Rusty Dollar has been on staff at North Orange since July of 2013. Before joining our staff, Rusty served at Community Christian School in Orange, Texas for 5 years as a secondary teacher and guidance counselor. Prior to his time at Community, Rusty served 10 years in ministry as student minister in Louisiana and as associate pastor of youth and families in Tennessee. He received a B.A. in Religion with a minor in church music from East Texas Baptist University, a Masters of Divinity degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and a Texas teaching certificate through Lamar State College-Orange.
Rusty is a native of Atlanta, Texas and is happily married to his best friend and college sweet-heart Michele Hayes Dollar, who grew up at North Orange, and is the proud daddy of three beautiful daughters–Morgan, Rylie, and Mallory. Michele currently teaches Pre-K at Little Cypress Elementary School with all three of our girls attending Little Cypress schools. If Rusty has any free time, he enjoys anything technology, photography, racquetball, golf, watching football, disc-golf, coaching his daughter’s soccer team, and cuddling on the couch with his girls.