BPC presidential search committee announced
By Kelley M. Arnold
Director of News and Public Information
MOUNT VERNON—Brewton-Parker College (BPC) Board of Trustees Chairman Dr. Tony Romans announced the names of the individuals selected to serve on the Presidential Search Committee Friday, April 29.
Members include trustees Gary Campbell of Vidalia, Rev. Gilbert Westberry of Swainsboro, Linda Yawn of Statesboro, Weyman Perry of Lawrenceville, Dr. Romans of Dunwoody and Georgia Baptist Convention Executive Director Dr. J. Robert White.
Psychology and counseling professor Vance Rhoades, who has taught at the college for over 25 years, is the faculty representative. Joshua McPhatter, 2010-2011 Student Government Association President, will represent the students.
Local pastors Danny Williams of First Baptist Church of Lyons and Rev. Bucky Kennedy of First Baptist Church of Vidalia round out the committee.
Dr. Romans encourages resumes and recommendations for the position to be emailed to him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dr. Mike Simoneaux has been serving as BPC’s acting president since March 2. He is on loan to BPC from Truett-McConnell College, a sister Georgia Baptist college in Cleveland, where he is the vice president for college advancement.
Affiliated with the Georgia Baptist Convention, Brewton-Parker College is the only accredited four-year Christian college south of Macon and north of Jacksonville, Fla.
The mission of Brewton-Parker College, a Georgia Baptist college, is to develop the whole student through the application of Biblically-centered truth to a liberal arts curriculum in a community of shared Christian values.