Board of Trustees

The Georgia United Methodist Foundation is governed by a Board of Trustees. Members are elected to three-year terms and confirmed by the North and South Georgia Conferences of The United Methodist Church at its annual meetings. Our Board consists of 21 elected members, as well as ex-officio members.

William T. Daniel Jr., Chair

Vaden Automotive Group, Savannah

David A. Duke, Vice Chair

Brady Ware & Company, Atlanta

Charles L. Bachman Jr.

Gregory, Doyle, Calhoun & Rogers, LLC, Marietta

Charles L. Battle

Retired, Wachovia Corporation, Peachtree Corners

C. Bert Bennett

Draffin & Tucker, LLP, Albany

Charles W. Buffington Jr.

Generis, Canton

A. Parrish Clark Jr.

Guardian Bank, Valdosta

William R. Coffeen

Park Square Financial Group, LLC, Roswell

Kathryn H. Dennis

Community Foundation of Central Georgia, Macon

Rev. Dr. Glenn Ethridge

Oak Grove UMC, Decatur

Wesley French

Wesley A. French

Peachtree Investment Advisors, Atlanta 

Gary T. Fuller

Retired, Woolworth Overseas Corp., Dunwoody

F. Waverly Golson

Retired, SunTrust Bank, Macon

Rev. Dr. Shane Green

St. Paul UMC, Columbus

Lee D. Highsmith

Junior Achievement of Georgia, Gainesville 

Rev. Dr. Bernice W. Kirkland

Atlanta College Park District, Atlanta

Kathy McCollum

Wesley Glen Ministries, Macon

Calvin Stamps

Wanda Y. Rodwell

The Coca-Cola Company, Atlanta

Richard Shinhoster

Diaspora Marketplace, Savannah

Calvin R. Stamps

Bretwood Capital Partners, LLC, Atlanta





                          Dr. Belinda J. White
                    Morehouse College, Atlanta 


Bishop R. Lawson Bryan

Resident Bishop of The South Georgia Conference of The United Methodist Church, Macon

Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson

Resident Bishop of The North Georgia Conference of The United Methodist Church, Atlanta

Dr. Derek W. McAleer

Treasurer and Administrative Services Director of  The South Georgia Conference of 
The United Methodist Church, Macon

Keith M. Cox

Treasurer and Director of Administrative
Services of The North Georgia Conference of 
he United Methodist Church, Atlanta

Elijah F. Moore,
Trustee Emeritus

Retired, SunTrust Bank, Stone Mountain