Wright appoints Committee on Committees
NEW ORLEANS (BP) -- Appointments to the Southern Baptist Convention's Committee on Committees have been announced by SBC President Bryant Wright. Wright, pastor of Johnson Ferry Baptist Church in Marietta, GA, announced the appointments in accordance with SBC Bylaw 19 which requires that their names be released to Baptist Press no later than 45 days prior to the annual meeting.
The Committee on Committees will assemble in New Orleans just prior to the SBC annual meeting, June 19-20, to nominate members of the Committee on Nominations who, in turn, nominate trustees to serve on boards of the various entities of the SBC. SBC Bylaw 19 also provides that the Committee on Committees "shall nominate all special committees authorized during the sessions of the Convention not otherwise provided for."
The Committee on Committees has 70 members, two from each of the 35 state or regional conventions qualified for representation on boards of SBC entities.
Buddy Champion, pastor of First Baptist Church in Trussville, Ala., has been designated as committee chairman.
Committee members are:
ALABAMA -- Buddy Champion, First Baptist Church, Trussville, (chair); Timothy Cox, Liberty Baptist Church, Chelsea
ALASKA -- Sherry Worthy, First Baptist Church, Willow; David George, First Baptist Church, Anchorage
ARIZONA -- W. Berry Norwood, First Southern Baptist Church, Scottsdale; Mark Mucklow, First Southern Baptist Church, Glendale
ARKANSAS -- Jeff Thompson, First Baptist Church, Greenwood; Craig Jenkins, Beech Street First Baptist Church, Texarkana
CALIFORNIA -- David Powell, Crossroad Church, Tustin; Ray Grubb, First Southern Baptist Church, Sylmar
COLORADO -- Mickey Dubs, Emmanuel Baptist Church, Sterling; Kenny Long, Bookcliff Baptist Church, Grand Junction
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA -- Joseph Lyles, Fort Foote Baptist Church, Fort Washington, Md.; Kendrick Curry, Pennsylvania Avenue Baptist Church, D.C.
FLORIDA -- Otto Fernandez, Riverside Baptist Church, Miami; Steve Morris, First Baptist Church, Plant City
GEORGIA -- Jason Dees, First Baptist Church, Covington; Owen Bozeman, Central Baptist Church, Warner Robbins
HAWAII -- Charlie Westbrook Jr., Cornerstone Fellowship Mililani Mauka, Mililani; Charles Beaucond, First Southern Baptist Church Pearl Harbor, Honolulu
ILLINOIS -- Kevin Carrothers, First Baptist Church, Rochester; Wesley Feltner, Tabernacle Baptist Church, Decatur
INDIANA -- Jim Bohrer, Hope Community Church, Brownsburg; Reginald Fletcher, Living Word Baptist Church, Indianapolis
KANSAS-NEBRASKA -- Rob Fleener, First Southern Baptist Church, Pratt, Kan.; Charles Boswell, Immanuel Baptist Church, Wichita, Kan.
KENTUCKY -- Chad Fugitt, Central Baptist Church, Corbin; Tom James, Eastwood Baptist Church, Bowling Green
LOUISIANA -- Terry Booth, Amite Baptist Church, Denham Springs; Matthew Endris, Fairview Baptist Church, Coushatta
MARYLAND-DELAWARE -- Byron Day, Emmanuel Baptist Church, Laurel, Md.; Ellis Prince, Gallery Church Baltimore, Baltimore, Md.
MICHIGAN -- Roscoe Belton, Middlebelt Baptist Church, Inkster; Jamie Lynn, Raisinville Baptist Church, Monroe
MISSOURI -- Cindy Taylor, Concord Baptist Church, Jefferson City; David Brown, Hillcrest Baptist Church, Lebanon
MISSISSIPPI -- Frankie Clark, First Baptist Church, Taylorsville; David Eldridge, Calvary Baptist Church, Tupelo
NORTH CAROLINA -- Joel Stephens, Westfield Baptist Church, Westfield; Aaron Wallace, Hephzibah Baptist Church, Wendell
NEW ENGLAND -- Sam Coberley, Lake Sunapee Baptist Church, Sunapee, N.H.; Samuel Taylor, Nashua Baptist Church, Nashua, N.H.
NEW MEXICO -- Rick Sullivan, First Baptist Church, Artesia; John Torrison, Passage Community Church, Albuquerque
NORTHWEST -- Greggery Teel, First Baptist Church, Forks, Wash.; William Taylor, Calvary Baptist Church, Burlington, Wash.
NEVADA -- Eddie Hancock, Life Church, Reno; Hoyt Savage, Foothills Baptist Church, Las Vegas
NEW YORK -- Bruce Aubrey, Northside Baptist Church, Liverpool; Jonathan Santiago, Iglesia Bautista Transformacion, Syracuse
OHIO -- Jim Williford, North Dayton Baptist Church, Dayton; Steve Spurgin, First Baptist Church, Miamisburg
OKLAHAMA -- Eddie Lindsey, Oklahoma City Indian Community Church, Oklahoma City; Otis Cayton, Trinity Valley Baptist Church, Valliant
PENNSYLVANIA-SOUTH JERSEY -- Joseph Velarde, Riverbend Community Church, Lehigh Valley, Pa.; David Pearson, The Journey, West Chester, Pa.
SOUTH CAROLINA -- Peter Beck, Northwood Baptist Church, North Charleston; Rick Martin, Eastview Baptist Church, Rock Hill
TENNESSEE -- Cal Hampton, Green River Baptist Church, Waynesboro; Wesley Baldwin, Tusculum Hills Baptist Church, Nashville
TEXAS -- Chet Haney, Parkside Baptist Church, Denison; Joe Rivera, Primera Baptist Church, Grand Prairie
UTAH-IDAHO -- Jamie Cheramie, Layton Hills Baptist Church, Layton, Utah; Jim Gregory, First Baptist Church, Mountain Home, Id.
VIRGINIA -- Timothy Hight, GraceLife Baptist Church, Christiansburg; Stewart McCarter, Southside Baptist Church, Suffolk
WEST VIRGINIA -- Matthew Shamblin, North Charleston Baptist Church, Charleston; Maxine Bumgarner, Cross Lanes Baptist Church, Cross Lanes
WYOMING -- John Larramendy, Alcova Baptist Church, Casper; David Grace, Trinity Baptist Church, Laramie