Trustees, board members elected to serve State Board, other entities

Report of Committee on Boards and Commissions

EDITOR’S NOTE — Messengers voted to elect or reelect the following during the 2021 Alabama Baptist State Convention. An asterisk (*) before the name indicates a layperson. The executive committee and State Board of Missions members are grouped by associations while board members of convention entities are designated by church membership.

Executive Committee

Earl Mitchell, Etowah; Sam Tate, Alabama-Crenshaw; Greg Woodard, Colbert-Lauderdale; Donnie Payne, Tuscaloosa; Charles Brown, Mobile

State Board of Missions

Terms to Expire 2024: Mel Johnson, Autauga; Robert Burns, Baldwin; Mike Fortenberry, Barbour;

Chris Kynard, Bethel; Micah Gandy, Bethlehem; Greg Corbin and Jason Leight, Birmingham Metro; Blair McBride, Butler; Ben Curlee, Carey; Barrett Long and Chris Underwood, Colbert-Lauderdale; Neal Butler, Conecuh; Max Buttram and Skip Parvin, Coosa River; Gary Miller and *Shirley Smith, Covington; Christopher Woodall, Dale; Kevin McCreless, DeKalb; *Jessica Hadaway, East Liberty; *Beth Baldwin and Jim Graham, Elmore; Cavin Cawthon, Escambia; *Julia Ford, Etowah; Mark Smith, Friendship; *Lewis Edwin Gaza, Lamar; Dusty McLemore and Kevin Ward, Limestone; *Andrea Dyess, Tim Milner and Kevin J. Moore, Madison; Derek Allen, Roy Hill and Jeremy Smalley, Mobile; Daniel Atkins and *Patti Shoemaker, Montgomery; Clayton Speed, Morgan; Mark Milwee, Muscle Shoals; Charlie Wilson, Pickens; Richie Ashburn and *Karen Melton, Russell; Andrew Knick, Salem Troy; *Gary Oswalt, Sipsey; *Rhonda Grandstaff and Don Tew, Southeast Alabama; Roger Kendrick, Tallapoosa; Shandy Dill, Tennessee River; *Debbie Eads and Keith Pugh, Tuscaloosa; Robert Blankenship, Walker; *Connie Cook, West Central

— Convention entities —

The Alabama Baptist

Terms to Expire 2025: Gary Fenton, Dawson, Birmingham; Rob Jackson, FBC Prattville; Scott Swedenburg, Dawson, Birmingham; Don Reed, Mount Zion, Huntsville

Board of Aid

Terms to Expire 2025: David Nelson, Thomasville; Jerry Reeves, FBC Leroy; *Tammy Simms, University, Huntsville

Alabama Baptist Children’s Homes & Family Ministries

Terms to Expire 2025: Barry Bledsoe, FBC Montgomery; Blake Kersey, FBC Decatur

Christian Life Commission

Terms to Expire 2025: Joe Bob Mizzell, FBC Montgomery; Kenny Hoomes, FBC Montgomery; John Thomas, FBC Dothan; James Jackson, Glynwood, Prattville

Education Commission

Terms to Expire 2025: *Sammie Barstow, FBC Tuscaloosa; Bill Cannon, FBC Union Springs; Jerry Henry, FBC Fairhope; *Debbie Morris, Chulafinnee, Heflin

The Baptist Foundation of Alabama

Terms to Expire 2025: *Marcalyn Price, Parkway, Auburn; *Joel Lake, FBC Tuscaloosa; *Tim Mitchell, Parker Memorial, Anniston; Jay Wolf, FBC Montgomery; *Rick Gibson, FBC Tuscaloosa; *Bill Harper Jr., Eastern Hills, Montgomery; *Diane Kennedy, Spring Hill, Mobile

Alabama Baptist Historical Commission

Terms to Expire 2025: *Debbie Campbell, Baptist Church at McAdory, McCalla; *Ralph Foster, FBC Montgomery; *Joyce Peters, Shades Mountain, Birmingham; *Sarah M. Walters, FBC Birmingham

Alabama Baptist Retirement Centers

Terms to Expire 2025: William Hand, North Shelby, Birmingham; *W. Forrest Hatfield, Elkdale, Selma; Curtis Pace, FBC Montgomery; *Shannon Mayes, FBC Prattville; Lee Wright, Heritage, Montgomery

University of Mobile

Terms to Expire 2025: Tim Cox, Liberty, Chelsea; *Terry Harbin, Redemption, Saraland; *Paul Carter, Cottage Hill, Mobile; *Ronald Moore, Dauphin Way, Mobile; *Michael Tew, FBC Tillman’s Corner; *Gabi Constantine, Restoration, Citronelle

Shocco Springs Conference Center

Terms to Expire 2025: *Chelsea Kellum, Crossroads, Elmore; Ryan Whitley, CrossPoint, Trussville; *Sonya Tucker, Pinedale, Montgomery; *Gena Butler, Parker Memorial, Anniston

Report of Committee on Committees

Committee on Boards and Commissions

Chairperson 2021–2022: Craig Carlisle, FBC Gadsden

Chairperson 2022–2023: Joel Carwile, FBC Athens

Terms to Expire 2023:  Joel Carwile, FBC Athens; *Sue McFadden, FBC Ft. Payne; Mack Amis, Parker Memorial, Anniston; *Kelley Redmond, Parkway, Auburn; Jim Tate, Memphis, Dothan; Nathan Daniels, Bethany, Andalusia; *Amy McCullough, FBC Frisco City; *Carrie Stubblefield, FBC Jackson; Lee Tate, Benton; John P. Gates, Mount Vernon, Jasper; *Katherine White, FBC Arley; Daven Watkins, FBC Pelham; James Watkins, West End, Clanton

Audit Committee

Chairperson 2021–2022:  *Rick Gibson, FBC Tuscaloosa

Terms to Expire 2024: *Jody Singleton, FBC Headland; *Dave Furst, Eastern Hills, Montgomery

Insurance Committee

Chairperson 2021–2022:  *Mike Colquett, Mexia

Terms to Expire 2024:  *Cliff Slaten, Taylor Road, Montgomery

Committee on Time, Place and Preacher

Chairperson 2021–2022:  John Thweatt, FBC Pell City

Terms to Expire 2022:  John Thweatt, FBC Pell City; Teman Knight, Heritage, Montgomery; Britt Green, FBC Eclectic; Robert Mullins, Crossroads Community, Elmore; Barry Cosper, Baptist Church at McAdory, McCalla; Les Hughes, Hartford; Eric Fuller, Ozark

Memorials Committee

Chairperson 2021–2022: Clarke Skelton, Mountain Brook, Birmingham

Terms to Expire 2022: Clarke Skelton, Mountain Brook, Birmingham; Pat Ingram, Millbrook; Dave Burns, FBC Prattville; Jennifer Foster, Heritage, Montgomery; Guy Anderson, Elkdale, Selma

Committee on Order of Business

Chairperson 2021–2022: Chip Starnes, FBC Bay Minette

Terms to Expire 2024: Neal Hughes, Heritage, Montgomery

Committee on Resolutions

Chairperson 2021–2022: Roger Willmore, Meadowbrook, Oxford

Terms to Expire 2022:  Roger Willmore, Meadowbrook, Oxford; Michael J. Brooks, Siluria, Alabaster; *Dawn Cox, Liberty, Chelsea; Josh Wootton, Eastern Hills, Montgomery; Jarman Leatherwood, House of Hope and Restoration Church, Huntsville; Chris Crain, Lakeside, Birmingham; Chris Kynard, Linden

— President’s nominees —

Committee on Committees

The President of the State Convention nominates the following for three-year terms (expiring in 2024) on the Committee on Committees:

Chairperson 2024: Jim Cooley, FBC Birmingham

Laurie Barnett, FBC Prattville; Carl Williams, FBC Demopolis

Totals for the 2021 Alabama Baptist State Convention

Total churches registered: 325

Total messengers registered: 668

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