Meet the Team

Montreat isn't possible without this team of passionate people dedicated to serving our guests and conferees, and making the world a better, more Christ-like place.

Please see the staff directory below for phone/email contact information for our full-time, year-round staff. The majority of our staff, including members of the President's Office, Business Office, Development Office, Program Department, and Sales, Marketing, & Communications, are located on the main level and third floor of Freeland Hall (318 Georgia Terrace). Hospitality staff are primarily located in Assembly Inn (401 Assembly Drive).  The retail staff are in the Montreat Store (303 Lookout Road).

If you have questions about where to find someone, please contact the front desk of Assembly Inn at or call 828.419.9844.

Staff Members by Department

Senior Leadership Team

Richard DuBose

Carol Steele

Vice President for Programs

Richard Sills

Chief Financial Officer

Tanner Pickett

Vice President for
Sales, Marketing, and Communications

Seth Hagler

Vice President for Development

Polly Cameron

Exec. Assistant to the President
and Board of Directors

Mike Morse

Vice President for
Hospitality and Facilities

Board of Directors

Class of 2018

The Rev. Anne H.K. Apple
Memphis, TN

The Rev. Dr. Edna Jacobs Banes
Montreat, NC

Luis E.R. de Luzuriaga
Mount Pleasant, SC

The Rev. Dr. Christopher Edmonston
Raleigh, NC

David Evans
Atlanta, GA

The Rev. Bridgett Green
Madison, TN

The Rev. Charles Heyward
Johns Island, SC

Robert G. Masche
Mount Pleasant, SC

Class of 2019

The Rev. Amantha Barbee
Charlotte, NC

The Rev. Dr. Brian K. Blount
Richmond, VA

The Rev. Lewis Galloway
Black Mountain, NC

Henry A. Harkey - Chair
Charlotte, NC

The Rev. Dr. Mark Hostetter
New York, NY

Valerie Izumi
Louisville, KY

Elizabeth Mailander
Asheville, NC

Sally Miller
Charlotte, NC & New York, NY

Burnet Tucker
Charlotte, NC

Class of 2020

Grayson Blair - Vice Chair
Charlotte, NC

The Rev. Joe Clifford
Charlotte, NC

Harry Emerson
Rock Hill, SC

Tanza Farr
Nashville, TN

The Rev. Dr. Will Jones
Memphis, TN

The Rev. Eileen Lindner
Tenafly, NJ

Robin Melvin
Montreat, NC

The Rev. Paul Roberts
Atlanta, GA

The Rev. Mary Katherine Robinson - Secretary
Black Mountain, NC

Marty Sadler - Treasurer
Decatur, GA