Board of Governors

“Carroll Institute is the now of theological education and the future of evangelism and missions.”

– Dr. Richard Jackson, Chairman of the Board of Governors

The B.H. Carroll Theological Institute is governed by a self-perpetuating Board of Governors — up to fifteen in number. One-third of the Board are patrons or donors to B.H. Carroll Theological Institute; one-third of the Board have educational or corporate experience; and one-third of the Board are from church constituency or cooperative groups.


  • Dr. Richard Jackson, Chairman

    President, Jackson Center for Evangelism and Encouragement

  • Dr. Leon Leach, Vice Chairman

    Executive Vice President, University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

  • Babs Baugh, Secretary

    President, John & Eula Mae Baugh Foundation



  • Mr. David Chisum

    SVP & CFO, CPA Presco Polymers, L.P., Sherman, TX

  • Dr. Russell H. Dilday

    Chancellor, B. H. Carroll Theological Institute

  • Dr. Stephen Hatfield

    Pastor, First Baptist Church, Lewisville, TX

  • Dr. Ken Hugghins

    Pastor, Elkins Lake Baptist Church, Huntsville, TX

  • Mr. Jason Jones

    Chief Technology Officer at SimpleLTC Systems, Inc.

  • Mrs. Joan T. Trew

    Williams Trew Realty

  • Dr. David Ritsema

    Pastor, First Baptist Church, Waxahachie, TX

  • Mr. Wayne Stevenson

    Retired Businessman and member of several non-profit and ministry boards

  • Mr. Jeff Whitfield

    Associate, Kelly Hart & Hallman, Fort Worth

  • Mr. Jerry Yowell

    CLU, State Farm Insurance

  • Dr. C. Gene Wilkes (ex officio)

    President, B. H. Carroll Theological Institute