National Trustee, Dr. Ailean Stingley a native of Jackson, Mississippi was elected by the delegates of the Church of God in Christ to serve as a member of the National Board of Trustees initially in November, 2012.  Acknowledgment for her achievement earned her formal recognition from community leaders including commendation from the Mississippi State Legislature through House Bill #91 and Resolutions marking her accomplishment were presented by both the Mayor and City Council of Jackson, Mississippi. During her tenure as a National Trustee, she has served the board in various capacities including parliamentarian, assistant secretary, management committee member and properties committee, vice-chair.

Dr. Ailean Stingley’s service within the Church of God in Christ is extensive. National highlights include: membership within committees of the National Leadership Team, Education Commission, COGIC Charities, All Saints Bible College Board of Directors and Charles Harrison Mason Foundation.  In 2018, she was appointed by the International Department of Women’s, General Supervisor Mother Barbara McCoo Lewis to serve as chairperson for the Alliance of Female COGIC Healthcare Providers.

Dr. Stingley has faithfully served in the Mississippi Southern First Jurisdiction for more than three decades.  Under the leadership of Bishop Daniel Titus Littleton, Jurisdiction Prelate and Supervisor, Mother Frankie Davis Murray, Dr. Stingley serves the Women’s Department as Advisory Board Vice President and is a licensed Evangelist Missionary. She is a member of Liberal Trinity Church of God in Christ where she is a member of the Board of Missionaries.

Dr. Stingley is the epitome of a stellar healthcare professional and administrator.  Key to the role of National Trustee, charged with the financial trust of the Church, the knowledge, experience and affiliations acquired as a former Federally Qualified Health Center executive administrator, chief department officer, state agency manager and business owner makes her skill sets invaluable when budgeting, accounting and managing financial matters of the Church.

Dr. Stingley earned her Doctorate in Oral Medicine from the University of Mississippi and Masters in Public Health Degree from the University of Southern Mississippi. She also earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Southern Mississippi.

Dr. Stingley has been the recipient of numerous honors and awards including the 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award and Mississippi’s Minority Business Alliance Distinguished Service Award.   She states her greatest and most perfect honor came from God. She is married to Attorney Tom Stingley, Jr. (husband of 30 years) and the proud mother of one son, Ian.