toddRev. Todd Boling
University Chaplain

Originally from Western Kentucky, Rev. Todd Boling has served as a chaplain at TCU since August of 2011.  He graduated from Campbellsville University with a bachelors degree in Religious Education and the McAfee School of Theology with a Master of Divinity degree.  Between degrees, he worked in campus ministry at Georgia Southern University and after seminary served as the University Chaplain at Mars Hill University.  In addition to his background in higher education, Todd also brings vast experience in hospital chaplaincy, having completed his Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) Residency at the Atlanta Medical Center and working as a CPE Supervisor In Training at the esteemed Cleveland Clinic.  In his role as the University Chaplain at TCU, Todd’s primary areas are supervision of the department, religious organizations, and campus ministry staff, as well as providing pastoral and spiritual care to students, faculty, and staff.

leaRev. Lea McCracken
Associate Chaplain & Church Relations Officer

In these roles, Lea focuses on TCU’s covenant with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). As Associate Chaplain, she is a pastoral presence to TCU students, faculty, and staff, offering leadership, resources, and programming for the campus community. And, as Church Relations Officer, she nurtures the ties between TCU and the Disciples of Christ. This role includes connecting our TCU students with area congregations, communicating with our Disciples alumna/e, and serving as the presence of TCU to the denomination. Lea is ordained by the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and, prior to TCU, she spent over ten years in congregational ministry and chaplaincy. She is an alumna of the Religion Department at TCU and earned her Master of Divinity from Vanderbilt University.

cindyCindy Rodriguez
Administrative Assistant

A life-long Ft Worth resident, Cindy and her wonderful husband love to spend their time with their three grandkids. Cindy is a constant volunteer in the community and enjoys reading, Rangers games, sewing, and, of course, the Horned Frogs. Cindy is responsible, thankfully, for the day-to-day operations of the office and is the friendly welcoming face who greets you when you visit us in Jarvis Hall.


Lisa Swain
Chapel Coordinator

Lisa has been one of our chapel wedding coordinators for many years and recently stepped into the administrative role.  She is a graduate of Texas Wesleyan University and came to TCU with a background in the oil & gas industry and banking.  As a mom of four, coach’s wife, small business owner, and active member of her community, Lisa has learned that the only way to juggle the chaos of life, is with heavenly guidance and direction.  Lisa is always excited to work with community members and alumni on turning their wedding day at the chapel into one of the most joyful, memorable days of their life.


Religious Community Advisers


Mohamed Abdelmonem
Muslim Community Adviser

Having just graduated from the Qalam Islamic Seminary, Mohamed joined TCU with the vision of connecting with Muslim students on campus and providing them with the spiritual and life advice that  they need.  In addition to serving as the Muslim Community Adviser on a part-time basis, he is also a full-time graduate student at Texas Tech University completing his last year in the Youth Development master’s program. Mohamed has a lot of experience in the field of youth development having served youth in different capacities over the years, including his current position as a youth committee member for the Valley Ranch Islamic Center in Irving, TX.


Addison Gardner
Disciples Campus Minister

Addison is a Fort Worth native and graduated from TCU in 2019 with a Bachelor of Music Education. She is also in her third year of a Master of Divinity at Brite Divinity School, which is the seminary located within TCU’s campus. Addison is elated to join the Religious & Spiritual Life Staff as the Disciples Campus Mister, as she remembers cherishing her time in Disciples On Campus during her time as a TCU student. While her main focus is students who are members in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Addison is looking forward to meeting and caring for all TCU students!


Mimi Zimmerman
Jewish Community Adviser

With over two decades of work in nonprofits, higher education and faith communities, Mimi brings vast experience in community building, program creation, and leadership development. Previously she’s served as Interim Hillel Director at University of Maryland, Hillel liaison to colleges in the Tampa-Sarasota, Florida area; and Interfaith Outreach at Temple Emanu-El of Dallas. She also served as Religion faculty and Director of Admissions and at two college preparatory high schools. Having relocated to the Fort Worth community with her spouse, Rabbi Brian Zimmerman, she is an active member of Beth El congregation and has two children, Saul,18 and Molly,16.