The volunteer Board of Managers represents historians and Baptists from across the country. They give their knowledge, time, interests and skills to plan and provide for the future of American Baptist Historical Society.


  • Rev. Garth Brokaw, New York,  President
  • Dr.  Jonathan Malone. Rhode Island, Vice President
  • Mr. Joe Stoner, Atlanta, Treasurer
  • Ms. Heidi Holmstrom, Maryland, Secretary


  • Rev. Douglas Avilesbernal, Washington
  • Mr. Mitchell Homma, California
  • Mrs. Shirley Fair, Kansas
  • Rev. Dr. Everett Goodwin, Virginia
  • Mrs. Melva Gray, Indiana
  • Rev. Travis Norvell, Minnesota
  • Mr. Richard Swindle, Georgia
  • Dr. James O. Wolfe III, Illinois
  • Rev. William L. Frederickson Jr., New Jersey
  • Mr. Alan Musoke, Pennsylvania (Special NEC Representative)
  • Ms Laura Alden, Pennsylvania (Special Representative from Judson Press)
Mailing, shipping, and GPS addresses and phone numbers for ABHS and staff.
ABHS is located in Atlanta, GA on the campus of Mercer University. Find directions, address, and special shipping address here. Read more.
ABHS History
The American Baptist Historical Society (ABHS) is the oldest Baptist historical society in the United States. The Society was established in 1853 as a Department of the ... Read more