Soulforce Board of Directors and Advisory Board

Board of Directors

In accordance with Soulforce Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws, the Board of Directors has full oversight authority and insures that the organization remains focused on its mission, prepares annual budgetary projections, and assists in fundraising to help reach program goals.

Advisory Board

The Advisory Board is a diverse group of distinguished individuals that provide counsel, professional knowledge, and public relations to supplement the skills of the Soulforce management team and Board of Directors.

Chuck Phelan, Board ChairChuck Phelan, Board Chair Dr. Sylvia RhueDr. Sylvia Rhue
Dr. Julie NemecekDr. Julie Nemecek Dan KarslakeDan Karslake
Karen BallKaren Ball Dr. Rodney PowellDr. Rodney Powell
Carol BoltzCarol Boltz Rev. Gil CaldwellRev. Gil Caldwell
Bill CarpenterBill Carpenter Dr. Judith StaceyDr. Judith Stacey
Rev. Phil LawsonRev. Phil Lawson
Judy OsborneJudy Osborne
  Rev. Jimmy CreechRev. Jimmy Creech
 
  Jay BakkerJay Bakker

Soulforce Board of Directors and Executive Director’s Round Table

Board of Directors

In accordance with Soulforce Articles of Incorporation and Bylaws, the Board of Directors has full oversight authority and insures that the organization remains focused on its mission, prepares annual budgetary projections, and assists in fundraising to help reach program goals.

Round Table

The Executive Director’s Round Table is a diverse group of distinguished individuals that provide counsel, professional knowledge, and public relations to supplement the skills of the Soulforce management team and Board of Directors.

Chuck Phelan, Board ChairChuck Phelan, Board Chair Dr. Sylvia RhueDr. Sylvia Rhue
Dr. Julie NemecekDr. Julie Nemecek Dan KarslakeDan Karslake
Dr. Rodney PowellDr. Rodney Powell
Bill CarpenterBill Carpenter Dr. Judith StaceyDr. Judith Stacey
Karen BallKaren Ball Rev. Phil LawsonRev. Phil Lawson
Rev. Paul EgertsonRev. Paul Egertson Judy OsborneJudy Osborne
Phil ReitanPhil Reitan Rev. Jimmy CreechRev. Jimmy Creech
Jay BakkerRev. Jay Bakker
Rev. Gil CaldwellRev. Gil Caldwell

Judy Osborne

Judy OsborneJudy Osborne is a transgender woman who has been active in the transgender community for more than thirty years. She is past president of The Emerald City in Seattle, a social/support organization for newly-out transgender people, serving on its board for a total of 12 years while promoting the organization’s political outreach. She also served on the board of Seattle’s Ingersoll Gender Center, which provides facilitated support groups for transgender people and works to connect transgender people and issues with the wider world beyond. Judy wrote a monthly letter acquainting 220 psychologists and educators with transgender issues and people, and for five years during the late 90’s she wrote a monthly column on political issues for Transgender Forum, a national web magazine. Currently, she speaks to various groups and students interested in transgender issues and volunteers with a northwest HMO hospice helping people to die well. In her career, Judy was a television broadcasting executive and later owned and operated a popular Seattle sports-themed restaurant. She has been deeply involved with Soulforce since its beginning.