The Cooperative Baptist Fellowship Nominating Committee announced recommendations on May 27 to fill the remaining slots on the councils and boards that comprise CBF’s governance structure. The Nominating Committee also recommended North Carolina pastor Matt Cook to serve as the Fellowship’s next Moderator-Elect.
Be sure to read our coverage of the Nominating Committee’s recommendations.
At the upcoming CBF General Assembly in Atlanta, Ga., June 23-27, Cooperative Baptists will also consider recommendations from the CBF Governing Board of individuals to serve on the Nominating Committee. The Governing Board recommends the following individuals:
- John Daughtery, Pastor, CityGate Ministries, Fort Myers, Fla.
- Susan Fendley, Attorney (retired), Knoxville, Tenn.
- Tamara Tillman, Minister of Education/Administration, First Baptist Church, Rome, Ga.
- James Touchton, Protestant Chaplain, Ithaca College, Ithaca, N.Y.
The Governing Board also recommended current Nominating Committee member Josh Hunt to serve as the committee’s chair-elect in 2014-2015. Hunt is Associate Pastor of First Baptist Church in Anderson, S.C.
CBF Moderator Bill McConnell expressed praise for these nominees and Nominating Committee Chair Valerie Burton.
“The Nominating Committee has done great work under the leadership of Valerie Burton,” McConnell said. “I am confident that these new members of the Nominating Committee will allow us to continue to identify Cooperative Baptists who will add talents and skills for the work of the Fellowship.”
The recommendations from the Governing Board and Nominating Committee will be presented for approval at CBF General Assembly during the Friday morning business session (June 27).
Please check back for week-long coverage of the Atlanta Assembly here at CBFblog and follow the conversation on Twitter using hashtag #cbfassembly.