Our Leaders

No organization will ever rise above its leadership. Below are those who lead Latin American Ministry. You will notice that each of our leaders is pictured with their spouse (If married. Good leadership begins at home and is an important part of our leadership qualifications. 

  • Executive Directors - Jim and Pam Stockdale

    Married since September of 1980 Jim and Pam have been involved in ministry their entire life together. They excel in public speaking and have shared a life of communicating hope to others. Since 2003 they have focused their efforts in Spanish speaking countries and presenting those needs to people here in the U.S. Either or both are available for your group or church function. Jim is also an accomplished musician and prolific song writer with many CD's to his credit.  Many teaching recordings are available on the media page and can be downloaded for free.


    Jim's Bio

    Pam's Bio

  • Administrator - Mexico - Javier and Mily Argüello

    Known for his organizational skills and extensive connections throughout the area, this Mexican national was born and raised in Saltillo, MX. Jim first met Javier in July of 2005 after landing in Saltillo looking for the connection the God had for him. Armed with only a scrap of paper with the name Javier Argüello written on it, Jim looked Javier up in the phone book. After choosing from several listed there, he called and Voilá, the right one the first time. The connection was made. Since that time Javier has organized and executed tens of thousands of meals and many events for LAM. He has traveled thousands of miles alongside Jim and am in the U.S., Cuba and Costa Rica. They are the face of Latin American Ministry in Mexica

  • Cindy Argüello Flores - Secretary and Publicity - Mexico

    Javier and Mily's daughter Cindy works closely with her father keeping records and encouraging the children with frequent visits to the Feeding Centers. Cindy is also the official photographer and videographer for LAM. She is a talented musician with many popular Christian music videos circulating the web. 

  • Eddie Mitchell - Board Member

    Eddie Mitchell was with Jim in May of 2000 when he first visited Cuba and felt God's calling to Latin America. He has been a mentor and friend since 1994 and has been an encourager and mentor to Jim and Pam for over 20 years. He never hesitated to give correction if needed and a pat on the back when deserved. He has given oversight to LAM since its inception and has brought clear advise and instruction during times of decision. Eddie and wife Joyce Pastor Rivers Edge in Montgomery, AL. Married for 4 years they have been an example of integrity and faithfulness to Jim and Pam and all who know them. 

  • Danny Dubose - Board Member

    Danny Dubose is founder and president of Bama Air, a full service Fixed Base Operator at Tuscaloosa airport, Tuscaloosa, AL. He has been a long time friend of Latin American Ministry. His relationship goes back to 2002 when Jim first began taking flight instruction in a Cessna 172 rented from Bama Air. Danny has served on the Board of Directors since LAM's inception and has been a faithful friend and adviser to the ministry since 2003. Danny and wife Tina reside in Tuscaloosa and Danny is a professional pilot.

  • John Alford - Board Member

    John Alford is owner and founder of Sonrise Medical located in Oxford, MS. John and wife Michelle are dedicated to the call and mission of Latin American Ministry. Their first trip to Saltillo, Mexico in 2006 gave them a shared passion and desire to be a part of a ministry making a difference. John has more than 20 years in the medical industry and wife Michelle is an RN. Together their combined medical skills and entrepreneur savvy would make them a wonderful part of any team. John has an uncanny insight to business and a love for God that he brings to the table for LAM. We are proud to call them friends.

  • Jesús and Martha Echavarria - Directors Omega

    Pictured are Jesús and wife Martha. In July of 2014 Martha went home to be with the Lord and in her place now is their daughter Martha. Jesús and Martha (wife) asked us in 2007 to please come and help them. They area known as Omega was one of the poorest in Saltillo, MX. In May of that same year an outreach was held with over 400 in attendance. Shortly after that the Omega feeding center began and has been operating ever since. Jesus and daughter Martha now operate the center in continuation of that work started many years ago. 


    A new kitchen and dinning hall are being added in memory of our fallen leader. "Martha's Kitchen" is slated to open sometime late 2015 or early 2016. Built in her honor and memory, it will shine as a beacon of hope to the community and serve as a feeding center for years to come.  

  • Rodrigo and Milka Gámez - Directors Lopez Mateo

    In 2010 we were approached by a pastor in another poor area of Saltillo. His name was Rodrigo. He told us the story of how he had grown up a poor home with a single mother in Cancun. What caught our attention was the phrase, "My mother took us to a feeding center where we found Jesus." He told of finding a new life and how that faith and a feeding center had kept them alive. It was from that humble beginning that he and wife Milka now operate the Lopez Mateo feeding center. It is his desire to give back that pushes them to reach out to the poor children that come to the Wings of Hope feeding center which meet