Our Leadership

Who's Who Behind the Scenes of Christian Women in Media Association


Suellen Roberts is the Founder of Christian Women in Media. A seasoned professional with almost two decades of experience in the field of communications, she has a background as a television producer with three nationally syndicated shows, as a TV station GM, and as Sr. V.P. of a broadcasting corporation. Suellen is known for her national television appearances her relevance as a keynote speaker and educator. In addition she oversees all areas of Christian Women in Media. In addition Roberts is the founder and President Emeritus of Christian Women in Media Association in operation for 20 years. Suellen’s latest media project is Roberts resides in Dallas, Texas with her husband Stan Burke. They have family locally and on the East Coast.


Sharon Hill is the President of Christian Women In Media Association, Founder of OnCall Prayer, Inc. and Past President of Fellowship of Professional Women. Sharon has spent more than 40 years training, mentoring, and ministering to venues of all sizes. Because of her belief in the power of intentional prayer, along with discovering victory through real life experiences, she empowers others how to discover inner strength and develop an effective prayer life. Sharon has a gift of administration and organization. She has a background as a corporate executive to include president of an international marketing company and sales manager for a Fortune 500 company. Sharon now uses her expertise in full time to ministry. Sharon and her husband, Ronnie, live a blessed life in Texas and have four grown children and several grandchildren. She is the author of the OnCall Prayer Journal, the CWIMA Prayer Journal, The Power of Three-How a Protective Shield of Intentional Prayer Can Transform Your Life, and Co-Author of The Most Powerful P Activity Book and Prayer Journal. In 2013 Sharon received the Exceptional Service Award for Christian Women in Media Association/Southwest Region.

Senior Vice President of National Connections

As one of the nation’s leading Bible teacher and conference speaker, Tracey Mitchell travels throughout America and internationally 40 plus weeks a year speaking to diverse and cross-cultural groups and holds an Honorary Doctorate of Divinity. Whether speaking to men, women corporate CEO’s or the homeless, Tracey’s love and passion for re-writing the lives of the brokenhearted make her messages relevant and empowering. She is a published author of Downside UpBecoming Brave and The Invitation. She is Vice President of Christian Women in Media and CEO of The Winning Woman, a ministry-based consulting firm. Executive Producers and Co Host of Life from DFW, Tracey and husband Robby, reach millions via satellite, cable television and internet. A veteran in the television industry, Tracey has compiled over 20+ years of on-air work. Programmer and guest appearances include: TBN, Daystar, Lesea Broadcasting, TCT Television, VTN Network, CTN Network, Cornerstone Television, Lamb Broadcasting, Channel 57 Atlanta, WACT TV. As Founder and CEO of THRIVE Conferences – Tracey’s Bi-Annual Conferences train and equip leaders and entrepreneurs. In 2016, Tracey was nominated for Texas Woman of Excellence. In 2015 she was the presented the “Outstanding Woman Entrepreneur” Award bestowed by the GSWB Chamber of Commerce. In  2008 she was awarded “The Excellence in Communications” Award given by Christian Women in Media.

Vice President of Operations

Marina McLean is a keynote speaker, recording artist, songwriter and award-winning author. She has spoken in twenty-five countries. As a keynote speaker, Marina loves challenging individuals to court the presence of the Lord by using their voiceprints and unique expression of worship. She has been involved in teaching worship leaders and audiences in workshops that have brought people into an awareness of a deeper worship experience. London born, of Jamaican decent, her angelic voice captivates crowds and ushers in the true presence of God. Marina was called to ministry as a young child and her voice was the entrance. She knew growing up she would travel the world and preach the gospel. Her late parents Charles and Clarice Headlam provided the spiritual foundation of the word and hymns that make her the woman she is today. Marina has released three worship albums: In the Glory, Synchronized and Encounter with Worship. To her credit, she has three books: Appetite for Worship, which received the Christian Literary award in the Inspiration category, and her new devotional, The Invitation. She’s married to Dr. Renny McLean for thirty-four years and they have three adult children. In 2018, Marina was awarded the 2018 Global Media Summit Lifetime Achievement Award.

Vice President of Communications

Lisa Burkhardt Worley is an ten-time award-winning author of ten faith-based books. She also is an international television and radio show executive producer and co-host of POP Talk, a program now seen or heard on numerous television and radio platforms. Lisa is a popular speaker and blogger and is the founder of Pearls of Promise Ministries, a ministry with a goal of helping women overcome dysfunction and trials in their lives. Lisa spent twenty years as a national and local sportscaster, working nationally as a correspondent for HBO Sports on the program, Inside the NFL, as a freelance reporter for ESPN and in New York City she was the host of the MSG Sportsdesk on the Madison Square Garden Network.

Vice President of Memberships

Sandra Pate is known as an intercessor and prays daily with people from all walks of life. She is also the CWIMA Prayer Director of the weekly membership prayer call. In full-time ministry for over two decades, she is married to Bishop Dwight Pate, the Founder and Senior Pastor of Church Point Ministries in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Together they work to bring revival to inner city America and have impacted many others around the world who have either seen them on Christian television or heard them on radio. Her passion is mentoring young people and teaching them to pray. Born in Detroit, Sandra has been blessed with an extensive academic background and a remarkably diverse career path that includes work in photography, fashion, television, and radio alongside of exceptionally creative people. She is a contributing author to “The Invitation to Intimacy with God” (Thomas Nelson) and is featured in “Skin Deep: Inside the World of Black Fashion Models” (Amistad Press) and “Doing It for Ourselves: Success Stories of African-American Women in Business” (Berkeley Books).

Who's Who

Suellen is honored to have a group of dynamic, talented Christian women from all areas of media serving in leadership for Christian Women in Media. Things happen when women connect! Take a moment to see Who’s Who behind the scenes below.

Honorary Members

Honorary Members Posthumous

The Advisory Board

Director of Social Media


Comptroller Accounting Office

Advisors to the President

City Connection Leaders