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Hillman elected national WMU recording secretary

INDIANAPOLIS (BP)–During the business session of the WMU Missions Celebration and Annual Meeting June 13-14 in Indianapolis, Kathy Robinson Hillman of Waco, Texas, was elected recording secretary for national WMU, succeeding Yolanda Calderon of Modesto, Calif., who served as recording secretary for the past four years.

Hillman has served as president of Texas WMU since 2000 and has been involved in missions since childhood. Growing up at First Baptist Church of Eldorado, Texas, she was active in Sunbeams, Girls Auxiliary and Young Women’s Auxiliary. She taught Sunbeams while in high school and one year in college. As an adult, she has served in a variety of leadership roles, including WMU director, GA leader, GA director and mission support director for international missions, among others.

In addition to writing curriculum for Contempo, Royal Service and Missions Mosaic, Hillman has co-authored several books with her husband, John, and had three short dramas published in 1998.

Hillman was valedictorian of her class at Eldorado High School and graduated from Baylor University summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in communications. She continued her education at the University of North Texas, earning a MLS.

Since 1976, Hillman has served at Baylor University as associate professor and acquisitions librarian.

Hillman and her husband are members of Columbus Avenue Baptist Church in Waco and have three grown children.