Steering Committee

GSOP Steering Committee Operational Profile & Charter

  1. THE GSOP STEERING COMMITTEE (SC) has been established as a board of information, policy, recommendation, and direction for the Georgia School of Preaching & Biblical Studies.
  2. The GSOP SC shall be comprised of a minimum of seven and a maximum of nine members. All nine members will have voting privileges, with ONE (1) additional advisory member having voting privilege only if a sufficient quorum is not present when a vote is taken.
  3. SC members shall serve a minimum of three years and a maximum of five years. During years 4-5, members may leave the committee with provision for their seat being filled by another qualified appointee. The SC shall vote on all new member admission to the committee.
  4. The SC is comprised of an assemblage of Campus Directors, Instructors, and Alumni. SC members commonly serve as elders, deacons, preachers, teachers or in other capacities in ministry, and/or in the congregations where their church membership resides.
  5. The SC considers matters vital to the operation of GSOP, and votes to make formal recommendations/suggestions to the elders who oversee the school. All final decisions regarding the SC’s recommendations/suggestions rest with the overseeing elders of GSOP.
  6. One member of the SC shall serve as Chairman for a period of twelve months. The Chairman leads in all activities of the committee inclusive of chairing formal meetings, discussion, and voting. The Chairman delivers the formal results of SC deliberation and voting to the GSOP Director, who in turn delivers them to the overseeing elders. Notification of SC members of all pertinent events and matters of concern shall be the responsibility of the Chairman.
  7. The Director of GSOP acts exclusively as a facilitator for the SC. The Director works in conjunction with the SC Chairman to schedule meetings, and in the presentation of the matters/issues to be considered by the SC. The GSOP Director shall also act to gather any (additional) information or data that might aid the SC in its deliberation & voting. The GSOP Director is not an official member of the SC, and has no voting privilege therein.
  8. Any amendments or other changes made to this charter shall be the sole responsibility of the SC - by deliberation and formal vote. Final approval on any amendment or change to the SC Charter shall come from the overseeing elders of GSOP.

Steering Committee Members

Jeremy Barton

  • Church Work: Adairsville church of Christ - Deacon, Missions
  • GSOP Affiliation: Campus Director, Instructor, Alumnus

Derek Brown

  • Church Work: Piedmont Road church of Christ - Deacon, Missions
  • GSOP Affiliation: Co-Director GSOP Alumni Association

Dave Domingue

  • Church Work: Warner Robins church of Christ - Elder, Teacher
  • GSOP Affiliation: Campus Director, Instructor, Alumnus

Jim Gentry

  • Church Work: Central church of Christ, Covington - Preacher
  • GSOP Affiliation: Co-Director GSOP Alumni Association

Patrick Gray

  • Church Work: Villa Rica church of Christ - Preacher
  • GSOP Affiliation: Instructor, Former Campus Director

Dave Rogers

  • Church Work: Fayetteville church of Christ - Preacher
  • GSOP Affiliation: Instructor

Phil Sanders

  • Church Work: Preacher
  • GSOP Affiliation: Adjunct Instructor

Rick Sharpe

  • Church Work: Fayetteville church of Christ - Deacon
  • GSOP Affiliation: Campus Director, Alumnus

Ray Strickland

  • Church Work: Avondale church of Christ - Deacon
  • GSOP Affiliation: Campus Director

Tommy Tidwell

  • Church Work: South Cobb church of Christ - Elder, Preacher
  • GSOP Affiliation: Campus Director, Instructor, Steering Committee Chairman