Women’s Auxiliary

Dr. Bonita F. Smith Women’s Auxiliary President

Dr. Bonita F. Smith is a 39 year member of the Damascus Missionary Baptist Church in Milwaukee Wisconsin, under the pastoral leadership of the Reverend Dr. Ellis Wilkins. Serving her 2nd term as president of the GBSC Women’s Auxiliary, Dr. Smith has committed a lifetime of service to the National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. and the General Baptist State Convention of Wisconsin, Inc.

Dr. Smith is a certified instructor of the Sunday School Publishing Board (SSPB) in Nashville TN.

Courses of Instruction:

National: Teaching discipline to our youth at home and at Church (#2050)
State: Public Speaking, Baptist Doctrine,Christian character and how it developes

Christian Service:

Member of Damascus Missionary Baptist Church, Milwaukee WI
Sunday School Teacher
Dean for the GBSC Congress of Christian Education
President, GBSC Congress of Christian Education


  • Doctorate of Religious Studies
  • Masters of Religious Education
  • Bachelors of Science – Sociology
  • Honorary Doctorate of Humanities

Certificates and Diplomas

  • Certificate of Progress Program (COPP)
  • Diploma of Christian Education, Dean and Presidents’ Seminar

Dr. Smith is married to Deacon Edward G. Smith. She is the mother of 6 girls and 1 boy and 12 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren. A God-fearing woman, Dr. Smith believes that “with God, all things are possible if you only believe.” She remains steadfast, unmovable and always abounding in the word of the Lord.

Quote: “Only what I do for Christ will last.”