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GBC Annual Meeting Wrap-Up

 

The following reports and nominations were approved at the GBC annual meeting Nov. 10-11 at Ingleside Baptist Church in Warner Robins.

 

Committees and Commissions

Credentials

Terms to expire 2017

Chair, Tim Hinds, Annistown Road Bapt Ch, Snellville, Gwinnett Metro Association

Samuel Ayala, Hebron Hispanic Bapt Ch, Dacula, Mulberry Bapt Association

Eric Grissino, South Newport Bapt Ch, Townsend, New Sunbury Bapt Association

Brad Hughes, Terrell Bapt Ch, Sumner, Turner Bapt Association

Randall LaRoche, CrossPointe Bapt Ch, Ocilla, Ben Hill-Irwin Bapt Association

Fred Parker, Antioch Bapt Ch, Eastman, Dodge Bapt Association

Chester Proctor, Smith Street Bapt Ch, Vidalia, Daniell Bapt Association

Barry Snapp, Victory Bapt Ch, Rockmart, Polk-Haralson Bapt Association

 

Committee on Public Affairs

Terms to expire 2017

Daniel Ausbun, First Bapt Ch, Moreland, Western Bapt Association

Wes Cantrell, First Bapt Ch, Woodstock, Noonday Bapt Association

*Kay Godwin, Emmanuel Bapt Ch, Blackshear, Piedmont-Okefenokee Bapt Association

*Dominic LaRiccia, First Bapt Ch, Douglas, Smyrna Bapt Association

*Bruce Thompson, First Bapt Ch, Cartersville, Bartow Bapt Association

 

Education Commission

Term to expire 2019

James Kinnebrew, Adgateville Bapt Ch, Hillsboro, Central Bapt Association

Term to expire 2015

David Self, Hardwick Bapt Ch, Hardwick, Washington Bapt Association

 

Historical Commission

Terms to expire 2019

Jarrett Burch, Fair Haven Bapt Ch, Eastman, Dodge County Bapt Association

Oscar Cope, Mt Vernon Bapt Ch, Fairburn, Fairburn Bapt Association

*Paula Neely, First Bapt Ch, Moultrie, Colquitt Bapt Association:

 

Memorials Committee

Terms to expire 2015

Steve Fenion, First Bapt Ch, Oakwood, Chattahoochee Bapt Association

Tommy Freeman, Plentitude Bapt Ch, Gray, Mid-State Bapt Association

 

Order of Business

Terms to expire 2015

Chair, Jim Perdue, Second Bapt Ch, Warner Robins, Rehoboth Bapt Association

Fred Anderson, Mt. Vernon Bapt Ch, Baxley, Consolation Bapt Association

Stephen Cochran, Friendship Bapt Ch, Cartersville, Bartow Bapt Association

Vann Dempsey, Calvary Bapt Ch, Jesup, Altamaha Bapt Association

*Valerie Ellington, First Bapt Ch, Soperton, Daniell Bapt Association

Shep Johnson, First Bapt Ch, Douglas, Smyrna Bapt Association

*Nadine Lang, Cornerstone Bapt Ch, Lithia Springs, West Metro Bapt Association

Roger Naylor, Laura Chapel, Patterson, Piedmont-Okefenokee Bapt Association

Mike Peterson, Second Bapt Ch, Lafayette, Northwest Georgia Bapt Association

*Scotty Tipper, Milford Bapt Ch, Leary, Bethel Bapt Association

 

Preachers Committee

Terms to expire 2015

Chair, Butch Knight, First Bapt Ch, Albany, Mallary Bapt Association

Fred Evers, Northside Bapt Ch, Tifton, Mell Bapt Association

Bob Jolly, First Bapt Ch, Cumming, Lanier Bapt Association

Phil Wages, First Bapt Ch, Winterville, Sarepta Bapt Association

 

Resolutions

Terms to expire 2015

Chair, David Huff, First Bapt Ch, Lilburn, Gwinnett Metro Bapt Association

Carlisle Driggers, Lake Country Bapt Ch, Eatonton, Central Bapt Association

John Jenkins, First Bapt Ch, Kingsland, Southeast Bapt Association

Stanley Luke, First Bapt Ch, Nashville, Valdosta Bapt Association

David Meacham, Pinecrest Bapt Ch, Gainesville, Chattahoochee Bapt Association

Paul Robertson, Windsor Springs Bapt Ch, Augusta, Augusta Bapt Association

 


 

Trustees of the Agencies and Institutions

Georgia Baptist Children’s Homes and Family Ministries

Terms to expire 2019

*Susan Allen, First Bapt Ch, Statesboro, Ogeechee River Bapt Association

*Darlene Collins, Wrens Bapt Ch, Wrens, Hephzibah Bapt Association

Chad Cooper, Providence Bapt Ch, Whigham, Grady County Bapt Association

Ben Crowdis, First Bapt Ch, Cuthbert, Bethel Bapt Association

*Cindy Evers, Northside Bapt Ch, Tifton, Mell Bapt Association

*George Roberson, Altamaha Bapt Ch, Jesup, Altamaha Bapt Association

Term to expire 2016

*Maudie Hutto, First Tunnel Hill Bapt Ch, Ringgold, North Georgia Bapt Association

 

Georgia Baptist Endowment Committee

Terms to expire 2017

*Ryan Bowman, New Hope Bapt Ch, Fayetteville, Fairburn Bapt Association

Todd Sullens, First Bapt Ch, Leesburg, Mallary Bapt Association

 

Georgia Baptist Foundation

Terms to expire 2019

*John Frady, North Metro First Bapt Ch, Lawrenceville, Gwinnett Metro Bapt Association

*Jack Nash, Second Bapt Ch, Warner Robins, Rehoboth Bapt Association

 

Baptist Retirement Communities of Georgia

Terms to expire 2019

*Martha Kreis, Lebanon Bapt Ch, Epworth, Morganton Bapt Association

*Maudeen Merck, Mt. Yonah Bapt Ch, Cleveland, White County Bapt Association

*Ron Stone, First Bapt Ch, Newnan, Western Bapt Association

 

Baptist Village Retirement Communities

Terms to expire 2018

Jamie P Archer, Oak Hill Bapt Ch, Millen, Middle Bapt Association

John Gibbs, Bethlehem Bapt Ch, Ocilla, Ben Hill-Irwin Bapt Association

*H A Griffin, First Bapt Ch, Waycross, Piedmont-Okefenokee Bapt Association

*George H. Steedley, First Bapt Ch, Brunswick, Southeast Bapt Association

*Ruby Turner, Marshes of Glynn Bapt Ch, Brunswick, Southeast Bapt Association

 

Brewton-Parker College

Terms to expire 2019

Fred Evers, Northside Bapt Ch, Tifton, Mell Bapt Association

*Betty Jane Fountain, First Bapt Ch, Mount Vernon, Daniell Bapt Association

Mark Jones, Higgston Bapt Ch, Ailey, Daniell Bapt Association

*Schel Paulk, New Providence Bapt Ch, Guyton, Savannah Bapt Association

Josh Saefkow, Abilene Bapt Ch, Martinez, Augusta Bapt Association

*Lynda Yawn, First Bapt Ch, Statesboro, Ogeechee River Bapt Association

Terms to expire 2016

Carlos Sibley, First Bapt Ch, Watkinsville, Sarepta Bapt Association

Terms to expire 2017

Derwood Poole, Calvary Bapt Ch, Savannah, Savannah Bapt Association

 

Shorter University

Terms to expire 2019

Bob Bagley, Holly Creek Bapt Ch, Dalton, N GA/Murray County Bapt Association

*Bryan Griffin, Hollywood Bapt Ch, Rome, Floyd County Bapt Association

*Vivian Johnson, First Bapt Ch, Douglas, Smyrna Bapt Association

*Richard Mills, Fellowship Bapt Ch, Rome, Floyd County Bapt Association

*Bryan Rice, Calvary Bapt Ch, Rome, Floyd County Bapt Association

Ben Smith, Central Bapt Ch, Waycross, Piedmont-Okefenokee Bapt Association

Terms to expire 2016

*Wanda Levan, Fellowship Bapt Ch, Rome, Floyd County Bapt Association

 

Truett-McConnell College

Terms to expire 2019

Phil Bray, Fort Creek Bapt Ch, Dearing, Kilpatrick Bapt Association

*Jay Burkette, Concord Bapt Ch, Clermont, Chattahoochee Bapt Association

Tony Hamilton, Annistown Road Bapt Ch, Snellville, Gwinnett Metro Bapt Association

Russell Harbin, Northeast Bapt Ch, Braselton, Mulberry Bapt Association

*Jamie Powell, First Bapt Ch, Perry, Rehoboth Bapt Association

*Bruce Thompson, First Bapt Ch, Cartersville, Bartow Bapt Association

Darrell Westmoreland, Center Bapt Ch, Helen, White County Bapt Association

Terms to expire 2017

Jamies Powell, First Bapt Ch, Perry, Rehoboth Bapt Association

 


 

Executive Committee

Terms to expire 2019

Augusta Baptist Association: Brad Whitt, Abilene Bapt Ch, Augusta

Catoosa Baptist Association: Michael Kirby, Mt. Pisgah Bapt Ch, Ringgold

Consolation Baptist Association: Allen Rea, Dunn Memorial Bapt Ch, Baxley

Daniell Baptist Association: Karl Hay, First Bapt Ch, Mount Vernon

Ebenezer Baptist Association: Mark Grinstead, Stone Creek Bapt Ch, Dry Branch

Floyd County Baptist Association: Tony Christie, Sherwood Forest Bapt Ch, Rome

Grady County Baptist Association: Gordon Cloud, Pine Park Bapt Ch, Cairo

Habersham Baptist Association: Walter Singletary, Hills Crossing Bapt Ch, Clarkesville

Hephzibah Baptist Association: Scott McKinney, Wrens Bapt Ch, Wrens

Kilpatrick Baptist Association: Randall Whitaker, Powell Bapt Ch, Harlem

Little River Baptist Association: Tony Dixon, First Bapt Ch, Abbeville

Merritt Baptist Association: Jimmie Chapman, Trinity Bapt Ch, Manchester

Mount Vernon Baptist Association: Roger Byrd, Bay Springs Bapt Ch, Wrightsville

Mountaintown Baptist Association: David Drake, First Bapt Ch, Ellijay

Northwest Georgia Baptist Association: Jim Bennett, Fairview Bapt Ch, Rossville

Rabun Baptist Association: *Mickey Justice, Betty’s Creek Bapt Ch, Dillard

Telfair Baptist Association: Todd Crosby, First Bapt Ch, McRae

Tugalo Baptist Association: Bill Stacey, Indian Creek Bapt Ch, Carnesville

At Large: Kevin Riley, Clarkston International Bapt Ch, Covington, Greater Atlanta Bapt Network

At Large: Bill Johnson, Reach the Nations Bapt Ch, Conyers, Stone Mountain Bapt Association

At Large: Reuben Torres, Victoria En Cristo Bapt Ch, Riverdale, Southside Bapt Network

At Large: Bong S Choi, Sugarloaf Korean Bapt Ch, Suwanee, Gwinnett Metro Bapt Association

Term to expire 2015

Centennial Baptist Association: Mark Harris, Mount Olive Bapt Ch, Molena

Term to expire 2016

Mid-State Baptist Association: Jeff Powell, Unity Bapt Ch, Lizella

Piedmont-Okefenokee Association: Randy Jacoby, First Bapt Ch Folkston

Georgia: Keith Etheridge, Double Branches Bapt Ch, Lincolnton

Term to expire 2017

Appalachee Baptist Association: James K. Brown, Annie Mary Bapt Ch, Monroe

Term to expire 2018

At Large: Tim Batchlor, Sharon Bapt Ch, Appling, Kilpatrick Bapt Association