shane loves Astros baseball, traveling, and 90's country.


Interesting Fact: Shane loves gumbo on potato salad.


Allen Goodwin - Student Pastor

Allen is married to Lark Goodwin.

Allen and Lark have a daughter, Annie.

Allen loves LSU football, graphic design, and wood working.


Interesting Fact: Allen can recall any local TV/Radio jingle from 1995-present.

Brandi Strickland - Children and Families

Brandi is married to James Strickland.

Together they have three wonderful children, Jay, Mackenzie, and Chad.

Brandi loves coffee, traveling, and good music.


Interesting Fact: Brandi can name all 50 states in alphabetical order.

Elaine Clark - Financial Secretary

Elaine has 4 wonderful grandchildren, 3 daughters, and 2 sons-in-law.

Elaine loves sports, gardening, and true crime shows.


Interesting fact: Elaine has won the office Final 4 bracket challenge 3 years in a row!

Jodie Naylor - Ministry Assistant

Jodie is married to Glenn Naylor.

Together they have three adult children, Reid, Joel, and Abigail.

Jodie loves scrapbooking, music, and spending time with her family.


Interesting fact: Jodie is a full blooded cajun from south Louisiana but was born in Las Vegas, NV.