Our Board

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. Effective July 1, 2018, our Board will consist of the followed elected and 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

Bert Bennett

Draffin & Tucker, LLP, Albany

Charles W. Buffington Jr.

Generis, Canton

Kathryn H. Dennis

Community Foundation of Central Georgia, Macon

Rev. Dr. Glenn Ethridge

Oak Grove UMC, Decatur

Gary T. Fuller

Retired, Woolworth Overseas Corporation, Dunwoody

F. Waverly Golson

Retired, SunTrust Bank, Macon

Wesley French

Lee D. Highsmith

Junior Achievement of Georgia, Gainesville 

Rev. Dr. Bernice W. Kirkland

Atlanta College Park District, Atlanta

Ruth A. Knox

Retired, Wesleyan College, Thomson

Kathy McCollum

Wesley Glen Ministries, Macon

Wanda Y. Rodwell

The Coca-Cola Company, Atlanta 

Richard Shinhoster

Diaspora Marketplace, Savannah

Calvin R. Stamps

Bretwood Capital Partners, Atlanta

Calvin Stamps

William A. Vogel

Montag & Caldwell, Atlanta

Rev. Dr. J. Maddox (Matt) Woodbery Jr.

Mulberry Street UMC, Macon

Dr. Belinda J. White

Morehouse College, Atlanta





Bishop R. Lawson Bryan

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

Bishop Sue Haupert-Johnson

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

Dr. Derek W. McAleer

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

Keith M. Cox

Treasurer and Director of Administrative
Services of The North Georgia Conference,  Atlanta

Elijah F. Moore,
Trustee Emeritus

Retired, SunTrust Bank, Stone Mountain