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ABCOTS Directors, Staff & Leadership

ABCOTS Executive Minister - Dr. James M Harrison (Bio)

Rev. Dr. James Mitchell Harrison, former President of ABCOTS (2011-2013), was elected to serve the Region of the South as Regional Executive Minister on Thursday, April 16, 2015, following the recommendation of the Search Committee, and an affirmative vote of the Region’s Board of Directors, and body of delegates attending the 45th Annual Session held in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Dr. Harrison, the fourth person to come to this position, succeeds the Rev. Dr. Walter L. Parrish, II, who led the region for 36 years, beginning January 1979.  Dr. Harrison began his duties on August 1, 2015.....



Board of Directors


2015 - 2017 ABCOTS REGION BOARD MEMBERS

President

Dr. Lacey Speight Alford

(404) 344-9920 (Fax)
(404) 218-6359 (Cell)

 

 

1st Vice President

Dr. Douglas E. Summers

1401 Pennsylvania Avenue                               
Baltimore, MD  21217-3184         

(410) 523-2274 (Fax)
(410) 523-7000 (CH)
(410) 418-9274 (R)

eprovidence@verizon.net

 

2nd Vice President

Dr. Arrold Martin

First Baptist Church Capitol Hill

Nashville, TN

 

Secretary

Mrs. Mary McLean         
(301) 466-8199 (Cell)

Maglee964@aol.com



Treasurer

Ms. Denise Ruffin                   
(410) 908-6664 (Cell)

denise.ruffin@ssa.gov


Ass’t Treasurer

Ms. Carlotta Vaughn

(410) 947-1863 (CH)
(410) 566-5112 (Fax)

carlottavaughn@verizon.net

 

Executive Minister

Dr. James M. Harrison

7008 Security Blvd., Suite 120
Baltimore, MD 21244-2568

(443) 443-3045 (office)
(443) 551-3565 (Fax)

jmharrison@abcots.org



Headquarters Staff

7008 Security Blvd., Suite 120
Baltimore, MD 21244-2568
OFFICE (443) 551-3045 | 1-800-466-9571
FAX (443) 551-3565


Executive Minister
Dr. James M. Harrison

(800) 466-9571 (O)

jmharrison@abcots.org


Executive Assistant

Gloria Dairsow gloria@abcots.org
 

Bookkeeper

Mr. Paul White  pwhite@abcots.org



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ABC General Board Representatives

RNR – Regionally Nominated Representative
NNR – Nationally Nominated Representative


2015 – Dr. Elmore E. Warren Jr

Area I – RNR-BNM

3005 Baker Street
Baltimore, MD  21216
(410) 947-1864 (CH)

whitestonebaptist@earthlink.net


Past President

2014 – Mr. T. Harding Lacy, Jr.

Area II – RNR-BIM

3027 Moss Side Ave
Richmond, VA 23222
(703) 855-2191 (C)

janthomlacy@msn.com




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National Offices


ABC-USA
P.O. Box 851
Valley Forge, PA 19482-0851
(800) ABC- 3USA/(800) 222-3872



General Secretary

Dr. A Roy Medley 1x2274


National Ministries (BNM)

Dr. Aldsand F. Wright-Riggins 1x2400
(610) 662-3903 (Cell)


International Ministries (BIM)

Rev. Reid Trulson 1x2200


Regional Operations

Dr. C. Jeff Woods 1x2341



M & M Benefit Board (M&M)

Mr. Louis P. Barbarin, Executive Director
475 Riverside Drive, Room 1700
New York, NY 10115
(800)986-6222



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American Baptist Churches of the South

admin@abcots.org

jmharrison@abcots.org

7008 Security Blvd., Suite 120  Baltimore, MD 21244-2568

OFFICE (443) 551-3045 |  FAX (443) 551-3565