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Captains Michael and Christine Harris

have served as the Commanding Officers in Upper Pinellas County since 2015.

Captain Mike was born in Coventry, England and is the oldest of three children. Captain Christine was born in Dallas, Texas and is the 4th of 5 children in her family. They married in 1997 and became Salvation Army Officers in 2004.  Since becoming Salvation Army Officers, Captains Harris have served in Fredricksburg, Virginia and Hickory, North Carolina. Captains Harris have three children, one daughter and two sons.


Major Stephanie Sills

has served as the Assistant Corps Officer in Upper Pinellas County since 2013.

Major Sills was born in Las Vegas, Nevada and was raised in Tampa, Florida. She received her BA in Psychology from Ashford University, and in 1994 became a Salvation Army Officer. She served with The Salvation Army in Asheville, North Carolina and Washington, North Carolina before marrying her husband Trint in 1995. They served together in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Smithfield, North Carolina, Beaufort, South Carolina, Waynesville, North Carolina, Orange, Texas and Lubbock, Texas before her husband’s untimely death due to lung cancer. Major Sills continued serving with The Salvation Army’s state youth departments in Texas and Florida before being stationed in Clearwater, Florida. Major Sills has two teenage children, one daughter and one son, who are her pride and joy.

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Administration

Captain Michael Harris
Corps Officer
727-725-9777, ext. 115

Captain Christine Harris
Corps Officer
727-725-9777, ext. 112

Major Stephanie Sills
Assistant Corps Officer
727-725-9777

Community Relations & Development

Lindsay Crossland
Director of Development
727-725-9777, ext. 108

Sarah Muñoz
Volunteer & Special Events Coordinator
727-725-9777, ext. 104

Jessica Flores
Development Associate
727-725-9777, ext. 105

Social Services

Kevin Chinault
Director of Social Services
727-446-4177

Laurie Smith
Hope Crest Program Manager
727-446-4177

Traci Stickney
Tarpon Springs Program Coordinator
727-934-4476


Previous Officers Appointed as Commanders of The Salvation Army in Clearwater and Upper Pinellas County

Captain Clara Bivans 1926

Adjutant Margaret Batts 1929

Captain and Mrs. George Bivans 1929

Adjutant Annie Woodall 1930

Captain Annetta Turkington 1932

Captain and Mrs. Edwin Stanyon 1933

Captain and Mrs. W. Edward Mason 1935

Captain Ruth Baker 1938

Major and Mrs. Charles Olley 1941

Captain and Mrs. Wesley Sheppard 1942

Captain Beulah Samples 1943

Major and Mrs. Fred F. Fox 1944

Major and Mrs. Levi Canning (R) 1949

Sr.-Major and Mrs. Charles Johnson 1949

Mrs. Sr.-Major Charles Johnson 1952

Sr.-Captain Catherine Shirra 1954

Sr.-Captain and Mrs. Eugene Harring 1955

Sr.-Captain and Mrs. James Harrison 1957

Sr. Major Fred F. Fox (R) 1957

Second-Lt. and Mrs. Donald Daniels 1958

Major and Mrs. Cecil Broadstreet 1958

Major and Mrs. Fred R. Smith 1961

Major and Mrs. Warren Fulton 1965

Major and Mrs. Robert Bridges 1971

Brigadier and Mrs. R.T. Bergren 1977

Captain and Mrs. David Waite 1977

Major and Mrs. Ronald Alexander 1981

Major and Mrs. Owen Gilliam 1984

Captain and Mrs. Donald Canning 1986

Majors Tom and Sue Overton 1990

Majors John and Marthalyn Needham 1996

Majors Roy and Jacquelynn Johnson 2001

Majors H. Dean and Pamela Hinson 2005

Captains Zachary and Shelley Bell 2010