Meet the staff of UBA. Our purpose is to equip, enable, and serve congregations as they carry out the Great Commission through church planting, missions, evangelism, and discipleship development.
 
 EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Josh Ellis

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Having completed a PhD in Leadership Studies and served on the UBA staff since 2005, Josh brings both practical experience and scholarly studies to the role of Executive Director and the responsibilities of leading the association into the next stage of the journey.


 ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

Dian Kidd

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Dian guides the day-to-day team actions as Team Leader for the Consultant Team, coordinates print and media communications, manages the website, and oversees daily implementation of strategy and inner-office workings.


 SENIOR CHURCH CONSULTANT

SENIOR CHURCH CONSULTANT

Keelan Cook

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Keelan's primary areas of ministry focus include urban missiology, church planting, church revitalization, and unreached people groups.


 ADMINISTRATION MANAGER

ADMINISTRATION MANAGER

Dana Bowdoin

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Dana's primary areas of responsibility include financial services, accounting, personnel records, facilities management, and supervision of Financial Office volunteers.


 COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST

COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST

Marie Burrus

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As Communications Specialist, Marie manages and edits the UBA blog, all UBA social media communications, prepares the weekly UBA Voices, and contributes content.


 CHURCH CONSULTANT

CHURCH CONSULTANT

Sally Hinzie

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Sally's primary areas of ministry focus include church planting, bible storying training, organic church, and ministry implementation.


 CHURCH CONSULTANT

CHURCH CONSULTANT

Bryant Lee

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Bryant is pastor of Higher Expectations Church. He serves as a member of the UBA African American Ministries Team. Bryant has a particular passion for mentoring bi-vocational church planters and pastors reaching urban areas.


 CONSULTANTE HISPANO

CONSULTANTE HISPANO

Campo Londoño

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El consultante Londoño tiene un trasfondo en ministerio pastoral, desarrollo de liderazgo, y comunicaciones.

Church Consultant Londoño has ministry responsibilities in the areas of leadership development, organic church, and ministry implmentation.


 CONSULTANTE HISPANO /  CHURCH CONSULTANT

CONSULTANTE HISPANO /

CHURCH CONSULTANT

Victor Marte

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Victor's primary areas of responsibility include church planting, leadership development, and new church development. Victor is bilingual and available to consult with congregations in English or Spanish.


 CHURCH CONSULTANT

CHURCH CONSULTANT

MIKE PENDER

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Mike is pastor of Fallbrook Church. Mike serves as the Team Leader for the UBA African American Ministries Team and provides guidance and oversight in developing strategies for serving the needs of primarily African-American congregations as well as congregations seeking to minister more effectively in communities with an African-American demographic.


 CHURCH CONSULTANT

CHURCH CONSULTANT

LAWRENCE SCOTT

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Lawrence is the planting and Lead Pastor of Harvest Point Fellowship Church. He is married to Shannon Scott and they have five children: Kaelyn, Leah, Eden, Lawrence III and Zachary. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from the University of Houston and a Master of Theology (ThM) degree from Dallas Theological Seminary (DTS). He is currently pursuing his doctorate from DTS in Dallas, Texas. Lawrence serves as a member of the UBA African American Ministries Team and seeks to serve the unique needs of new and existing African-American congregations.


UBA Administrative Assistants

UBA Administrative Assistants provide oversight of volunteers as well as bringing specific skills and qualifications to provide essential support to UBA ministries and operations. They'll be your first line of contact for assistance in the UBA offices.

 HISPANIC MINISTRIES

HISPANIC MINISTRIES

Alba Coronel

Email  |  713.957.2000

La principal responsabilidad de Alba es el manejo de las comunicaciones y los eventos de las congregaciones Hispanas.

Alba's primary areas of responsibility include communications and event management for Spanish-speaking congregations. She also offers general support. Alba is fluent in both English & Spanish.


 GENERAL OFFICE MANAGEMENT & VOLUNTEERS

GENERAL OFFICE MANAGEMENT & VOLUNTEERS

Alex Martinez

Email  |  713.957.2000

Alex' primary areas of responsibility include Assistant to the Executive Director, UBA Nominating Committee, Hunger Ministry management, church records, general office management, and supervision of office volunteers. Alex is fluent in both English and Spanish.


 FINANCIAL, PERSONNEL & GENERAL

FINANCIAL, PERSONNEL & GENERAL

Briana Perea

Email | 713.957.2000

Briana’s primary areas of responsibility include assistance in financial and personnel matters and general assistance in data management and church records. Briana is fluent in both English and Spanish.


Cooperative Ministries

The UBA Mission Centers of Houston and the UBA Trinity Pines Conference Center are UBA Subsidiary Ministries serving churches, groups, and communities. Visit their websites for details about how they can serve you.

 
 JEFF CHADWICK  Executive Director  UBA Mission Centers of Houston   Email

JEFF CHADWICK

Executive Director

UBA Mission Centers of Houston

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 PHIL SPRINGER  Executive Director  UBA Trinity Pines Conference Center   Email

PHIL SPRINGER

Executive Director

UBA Trinity Pines Conference Center

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Office Volunteers

UBA is extremely grateful for the UBA Office Volunteers who have committed to weekly service in the UBA Offices. We could not function effectively without their help. Meet them here.