Secretary to the Administrative Bishop

Before joining us as Secretary to the Administrative Bishop, Tammy was employed by the Virginia Church of God State Executive Offices for 14 years. Having grown up in the church and having served as a pastor’s wife for 19 years, Tammy enjoys working with the ministers of the Church of God. She has one daughter, Bethany, who is a student at Lee University.

State Secretary Treasurer

Crista graduated from Lee University in 2002. She has been an employee of the Tennessee Church of God State Office since March 2006. Crista is married to her high school sweetheart, Joel, and together they have 3 beautiful, lively children: Ava, Ethan, and Olivia.

Secretary to the Ministries Coordinator, Secretary of Licensure, MIP and CAMS

Gale serves as the Administrative Assistant to the Ministries Coordinator.  Gale began her career with the Church of God in 1998.  Throughout her years at the State Office, she has worked with Evangelism and in credentialing and the licensure process.  She feels privileged to work as a part of the staff and an honor to serve the ministers and churches in Tennessee.  She is married to Dr. Raymond Hodge.  Her favorite past time is being with her family and 3 beautiful grandchildren.

Administrative Assistant to the Youth and Discipleship Director

Kylee has been involved in Children’s ministry since she was in the fourth grade. She was raised at South Cleveland Church of God, and is actively involved in several areas of ministry there. She currently attends Lee University where she is studying Church Leadership. Kylee is the mother of a beautiful and vibrant daughter, Ellie.


An ordained minister, Darlene is founder of AWAL Ministries, and part of the advisory team for the HELPER. She joined the State Office staff in May 2015, and strives to integrate her ministry with every aspect of her job. Darlene resides in Chattanooga with her husband.