The Reverend Dr. Debra Wallace-Padgett was elected Bishop of the United Methodist Church at the 2012 Southeastern Jurisdictional Conference. She is married to Rev. Lee Padgett, a deacon in the United Methodist Church who serves as Executive Director of Aldersgate Camp and Retreat Center. They have two children, Leanndra and Andrew. Wallace-Padgett, is the daughter of Rev. and Mrs. Frank Wallace.