Board of Directors and Executive Leadership

Journeymen is fortunate for its two paid, part-time directors and four active members serving on the board of directors, all of whom support Journeymen with personal contributions. In addition to the directors and board leadership, we have a rich community of mentors, parents, volunteers, partners, businesses, and individuals who serve on committees and in other pro-bono or volunteer capacities.

Jordan Bowman is currently pursuing a degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Entrepreneurship and a minor in Non-Profit Studies. At 14 year old, he participated in Journeymen’s first ever ROPAW. Jordan recognized the value of this experience and came back each year to staff. He now serves on the ROPAW leadership team and as the Executive Director of the Triangle chapter. He believes that every young man should have access to a community of conscious, healthy men and is hoping to bring that dream into reality.

Jordan Bowman

Executive Director

Jake Humphrey, from Cary, North Carolina, has been involved with Journeymen Triangle for over seven years. He participated in the Rites of Passage Adventure Weekend in 2010 and he has stayed involved with the community ever since. As a result of mentorship and leadership development from Journeymen, Jake has been able to step into a leadership role in many areas of his life. He has been a manager at Chick-fil-A as well as a foreman at Raleigh Reclaimed, a custom woodworking business in Raleigh, NC. He loves the work he does with Journeymen and is committed to serving the boys of today and tomorrow.

Jake Humphrey

Program Director

Papy Fisher, from New Hill, North Carolina, co-founded Journeymen Triangle in 2012 and has served on the board as treasurer, president, president emeritus and is now serving another term as board president. Papy’s other non-profit board service has been 24 years of a Church board and leadership team as well as 3 years serving on a public charter school board as a member, vice president, and president. Papy is also the founder of the FisherFarm Mentoring Institute where he and Debbie, his wife of 34 years, provide a transition space for young men on their journey to a thriving and authentic manhood. Papy believes in this healthy community of men and their mission to bring males out of the world of boys into the world of authentic manhood.

Papy Fisher

Board President

John Craichy, MBA, MSW, LCSWA is a management consultant, personal coach, and family therapist. After years of volunteer work with men and adolescents, John pursued training and licensing in clinical social work with an emphasis on change models and substance use disorders. Specializing in authentic communication, substance use issues, trauma facilitation, addictions, change processes, crisis management, family dynamics, and personal leadership development John has been able to create individual leadership opportunities, group processes and workshops to help people communicate and lead more effectively.

John Craichy

Board Member

Jeff Bowman formed Journeymen Triangle in 2008. He has served as Board President and organizational leader for many years and an active mentor in the organization. Outside of Journeymen, Jeff is an Executive Creative Director with a goal is to compel, engage and lead in developing revolutionary communications to both change the client’s bottom line and the world for the better.

Jeff Bowman

Board Secretary

Scott Thomas has been involved with Journeymen as a mentor since 2010. In 2012, he joined the Board of Directors. He currently serves in law enforcement.

Scott Thomas

Board Treasurer

Journeymen is currently seeking additional board members with a passion for serving adolescent boys during their critical time of transition into manhood, and a willingness to give of their time and resources for the growth and development of the Journeymen program. Please email if you are interested in exploring board membership with us.

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