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

Rev. Paul Egertson

Rev. Paul EgertsonThe Rev. Paul W. Egertson graduated with a B.A. from Pepperdine College in 1955 and received his Master of Divinity degree from Luther Seminary in 1960. He spent the following years serving as a pastor of the former American Lutheran Church and received his Ph.D. from the Claremont School of Theology in 1976. He served as Bishop of the Southwest California Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America from 1995 until 2001. He resigned one month before the end of his term after ordaining a lesbian as a Pastor and taking a public stand for justice in opposition to the official policy of his denomination. He currently serves as a Senior Lecturer at the California Lutheran University where he has taught full time or part time since 1984. He has published numerous articles and book chapters and earned awards from multiple organizations for his steadfast support of the LGBT community. He and his wife, Shirley, have been married since 1956 and have six children, twelve grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren.

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