Nurturing Leaders. Changing Lives.

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Lead on. We're with you.

For those who’ve heard God’s call to leadership, we’re here to make the journey with you, connecting you with what you need to flourish as difference-makers. That’s our commitment as the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry. GBHEM.

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President: Colette Pierce Burnett, Huston-Tillotson University
First Vice President: Roger Drake, Central Methodist University
Second Vice President: Election to be held in June 2019

Secretary/Treasurer: Mark Hanshaw, GBHEM
Immediate Past President: Ben E. Hancock, Methodist University
Membership Committee: Linda Buchanan, Andrew College
Mission Committee: Vacant
Program Planning Committee: Roderick Smothers, Philander Smith College

Class of 2018

Linda Buchanan, Andrew College
Bart Darrell, Kentucky Wesleyan College
Scott Miller, Virginia Wesleyan College
Amy Novak, Dakota Wesleyan University
Rob Pearigen, Millsaps College
Roderick Smothers, Philander Smith College


Class of 2019

Colette Pierce Burnette, Huston-Tillotson University
Ronald Johnson, Clark Atlanta University
Kina Mallard, Reinhardt University
Fayneese Miller, Hamline University
Colleen Keith, Pfeiffer University
Fred Slabach, Texas Wesleyan University


Class of 2020

Scott Cochran, Spartanburg Methodist College
Phyllis Dawkins, Bennett College
Vivia Fowler, Wesleyan College
Sandra S. Harper, McMurry University
Christopher Holoman, Centenary College of Louisiana
Kah-Jin Jeffrey Kuan, Claremont School of Theology