Dr. Shirley Welch

Chief Financial Officer

A.M.E. Zion Headquarters Department of Finance

P.O. Box 26770 Charlotte, NC 28221

Phone: (704) 599-4630

Fax: (704) 688-2553


Biography :


Bachelor of Science Degree, Business Administration
Pfeiffer University, Misenheimer, NC

Diploma in Accounting
King’s College, Charlotte, NC

Numerous training sessions: Excel, Charts, Financial Data
Continuing Education Courses: All Accounting Related

Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Livingstone College, 2013


Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer -Elected 2000

Serves on Board of Trustees of Livingstone College and Clinton College
Member of Steele Creek A.M.E. Zion Church, Charlotte, NC served as Financial Secretary, Life Members Chairman, Church Treasurer, and Youth Advisor


Financial recording and disbursing.

The Connectional Budget Department, by authority of the General Conference, services as a clearinghouse for the receipt and disbursement of connectional fund received via the annual conferences.

Keep a separate as well as an aggregate account of each Annual Conference.

Pay out each budgeted line item via check or electronic means. Report to the Winter Meeting of the Board of Bishops, Connectional Council Session in July and the Quadrennial Session of the General Conference.

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