Jurisdictional Supervisor

Dr. Diana Chandler Banks

As Supervisor of the Department of Women of Maryland Central Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction, Mother Diana Chandler Banks is a tenured servant of the Lord having served in numerous capacities throughout her ministerial career. 


Responsible for training, coaching and developing women for ministry, she is a nationally recognized speaker, author, and a phenomenal trendsetter with more than 40 years of leadership and mentoring experience.  Known for her demeanor of courage and tenacity, she has connected with diverse audiences ranging from ten to over 20,000 in seminars and conferences across the nation.  Her customized teachings empower diverse audiences and resonate long after the “mic” has been turned off. 


Affectionately known by colleagues, friends and family as one of the most insightful, powerful, compassionate and empowering women in business and ministry today, Dr. Banks inspires, motivates, compels and excites men, women, boys and girls of all ages. 


As the founder of YGODCAN Ministries Inc., Dr. Banks’s ministry has touched the lives of literally millions as she has ministered on Radio Broadcast airways to listeners throughout America.  


In March 2015, she launched a new ministry: The Titus 2 Wives and Daughters Circle, ministering to married professionals who are

struggling to balance home, work and church, while providing marriage tips to inspire living happily ever after.


A member of the New Hope Church Of God In Christ, Mother Banks serves as a Church Mother and is proof positive that serving God pays off.  Described as a modern day Deborah, her guiding principle is Philippians 4:13, I can do all things through Christ that strengthens me.


Dr. Banks, known on many fronts as a trendsetter and barrier breaker, made history when she was appointed National General Assembly Resolution Committee Chairman, making her the first female in the history of the Church Of God In Christ, Inc. to hold such noted position.  Other notable moments in the life of Dr. Banks includes her recognition as one of COGIC’s 150 Influential Women during the Church Of God In Christ 108th Annual Holy Convocation in November 2015.


Her latest accomplishment however was in November 2018, when as a candidate for a seat on the Judiciary Board of the Church Of God In Christ, Inc., she was duly elected as an Associate Justice to the nine member board that acts as the Supreme Court for the 6.5 million member Pentecostal congregation, the first Supervisor of Women in the Church Of God In Christ to attain the position.


Dr. Diana Chandler Banks, an anointed vessel of the Lord, is a retired corporate executive, who shares her many successes in both church and world with her husband, her children, and her grands and great grandchildren.