Church Governance

Officers & Trustees

Deacon Officers
  • Laura Dronzek (Chairperson)
  • Keith Beasley (Vice-chairperson)
  • Chad Salge (Secretary)
  • Keith Beasley (Deacon Vice- Chair)
  • Laura Dronzek (Deacon Chair)
  • Brian Hamilton (At Large)
  • Ken Holden (Treasurer)
  • Bill McCann (Personnel Chair)
  • Randy Perry (President)
  • Matt Shuford (At Large)
  • Jeff Warren (Senior Pastor)
  • Lab Welty (At Large)
Church Officers
  • Ken Holden (Treasurer)
  • Duke Battles (Assistant Treasurer)
  • Bryan Chamness (Assistant Treasurer)
  • Mike Holt (Assistant Treasurer)
  • Alex Taylor (Assistant Treasurer)
  • Ken Stone (Moderator)
  • David Harper (Assistant Moderator)
  • Bill Propes (Assistant Moderator)
  • Lydia Webb (Assistant Moderator)
  • Gerald Caldwell (Clerk)
  • Pam Brown (Assistant Clerk)
  • Baylie DeJean (Assistant Clerk)
  • Martha Floyd (Assistant Clerk)
  • Jeff Slade (Assistant Clerk)


Standing Committees are a vital part of our ministries at Park Cities Baptist Church as we take the message of Christ to our community and the world. The following is a listing and description of standing committees and the spiritual gifts identified that might assist in the ministry.

Baptist Partnerships

The Baptist Partnerships Committee promotes and advances the church’s Baptist heritage and distinctiveness, and in doing so to identify and recommend support for those Baptist causes that are both compatible with the church’s values and serve to advance God’s kingdom. It will consist of three sub-committees:

Missions: Identify, investigate and recommend funding for Baptist sponsored or affiliated mission efforts;

Educational/Theological: Identify, investigate and recommend funding for educational and theological opportunities within the church and through support of Baptist seminaries and other educational entities; and

Other Baptist Causes: Serve as resource to the church in connection with its relationships with denominational and inter-denominational entities and educational institutions and recommend financial support as appropriate.

Gifts: Administration, Evangelism, Leadership, & Serving

  • Drew Brown
  • Donna Chronister
  • Ken Holden
  • Robert LeMay
  • Aimee McClanahan
  • Rodney Schell (Staff Liaison)
  • James Schmeltekopf
  • Matt Sibley (Chair)
  • Ken Stone
  • Landon Yeager
  • Nancy Young
Childhood Education

The Childhood Committee supports the Childhood ministry by offering input into the ministry, help in carrying out program initiatives and aiding in the enlistment for the ministry programs.

Gifts: Administration, Hospitality, Leadership, & Serving

  • Jennifer Adams
  • Emily Caltrider
  • Keith Evetts
  • Becky Haas (Chair)
  • Marilyn Hastings
  • Sarah Hefton
  • Mike Holt
  • David Huey (Staff Liaison)
  • Marty Lewis (Staff Liaison)
  • Jay Miller (Staff Liaison)
  • Skip Moran
  • Rachel Richards
  • Robert Stewart
  • Rebecca Thomas
  • Bethany Williamson

The Communications Committee guides in the selection and utilization of the church’s communication tools. Using innovative and creative ideas, they make recommendations based on the most appropriate media type for the distribution of each message.

Gifts: Administration, Leadership, & Serving

  • Emma Brezik
  • Amanda Brock
  • Amanda Carrell
  • Baylie DeJean
  • Brett Dossey
  • Clayton Harrison
  • Nathan Jacks
  • Stacey Beckham Lake
  • Rachel Orsak
  • Julie Plagens
  • Chad Salge
  • Marcus Schreiner
  • Lori Swarner (Staff Liaison)
  • Kyle Tapply
  • Blair Thomas (Chair)

The Finance Committee facilitates the budget process, approves designated expenditures, provides oversight for the stewardship function, and assists the Church Treasurer with the church’s fiduciary responsibility.

Gifts: Administration, Giving, Leadership, & Serving

  • Jessi Bailey
  • Duke Battles
  • Brandon Boyd (Staff Liaison)
  • Brad Bridges
  • Ryan Busboom
  • Jason Downing
  • Ken Holden (Treasurer)
  • Jeff Johnson
  • John-Michael Kretz (Chair)
  • Alvin Lane
  • Brad Martin
  • Ray Martin
  • Lamar Meaders (Staff Liaison)
  • Chris Paulsen
  • Will Robinson
  • Rodney Schell (Staff Liaison)
  • Bill Sims
  • Debbie Springer
  • Kara Taeger

The Missions Committee helps guide the Missions ministry which exists to help the members of Park Cities Baptist Church fulfill the Great Commission. This is accomplished primarily through ministries that cross boundaries such as geography, culture, language, and socio-economic differences. These ministries utilize the giftedness of individual Christians, are cooperative partnerships where possible, and are directed by servant leaders in a team environment.

Gifts: Administration, Evangelism, Leadership, & Serving

  • Damon Berry (Staff Liaison)
  • Brandon Boyd (Staff Liaison)
  • Bryan Chamness
  • Mark Chronister
  • Jered Dobbs
  • Dan Ellis
  • Laurie Ewing
  • Terri Heard
  • Amy Jodry
  • Marlo Kreitzinger
  • Rebekah Louis
  • Blair Mathews
  • Sara Perez
  • Philip Price
  • Laura Thornton
  • Juan Valdez
  • Brandon Webb

The Personnel Committee provides human resource expertise from lay membership in conjunction with church staff. The committee provides review and input regarding annual compensation and benefits issues for church employees, participates in the hiring process from identifying candidates to conducting interviews and providing hiring recommendations, and assists in the evaluation of processes and procedures involving personnel issues.

Gifts: Administration, Leadership, & Serving

  • Johnny Bond
  • Jim Braden
  • Susan Brokaw
  • Pam Brown
  • Brad DeJean
  • Laura Downing
  • Rusty Hill
  • Emily Kretz
  • Bill McCann (Chair)
  • Cheryl Pearce
  • Larry Richardson
  • David Robertson
  • Rodney Schell (Staff Liaison)
  • Deb Sutton
  • Mike Taylor

The Prayer Committee seeks to support the ministries of PCBC through prayer. They accomplish this through several avenues of prayer emphasis including: a prayer room (on-site and on-line), various prayer groups across the life of the church, prayer classes, and participation in the National Day of Prayer annually.

Gifts: Faith, Intercession, & Serving

  • Liz Knight
  • Barbara Loest (Staff Liaison)
  • Kathy McDaniel (Chair)
  • Linda Montie
  • Sam Osteen
  • Bill Pyke
  • Debi Newman-Reisling (Staff Liaison)
  • Glen Rice 
  • Reagan Smyrl
  • Cinnamon Thompson
  • Lora Welty
Properties & Services

The Properties / Services Committee guides the maintenance of all church structures, facilities and tangible personal property; helps provide a physical environment for church members and staff which is suitable to perform our labors for God and conducive to the worship of God; and executes fiduciary responsibilities in an efficient and economic manner.

Gifts: Administration, Leadership, & Serving

  • Michael Adams (Staff Liaison)
  • Norm Alston
  • Chase Caruth
  • Hannah Dean
  • Lee Halford
  • Anthony Lopez (Staff Liaison)
  • Brian Mason
  • Judd Mullinix
  • Paul Noland
  • Kandyce Ormes
  • Jonathan Perlman
  • Brett Ratliff
  • Kristin Roan (Chair)
  • Jacy Russell
  • Rodney Schell (Staff Liaison)
  • Ben Simmons
  • Ryan Thornton
  • Robert Walne
  • Lydia Webb