NASHVILLE, Tenn. (BP)–Seventy Southern Baptists from 35 state Baptist conventions have been named to serve on the 2007-08 SBC Committee on Nominations.
The Committee on Nominations will nominate people to serve on the SBC’s boards, commissions and committees. They will present their report to the 2008 SBC annual meeting in Indianapolis.
The committee is made up of two people from each state convention — one in church-related vocational work and one layperson.
In each case, the church vocational worker is listed first followed by the layperson, along with their church names. Committee on Nominations members are selected by the SBC Committee on Committees.
Alabama — James H. Cooley, First Baptist, Haleyville; Ronnie B. Holladay, Benton Baptist, Benton.
Alaska — Fred Stroud, First Baptist, Wasilla; Jeff Milton, Glacier Valley Baptist, Juneau.
Arizona — Charles Jinks, Church at Arrowhead, Glendale; Charlie Scott, Love Baptist, Phoenix.
Arkansas — Neal Nelson, Fellowship Church, Arkadelphia; Wayne J. Trull, Central Baptist, Magnolia.
California — Patrick J. Pavlian, Immanuel Baptist, Highland; Eloise Kell, El Camino Baptist, Sacramento.
Colorado — Ray Lee Shirley, Monument Baptist, Grand Junction; Kathy Brasby, Calvary Baptist, Fort Morgan.
District of Columbia — James Kneale, First Baptist, Upper Marlboro, Md.; Lauretta Mays, Hillcrest Baptist, Temple Hills, Md.
Florida — Bary Kevin Goza, Immanuel Baptist, Pace; Mark L. Boghich III, Carrollwood Baptist, Tampa.
Georgia — Kenneth W. Garvin, Sweetwater Baptist, Thomson; Anita Mullenix, Warren Baptist, Augusta.
Hawaii — Tullos Jones, Kona Baptist, Kailua Kona; Ken Munechika, First Baptist, Pearl City.
Illinois — Lawrence Haskin, Household of Faith, Markham; Lota Ford, Second Baptist, Herrin.
Indiana — Ron Ross, Halteman Village Baptist, Muncie; David Schultz, Washington Avenue Baptist, Evansville.
Kansas/Nebraska — Richard Jenkins, First Southern Baptist, Coffeyville, Kan.; Alfred J. Fransen, First Baptist, Bellevue, Neb.
Kentucky — Don Mathis, Eastwood Baptist, Bowling Green; Karl Neely, First Baptist, Henderson.
Louisiana — Philip Robertson, Philadelphia Baptist, Deville; Guy Truett Williams, First Baptist, New Orleans.
Maryland/Delaware — Lyn O’Berry, Church on Warren Avenue, Baltimore; Mike Rhoades, South End Baptist, Frederick, Md.
Michigan — Larry Q. Allen, Warren Woods Baptist, Warren; Richard Harris, Oakland Woods Baptist, Clarkston.
Mississippi — Lloyd Sweatt, Meadowood Baptist, Amory; E.W. (Eddie) Kinchen, First Baptist, Jackson.
Missouri — Dwight Blankenship. Parkway Baptist, St. Louis; Terry Moots, Hillcrest Baptist, Lebanon.
Nevada — Mike B. Farris, First Baptist, Tonapah; Mordecai Jasper, Green Valley Baptist, Henderson.
New England — Robert Wellner Sr., Friendship Baptist, Brimfield, Mass.; Robert E. Scully, The Baptist Fellowship, Randolph, Vt.
New Mexico — Boyd Lee Herring, First Baptist, Santa Fe; Bill Marshall, Celebration Baptist, Rio Rancho.
New York — George M. Jacobs, Northside Baptist, Liverpool; Wayne Sibrava, Living Water Baptist, Owego.
North Carolina — Charles E. Burnham Jr., Central Baptist, Henderson; Jim Russell, Merrimon Avenue Baptist, Asheville.
Northwest — Jim Fitzpatrick, CrossPoint Baptist Church, Vancouver, Wash,; Robert Van Pope, Northside Baptist, Vancouver, Wash.
Ohio — Dave Hill, Northside Baptist, Springfield; Betty Gray, First Baptist, Garrettsville.
Oklahoma — Patricia Wagstaff, First Baptist, Maysville; Russell McDaniel, First Baptist, Idabel.
Pennsylvania/South Jersey — Charles Wesley (Wes) Kent, Rancocas Valley Baptist, Willingboro, N.J.; Maxine Theresa Robinson, Delaware Valley Baptist, Willingboro, N.J.
South Carolina — Ryan Stephen Goodroe, First Baptist, Hartsville; Donald E. Ward, First Baptist, Columbia.
Tennessee–Stephen Glenn Weekley, chair, First Baptist, Hendersonville; Sarah O. Maddox, Judson Baptist, Nashville.
Texas — James T. Egan, First Baptist, Post; Spencer Dobbs, First Baptist, Odessa.
Utah/Idaho — Jerel Miller, New Hope Fellowship, Clearfield, Utah; David Michael, Calvary Baptist, Idaho Falls, Id.
Virginia — Steve D. Tyree, Elon Baptist, Madison Heights; Norman Neal, Smith Memorial Baptist, Williamsburg.
West Virginia — William (George) Hopkins, Berkeley Springs Baptist, Berkeley Springs; George Freebersyser, Cross Lanes Baptist, Cross Lanes.
Wyoming — Kevin LeBoeuf, First Southern Baptist, Worland; Rebecca M. Tharp, Boyd Avenue Baptist, Casper.