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.



Greg Warner - Chair
Journalist (retired), Jacksonville, Fla.

Christopher Mack – Chair-Elect
Minister to Young Adults, Trinity Baptist Church, San Antonio, Texas

Jenny Howell - Past Chair
PhD Candidate, Adjunct Faculty in Religion Department, Baylor University, Waco, Texas


Mary Alice Birdwhistell
Senior Pastor, Calvary Baptist Church, Waco, Texas

John Carroll
Pastor, First Baptist Church, Danville, Va.

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

Rusty Edwards
Pastor, First Baptist Church, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

Todd Heifner
Co-Director, Hope Manifest, Birmingham, Ala.

Emily Holladay
Associate Pastor of Children and Families, Louisivlle, Ky.

Cynthia Holmes
Attorney, Clayton, Mo.

Jessica Jasper
Chaplain and Director of Pastoral Care, Hardin Memorial Hospital; Member, Living Faith Baptist Fellowship, Elizabethtown, Ky.

Rick McClatchy
Coordinator, CBF Texas, San Antonio, Texas

Lauren McDuffie
Associate Pastor, First Baptist Church, Morehead, Ky.

Cynthia Wise Mitchell
Laity, Alpine Baptist Church, Alpine, Ala.

Dennis Tucker
Professor of Christian Scriptures, Truett Seminary, Baylor University, Waco, Texas

David Turner
Pastor, Central Baptist Church, Richmond, Va.

Jeff Wright
Chaplain Resident, Northside Hospital, Atlanta, Ga.


Shauw Chin Capps - Past Moderator
Executive Director, Hopeful Horizons, Beaufort, S.C.