Rev. Angela Kaufman
Minister to the University
Rev. Angela Kaufman serves as the Minister to the University (University Chaplain) since 2004 and since 2013 also as the University’s Church Relations Officer, relating to TCU’s partner denomination, the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Prior to TCU, she led DePaul University’s downtown campus ministry program and directed the Center for Spirituality and Values in Practice. Her duties at TCU include providing spiritual, moral, and ethical leadership on campus as well as providing pastoral & spiritual care for the TCU community. Administratively, she provides leadership and direction for the Office of Religious & Spiritual Life, Robert Carr Chapel and the Office of Church Relations.
Rev. Todd Boling
Senior Associate Chaplain
Originally from Western Kentucky, Rev. Todd Boling is an ordained Baptist minister affiliated with the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. He graduated from Campbellsville University with a 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 later served as Chaplain at Mars Hill College. In addition to his background in college work, 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 free time, Todd loves trying new restaurants, going to movies, reading, traveling, hiking, and spending time with family and friends. He is also a huge college basketball fan.
Britt Luby is a lay-Catholic minister and joined our office as chaplain in 2016. Britt received her bachelor’s from TCU in religion and sociology, and she was an active member of TCU’s Catholic Community while helping launch an interfaith club on campus. She earned her master’s in religion (with an emphasis in ethics and social theory) from the Jesuit School of Theology in Berkeley, CA in conjunction with the Graduate Theological Union. She previously worked in the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life as the Chapel and Events Coordinator, and she has been involved in the This I Believe project at TCU since its inception. In 2013, Britt and her husband joined the United States Peace Corps and served in a rural village in Morocco. Welcomed by Moroccans with compassionate hospitality, she uses her experiences to help welcome strangers to the community. She is passionate about interreligious dialogue and making students, both international and domestic, feel at home at TCU. When not on campus, Britt enjoys reading, running, yoga, and snuggling with her new baby boy.
Rev. Lea McCracken
Associate Chaplain for Disciples and Church Relations
In these roles, Lea focuses on TCU’s covenant with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). As Disciples Campus Minister, she is the pastoral presence to Disciples students, faculty, and staff, offering leadership, resources, and programming for this constituency. And, as Church Relations Coordinator, she assists Rev. Kaufman in relational efforts to nurture 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.
Ms. Mallory Nason
Assistant Director of Religious & Spiritual Life
Mallory handles all of the event coordination for Robert Carr Chapel. Prior to TCU, Mallory developed, owned, and managed a coffee shop in Austin, TX. Since moving to Fort Worth she spends her time adventuring around town with her husband, toddler, and two pups. Mallory loves drinking large amounts of coffee, finding the best breakfast tacos around, and the Golden State Warriors.
Ms. Cindy Rodriguez
A life-long Ft Worth resident, Cindy and her wonderful husband love to spend their time with their three grand kids. 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.
Religious Community Advisers
Ms. Dina Malki
Muslim Community Adviser
Dina’s passion is to talk about Islam. She has been pursuing this passion steadily for the past twenty years when she started sharing about Ramadan and Muslim holidays with her son’s kindergarten class. Since then, Dina has become a public speaker to schools, universities, colleges, hospitals, churches, synagogues, conferences and even police academies.
In 2015, she earned a Masters in Islamic Studies and Christian-Muslim Relations from Hartford Seminary in Hartford, Connecticut. When her son, Karim, started college at TCU, she taught classes at TCU’s Extended Education and volunteered to teach classes for the Silver Frogs. She also served on TCU’s Parent Council for two years.
Dina lives in Arlington, Texas with her husband and two cats. She has been part of the DFW Muslim community for the past 27 years and has served in many roles, including a youth leadership instructor and a Board of Director Member. Her passion in her Muslim community is to initiate interfaith dialogue between Muslims and their non-Muslim neighbors. As a member of the Daughters of Abraham since 2011, she has been able to build strong relationships with Jewish and Christian women from different denominations, which led to many interfaith engagements that helped form lasting friendships among neighbors.
Ms. 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.