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ABHMS provides leadership to Christian-related organizations across U.S.

Staff memberOrganizationTerm/length of service
Laura Alden, PublisherProtestant Church Owned Publishing Association Board of Directors, Springfield, Va.Ongoing
Laura Alden, PublisherNew Baptist Covenant Board of Directors, Washington, D.C.3 years; began 2016
Laura Alden, PublisherAmerican Baptist Historical Society Board of Directors, Atlanta, Ga.Appointed standing representative in 2013
Laura Alden, PublisherNational Council of Churches/Bible Translation and U Committee, Washington, D.C.Ongoing since 2015
Rev. Dr. Lemaire Alerte, Liaison, Haitian MinistriesHaitian Ministries, Jersey City, N.J.Approximately 10 years
Rev. Dr. Lemaire Alerte, Liaison, Haitian MinistriesHaitian Alliance
Rev. Fela Barrueto, National Coordinator, Prisoner Re-entry MinistriesBaptist Peace Fellowship of North America, Charlotte, N.C.2nd term
Rev. Fela Barrueto, National Coordinator, Prisoner Re-entry MinistriesBondage Breakers, Akron, OhioN/A
Rev. Fela Barrueto, National Coordinator, Prisoner Re-entry MinistriesInterfaith Coalition for Criminal Justice/NCC Table for Peace and Justice, Washington, D.C.
Rev. Fela Barrueto, National Coordinator, Prisoner Re-entry MinistriesChurch of Hope, Pierre, S.D.N/A
Rev. Fela Barrueto, National Coordinator, Prisoner Re-entry MinistriesHealing Communities USA, Philadelphia
Valoria Cheek, Esq., President, The American Baptist Extension Corporation and General Counsel, American Baptist Home Mission SocietiesBaptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty, Washington, D.C.
Valoria Cheek, Esq., President, The American Baptist Extension Corporation and General Counsel, American Baptist Home Mission SocietiesBenedict College, Columbia, S.C.
Rev. Dr. Eddie Cruz, Director, Mission Advancement & Passionary MovementAmerican Baptist Foundation Board of Directors, Valley Forge, Pa.1.5 years
Rev. Dr. Eddie Cruz, Director, Mission Advancement & Passionary MovementGreen Lake Conference Center Board2 years
Rev. Dr. Eddie Cruz, Director, Mission Advancement & Passionary MovementAssociation of Fundraising Professionals, Orlando Chapter, Winter Park, Fla.5 years
Derrick Gilbert, MBA, CBA, Director, Technology ManagementAmerican Baptist Computer Center, Valley Forge, Pa.4 years
Victoria Goff, Associate Director, Mission Advancement & Passionary MovementNorth American Baptist Fellowship Disaster Relief NetworkOngoing since 2006
Victoria Goff, Associate Director, Mission Advancement & Passionary MovementChurch World Service CROP Committee, New York City10 years
Victoria Goff, Associate Director, Mission Advancement & Passionary MovementAmerican Baptist Women's Ministries, Valley Forge, Pa.13 years
Susan Gottshall, Associate Executive Director, CommunicationsReligion Communicators Council, New York City2017-2020
Dr. Jeffrey Haggray, Executive DirectorBaptist World Alliance, Executive Committee and Human Resources Committee5 years
Dr. Jeffrey Haggray, Executive DirectorBaptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty, Washington, D.C.Ongoing
Dr. Jeffrey Haggray, Executive DirectorNational Leadership Council, American Baptist Churches USA, Valley Forge, Pa.Ongoing
Dr. Jeffrey Haggray, Executive DirectorNational Executive Council, American Baptist Churches USA, Valley Forge, Pa.Ongoing
Dr. Jeffrey Haggray, Executive DirectorChurch World Service, Heads of Mission, New York CityOngoing
Dr. Jeffrey Haggray, Executive Director588/Tenants in Common, American Baptist Churches USA, Valley Forge, Pa.Ongoing
Dr. Jeffrey Haggray, Executive DirectorAmerican Baptist Computer Center, Valley Forge, Pa.Ongoing
Dr. Jeffrey Haggray, Executive DirectorAmerican Baptist Foundation, Valley Forge, Pa.Ongoing
Dr. Jeffrey Haggray, Executive DirectorBarnabas Partners, American Baptist Churches USA, West CoastOngoing
Dr. Jeffrey Haggray, Executive DirectorAmerican Baptist Homes and Caring Ministries, American Baptist Churches USAOngoing
Dr. Jeffrey Haggray, Executive Director/represented by Dr. Aidsand F. Wright-Riggins III, Executive Director EmeritusMorehouse School of Religion, Atlanta, Ga.Ongoing
Dr. Jeffrey Haggray, Executive Director/represented by Dr. Aidsand F. Wright-Riggins III, Executive Director EmeritusColgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, Rochester, N.Y.Ongoing
Rev. Dr. Brenda Halliburton-Williams, Director, Intercultural MinistriesChurch World Service, New York CitySince 2015
Rev. Dr. Brenda Halliburton-Williams, Director, Intercultural MinistriesInterfaith Immigration CoalitionSince 2016
Rev. Dr. Brenda Halliburton-Williams, Director, Intercultural MinistriesIntercultural Development InventorySince 2012
Rev. Rebecca Irwin-Diehl, Editor, Judson PressAmerican Baptist Churches USA, Mission Center Worship Committee, Valley Forge, Pa.6 years
Rev. Rebecca Irwin-Diehl, Editor, Judson PressPhiladelphia Baptist Association Board of DirectorsSince 2015; two 3-year terms
Marcia Jessen, Curriculum EditorCommittee on the Uniform Series, NCCUSA, Washington, D.C.Since 2006
Dr. Jeffrey Johnson, National Coordinator, Evangelism and New Church PlantingNCC, Directors of Evangelism, Washington, D.C.Ongoing
Dr. Jeffrey Johnson, National Coordinator, Evangelism and New Church PlantingWorld Council of Churches, Directors of Evangelism, New York CityOngoing
Dr. Jeffrey Johnson, National Coordinator, Evangelism and New Church PlantingMission America, Directors of Evangelism and Denominational Leaders, Palm Desert, Calif.Ongoing
Linda Johnson-LeBlanc, Marketing Director, Judson PressMcKee ConsultationYearly
Rev. Florence Li, National Coordinator, Asian MinistriesBurma Refugees Commission, American Baptist Churches USA, Valley Forge, Pa.Ongoing
Rev. Florence Li, National Coordinator, Asian MinistriesValley Forge Ministers CouncilOngoing
Rev. Florence Li, National Coordinator, Asian MinistriesAlliance of Asian American Baptist Churches, Oneonta, N.Y.Ongoing
Dr. Laura Miraz, Associate Executive Director, Human Resource ServicesAmerican Baptist Safety Committee, Valley Forge, Pa.N/A
Dr. Laura Miraz, Associate Executive Director, Human Resource ServicesAmerican Baptist Churches USA, Biennial Planning Committee, Valley Forge, Pa.N/A
Chaplain (Col.-Ret.) Kristina Moeller, Director, Chaplaincy & Specialized Ministries and Ecclesiastical Endorser National Conference on Ministry to the Armed Forces, Executive Committee, Arlington, Va.2016-2018
Chaplain (Col.-Ret.) Kristina Moeller, Director, Chaplaincy & Specialized Ministries and Ecclesiastical Endorser Association of Religious Endorsing BodiesAnnual meeting
Chaplain (Col.-Ret.) Kristina Moeller, Director, Chaplaincy & Specialized Ministries and Ecclesiastical Endorser Association of Professional Chaplains, Hoffman Estates, Ill.N/A
Chaplain (Col.-Ret.) Kristina Moeller, Director, Chaplaincy & Specialized Ministries and Ecclesiastical Endorser Association of Clinical Pastoral Education, Decatur, Ga.N/A
Chaplain (Col.-Ret.) Kristina Moeller, Director, Chaplaincy & Specialized Ministries and Ecclesiastical Endorser Military Chaplains Association, Arlington, Va.N/A
Chaplain (Col.-Ret.) Kristina Moeller, Director, Chaplaincy & Specialized Ministries and Ecclesiastical Endorser Network on Ministry in Specialized SettingN/A
Chaplain (Col.-Ret.) Kristina Moeller, Director, Chaplaincy & Specialized Ministries and Ecclesiastical Endorser Endorsers Conference for Veterans Affairs ChaplaincyN/A
Office of the Executive DirectorMurrow Indian Children's Home, Muskogee, Okla.Ongoing
Rev. Salvador Orellana, National Coordinator, Latino MinistriesSeminario Evangelico de Puerto Rico, San JuanOngoing
Rev. Salvador Orellana, National Coordinator, Latino MinistriesChristian Churches Together, IndianapolisOngoing
Dr. Alonzo Patterson, Coordinator, Alaska MinistriesAlaska Child and Family Service, Anchorage20 years
Dr. Alonzo Patterson, Coordinator, Alaska MinistriesKodiak (Alaska) Baptist Mission20 years
Dr. Alonzo Patterson, Coordinator, Alaska MinistriesCamp Woody, Kodiak, Alaska20 years
Dr. Alonzo Patterson, Coordinator, Alaska MinistriesDaybreak Mental Health Service, Palmer, Alaska18 years
Dr. Alonzo Patterson, Coordinator, Alaska MinistriesCordova (Alaska) Community Christian Center20 years
Dr. Alonzo Patterson, Coordinator, Alaska MinistriesInterdenominational Ministerial Alliance, Anchorage, Alaska20 years
Dr. Alonzo Patterson, Coordinator, Alaska MinistriesEcumenical Fellowship Alaska Churches, Anchorage3 years
Curtis Ramsey-Lucas, Editor, The Christian CitizenBaptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty, Washington, D.C.Ongoing since 2005
Curtis Ramsey-Lucas, Editor, The Christian CitizenBaptist World Alliance, Commission on Religious Freedom, Falls Church, Va.Ongoing since 2015
Curtis Ramsey-Lucas, Editor, The Christian CitizenInterfaith Disability Advocacy Collaborative, American Association of People with Disabilities, Washington, D.C.Ongoing since 2010
Curtis Ramsey-Lucas, Editor, The Christian CitizenReligion Communicators Council, New York City
Curtis Ramsey-Lucas, Editor, The Christian CitizenMinds Renewed: The Consortium for a Christlike Response to Mental Health, Winston-Salem, N.C.Ongoing
Curtis Ramsey-Lucas, Editor, The Christian CitizenMurrow Indian Children's Home, Muskogee, Okla.Began 2016
Harvey Stewart, Coordinator, American Indian MinistriesAmerican Baptist Indian Caucus, Anadarko, Okla.
Harvey Stewart, Coordinator, American Indian MinistriesFoundation for Community Vitality, President and Chairperson of Board
Ben Sullivan, Coordinator, American Indian MinistriesAmerican Baptist Indian Caucus, Anadarko, Okla.Ongoing
Ben Sullivan, Coordinator, American Indian MinistriesOklahoma Indian American Baptist Association, WalterOngoing
Ben Sullivan, Coordinator, American Indian MinistriesMurrow Indian Children's Home, Muskogee, Okla.
Rev. Dr. Marilyn Turner-Triplett, Director, Rizpah's ChildrenAlderson Broaddus University Board, Philippi, W.Va.4-year term
Rev. Dr. Marilyn Turner-Triplett, Director, Rizpah's ChildrenNational Leadership Council, American Baptist Churches USA, Valley Forge, Pa.
Rev. Dr. Marilyn Turner-Triplett, Director, Rizpah's ChildrenAmerican Baptist Association of Seminary Administrators
Rev. Dr. Marilyn Turner-Triplett, Director, Rizpah's ChildrenAmerican Baptist Association of Colleges and Universities
Rev. Dr. Marilyn Turner-Triplett, Director, Rizpah's ChildrenDiscipleship and Christian Education Guide, Judson Press, Editorial Board, Valley Forge, Pa.
Rev. Dr. Cassandra Carkuff Williams, Director, Discipleship Ministries Palgrave MacMillan Series on Animal Ethics, Editorial Board, New York CityOngoing since 2006
Rev. Dr. Cassandra Carkuff Williams, Director, Discipleship Ministries Journal of Animal Ethics, University of Illinois Press, ChampaignOngoing since 2006
Rev. Dr. Cassandra Carkuff Williams, Director, Discipleship Ministries Creation Justice Network, American Baptist Churches USA, Valley Forge, Pa.Ad-hoc basis
Dr. Aidsand F. Wright-Riggins III, Executive Director EmeritusNew Baptist Covenant, Atlanta, Ga.