April Baker is the vice-president of the Alliance of Baptists. She has also served on the Board of Directors of the Baptist Peace Fellowship of North America. Part of her work with these two organizations has included working with Mahan Siler and Brenda Moulton to coordinate a retreat that was the basis for the feature article of Rightly Dividing the Word of Truth: A Resource for Congregations in Dialogue on Sexual Orientation, published jointly by the Alliance of Baptists and the Baptist Peace Fellowship of North America.
April holds the Master of Divinity degree from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina, and a B. A. from Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina.
Before coming to Nashville, April worked for Nortel Networks. She has served as a counselor and as a case manager for a residential treatment program, which serves women felons and their children. She also has worked as an educational interpreter/tutor for deaf and hard-of-hearing children in North Carolina.