President Tolbert joins NBCA in thanking Sis. Carolyn Lewis for her years of faithful service as President of the Women's Intermediate Auxiliary. Due to the WIA guidelines, at the close of this meeting Sis. Lewis will become a member of the Senior Women's Missionary Union.
Additionally, we also thank Sis. Shantail Miller, for her years of leadership as President of the Junior Women's Auxiliary. Sis. Miller submitted a very gracious letter of resignation to President Tolbert informing him that due to her husband's acceptance of another church which is not in NBCA, she will no longer be able to serve as president of the Junior Women's Auxiliary.
In light of these two positions that will become vacant at the close of this meeting, Reverend Tolbert stated to the parent body that before he makes any recommendations for office he always checks with the state presidents, who in this case gave him their blessings. With that said, Reverend Tolbert made a recommendation that Sis. Diedra Anderson, member of the Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas, where Reverend Curtis Wallace is pastor become the incoming president of the Women's Intermediate Auxiliary and Sis. Pamela Dickey, member of the Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church in D'Iberville, Mississippi become the incoming Vice-President At-Large.
Additionally, he recommended that Sis. Shemyia Clemons, member of the Bethesda Baptist Church in Portland, Oregon, where Reverend Robert Jointer is pastor become the incoming president of the Junior Women's Auxiliary.
The motion was made to accept President Tolbert's recommendation by Reverend Kenneth Maurice Davis, President of the Mississippi National Baptist State Convention, and Reverend G.V Clark, President of the Missionary Baptist General Convention of Texas second the motion.
These new officers will officially begin their leadership roles on tomorrow, September 15, 2017. Again, we thank Sis. Carolyn Lewis and Sis. Shantail Miller for their service and we welcome Sis. Diedra Anderson and Sis. Shemyia Clemons to their respective offices.