Schaumburg, Ill.—Messengers to the 2010 GARBC Conference elected six new members to the Council of Eighteen during the Wednesday afternoon business session. Council members serve a three-year term and can be re-elected to a second three-year term. The council makes recommendations to the association to further its work and to implement all actions and policies of the association. Newly elected members are:

  • Tom Alexander, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Wellington, Ohio
  • Bryan Augsburger, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Arlington Heights, Ill.
  • Ken Floyd, Representative, Michigan Association of Regular Baptist Churches, Grand Rapids, Mich.
  • John Hartog III, Pastor, Faith Baptist Church, Cambridge, Iowa
  • Will Hatfield, Pastor, Campus Baptist Church, Ames, Iowa
  • Don Shirk, Pastor, Grace Baptist Church, Batavia, N.Y.

The following men are currently serving on the council with time remaining on their terms.

  • Bryce “Bernie” Augsburger, Representative, Illinois-Missouri Association of Regular Baptist Churches, Washington, Ill.
  • David Burman, Pastor, Brown Street Baptist Church, Alton, Ill.
  • Jeffrey “Duke” Crawford, Pastor, Emmanuel Baptist Church, Toledo, Ohio
  • Jonathan Jenks, Pastor, Calvary Baptist Church, Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.
  • Stan Lightfoot III, Pastor, Rustic Hills Baptist Church, Colorado Springs, Colo.
  • David Little, President, Baptist Church Planters, Grafton, Ohio
  • Brad Quick, Pastor, First Baptist Church, Elyria, Ohio
  • Chuck Pausley, Pastor, Bethany Baptist Church, Avon Park, Fla.
  • Robert Sauser, Pastor, Creston, Iowa
  • Ken Spink, Pastor, Berea Baptist Church, Berea, Ohio
  • David Strope, Pastor, Ankeny Baptist Church, Ankeny, Iowa
  • Gerald Webber, Pastor, Maranatha Baptist Church, Sebring, Fla.