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Committee on Nominations report released


INDIANAPOLIS (BP) — The Committee on Nominations has released its 2024 report.

Nominated by the Committee on Committees and elected by messengers, the Committee on Nominations nominates members to the Executive Committee and directors/trustees to boards, institutions, commissions and standing committees of the Convention.

The report is as follows:

SBC Executive Committee

Term Expiring 2026

  • Kentucky: Brian R. Horton, LifeSong, Russell, KY; replacing John A. LucasR, First, Pikeville, KY
  • Mississippi: Lloyd Sweatt, Meadowood, Armory, MS; replacing Daniel L. (Dan) LanierR, Northcrest, Meridian, MS

Term Expiring 2027

  • Pennsylvania-South Jersey: Timothy J. Boger, Big Woods, Lock Haven, PA; replacing Fred J. Neal, Jr.R, Harvest, Kittanning, PA

Term Expiring 2028

  • Dakotas: Joseph J. (Jon) Ballard, Connection, Spearfish, SD; replacing Joshua D. (Josh) BonnerI, Calvary, Rapid City, SD
  • Florida: James Ross, Church on Bayshore, Niceville, FL; replacing Erik D. CummingsDS, New Life, Miami, FL
  • Georgia: Darey D. Kittle, Salem, Dalton, GA; replacing Jeremy D. MortonDS, First, Woodstock, GA
  • Missouri: *Kevin M. Roberson, South Haven, Belton, MO; replacing Daniel E. CarrI, Canaan, St. Louis, MO
  • Nevada: Gregory L. Fields, Nellis, Las Vegas, NV; replacing Hoyt A. SavageI, Foothills, Las Vegas, NV
  • Northwest: Michael W. Crisp, Chehalem Valley, Newbert, OR; replacing John W. Batts, IVR, First, Clear Lake, WA
  • Ohio: *Neisha S. Grubaugh, Jersey, New Albany, OH; replacing Erik SpohrDS, Centerville Christian, Centerville, OH
  • Tennessee: David Evans, Springfield, Springfield, TN; replacing *Stacy S. BramlettI, First, Collierville, TN
  • Wyoming: John G. Larramendy, Alcova, Alcova, WY; replacing Edward A. (Ed) TharpDS, Boyd Avenue, Casper, WY

Eligible to Serve Another Term Expiring 2028

  • Alabama: *Dana H. McCain, First, Dothan, AL
  • Florida: Thomas D. (Dean) Inserra, City, Tallahassee, FL
  • Kentucky: Nick W. Sandefur, Porter Memorial, Lexington, KY
  • Louisiana: *Carolyn J. Fountain, Franklin Avenue, New Orleans, LA
  • Maryland-Delaware-DC: Harold M. Phillips, Pleasant View, Port Deposit, MD
  • Michigan: *Nancy W. Spalding, Cornerstone, Roseville, MI
  • Mississippi: *Brian A. Cloys, Bayou View, Gulfport, MS
  • North Carolina: *Jana J. White, Freedom, Lincolnton, NC
  • Oklahoma: Michael P. (Mike) Keahbone, First, Lawton, OK
  • South Carolina: David H. Sons, Lake Murray, Lexington, SC
  • Virginia: *Joshua A. (Josh) Hetzler, Colonial Heights, South Chesterfield, VA

GuideStone Financial Resources

Term Expiring 2027

  • Kentucky: Wesley Noss, Buck Run, Frankfort, KY; replacing *Margaret GibsonR, Christ, Goshen, KY

Term Expiring 2028

  • Colorado: *Keith A.  Powell, Monument Hill, Monument, CO; replacing *Robert J. (Bob) BachmanI, Arapahoe Road, Centennial, CO
  • Louisiana: *Glenn Emfinger, First, Layfayette, LA; replacing *John (Johnny) Hoychick, Jr.I, First, Rayville, LA
  • Maryland-Delaware-DC: *William H. (Bill) Peacock, Elvaton, Millersville, MD; replacing Randall T.  BlackmonI, Faith, Cambridge, MD
  • North Carolina: *James C. (Jimmy) Adams, II, Cornerstone, Greensboro, NC; replacing Deborah JeffersonR, Crosslink Community, Mebane, NC
  • Northwest: *Steven D. (Steve) Bryant, Highland, Redmond, OR; replacing *Ronald L. (Ron) BryantR, Highland, Redmond, OR
  • Virginia: *Susan B. Parris, Franklin Heights, Rocky Mount, VA; replacing Kevin B.  CummingsI, Fincastle, Fincastle, VA

Eligible to Serve Another Term Expiring 2028

  • California: *Patrick J. (Pat) Pavlian, Immanuel, Highland, CA
  • Illinois: *Michael N. Allen, Uptown, Chicago, IL
  • Mississippi: Shawn Parker, First, Madison, MS
  • Tennessee: John T. (Chuck) Herring, First, Collierville, TN
  • Texas: *K. Wayne Lee, First, Dallas, TX

International Mission Board

Term Expiring 2025

  • Kansas-Nebraska: Steve D. Holdaway, LifeSpring, Bellevue, NE; replacing Mari ParkerR, First, Abilene, KS

Term Expiring 2028

  • Florida: Timothy J. Hill, Sheridan Hills, Hollywood, FL; replacing *Jenna L. CobbI, First, Melbourne, FL
  • Indiana: *Lyndy D. Stewart, Southside, South Bend, IN; replacing Max R. (Ray) DeeterI, Grace, Evansville, IN
  • Kentucky: Nicholas R. (Nick) Clark, Oak Grove, Cadiz, KY; replacing *Mercedes LopezDS, Living Hope, Bowling Green, KY
  • Louisiana: *Joy G. Regan, First, West Monroe, LA; replacing Joel G. WilliamsI, First, St. Francisville, LA
  • New York: *Jangbae Jeon, Vassar Road, Poughkeepsie, NY; replacing Michael J.  (Mike) McMahonDS, Lakeshore, Cicero, NY
  • Tennessee: Scott C. Parkison, Stevens Street, Cookeville, TN; replacing Edward D.  (David) Coombs, Jr.I, Bellevue, Memphis, TN
  • Virginia: Ryan T. Brice, Nansemond River, Suffolk, VA; replacing Thurman R. HayesI, First, Suffolk, VA
  • Virginia: Wendell D. Horton, Sky View Missionary, Fancy Gap, VA; filling New Position

Eligible to Serve Another Term Expiring 2028

  • Alabama: *Donna L. Garner, Woodmont, Florence, AL
  • Alaska: Thomas A.  (Tom) Hoffman, Fairview Loop, Wasilla, AK
  • Arizona: Stephen P. Hayes, North Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ
  • Florida: David E. Beauchamp, Crescent Beach, St. Augustine, FL
  • Georgia: Kevin C. Williams, First, Villa Rica, GA
  • Mississippi: Jeffery D. Holeman, First, Oxford, MS
  • Missouri: Gary R.  (Rick) Hedger, Freshwater, Jefferson City, MO
  • North Carolina: *Lori Accordini, Summit, Durham, NC
  • Oklahoma: *William E.  (Willie) Smith, Henderson Hills, Edmond, OK
  • South Carolina: Trudy H. Crittendon, Concord, Anderson, SC
  • Texas: *Jamie L. Crutchfield, Emmanuel, New Caney, TX
  • Texas: Jason E. Gray, Redeemer, Abilene, TX
  • Texas: *Carolina Pfeiffer, Southview, Rosharon, TX

Not to Be Replaced:

  •  Texas: James C. (Cliff) MaytonR, Memorial, Spring, TX

Lifeway Christian Resources

Term Expiring 2026:

  • New Mexico: *Randy M. Egan, First, Santa Fe, NM; replacing Mike O. Napier, Sr.R, First, Aztec, NM

Term Expiring 2028:

  • Alabama: Michael C. Gentry, First, Decatur, AL; replacing Clayton K. SpeedI, First, Hartselle, AL
  • Georgia: Bryan C. Myers, Central, Americus, GA; replacing *Michaelyn M. RozarDS, First, Watkinsville, GA
  • Maryland-Delaware-DC: *Gail Roberta Tucker, Sharon, Lanham, MD; replacing Stephanie GreerDS, The Garden Church, Baltimore, MD
  • Missouri: Kenneth J. Parker, First, Kearney, MO; replacing *Jose L. RuizI, Fellowship, Greenwood, MO
  • New England: Joseph Han, Antioch, Cambridge, MA; replacing Daniel S. (Dan) ChoI, Antioch, Cambridge, MA
  • Tennessee: *Kimberly H. Boatwright, First, Millington, TN; replacing *Luther D. McDanielI, First, Hendersonville, TN

Eligible to Serve Another Term Expiring 2028:

  • California: Ross Kwong, Bethany, Bellflower, CA
  • New York: *Arnaldo J. Castillo, Fordham Community, Bronx, NY
  • North Carolina: *Joshua Benfield, Fairview, Apex, NC
  • Northwest: *Caleb Iorg, Garden, Portland, OR
  • Virginia: *Elaine D. Hanger, Parkway, Moseley, VA

Not to Be Replaced:

  • Texas: Bob PearleI, Birchman, Fort Worth, TX

North American Mission Board

Term Expiring 2025:

  • Arizona: Chris S. Stull, Wellspring, Goodyear, AZ; replacing Jackie AllenR, Cross, Surprise, AZ

Term Expiring 2028:

  • Michigan: Stan D. Turner, New City, Lincoln Park, MI; replacing Roy HenryI, Faith, Battle Creek, MI
  • North Carolina: Ronnie Parrott, Christ Community, Huntersville, NC; replacing *Mark S. GilbertI, Calvary, Winston-Salem, NC
  • Tennessee: John Mark Harrison, First Concord, Knoxville, TN; replacing Grant GainesI, Belle Aire, Murfreesboro, TN
  • Virginia: *Jennifer L. Clifton, Pillar, Dumfries, VA; replacing Eric J. ThomasI, First, Norfolk, VA
  • Georgia: TJ Mauldin, First, Tifton, GA; replacing *George L. FalldineI, Second, Warner Robins, GA

Eligible to Serve Another Term Expiring 2028:

  • California: Jonathan W. Jarboe, Pathway, Redlands, CA
  • Georgia: David Mills, Beallwood, Columbus, GA
  • Georgia: *David J. Younker, Johnson Ferry, Marietta, GA
  • Illinois: David C. Seaton, Heights Community, Collinsville, IL
  • Maryland-Delaware-DC: *Warner Aldridge, Temple Hills, Temple Hills, MD
  • Nevada: *Keith W. Brown, South Reno, Reno, NV
  • Virginia: *Matt M. King, Remnant, Richmond, VA

Gateway Seminary

Term Expiring 2025:

  • Virginia: Doug S. Echols, Bethel, Yorktown, VA; replacing Don L. PaxtonR, Rosedale, Abingdon, VA

Term Expiring 2029:

  • Ohio: *Erin M. Shaw, Centerville, Centerville, OH; replacing David G. HillR, Northside, Springfield, OH
  • At Large: Samuel Noh, Grace Redeemer, Anaheim, CA; replacing *Barbara E. Smith1, Immanuel, Highland, CA
  • At Large: Nam Park, Immanuel, North Hills, CA; replacing *Vincent HayesI, New Seasons, Spring Valley, CA
  • Florida: David K. Tarkington, First, Orange Parck, FL; replacing Louis EgipciacoDS, Elevate, Miami Lakes, FL
  • Kentucky: *Denis Philip Tocci, Highland, Shelbyville, KY; replacing Andrew DyerI, Corinth, London, KY
  • North Carolina: *D. Neal Hopper, Jr., Eastern Hills, Charlotte, NC; replacing *Arthur A. (Rally) deLeonI, Providence, Raleigh, NC

Eligible to Serve Another Term Expiring 2029:

  • Alabama: Daniel Atkins, Taylor Road, Montgomery, AL
  • West Virginia: Kyle D. Neal, Fairlawn, Parkersburg, WV

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Term Expiring 2025:

  • Kansas-Nebraska: Brenda E. White, River Community, Wichita, KS; replacing Ralph B. LassiterR, Mt. Moriah, Omaha, NE

Term Expiring 2027:

  • Local: Collin Coffee, Calvary, Inola, OK; replacing *Wade R. PruittR, First, Clinton, OK

Term Expiring 2029:

  • Arizona: Jeff Vanderford, Authentic Life, Tucson, AZ; replacing Charles S. WesnerI, First, Wellton, AZ
  • California: (HaHyung) John Lee, First, Artesia, CA; replacing Darrow Perkins, Jr.DS, Mesa View, Poway, CA
  • L ocal: *Josh T. Brown, Emmaus, Kansas City, MO; replacing Jon L. SappI, Western Hills, Topeka, KS
  • Maryland-Delaware-DC: *Stephen J. (Joel) Wellum, Jr., Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, replacing *Phyllis J. MasonI, Colonial, Randallstown, MD

Eligible to Serve Another Term Expiring 2029:

  • Arkansas: Jeffrey L. Dial, Life Line, Little Rock, AR
  • Local: Jason R. Gentry, Hallsville Baptist, Hallsville, MO
  • Mississippi: *Ashley R. Thompson, Gaston, Booneville, MS

New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary

Term Expiring 2029:

  • California: *Kevin N. Cho, First Chinese, Los Angeles, CA; replacing Sung Kyo WeeDS, New Life, Fremont, CA

Eligible to Serve Another Term Expiring 2029:

  • Arizona: Daniel Martin, Tempe Christian, Tempe, AZ
  • Georgia: Nolan S. Wood, Life, Athens, GA
  • Illinois: *Dana L. Keating, Dorrisville, Harrisburg, IL
  • Local: *Amanda T. Walker, Temple, Ruston, LA
  • Tennessee: Roc Collins, Judson, Nashville, TN

Not to Be Replaced:

  • Pennsylvania-South Jersey: *Charles D. (Toby) StewardI, First, Williamsport, PA

Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary

Term Expiring 2027:

  • Florida: Bob Block, First, Tampa, FL; replacing Aaron D. BurgnerR, Lakes, Lakeland, FL

Term Expiring 2029:

  • Michigan: Dustin Rudolph, Del Cerro, La Mesa, CA; replacing Arthur E. (Art) WerryI, New Life, Fraser, MI
  • Northwest: Travis Southern, Sola, Kennewick, WA; replacing Boris AlfaroR, Comunidad, Salem, OR

Eligible to Serve Another Term Expiring 2029:

  • Georgia: *Ingrid T. Reynolds, Eagle’s Landing First, McDonough, GA
  • Local: Michael Cummings, Deep Branch, Lumberton, NC
  • Local: *Mary E. Wooten, Beulaville, Beulaville, NC
  • Louisiana: Charles (Stewart) Holloway, First, Pineville, LA
  • West Virginia: Thomas D. (Danny) Rumple, Cross Lanes, Cross Lanes, WV

Southern Baptist Theological Seminary

Term Expiring 2029:

  • Florida: Lucas Almeida, Central, Melbourne, FL; replacing James B. (Jim) HenryI, Downtown, Orlando, FL
  • Georgia: Clay T. Smith, Johnson Ferry, Marietta, GA; replacing Thomas E. RushI, Liberty, Hartwell, GA
  • Local: *David S. Beck, Hurstbourne, Louisville, KY; replacing *Richard L. StaabI, Highview, Louisville, KY

Eligible to Serve Another Term Expiring 2029:

  • Louisiana: James O. Jenkins, Baptist Bible, Shreveport, LA
  • Maryland-Delaware-DC: Christopher B. Davis, Northwest, Reisterstown, MD
  • Missouri: James E. Briggs, First, Fayette, MO
  • South Carolina: Richard H. (Ricky) Stark, III, Wellford, Wellford, SC
  • Tennessee: Bruce G. Chesser, First, Hendersonville, TN
  • Virginia: Robert W. Pochek, First, Charlottesville, VA

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

Term Expiring 2027:

  • Georgia: Lee Lacey, First, Sandersville, GA; replacing *Andrew BunnellR, Prince Avenue, Bogart, GA

Term Expiring 2029:

  • California: Michael Cordich, First, Glendora, CA; replacing Demetric Felton, Sr., Beyond The Walls, Temecula, CA
  • Kansas-Nebraska: *Sylvana M. Airan, Southview, Lincoln, NE; replacing Ron J. PrachtI, Olivet, Wichita, KS
  • Maryland-Delaware-DC: James Jinsuk Choi, New Covenant, Rockville, MD; replacing Michael L. (Mike) Trammell, Paramount, Hagerstown, MD
  • At Large: *Nancy J. Rivera, Primera, Grand Prairie, TX; replacing *John M. RayburnI, Fellowship of the Parks, Keller, TX
  • West Virginia: Andrew Maynor, First, Princeton, WV; replacing Aaron Sligar, Living River, Sutton, WV

Eligible to Serve Another Term Expiring 2029:

  • At Large: Jonathan T. Hewet, First, Carrizo Springs, TX
  • South Carolina: Tim G. Williams, Roebuck, Roebuck, SC

Not to Be Replaced:

  • Pennsylvania-South Jersey: Darius NableE, The Church of the Good Shepherd, Cherry Hill, NJ

Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission

Term Expiring 2028:

  • At Large: *Thomas P. Kakadelis, First, Aberdeen, NC; replacing *Kelly HancockI, North Richland Hills, North Richland Hills, TX
  • New Mexico: *George Kevin Norwood, Bethel, Alamogordo, NM; replacing *Lori A. BovaI, Taylor Memorial, Hobbs, NM
  • Northwest: Michael O. Lerma, First, Castle Rock, WA; replacing Alan E. GayleI, Fairfield, Eugene, OR
  • West Virginia: Joseph N. Giles, Jr., Berkeley, Berkeley Springs, WV; replacing *Preston T. WhiteI, Immanuel, Princeton, WV

Eligible to Serve Another Term Expiring 2028:

  • Arizona: Anthony J. Cox, Mercy Hill, Phoenix, AZ
  • Louisiana: *Hannah Hunter Pounds, First, New Orleans, LA
  • Maryland-Delaware-DC: *Lennox A. Graham, Colonial, Randallstown, MD

Not to Be Replaced;

  • Michigan: Michael S. GuyerE, Treasuring Christ, Ann Arbor, MI

Committee on Order of Business

Term Expiring 2027:

  • At Large: Andrew J. Bailey, Cross, Phoenix, AZ; replacing Heiden RatnerI, Walk, Las Vegas, NV
  • At Large: Paul T. Davis, Northcrest, Meridian, MS; replacing Palmer WilliamsI, Redemption City, Franklin, TN

Credentials Committee

Term Expiring: 2027:

  • At Large: *Arthur (Rally) de Leon, Cornerstone, Raleigh, NC; replacing *James W.  (Jim) AverettECN, Dawson Memorial, Birmingham, AL

Eligible to Serve Another Term Expiring 2027:

  • At Large: *Jonathan Sams, Image, Marietta, GA

Symbol Descriptions:

D – Deceased

DS – Declined to Serve

E – Eligible to Serve Another Term

ECN – Executive Committee Nominee

I – Ineligible to Serve Another Term

R – Resigned

* – Non-Church/Denominational Vocation

† – Interim Trustee

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