Devita Parnell is Young Baptist Ecosystem Manager of the Cooperate Baptist Fellowship. She is co-organizer of Advocacy in Action for leaders within Cooperative Baptist Fellowship partner congregations. Parnell formerly served as missional resources specialist at the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship. She is a member and deacon at First Baptist Church of Decatur, Georgia, an alumni board member of McAfee School of Theology, and a member of Baptist Women in Ministry. Parnell is an advocate for children and youth as justice leaders and mother of Tyler and Julia. She is an ordained Baptist minister. She is Cooperative Baptist.