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NAMB fills 5 positions on professional staff

ALPHARETTA, Ga. (BP)–A former national missionary is
among the five new staff members announced by the North
American Mission Board.
Susan Peugh has joined the staff of the North American
Mission Board as a student volunteer mobilization associate,
responsible for mission youth groups, special projects
(other than summer missionaries), World Tour development and
junior high development.
Prior to joining the staff, Peugh served as the
agency’s national student missions promotion specialist. As
such, she coordinated volunteer recruitment efforts in 32
states and Canada and supervised semester missionaries. She
also has been the director of Baptist Student Ministries at
Eastern Washington University, Cheyney, Wash.; Lewis Clark
State College in Lewiston, Idaho; and University of Idaho in
Moscow. Peugh is a graduate of Mississippi State University
with a bachelor of science in elementary education.
Gibbs Frazeur has joined the NAMB staff as photography
department manager/special assignment photographer. He will
coordinate the photography efforts of the new flagship
magazine as well as other NAMB missions publications.
Frazeur has been a freelance photographer in
Louisville, Ky., the past 5 years and has done photography
work for Southern Baptist Theological Seminary as well as
corporate and location shoots. He is a graduate of Ohio
University’s school of visual communications and has
experience as a staff photographer for several daily
Jerome King, a former associate in the Georgia Baptist
Convention church extension department, has joined the NAMB
staff as the African American church planting associate.
King was appointed to the GBC in 1995 from his hometown of
Savannah, Ga., where he was pastor of Christ’s Community
King’s assignment at NAMB involves working with the
church planting group to resource state conventions,
associations and churches in starting new African American
congregations. His work will include developing materials
and training leaders.
David Howard has been named as the metro and mega
planning associate in the associational strategy team. In
this capacity, he will be instrumental in developing
strategy for working with Southern Baptist associations.
Howard formerly served as director of multihousing
ministries for Central Baptist Association in Phoenix. Since
1996, he has assisted local churches in starting 11 new
congregations in multihousing locations. Howard also has
been on the staff of First Southern Baptist Church,
Scottsdale, Ariz., as minister of administration; Bible
Fellowship Church in Hemet, Calif., as bivocational worship
leader, and has served as a bivocational associate pastor
for Coronita Baptist Church in Corona, Calif., and Lakeview
Baptist Church in Lakeview, Calif.
Scott Grissom has joined NAMB from Dallas, where he has
coordinated “First Priority” the past 18 months. First
Priority is a multi-denominational network of churches that
equips youth ministers and their students for campus
evangelism. He will utilize the same strategy at NAMB to
help the agency reach high school campuses for Christ.
Grissom is a graduate of Criswell College in Dallas and
has spent nine years on staff with Southern Baptist
evangelist Jay Strack, speaking at school assemblies,
retreats and camps.
Marshall Chambers, former metro and mega planning
associate, has accepted the position of strategic cities
planning coordinator, east, on the strategic focus cities
team. He will develop and recommend high-impact strategies
for reaching cities in the eastern portion of the United
Chambers was employed by the Home Mission Board in 1990
as associate director of associational evangelism and in
1993 was named director of mega focus cities. He is a
graduate of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.

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