Who We Are
Board of Directors | Officers
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Margaret Zee, President/Artistic DirectorMargaret Zee founded Puritan Productions in 2012. She is a former professional dancer with Hong Kong Ballet for All, Hong Kong Television Studios, and former teaching member of the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD). She is a graduate of the University of Texas at Arlington and Dallas Theological Seminary. She was saved at age nine by the grace of God.
Dr. Jacqueline Howard, Chairwoman of the Board/Music DirectorDr. Howard's vision for Puritan Productions is that the amazing Gospel is proclaimed truthfully through drama and the fine arts. Dr. Howard is the church pianist at Park Hills Baptist Church in Austin, TX. She previously taught criminology at George Mason University and has over ten years in local and federal law enforcement. She holds a Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Dallas. Her musical background includes studying piano performance at The Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University and teaching piano at the Music Conservatory of Texas. She was also assistant principal cellist for the Flower Mound Chamber Orchestra.
Jim Hummel, Evangelism/Public RelationsJim Hummel grew up in Kansas City before moving to Dallas. He became saved through the grace of God and the ministry of Campus Crusade for Christ while in college in 1970. Jim’s spiritual passion is to equip believers to do “one another” ministry more actively and Biblically. He is part owner of a small business that helps build websites and do internet marketing. Jim holds a B.A. in History from UT Austin as well as a Masters of Computer Science from UT Arlington. He and his wife, Karen, live in Richardson, and are blessed with three children and seven grandchildren.
Gary CromeensGary Cromeens started his music training in high school, continuing in college where he participated in band, orchestras, and sang in the choir. He served in the Navy for six years, where he also sang with the Navy chorus for a year. Gary was raised in a Christian home, and has been a believer since the age of twelve. He has continued to perform with various civic choirs, notably with the Mesquite Civic Chorus where they performed at both Carnegie Hall and the National Cathedral in Washington. Gary has been married to his high school sweetheart, Rae, for 47 years; they have a daughter and two grandchildren.
Robert Vickers Robert Vickers was raised in a Christian home, born of the Spirit as a high school teen. He studied Bible and music at Cairn University (formerly Philadelphia Biblical University). He moved to Texas in 1976. Self-employed as a service tech since 1984, he resides in Garland with his wife Rebecca. Blessed by God with eight children, five grandchildren and counting! His current focus involves setting Scripture to music for instruction and edification of the saints. Robert’s passion is to advance the Kingdom of God until the return and reign of the Lord Jesus Christ. Soli Deo Gloria!
Rebecca Vickers Rebecca Vickers grew up in a Christian home with two Godly parents as her first teachers in the ways of the Lord. She has been blessed to be a nurse for the past 37 years and blessed with her husband Robert, their children and precious grandchildren. Rebecca has served God through music throughout the years and is now honored to be a participant in this production with fellow pilgrims. Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.