The People

Behind the Scenes of SELTC

We know it is not just us... but in case you need to find us in a crowd, here ya go!


Mickey Alford

Mickey Alford joined the SELTC board in 2016. Mickey, his wife (Daphne), and two sons (Colton & Braxton) currently live in Monroe, LA and worship with the Jackson Street church of Christ. Mickey has also served twice as deacon with the Hoover church of Christ (Hoover, AL) and Woodland Oaks church of Christ I(Houston, TX). Professionally, Mickey has worked with Regions Bank since 1997 and is currently serving as Senior Commercial Credit Officer for East TX and North LA markets.


Chandra Clark

Chandra Clark is a professor at the University of Alabama and teaches electronic news. Chandra, Chris, and Carleigh Clark worship at Central Church of Christ in Tuscaloosa where they started LTC in 2007. Chandra has served on the SELTC board for several years now. She's also a life-long supporter of Indian Creek Youth Camp where she and her husband met and got married years later on the basketball court. Dr. Clark is the academic advisor for Tide 4 Christ College Student Ministry at UA which has several students who support the SELTC convention and help judge events.

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Bryan Parker

Bryan has been involved with NTLTC and SELTC since it began in 1989. He has served on the Board of Directors for NTLTC for several years and SELTC since its formation. His roles with SELTC are Board treasurer and awards coordinator for the convention. His children were active participants in SELTC during their school years and his daughter remains involved as an event coordinator. Bryan is a CPA who has his own firm. He is a deacon at the Riverchase Church of Christ.


Karl McDonald

Karl McDonald has served on the SELTC Board since 2014 and has also served on the board for HOALTC (Heart of America) which meets in Kansas City each year.  Karl has primarily supported the registration and web as well as the scheduling of events at convention.  Karl and Andrea have 3 kids: Kaden, Leland and Adelynn all of which look forward to participating in LTC.

Karl serves as a Deacon for Jackson Street Church of Christ in Monroe, LA supporting preteen education and curriculum.  Karl also works for John Deere as a Territory Customer Support Manager covering north Louisiana.  When he is not working he enjoys spending time supporting his family, fishing, hunting or building some crazy idea he has had.


Tina Giardina

Tina Giardina has not provided a bio but she is responsible for shaping the minds of our youth in the classroom.  This is most likely why we do not have a bio from her yet.

Keith Strickland

Keith Strickland

Keith Strickland joined the SELTC board in 2017. He and his wife Donna were married in 1999 and have attended the Riverchase Church of Christ in Hoover, AL for most of that time. They have two daughters, Keely and Erica, who have both participated in LTC for many years. Donna grew up in Sulligent, Alabama, and is one of the church secretaries at the Riverchase church office. Keith grew up in Alexander City, AL and has been a deacon at Riverchase for over five years now, initially as a Children’s Ministry Deacon and now a Youth Deacon. Keith obtained a civil engineering degree from Auburn University and has been an engineering consultant for over 20 years now.

Newly Added

Welcome to the new SELTC website!

Newly added:

  • Dates for 2020 Convention
  • Registration Open
  • 2020 manual to post shortly
  • Study Guide for Bible Bowl and Quiz
  • Change in participant rates to $40
    • Staying fiscally positive
    • Cost of materials increasing
    • Last change was 10+ years
    • We want to be here tomorrow
October 2020
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Key Dates


  • SELTC Per-Convention Scholarship Application
  • Registration 100% Refund

March 1st

  • Final Registration 50% Refund

March 8th

  • Final Hotel Registration
  • Late Registration Deadline
  • Postmark for Checks

April 3rd

  • Schedules Posted

April 10th – 12th

  • SELTC Convention in Mobile, AL