Rev. Dr. Judy Ann Alston

Rev. Dr. Judy Ann Alston is the Director of the Doctoral Program in Leadership Studies at Ashland University. She also currently serves as the Interim Director, Diversity & Inclusion at the university. Based in Columbus, Ohio Rev. Alston is a member at both Woodland Christian Church and South Euclid United Church of Christ.

The NBA’s vision statement is “creating communities of compassion and care.” What does this mean to you?

At the heart of leadership are love and service. The vision statement, for me, is the action of those two things. We are the hands and feet (the disciples) to love and serve the communities with compassion and care.