2023-2024 Officers

Chris Cherry, President
Associate Pastor for Youth and Families                                          First Baptist Church 
Greensboro, NC

Zeke Stephenson, President-Elect

Associate Pastor to Students and Families
First Baptist Church
Orangeburg, SC

Amy Brown, Past President

Minister of Students                                                                         South Main Baptist Church                                                      

Houston, TX

Ali Chappell DeHay, Treasurer

Minister of Youth and Communications

Calvary Baptist Church

Waco, TX

Justin Sizemore, Membership Coordinator

Associate Pastor to Youth and Young Adults

Highland Baptist Church

Louisville, KY

Madison Harner, Membership Coordinator

Minister to the Christian Home

Weatherly Heights Baptist Church

Huntsville, AL

Annie Westbrook, Resource Coordinator

Youth Pastor

Johns Creek Baptist Church

Alpharetta, GA

Chris Cottingham, Community Coordinator

Minister of Music and Youth

First Baptist Church

Pendleton, SC

Emily Harbin, At-Large Member

Minister to Students and Young Adults

First Baptist Church

Athens, GA

Tyler Johnson, At-large Member
Minister of Students                                                                          Vestavia Hills Baptist Church
Vestavia, AL

Mary Carol Anderson, Ex Officio

Minister of Youth and College

First Baptist Church/Unidiversity

Greenville, SC

Lucas Dorion, Ex Officio


Alabama CBF

Birmingham, AL

Megan Doud, Ex Officio

Coordinator of Young Baptist Ministries

CBF Georgia

Macon, GA

Dale Tadlock, Ex Officio

Coordinator of Youth Programs

Passport Camps

Birmingham, AL

Anna Beth Cross, Director of Communications
Associate Minister for Students and Digital Discipleship
Greystone Baptist Church
Raleigh, NC

Job Descriptions are taken from our Constitution and Bylaws.

Section 4: Duties

4:1 – Executive Board – The Executive Board will be responsible to develop the CBF Youth Ministry Network’s annual budget, establish and oversee any needed committees to conduct the work of the CBF Youth Ministry Network, and to set the general priorities, activities and events of the CBF Youth Ministry Network.

4:2 – Individual officers

President – The President shall set the agenda for and preside at general meetings and give leadership to the Executive Board, and shall serve as the official representative of the CBF Youth Ministry Network. The President shall oversee the guidelines for and manage ministry partnerships.

President Elect – The President Elect shall assist the President in coordination of national events, and shall act as the organization’s secretary at all general meetings and Executive Board meetings and shall present the minutes to the board within two weeks of any said meeting. The President Elect shall appoint a recorder at any board meeting where the President Elect is unable to be present. The President Elect shall keep the history of the CBF Youth Ministry Network. The President Elect shall coordinate national event planning. The President Elect shall act, with full authority, as the President at any meeting where the President cannot attend.

Past President -- Shall service as an At-Large member and will have duties assigned by the current President and will serve as an advisor to the President and Executive Board.

Treasurer- The Treasurer shall serve as the steward of the network’s finances, collecting dues, arranging for payment of authorized expenses, reporting financial information on a quarterly basis to the Executive Board, and preparing​ an annual financial report for the organization’s general meeting.

Membership Coordinator(s) The Membership Coordinators(s) shall actively recruit and oversee membership and membership renewal of individuals and congregations. Coordinators will also manage access to the Network resources.

Resource Coordinator – The Resource Coordinator shall oversee the continued development of the organization’s Resource Bank in conjunction with the Director of Communications​ will facilitate the sharing of resources among members.

Community Coordinator – The Community Coordinator shall oversee the creation of a support network to care for the organization’s members as appropriate and to offer pastoral care when needed.

Section 5: Board Meetings – The Executive Board will meet at least twice a year, one physical meeting and one virtual meeting. The President has the authority to call other meetings as needed. Annual Meetings are called by the President, with at least 2-month notice, and happen during the first 3 months of each new calendar year.

Section 6: Removal Officers can be removed from office for failure to fulfill their duties, after reasonable notice, by a majority vote of the Executive Board.

Section 7: Vacancy – If a vacancy occurs on the Executive Board, the President shall appoint a CBF Youth Ministry Network member to fill the vacancy for the remainder of that officer’s term.

Executive Board

The following officers were elected to our Executive Board during our Annual Meeting. 

If you sense a calling to serve in one of these roles, check out the job descriptions.

Feel free to contact any of our Executive Board officers with any questions!
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