The Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is elected by the membership for 2-year terms in the following positions: President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer. All other Executive Committee positions are appointed by the incoming President.  Below you’ll find the Chaplains who serve on the current committee. These members serve as volunteers for the organization. Please feel free to contact any of them for more information about the association or address any specific questions.

Click any name for contact information and personal information about each board member.

 

President - Greg McClain

Rev. Dr. Greg McClain

President
Rev. Dr. Greg McClain
Johnston Health
509 N. Bright Leaf Blvd.
Smithfield, NC 27577
(919) 934-8171
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  • Director of Spiritual Care and Volunteer Services at Johnston Health
  • Endorsed by Cooperative Baptist Fellowship
  • I enjoy singing in my church choir, growing a vegetable garden, reading, and golf
  • I am currently surveying literature for evidenced based research which supports the value that chaplains add to healthcare
  • Contact me if you have concerns, celebrations, or ideas for ways we can make NCCA even better

 

Vice President - Rebekah Ramsey
Rebekah Ramsey

Chaplain Rebekah Ramsey

Advocacy Co-Chair
Chaplain Rebekah Ramsey

 

 

Contact by email

 

 

 

Secretary - Chelsy Mitchell

Rev. Chelsy Mitchell

Secretary
Rev. Chelsy Mitchell
Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center
200 Hawthorne Lane
Charlotte, NC 28204
704-384-4328
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  • Oncology and Cardiac Chaplain
  • Endorsement is through the Alliance of Baptists
  • Enjoys yard saling, reading, creating art, and listening to podcasts
  • Married to Cameron Mitchell and parent to a sweet, red headed one year-old girl

 

Treasurer - Delbert Minner
Delbert Minner

Rev. Delbert Minner

Treasurer
Rev. Delbert Minner
Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care
902 Kirkwood Street NW
Lenoir, NC 28645
(828) 750-4785
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  • Chaplain/Faith Community Liaison at Caldwell Hospice & Palliative Care, Caldwell County, NC (has worked there since 2011)
  • Endorsed by The Wesleyan Church
  • Joined NCCA as a CPE Student at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in 2010 and assumed the role of treasurer in June of 2016
  • Enjoys watching/attending sports events, deer hunting, model trains, reading and spending time with my first grandson, Oliver, who just turned 1
  • Currently pursuing a DMIN in Pastoral Care and Counseling through Gardner Webb University (School of Divinity)
  • Married 30 years to Cynthia, with two children, Heather Minner Lynn (graduate of ASU, married, age 26) and Ryan Minner, age 24, who just graduated from UNC-G in Media Studies
  • As the treasurer, I work closely with the Educational Chair and Administrative Coordinator preparing for the educational events. I will aid members of the NCCA as the registrar at the educational events with room reservations, meal restrictions, and keeper/reporter of the financial records
  • Finally, I love it when members register for the education events as early, and correctly, as possible using the NCCA website.

 

Administrative Coordinator - Jeanell Cox

Rev. Jeanell Cox

Administrative Coordinator
Rev. K. Jeanell Cox
905 Hwy 321
Suite 208
Hickory, NC 28601
(919) 321-8903
Contact by email

 

 

  • NCCA Administrative Coordinator and Chaplain at Glenaire Continuing Care Retirement Community
  • Endorsed by the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship
  • Enjoys cooking, reading, crafts, time with my family, playing flute, Netflix and handbells
  • Married to Christopher Ingram, and busy with three sweet boys ages 9, 8, and 5
  • Contact me if you have any questions about your membership, dues, registration for educational events, or need assistance with our website
  • Contact me with ideas about how to make your membership experience more user-friendly

 

Communication - Ellen Abercrombie & Lee Jock

Chaplain Ellen Abercrombie

Communication Co-Chair
Chaplain Ellen Abercrombie, ACC
388 Patterson Farm Road
Mooresville, NC 28115
704-506-8261
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Chaplain Lee Jock

Communication Co-Chair
Chaplain Lee Jock

 

 

Contact by email

 

 

 

Education - Colleen Danson & Bob Riley
Colleen Danson

Chaplain Colleen Danson

Education Co-Chair
Chaplain Colleen Danson

 

 

Contact by email

 

 

 

Bob Riley

Chaplain Bob Riley

Education Co-Chair
Chaplain Bob Riley

 

 

Contact by email

 

 

 

Advocacy - Martha Brown
Martha Brown

Chaplain Martha Brown

Advocacy Co-Chair
Chaplain Martha Brown

 

 

Contact by email

 

 

 

Recruitment - Gyasi Patterson & Todd Higginson
Gyasi Patterson

Chaplain Gyasi Patterson

Recruitment Co-Chair
Chaplain Gyasi Patterson

 

 

Contact by email

 

 

 

Todd Higginson

Chaplain Todd Higginson

Recruitment Co-Chair
Chaplain Todd Higginson

 

 

Contact by email

 

 

 

Past President - Cynthia Vaughan

Rev. Cynthia Vaughan

Past President
Rev. Cynthia Vaughan

 

 

(404) 583-8130
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  • CPE Supervisor at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington NC since 2009
  • Endorsed by the United Methodist Church
  • I enjoy reading, living near the ocean, reflecting on the things I have already done and dreaming about the things I am yet to do! (Can you tell I am close to retirement?!)
  • Contact me with your ideas, your concerns, your questions
  • Contact me if you are interested in participating in the leadership of the North Carolina Chaplains’ Association

 

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