Original Founders, Directors, Advisors, and Friends of BBCH
Secretary of the Board
Jody Painter, C-MHC, CMM
Jody has been an officer of Baymeadows Center for Hope & Healing, Inc. from the beginning of the ministry. As Executive Administrator, she is involved in every aspect of the ministry. Jody is particularly passionate about foster care as a member of the state foster care team with One More Child / Florida Baptist Childrens Homes. Jody serves as a counseling assistant and
Charlotte Braithwaite, CC-MHC
In addition to being an original Board member, Charlotte also serves as Director of Family Programs and Education. Charlotte's brought to Baymeadows Center her passion for the families of those struggling from addiction. Charlotte, as a Certified Mental Health Coach (C-MHC), heads up the Hope&Healing Support Group. Charlotte also serves on the Advisory Board of the Teen Challenge Jacksonville Women's Center.
Julie, an original Board member, brings Baymeadows Center a unique combination of skills, passions, and disciplines. Julie has a Masters degree in counseling, is the State Director of Foster Care for One More Child , the Founder of Wellsprings Ministries, and a published writer. She brings a wealth of knowledge to the team and is involved in the development of HOPE365Plus.
Stacey Mac, LCSW
Stacy is an original Board member and serves Baymeadows Center for Hope & Healing as an ethics and policy advisor. Stacy, a member of the National Association of Social Workers, is in private practice as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in Adaption, Trauma and PTSD, and Behavioral issues. Stacy has been a foster care provider and is an adoptive parent.
John is an original Board member of Baymeadows Center for Hope & Healing. He is a retired Business man, 45 year Master Electrician, and pilot. John has taught children's ministry for generations at Baymeadows Baptist church, where he also serves as deacon. He is the driving force behind the HOPE365Plus career introduction program.
John is one of the original Board members who helped launch Baymeadows Center for Hope and Healing. He brought a meticulous and attention to detail nature to the team. John will be stepping down from the Board at the end of 2021 and will be missed at our regular Board meetings. John is a United States NAVY veteran and we thank him for his service to our ministry and to our country..
Kaye, now a Director for 2021, has served as Deputy to the President of the Board from nearly the beginning of Baymeadows Center for Hope and Healing. She brings to the Board a level of organization, insight, and overview that is second to none. Kaye is retired from the Jacksonville Electric Authority (JEA) and currently employed at Baymeadows Baptist Church / Baymeadows Day School.
Past President of the Board
Pastor Garry Broward
Pastor Broward is one of the Co-founders of Baymeadows Center for Hope & Healing, Inc. His vision and dedication to ministry helped frame the organization and inspire its Vision and mission. Thank you Pastor Broward for your service to, and your continued support of, Baymeadows Center for Hope & Healing.
Baymeadows Center for Hope & Healing, Inc. (BCHH) has remaining seats to be filled. Our Bylaws call for thirteen (13) Board members and with two current members leaving at the end of 2021, we have four seats to fill for 2022. If you would like to be a part of developing our growing ministry and believe you can fill a gap on our board, please contact one of our members to learn how you might be able to help us take the message of hope in Jesus Christ to our community.