District Bishop – Roy Carrico
Roy Carrico is a third generation Pentecostal and grew up in the Pentecostal Church of God. He attended San Jacinto College, the University of Houston and Southern Bible College all in his home town of Houston, Texas. For twenty-four years he has served in various ministry positions. He travelled the East Texas District as District Youth Director. He has served as lead pastor in Sour Lake, Texas and Gosnell, Arkansas and was Co-pastor in Baytown, Texas. Currently he holds the leadership position of District Bishop. He has preached youth camps and church conferences in several states. His ministry can be characterized as Bible based preaching with an emphasis to earnestly contend for the powerful experience of Pentecost.
District Women’s Director – Paula Carrico
Paula has served in ministry with her husband, Roy, for over 24 years. They are currently serving as District Bishops for East Texas Pentecostal Church of God. She has a Bachelor’s degree in education from Stephen F. Austin University and has taught for the past 12 years. Paula and Roy have three children, Lynnea, husband Josh and grandson Jaxon; son Jeffrey and youngest daughter LeAnn.
District Youth Director – Rick Martinez and wife Alisha
Rick has served in full time ministry for almost 15 years. He married his wife, Alisha, in 2012, and she now serves faithfully beside him in the Youth Department. Together, they have ministered in several youth camps and retreat weekends all over the United States. Rick graduated from the University of Texas in Austin in 2004 with a degree in Political Science.