The Executive Office relates to all agencies and institutions in partnership with the Baptist General Association of Virginia.
John V. Upton, Jr.
Executive Director, Baptist General Association of Virginia (BGAV)
John V. Upton, Jr. was elected Executive Director of the Baptist General Association of Virginia during the annual meeting of the General Association in November 2001.
John had been group leader of the Mission Mobilization Group since 1995. Earlier he was pastor of Urbanna Baptist Church in Urbanna and he and his wife, Deborah, served as missionaries in Taiwan through the Southern Baptist Convention’s Foreign Mission Board (now International Mission Board). In July 2015 he completed a five-year term as President of the Baptist World Alliance that began July 31, 2010.
John, a Norfolk-born Virginia native, is a graduate of Averett College (now University) in Danville, VA, and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. The Uptons have two sons, Christopher and Richard; a daughter, Emily; and seven grandchildren.
Treasurer’s Office of the BGAV
David Washburn serves as Treasurer for the BGAV.
The Treasurer is responsible for all monies and securities of the Baptist General Association of Virginia. He also serves as the BGAV’s Business Manager.
Download the latest Treasurer’s Report for more information.
Executive Director Assistant
Marilee White serves as Executive Director Assistant.
Marilee manages the projects and work flow of the Executive Office.
She is a resource for Board and Council members, staff, committees, agencies, and institutions that relate to the BGAV.