Nominating Committee


Submissions Welcome

The CBF Nominating Committee invites Cooperative Baptists to nominate individuals to serve on any of the following CBF governance bodies: Ministries Council, Missions Council and Governing Board. Click below to submit your suggestions.



Amy Cook – Chair
Graphic Designer; Member, Second Baptist Church, Memphis, Tenn.

Courtney Stamey – Chair-Elect
Senior Pastor, Northside Baptist Church, Clinton, Miss.

Lauren McDuffie – Past Chair
Associate Pastor, First Baptist Church, Morehead, Ky.


Jill Awuni
Assistant Professor of Religion and Director of International Students, Chowan University, Murfreesboro, N.C.

Laura Ayala
Pastor, First Baptist Church, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico

Co'Relous Bryant
Associate for Missions, St. James Church, New York, N.Y.

Ruth DuCharme
Music Teacher, Stratford Academy; Spiritual Director, and Member, Highland Hills Baptist Church, Macon, Ga.

Jason Edwards
Senior Pastor, Second Baptist Church Liberty, Liberty, Mo.

Randolph Parks
Chaplain/Pastoral Care Manager, Atlantic Health, Sparta, N.J.

Jud Reasons
Executive Pastor, First Baptist Church, Huntsville, Ala.

Brittany Stillwell
Minister of Students and Families, Second Baptist Little Rock, Little Rock, Ark.

Anna Kate Stephenson
Associate Pastor to Children and Families, First Baptist Church, Orangeburg, S.C.

Isa Torres
Pastoral Resident and Pastor of Cliff Temple en Español, Cliff Temple Baptist Church, Dallas, Texas

Patricia Villarreal
Co-founder of Christian Latina Leadership Institute, San Antonio, Texas

Kristin Adkins Whitesides
Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church, Winchester, Va.

Courtney Jones Willis
Associate Pastor: Faith Formation & Congregational Life, First Baptist Church, Greensboro, N.C.


Patricia Wilson – Past Moderator
Professor, Baylor University, Waco, Texas