Jason G. Shirley


Jason was born in 1981 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  He moved with his family to Carlsbad in 1991 to pioneer Word of Life Church.  Jason graduated Carlsbad High School in 1999.  After graduation, Jason returned to Tulsa to attend Rhema Bible Training Center, from which he graduated in 2002 with an emphasis on youth ministry.  Jason returned to Carlsbad in 2003 to accept the youth pastor position at Word of Life Church, where he still is employed today.  Jason is also the hospice chaplain at Golden Services in Carlsbad.  He is married to Tiffany Shirley of Sand Springs, Oklahoma (2002).  She works at Southwest Pharmacy as a technician.  They have a 5 year old daughter, Brooklyn.

Jason is a musician, plays guitar and sings.  He also enjoys golf, racquetball, disc golf, watching Oklahoma Sooners football, and St. Louis Cardinals baseball.



Wes Carter began his second term as City Councilor in 2014, having previously served on City Council from 2008 to 2012. He was also elected Mayor Pro Tem from 2011-12.  Mr. Carter is a successful business owner who owns and operates Carter’s Air Conditioning. He is the past exalted ruler of the BPOE #1558 (Carlsbad Elks) and remains involved with the Elks, Kiwanis, Carlsbad Rotary and the Carlsbad Chamber of Commerce.

Mr. Carter graduated from NMSU in 2003 with a degree in business administration.   As a City Councilor, he serves on multiple boards, including the Bob Forrest Youth Sports Complex, Golf and Budget.

He is married to Cora Carter, and they have three daughters: Alexis, Lindsey and Hailey.                                                                      

Wesley Carter