The primary functions of the Board are as follows:
a. Develop ABCOM policy;
b. Establish ABCOM priorities and program;
c. Evaluate the entire mission and ministry of the ABCOM;
d. Adopt the ABCOM’s budget;
e. Appoint and establish conditions of employment for the professional staff (except Executive Minister) upon recommendation of the Executive Committee in consultation with the Executive Minister;
f. Recommend to the voting members in Annual or Special Meeting a candidate for Executive Minister;
g. Receive and dismiss congregations in accordance with Article II of Bylaws;
h. Oversee the ABCOM’s standards for membership;
i. Have the care, management and control of all ABCOM’s physical and financial assets;
j. Employ legal counsel as required;
k. Make a report at the Annual Meeting;
l. Provide appropriate recognition for ministries which may from time to time be developed to enhance our common mission;
m. Fulfill such other responsibilities as assigned by the voting members in Annual or Special Meeting

Officers: (email=

 *President: Mrs. Sharon Stuart-Michaud

  • *1st Vice President: Rev. Jay Noll
  • *2nd Vice President: Mr. Robert Clapp
  • *Treasurer: Rev. John Hall
  • *Executive Minister: Rev. Dr. Al Fletcher

 Association Representatives

  •  * Phyllis Taylor (N. Aroostook)
  •  *                           (S. Aroostook)
  •  *Rev. Andrew Currier (Bowdoinham)
  • * Chuck Thurber (Cumberland)
  • * ______________________ (Damariscotta)
  • * Rev. Ronald Libby (East)
  • * David Rodrigue (Kennebec)
  •    Linda Hadley Rood (Kennebec)
  • *John Coombs (Mid-Coast)
  • *                          (Penquis)
  • * Gayle Murphy Long (West)
  • * Scott McPhedran (York)

*indicates Executive Committee Members

Members At-Large

  • Rev. Russell LaFlamme
  • Angel Davila
  • Betty Bartos
  • Chip Hilton
  • Luke Washburn

Auxiliary Organization Representatives

  • Board of General Ministries, ABCUSA – Bonnie Higgins
  • American Baptist Women’s Ministries – Doris Sherman
  • Ministers’ Council of Maine
  • Baptist Park – Joshua Duncan
  • Baptist Youth Camp – Adrian Munroe
  • China Lake Camp – Debbie Kiker
  • American Baptist Churches of Maine’s Institute for Ministry – Joshua Burden
  • American Baptist Men of Maine

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