MEET OUR BOARD of DIRECTORS

Pursued a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science at  South Carolina State College.  In 1982, while still in college, he was called to the ministry. Reverend Days became the youngest full-time Pastor in the State of South Carolina when he accepted the call to Round-O Baptist Church in Darlington, SC.  After thirteen years of serving the congregation and community in Darlington, SC, Reverend Days relocated, with his family, to Atlantic City, NJ, in order to serve the congregation of Second Baptist Church. 

Reverend Collins A. Days, Sr.

Pursued a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science at  South Carolina State College.  In 1982, while still in college, he was called to the ministry. Reverend Days became the youngest full-time Pastor in the State of South Carolina when he accepted the call to Round-O Baptist Church in Darlington, SC.  After thirteen years of serving the congregation and community in Darlington, SC, Reverend Days relocated, with his family, to Atlantic City, NJ, in order to serve the congregation of Second Baptist Church. 

Shermaine Gunter-Gary

born and raised in Atlantic City.  She spent ten years in Philadelphia, Pa and returned to her roots in 1984.  She is the proud mother and step-mother of Brian and Ferris.  She is the loving wife of Rodney J. C. Gary.  She began her career at Pennwalt Corporation as a bench chemist.  She later ventured into the restaurant business serving as general managers at several establishments.  In 1985 she found her true passion when she worked as an advocate for troubled youth.  In 1990, she became the first Director of Health & Human Services for the City of Atlantic City.  She is the founder and Executive Director of the Atlantic County Council of Youth Programs, Inc. which provides such programs as, the Rites of Passage Programs, the Atlantic City Theater Guild, the Youth Entrepreneur Program and the Venice Park Basketball Program.  Shermaine presently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Empowerment Tools Coalition, Inc.

David Cohen

Has been the Executive Director of Hope for Atlantic City, a Christian Community Development Association since 2011. David attended Atlantic City High School and Atlantic County Community College. He resides in Atlantic City with his wife and two children.

Rick Brandon

serves on the Deacons Ministry and Outreach/Missions Committee at Second Baptist Church located in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Married for over 27 years, Rick is also the proud owner of Brandon’s Marble/Restoration LLC.

Batu Mukinayi

currently serving as the Pastor of Christ Worship Center Worldwide Church in Pleasantville, NJ. He was a member of Second Baptist Church in Atlantic City, NJ for over ten years. He received training to preach the Gospel of His Lord Jesus Christ by Reverend Collins A. Days, Sr., Pastor of Second Baptist Church. In August 2007, he was he licensed to do the work of the Gospel Ministry through preaching and teaching the Word of God.