Staff and Board


Shane Kenney
Executive Director

Shane has been working with students since 1998. He has served as a youth pastor in Florida for many years as well as coaching at the local school. It was during that time that he got a burden for campus ministry. In February of 2011 he joined First Priority in West Florida. In July of 2013 he moved his family to West Texas to become the Executive Director in the Permian Basin. Shane lives in Odessa, TX with his wife, Natalie and oldest daughter Tori. His youngest daughter Tristan currently lives in Anchorage, AK.

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Natalie Kenney
Area Director, Administrator

Natalie has served alongside her husband Shane in youth ministry for the past 20+ years. She has a burden to reach lost people with the Gospel and uses that passion to train students to be missionaries on their campus.

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Tony Baccari
Midland Area Director

Tony has been working with students since 2011. He has served as a youth pastor in Coahoma and Odessa Texas. He has volunteered with First Priority since 2018, where he equipped students with the tools they needed to share their faith at school. He joins the First Priority staff as our new Midland Area Director, which currently includes Midland, Greenwood, and Stanton. Tony is married to Jennifer, and they have 3 beautiful daughters: Ava, Livi, and Emmy.

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Marc Zuniga
Director of Marketing

Marc joined the First Priority Team in 2020.  He brings years of marketing experience along with amazing creativity that brings honor to God. He is also on staff at Kingdom Church in Odessa.

Board Members

Mark Machen, President

Dick Saulsbury, Vice President

Kristi Porter, Treasurer

Mary Koym, Secretary

Mike Adkins

Shirley Almanza

Jake Baccus

Greg Simmons