Executive Leadership

Leith

Leith Anderson


Leith Anderson, NAE President, was the senior pastor of Wooddale Church in Eden Prairie, Minn., for 35 years before retiring in 2011. He regularly teaches in seminaries, addresses evangelical concerns with elected officials and provides theological and cultural commentary to leading news outlets. Anderson has a Doctor of Ministry from Fuller Theological Seminary, and is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute, Bradley University and Denver Seminary.



GalenGalen Carey

Galen Carey, NAE Vice President, Government Relations, is responsible for representing the NAE before Congress, the White House and the Courts. He works to advance the principles of the NAE document, "For the Health of the Nation." Before joining the NAE staff, Carey was a longtime employee of World Relief, the relief and development arm of the NAE.



Heather

Heather Gonzales

Heather Gonzales, NAE Vice President & COO, has served the NAE since 2005, most recently as Association Director. Previously, she worked for IRI, an international democracy promotion organization; Africa Inland Mission in Namibia; and several congressional offices. She holds degrees in history and business management from Huntington College and a Masters of Liberal Studies from Georgetown University.



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David Cyr

Chaplain David H. Cyr, Executive Director of the NAE Chaplains Commission, served as an active duty chaplain in the U.S. Air Force for 32 years, retiring from his distinguished career as Deputy Chief of Air Force Chaplains in June 2011. He is a graduate of Valley Forge Christian College, Bangor Theological Seminary, Northwestern Oklahoma State University and the National War College.


Board of Directors

Executive Committee

Winnie Bartel

Women in Touch Ministries

Joel Hunter
Northland, A Church Distributed

John Jenkins
First Baptist Church of Glenarden

Jo Anne Lyon
The Wesleyan Church

Steve Moore
The Mission Exchange

Shirley Mullen
Houghton College

David Neff
Christianity Today, Retired

Carl Nelson
Transform Minnesota

Samuel Rodriguez, Jr.
National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference

L. Roy Taylor
Presbyterian Church in America

David Wilson
Church of the Nazarene

George Wood
Assemblies of God


Board of Directors
 

Lon Allison
Bill Anderson
Leith Anderson
Sara Anderson
Alan K. Andrews
Don Argue
Randall Bach
Nicole Baker Fulgham
Stephen Banfield
Jay Barnes
Winnie Bartel
Mark Batterson
Jim Baucom
Stephan Bauman
Doug Beacham
Randall E. Bell
Ron Boehme
Bill Bohline
Joel Boot
Ed Boschman
David C. Brown
A. Dwight Burchett
Ronald Burgio
Glenn Burris
Galen Carey

Noel Castellanos
Paul Cedar
Nancy Clark
Clint Cook
Dave Cyr
Dharius Daniels
Paul de Vries
Hal Donaldson
Steve Douglass
Donald Duff
Brian Eckhardt

Wayne Evans
Doug Fagerstrom
Margaret Feinberg
Eve Fenton
Deborah Fikes
Paul Fleischmann
Art Gay
Heather Gonzales

David Graves
William Hamel

Dan Hamil
Ron Hamilton
Daniel Henderson
Larry G. Hess
Bruce Hill
Dennis Hollinger
John Hopler
Clyde M. Hughes
Ken Hunn
Joel Hunter
Harry R. Jackson

David Jeffrey
John K. Jenkins
Jeffrey Jeremiah
Greg Johnson
Steve Jones
Walter Kim
William Lenz
Donald M. Lyon
Jo Anne Lyon
Frank Masserano
Kevin McBride
Robert McIntyre
H Miller
Jesse Miranda
Johnnie Moore
Steve Moore
Shirley Mullen
David Neff
Carl Nelson
William Nolte
Doug Nuenke
Angel Nunez
Terry Palmberg
Phu Pham
Alan Robinson
Rocky Rocholl
Samuel Rodriguez, Jr.

Philip Ryken
Gabriel Salguero
Rosemary Schindler
Hayes Shelton

Efrem Smith

Harold Smith

Ed Stetzer
Cameron Strang
Phil Strout
John Stumbo
Don Sweeting
L. Roy Taylor
Ron Thomas
Joseph Tkach
Jim Tolle
Paul E. Toms
Terri Traudt
Walker Tzeng
Roger Weaks
Phil Whipple
John H. White
Luder G. Whitlock, Jr.
John P. Williams, Jr.
Mark Williams
David P. Wilson
George Wood