The Salvation Army Metro Atlanta
Area Commanders

Major Bob and Captain Kathy Parker currently serve as Area Commander and Associate Area Commander in Birmingham, Alabama. Beginning in June 2017, they will take on new responsibilities in Atlanta, Georgia, and The Salvation Army Georgia Division as Metro Atlanta Area Commander/Associate Area Commander and General Secretary/Assistant Director of Officer Development.

Major Bob and Captain Kathy represent fourth/third generation Salvation Army families respectively. Major Bob was born in Canton, Ohio and raised in Durham, North Carolina. Captain Kathy was born in New Albany, Indiana and raised in central and south Florida.

Most recently, the Parkers have served in Bradenton, Florida and Birmingham, Alabama. They have four amazing children and five beautiful grandchildren living in Florida and Texas.

They look forward to the many opportunities that God will provide in the days, months and years ahead – opportunities to serve him and others – opportunities to trust him, lean on him, acknowledge him, and walk with him moment by moment.