2024-2025 Officers

Lucy Cauthen, President
Minister of Youth and Missions                                         

Boulevard Baptist Church 
Anderson, SC

Madison Harner Watts, President-Elect

Minister to the Christian Home
Weatherly Heights Baptist Church
Huntsville, AL

Chris Cherry, Past President

Associate Pastor for Youth and Families                                           First Baptist Church                                                 

Greensboro, NC

Ali Chappell DeHay, Treasurer

Minister of Youth and Communications

Calvary Baptist Church

Waco, TX

Ben Brown, Membership Coordinator

Minister of Students

Second Baptist Church

Richmond, VA

Rebecca Stempniak, Membership Coordinator

Associate Pastor of Family Ministries

First Baptist Church

Albemarle, NC

Ethan Hughes, Resource Coordinator

Associate Pastor of Youth and Young Adults

First Baptist Church

Winchester, VA

Jonathan Hall, Community Coordinator

Minister of Community and Student Discipleship

Second Ponce de Leon Baptist Church

Atlanta, GA

Mary Carol Anderson, Ex Officio

Minister of Youth and College

First Baptist Church/Unidiversity

Greenville, SC

Alisha Damron Seruyange, Ex Officio

Associate Coordinator & CBF Young Baptist Event Specialist

Alabama CBF & CBF Global

Birmingham, AL

Megan Doud, Ex Officio

Coordinator of Young Baptist Ministries

CBF Georgia

Macon, GA

Sara Hunt-Felke, 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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