Barbara Justis is a certified lay minister in the Virginia Annual Conference and is passionate about leading laity through their unique triple-D (discovery, development, and deployment) journey. She is the training coordinator and part of the teaching staff for her district Lay Servant Ministries program and excited to lead training for Nominations and Leadership Development Committee introduction to the Gifts-Based Ministry System while the team also implements components of the Simplified, Accountable Structure. She is a retired civil servant who served 42 years combined federal service, first with the United States Army and then NASA, where she committed to share her leadership and followership experience in her local church and district through the LSM Program. This included five years as a lay supply pastor for a small church in the new Coastal Virgina District. Barbara is a super-learner at BeADisciple.com, having completed 68 of her 101 accumulated CEUs through the online learning platform.