The Committee on Nominations is receiving nomination forms to fill upcoming vacancies on the SBTC Executive Board and committees. Nomination forms can be completed online or downloaded at www.sbtexas.com/nominations. The deadline to receive nomination forms is Aug. 1, 2021. Hardcopy nomination forms can be mailed to: SBTC: attn. Nominations, Box 1988, Grapevine, Texas, 76099.
The vacancies to be filled are as follows:
Executive Board – 11 vacancies (7 eligible for renomination). Note: The composition of the Executive Board is based on certain considerations: 1) one-fourth of the membership must be laypersons, 2) one-fourth of the membership, at the time of election, must be a member of a church of 400 or less in membership, 3) at least five representatives from each quadrant of the state.
Texas Ethics and Religious Liberty Committee – 3 vacancies; Credentials Committee – 1 vacancy; Committee on Order of Business – 2 vacancies.
The SBTC constitution and bylaws (https://sbtexas.com/values-vision/) give more information about the work and make up of the Executive Board and the convention’s committees.
The convention also recommends nominees to serve on the boards of our cooperating ministries. Criswell College Board – 2 vacancies; Jacksonville College – 1 vacancy; Texas Baptist Home for Children – 2 vacancies (2 eligible for renomination); Southern Baptists of Texas Foundation – 4 vacancies (2 eligible for renomination).