INDIANAPOLIS (BP)–Seventy Southern Baptists from 35 state Baptist conventions have been named to serve on the 2004 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 2005 SBC annual meeting in Nashville, Tenn.
The committee is made up of two people from each state convention — one layperson and one in church-related vocational work.
In each case, the church vocational worker is listed first followed by the layperson. Committee on Nominations members are selected by the SBC Committee on Committees.
Alabama — Al Jackson, Lakeview Baptist; Auburn; Michael W. Napp, Sr., First Baptist North Mobile, Saraland.
Alaska — Judson D. Owen, Sunset Hills Baptist, Anchorage; Suzanne Davidson, First Baptist, Kenai.
Arizona — Bruce Ford, Happy Valley Baptist, Glendale; Simone Lake, Church on Randall Placec, Payson/Pine.
Arkansas — Clay Hallmark, First Baptist, Marion; Mary Lisa Smith, First Baptist, Van Buren.
California — William Eng, Chinese Baptist of Orange County, Anaheim; Debbie Williams Copper Springs Clovis.
Colorado — Jerry Newman, Applewood Baptist, Wheat Ridge; Jo-elizabeth Gilstrap, Rocky Mountain Baptist, Rifle.
District of Columbia — Kurt Heath, Capitol Hill Baptist, Washington, D.C.; Samuel Hodges, III, Hillcrest Baptist, Temple Hills.
Florida — Hayes Wicker, First Baptist Naples, Naples; Jim Tatum, First Baptist Jacksonville, Jacksonville.
Georgia — David McLendon, County Line Baptist, Lithia Springs; Kevin Fort, Salem Baptist, McDonough.
Hawaii — Emerson Wiles, Mililani Baptist, Mililani; Kenneth Sakai, Valley Isle Fellowship, Wailuku.
Illinois — Robert Dickerson, First Baptist, DuQuoin; Robert Cunningham, First Baptist, Maryville.
Indiana — Steven McNeil, Northside Baptist, Indianapolis; Dustin Hackney, Hope Community, Brownsburg.
Kansas/Nebraska — Michael E. Scott, Calvary Baptist, Valley Center; Lynne Fruechting, Immanuel Baptist, Newton.
Kentucky — Randy McPheron, West Corbin Baptist, West Corbin; Tom Butler, East Baptist, Paducah.
Louisiana — Steven James, Trinity Baptist, Lake Charles; Leroy Faith, Sr., First Baptist, Bossier City.
Maryland/Delaware — John Gauger, First Baptist Perryville, Perryville; John Sadowski, Mt. Airy Baptist, Mt. Airy.
Michigan — Richard K. (Kenny) Spain, Monroe Missionary Baptist, Monroe; Denise Taglauer, Bangor Baptist, Bay City.
Mississippi — Dean Stewart, 38th Avenue Baptist, Hattiesburg; Jeff Dungan, First Baptist, Columbia.
Missouri — Jeff Purvis, Westport Community, St. Louis; Doug Austin, Lynwood Baptist, Cape Girardeau.
Nevada — Byron W. Fielder, Green Valley, Las Vegas; Frank Bushey, Fellowship Community, Reno.
New England — Andy Haynes, Faith Baptist, Warwick; Cynthia Ballard, Christian Fellowship Baptist, London Dairy.
New Mexico — Joseph Tillery, First Baptist, Artesia; Patsy Crabtree, Bethel Baptist, Alamogordo.
New York — Ken Bledsoe, Calvary Baptist, Aberdeen; Shawn Buice, Trinity Baptist, Niskayuno.
North Carolina — Chris Conner, Fuqua-Varina Baptist, Fuqua-Varina; Sandra Harrison, Front Street Baptist, Statesville.
Northwest — Joe Flegal, Greater Gresham Baptist, Gresham, Ore.; LeRoy Strain, Airway Heights Baptist, Airway Heights, Wash.
Ohio — Clifford Coleman, First Southern Baptist Meigs County, Pomeroy; Norma McMurry, First Baptist, Fairborn.
Oklahoma — Kevin Stewart, Central Baptist, Owasso; Matt Seward, Council Road Baptist, Bethany.
Pennsylvania/S. Jersey — James Gailliard, Word Tabernacle, Philadelphia; Larry Wagner, Mason Dixon Baptist, New Freedom.
South Carolina — Timothy Williams, Roebuck Baptist, Roebuck; Carson Troutman, Jr., First Baptist, Rock Hill.
Tennessee — Richard Mason, Brainerd Hills Baptist, Chattanooga; Charles Kelley, Germantown Baptist, Germantown.
Texas — Randy White, First Baptist, Katy; Wayne Lee, chairman, First Baptist Euless, Euless.
Utah/Idaho — Jim Ballard, Red Hills Baptist, Enoch; Peg Richards, Soda Springs Baptist, Soda Springs.
Virginia — Kevin Cummings, Fincastle Baptist, Fincastle; Paul Haynes, Main Street Baptist, Christiansburg.
West Virginia — Lori A. Meadows, Heritage Baptist, Pinch; William H. Lester, Memorial Baptist, Beckley.
Wyoming — Russ Daines, Hilltop Baptist, Green River; Martha McKinna, Alcova Baptist, Alcova.