Regional Coordinators

The Executive Director appoitns the Regional Coordinators, who oversee the Christian education work in the selected regions of the NBC, USA, Inc. The responsibilities of the Regional Coordinator include:

  • Assisting local churches, districts, state conventions and congresses with their Christian education needs
  • Representing the Sunday School Publishing Board at the request of the Executive Director


Northeast Region

Rev. Dwayne R. Gillison Sr., NY
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States: Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont

Southeast Region

Dr. Johnny Flakes III GA
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States: Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia

Southwest Region 1

Dr. Michael O. Minor, TN
Email Address:
States: Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi, Tennessee, Germany

Southwest Region 2

Rev. Rory L. Thompson, TX
Email Address:

States: Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, Caribbean

Midwest Region

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States: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio,
Wisconsin, West Virginia

Western Region 1

Rev. Kenneth A. Allen, NE

Email Address:

States: Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma

Western Region 2

Rev. Tyrone Skinner, CA
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States: Alaska, Arizona, California, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington

For more information about our Regional Coordinators, please contact the Division of Christian Education at 615-248-5773 or email:


Save the Date


The 43rd Annual SSPB Conference

November 27 -- November 30, 2022


The Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center

2800 Opryland Dr., Nashville, TN 37214