Truett Seminary Advisory Board Elects Officers, New Members

Oct. 16, 2000

by Lori Scott Fogleman

The board of advisers for Baylor University's George W. Truett Theological Seminary recently elected new officers and board members who will serve on the advisory panel from 2001-2003.

Dallas attorney Kent Newsom, elected to another three-year term on the board, also was chosen to serve as chairman during 2001. Millie Bishop, a church leader from Austin, was elected as the board's vice chairman, while Fort Worth church leader Rudy Camacho will serve as recording secretary for 2001.

Newly elected board members are Harold Bryson, professor of Christian Scriptures and director of the Institute for Christian Leadership, Mississippi College, Clinton, Miss.; Ron Durham, pastor, Columbus Avenue Baptist Church, Waco; Clyde Glazener, pastor, Gambrell Street Baptist Church, Fort Worth, and president of the Baptist General Convention of Texas; Eric Holleyman, pastor, Meadowbrook Baptist Church, Waco; Carroll McGinnis, McGinnis Investments, Houston; Mark D. Ray, former city councilman and director of Adolescent and Adult Unit, Decatur General West Behavior Medicine Center, Decatur, Ala.; Rosemary Wade, church and community leader, Arlington; and Stephen Wyrick, chairman, department of religion, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, Belton. All will serve on the board of advisors from 2001-2003.

Relected for another three-year term were Newsom and Joseph Parker, pastor of David Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Austin. Houston educator Robbie Bass was elected to fill an unexpired term until 2002.

Truett's board of advisers works closely with the dean in planning, promoting and determining the direction the seminary will follow and its impact for the cause of Jesus Christ in the world. The board also interprets Truett's programs and ministries to its various constituents and creates goodwill for the seminary.

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