ORLANDO, Fla. (BP) – A Missouri Baptist pastor has been named chairman of the 2010-11 Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) Committee on Nominations.
Doug Richey, pastor, Pisgah Baptist Church, Excelsior Springs, will head the committee that is charged with nominating people to serve on the SBC’s boards, commissions and committees. The committee will bring its report to the 2011 SBC annual meeting in Phoenix, Ariz.
In addition, Richey will be joined on the committee by Jody Shelenhamer, a Missouri layman and member of First Baptist Church, Bolivar. Shelenhamer also serves on the Missouri Baptist Convention Executive Board.
The two Missourians are among 70 Southern Baptists from 35 state Baptist conventions who have been named to the SBC Committee on Nominations.
The committee is made up of two people from each state convention, with at least one layperson.
An asterisk denotes the committee member is a layperson. All others are church vocational workers.
ALABAMA – Scott Guffin, Liberty Park Baptist, Vestavia Hills; *Mark E. Larrabee, Hillcrest Baptist, Enterprise.
ALASKA – *John E. Walker, Muldoon Road Baptist, Anchorage; *V. Colleen Cannon, First Baptist, Anchorage.
ARIZONA – Mark Reeder, First Southern Baptist, Chino Valley; *Fred Cantrell, First Southern Baptist, Scottsdale.
ARKANSAS – Jeff Thompson, First Baptist, Greenwood; *Jim Wilson, First Baptist, Springdale.
CALIFORNIA – Tony Chute, First Baptist, Moreno Valley; *Merea Price, Fellowship in the Pass, Beaumont.
COLORADO – John T. Howeth, Loveland Community, Loveland; *Tammy Sadler, Applewood Baptist, Wheat Ridge.
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA – *Angel Cabrera, Trinity Baptist, Hyattsville, Md.; *Christopher Brown, Capitol Hill Baptist, Washington, D.C.
FLORIDA – Scott E. Yirka, Hibernia Baptist, Fleming Island; *Terry Hart, McGregor Baptist, Fort Myers.
GEORGIA – Brian Fossett, Liberty Baptist, Dalton; *Larry Pierce, The Church at Catoosa, Ringgold.
HAWAII – David Crim, Lanai Baptist, Lanai City; *Liana Benn, Nuuanu Baptist, Honolulu.
ILLINOIS – Kevin L. Kerr, Machesney Park First Baptist, Machesney Park; *Robert Harpole, Calvary Baptist, Alton.
INDIANA – James M. Bullock, Colgate Baptist, Clarksville; *Jim Shields, Gasburg Baptist, Mooresville.
KANSAS/NEBRASKA – Keith Bryant, Cross Point, Great Bend, Kan.; *Dortha Duerson, Sublette Southern Baptist, Sublette, Kan.
KENTUCKY – Kenneth Felty, Corinth Baptist, London; *Martha Parker, First Baptist, Murray.
LOUISIANA – B.J. Maddox, Rose Park Baptist, Shreveport; *Robin Causey, North Monroe Baptist, Monroe.
MARYLAND/DELAWARE – Ronnie L. Stanley Jr., First Baptist of Suitland, Forestville, Md.; *Dan Barkdull, First Baptist, Laurel, Md.
MICHIGAN – Bert Span, Fellowship Baptist, Saline; *Mike Richey, Roscommon Baptist, Roscommon.
MISSISSIPPI – Rickey Blythe, First Baptist, New Albany; *O. Kendall Moore, Broadmoor Baptist, Madison.
MISSOURI – Doug Richey, chairman, Pisgah Baptist, Excelsior Springs; *Jody Shelenhamer, First Baptist, Bolivar.
NEVADA – Mike Morton, Granite Hills Baptist, Reno; *David Millette, Green Valley Baptist, Henderson.
NEW ENGLAND – Shaun Stotyn, Daybreak Community, Colchester, Vt.; *Alex McKeever, Stamford Baptist, Stamford, Conn.
NEW MEXICO – Lamar Morin, First Baptist, Bloomfield; *Tara Clark, First Baptist, Rio Rancho.
NEW YORK – Romy Manansala, Bergen Christian Fellowship, Garfield, N.J.; *Thomas Fanning, New Hope Baptist, Watertown, N.Y.
NORTH CAROLINA – Dennis Thurman, Pole Creek Baptist, Candler; *George Cagle, Mud Creek Baptist, Hendersonville.
NORTHWEST – Danny Wyatt, First Baptist, Sweet Home, Ore.; *Wilhelmina (Billie) Moore-Young, Mountain View Baptist, Darrington, Wash.
OHIO – Philip Hopper, Hill Station Baptist, Goshen; *Sharon Bradley, First Baptist, South Lebanon.
OKLAHOMA – Rusty Canoy, First Baptist, Lexington; *Ken Culver, Village Baptist, Oklahoma City.
PENNSYLVANIA/SOUTH JERSEY – Domingo Guevarra, South Jersey Bible International, Pitman, N.J.; *Mary P. Brown, Wrightsdale Baptist, Peach Bottom, Pa.
SOUTH CAROLINA – Ralph F. Carter, Brushy Creek Baptist, Taylors; *Jack T. McLellan Sr., Millbrook Baptist, Aiken.
TENNESSEE – Timothy Alan McGehee, Grace Baptist, Tullahoma; *Dal Shealy, First Baptist, Morristown.
TEXAS – Ryan Rush, Bannockburn Baptist, Austin; *Mindy May, First Baptist, Euless.
UTAH/IDAHO – William D. Horn, First Baptist, Clearwater, Idaho; *Ruth Burch, Layton Hills Baptist, Layton, Utah.
VIRGINIA – Heath Burris, River Oak, Chesapeake; *Amy J. Stewart, Beaverdam Baptist, Beaverdam.
WEST VIRGINIA – Dan R. Jividen, Immanuel Baptist, Princeton; *Fred E. Morgan, Fairlawn Baptist, Parkersburg.
WYOMING – John G. Larramendy, Alcova Baptist, Alcova; *Eric Baxter, United Baptist, Riverton.