Women at the Well Ministries
"Whoever drinks of the water I shall give him shall never thirst." John 4:14

Meet Our Staff

WATW Staff

Robin Nation, Executive Director
Robin is the founder and director of Women at the Well Ministries. She and her husband are life-long residents of McMinn County. The vision for WATW came to Robin while working as the Sheriff's Secretary at the McMinn County Justice Center in 1994. Jail Ministry is where she accepted the call in this ministry. She is a member of Eastanallee Baptist Church in Riceville, TN. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Christian Education from International College of Bible Theology, certified Temperment Counselor and Licensed Pastoral Counselor through the National Christians Counselors Association, Certified in Personal Studies for New Christians, Committed to Freedom, and Biblical Counseling through the Tenn Challenge International. She is currently enrolled in the Level III Emerging Leaders Program through Teen Challenge.  She is CPR Certified.

She enjoys spending time with her family, camping, biking, and walking.

"Over the years God has blessed me with the privilege of seeing many ladies come to know Christ and be delivered from a life of destruction. My favorite verse is "It is for freedom that Christ has set you free therefore keep standing firm and do not be subject again to a yoke of slavery" Galatians 5:1 NASB"

Phoebe Masters, Promotion Coordinator

         Phoebe has worked at the ministry since December 2009. Before becoming a full-time staff member she was a student at WATW. She is originally from Lenoir City, TN but is now a resident live-in staff. She is certified to teach Personal Studies for New Christians and Group Studies for New Christians. Phoebe is certified in Biblical Counseling Course through Teen Challenge International. She is the kitchen supervisor for WATW. She is CPR Certified.
Phoebe has 3 children and 5 grandchildren. She enjoys cooking, playing the piano, and sports. When she isn't working at the ministry she is usually baby sitting and spending time with her family.  

Lisa Pinckney, Admissions Coordinator
Lisa graduated from Women at the Well on February 20, 2010. After a six month internship, she was called by God to become a full-time residential staff member. She is currently pursuing an Associates Degree from Tennessee Temple University of Chattanooga. She is certified to teach Personal Studies for New Christians, Group Studies for New Christians, and Biblical Counseling through Teen Challenge International. She also teaches at the McMinn County Justice Center as a part of the Jail Ministry Team. Lisa is a member of Joy Christian Fellowship in Charleston, Tennessee and an active member of the Cleveland Emmaus Community. She is CPR Certified She enjoys learning, laughter and fellowship with the Body of Christ. 

"The Lord has chosen to use me in the very same ministry that He used to save my life, this is an honor that is hard to put into words. -but one is humble"

Galatians 5:1 NIV
It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be burdened again by a yoke of slavery.

Kristy Sewell, Classroom Coordinator


                                                Kristy graduated WATW January 28th 2012. After graduating, she became an intern and is now a full-time staff member. She is from Athens, Tn and has two sons. She is certified to teach the Personal Studies for New Christians through Teen Challenge She is the Emerging Leaders Representive and enrolled in Level II of the Emerging Leaders Program through Teen allenge. She is the fundraiser coordinator.  She attended Cleveland State Community College.  She is an active member of Pope Avenue Baptist Church.  She has served on two missions trips to Iowa.  She is CPR Certified. 

Angie Bryant, Transition Coordinator

Angie graduated from the Women at the Well program. She served as an intern for one year and became full time staff in Feburary 2013.   She is originally from Jackson, TN.  Angie is a Registered Nurse. She graduated Level I ELP. She is certified in Post-Abortion Counseling.  As transition coordinator she manages the transition students in preparing to leaving the program.  She is CPR Certified.



Stephanie Yancey
Owner of "New Attitude"

Stephanie graduated the Women at the Well program and served as an intern for one year.  She is from  Lafayette, Ga.  She has two grown children.  She completed level one of the Emerging Leaders Program.  She is currently attending Tennessee Temple University, of Chattanooga Tn.  After her internship she followed her dream to open a consignment store.  The store is at 845 Keith Street Cleveland Tn.  The students at WATW get on the job work training.  The store takes items donated to WATW or you can consign under your own name. 

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