Dennis Fredricks, Director of Missions, is a native of Oklahoma. He is a graduate of the University of Central Oklahoma, Edmond, Oklahoma where he received the Bachelor of Business Administration Degree. He received the Master of Divinity and Master of Religious Education degrees from Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, Mill Valley, California. He was pastor of First Southern Baptist Church, Willows, California (1980-1992) and on staff at West Roseville Baptist Church, Roseville, California (1992-1995). Dennis served as Senior Pastor of the Fourteenth Avenue Baptist Church, Sacramento, from August, 1995 to February 2008.
Before becoming the Executive Director of the Sacramento Association of Southern Baptist Churches (SASBC) Dennis served on the Executive Board of the SASBC as Church Growth Council President and Missions Growth Council President. He also served on the Executive Board of the California Southern Baptist Convention (CSBC) and is currently Northern California Vacation Bible School Promoter and Assistant STRAM Camp Director for CSBC.