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Our Staff
Communication Ministry Assistant/Receptionist
Randa Riggs

Director of Missions
Joseph Tillery

Joseph is an Associational Missionary for the Pecos Valley Association, with offices located in Artesia, New Mexico along with the Associational Strategy Team endorsed by the North American Mission Board.


Previously, Joseph was Pastor of First Baptist Church in Deer Park, Texas.  He also has been an Associate Pastor, Pastor, Education/Youth Pastor and Children/College Pastor in Texas, New Mexico and Arkansas.


Joseph was born January 21, 1954 in Arkadelphia, Arkansas.  He attended Ouachita Baptist University receiving his BA in Sociology/Religion/History.  He continued his education at Eastern New Mexico University.


Joseph is married to Sharon L. Tillery and they have two daughters. Angela and husband Bobby Laird live in Deer Park,TX  with their daughter Bailey. Katie and husband Chad Cook along with their son Kalebh Joshua and daughter Kaileigh live in Lockney, TX.


Joseph and Sharon are frequent conference leaders for Sunday School, Family Ministry, Marriage, and Church Growth and Missions.

Administrative Ministry Assistant
Shelby Vaughan

Shelby serves as Administrative Assistant for Pecos Valley Baptist Association. She is married to Gavin Vaughan, II, pastor of Hermosa Drive Baptist Church in Artesia. They have 6 children, 3 were born into their family and 3 were married into the family.

Shelby and Gavin, aka Nana and Granddaddy, have 3 grandchildren--Reagan Jo, Kaiden Luke, and Kennedy Blaine.   Reagan Jo lives in Arizona with her parents, Chelsae and Matt Haines. She was born in 2008, fulfilling a long time desire to be a Nana for Shelby. Reagan now has a little sister, Kennedy, born on September 12, 2014, giving Nana more love to share. Kaiden Luke lives in Colorado with his parents, Jena and Scott Polly. He was born in 2012, filling Nana's heart with even more love and fun.  Rounding out the family, are Cody and Lynsey Jones, living in Arizona, with Shelby's two grand puppies.

Shelby loves to cook, sew, play the piano, garden, craft, travel, and crochet. But her all time favorite thing to do is spend time with her grandbabies, family, friends, and her church family. She grew up, graduated, married, and began to raise her family in Hobbs, NM, but changed over to Artesia Bulldog country in 1994 when Gavin came to pastor Hermosa Drive Baptist Church.

Financial Secretary
Connie Stageberg

Connie serves as the Financial Secretary for the Pecos Valley Baptist Assocation.  Connie has a son, a daughter and three grandchildren. 

Her son lives in Clovis with his wife Kara.  They have two children, Shae who was born in 2009 and Layton, who was born in 2011.  Her daughter lives in Artesia with her husband Brett.  Their son, Carter, was born in 2013.  She loves spending every moment that she can with her kids and grandkids.  She answers to "Lollie" when it comes to the grandkids.

Connie plays the piano at West Main Baptist Church.  She loves to work in her yard, cook, sew, craft and of course play with her grandkids. 


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