Greater Gwinnett Reentry Alliance
It is the mission of the Greater Gwinnett Reentry Alliance to serve as a bridge builder between government entities, faith and community-based organizations, businesses, and other stakeholders in reducing prison recidivism and resourcing effective solutions to the reentry crisis.
About Russell Gray
Rev. Russell Gray received a Bachelor of Arts Co-major in Business and English from Florida State University in 1965 and a Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminar in 1984. Rev. Gray and his wife, Nancy, both retired in 2002 to move to Georgia to be closer to their families. They are members of 12Stone Church where he has served as a pastor on call and as a church volunteer at the Gwinnett County Detention Center. He now serves as GRIP Volunteer Coordinator for the Gwinnett Reentry Intervention Program and on the boards of several local reentry ministries. (GRIP was initiated by Sheriff Conway to connect homeless inmates with local assistance before being released from incarceration). Rev. Gray has been honored as Volunteer of the Year in 2010 from Prison Fellowship and as a Volunteer of the Year in 2013 from the Georgia Department of Corrections. Rev. Gray and Nancy have been married for 50 years and have been blessed with two daughters and sons-in-law; Laura and Bryan Bachtel of Lawrenceville, Lisa and Bill Smith of Duluth, as well as the opportunity to enjoy happy times in retirement with seven wonderful grandchildren.
Lee RobbinsImmediate Past President
Lee Robbins has planted and pastored churches for 15 years has played a role in helping people reshape their lives, not only spiritually but in many...
Laura is a Lieutenant with the Gwinnett County Sheriff's Office and was recently assigned to the Support Service Division, which encompasses the...
Karen KlettVice President
Karen has a diverse background in community relations, large-scale event planning, sales and building teams. A change agent and difference maker,...
Judy was born and raised in New Orleans, LA. and earned her Bachelor of Music degree majoring in piano and organ. Judy was married John Rushing who...