The Black Staff Association of the United Methodist Church is a non-profit professional organization dedicated to serving the needs of black staff serving The United Methodist Church in staff positions with UMC boards, agencies, conferences, jurisdictions, and districts. BSA will work collaboratively with all segments of The United Methodist Church in order to strengthen relationships that help to equip staff to more effectively network, empower and engage missional in our communities as we seek to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of our global world.



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2017-2018 BSA Officers

Rori Blakeney
Discipleship Ministries – Young People Ministries

Vice President
Royya James
United Methodist Communications

Maurita Bowie
General Commission on Religion and Race

Nominating/Program Committee Chair
John W. Coleman Jr.
Eastern Pennsylvania Conference

Communications Chair
Sharon Dean
General Council on Finance and Administration

Harris K. Tay
West Ohio Conference


Senior Level Executive Assistant, Office of General Secretary, General Board of Church & Society

The General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) of The United Methodist Church is the social justice and public policy agency of the denomination headquartered in the United Methodist Building on Capitol Hill in Washington DC. GBCS is responsible for seeking the mandate of the United Methodist Church, the implementation of the Social Principles. The General Secretary (GS), the agency’s chief executive, is searching for a skilled Senior Level Executive Assistant with a high level of professionalism.

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Last updated by Rori Blakeney Jan 31, 2017.

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