Columbus, Ohio—Garnetta Smith, of Highview Baptist Church in Louisville, and John Mark Toby, of Hillvue Heights Church in Bowling Green, have been appointed to the Southern Baptist Convention’s Committee on Committees.
SBC President Ronnie Floyd, pastor of Cross Church in Springdale, Ark., announced the appointments in accordance with SBC Bylaw 19, which calls for providing notice to Southern Baptists of the appointees no later than 45 days in advance of each year’s convention.
The Committee on Committees will assemble in Columbus just prior to the SBC’s June 16-17 annual meeting to nominate members of the Committee on Nominations who, in turn, nominate trustees for the boards of SBC entities. The Committee on Committees has 68 members, two from each of the 34 states and regions qualified for representation on boards of SBC entities.
Bryan Smith, pastor of First Baptist Church, Roanoke, Va., will serve as chairman of this year’s committee.