NBA Board of Trustees

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NBA Board of Trustees

The NBA Board of Trustees guides the mission, ministries, and along with the President and CEO, establishes the strategic direction, fiscal oversight, and operational management of the NBA. Members are selected in accordance and in covenant with the by-laws and policies of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), of which the NBA is a general ministry. The board has standing committees, and, from time to time, may also appoint special committees.

NBA Board of Trustees and Staff, June 2015NBA Board of Trustees and Staff, June 2015

Current members of the NBA Board of Trustees include: 

Voting Members:

Mrs. Jackie Compton Bunch, Chair
Columbus, Ohio
Educator

Mr. Bob Cooper, Vice Chair
Denver, Colorado
Nonprofit Executive/Retired

Rev. Mary Lou Kegler, Secretary
Kansas City, Missouri
Health and Human Services/Retired

Mr. Bill Jennison, Treasurer
Spokane, Washington
Attorney

Ms. Cindy Kim Hengst, At Large
Chicago, Illinois
Healthcare Professional

Rev. Jabari Butler
Atlanta, Georgia
President, CIO Services Group; Regional Elder, Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Georgia

Mr. Alex Cooper
Cleburne, Texas
Customer Service, First Financial Bank, N.A.

Rev. Dr. Jacque Foster
St. Louis, Missouri
Pastor, Compton Heights Christian Church

Mr. Willie Garcia
Yonkers, New York
Finance/Retired

Ms. Audrey Jackson
Mantua, Ohio
CPA and Controller, Peppertree Capital Management, Inc.

Mrs. Ariel Kidwell
Dallas, Texas
Studio Manager, Good Work

Ms. Lisa Legeer
Jacksonville, Florida
Senior Manager, DHG Healthcare

Mr. Cristian Marin
Eureka, Illinois
Student, Eureka College

Ms. Suzanne Quenette
Austin, Texas
Psychotherapist

Rev. Darren Phelps
Washington, D.C.
Senior Pastor, Bethel Christian Church

Rev. Orlando Scott
Norcross, Georgia
Chaplain, Gwinnett Medical Center

Ex-Officio with Vote:

Mr. Mark D. Anderson
St. Louis, Missouri
President & CEO, National Benevolent Association

Ex-Officio without Vote:

Rev. Terri Hord Owens
Indianapolis, Indiana
General Minister and President, Christian Church Disciples of Christ in the United States and Canada

Mr. Michael Readinger
Cleveland, Ohio
President & CEO, Council for Health and Human Service Ministries (CHHSM), United Church of Christ

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Rev. Greg Jarrell and neighbors give NBA staff and board members a tour and explain the QCFT's history.
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The NBA's Board of Trustees met together this month in North Carolina, hearing from an NBA Incubate participant, partner, and staff members alike.

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NBA President and CEO Mark Anderson, with NBA Trustees Rev. Mary Lou Kegler and Bob Cooper
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The Board of Trustees for the National Benevolent Association of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) met together June 8-10 in St. Louis, MO, for their Spring 2017 in-person meeting.

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NBA Board of Trustees Meets in Portland

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Members of the Board of Trustees for the National Benevolent Association of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) met together November 10-12 in Portland, OR, for their Fall 2016 meeting.

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NBA Board of Trustees Returns to St. Louis

June 29, 2016

Members of the Board of Trustees for the National Benevolent Association of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) met together June 16-18 at Union Avenue Christian Church in St. Louis, MO.

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NBA Board of Trustees Meets in Oakland

December 02, 2015

Members of the Board of Trustees for the National Benevolent Association of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) met together November 12-14 in Oakland, CA, for their second in-person meeting of 2015.

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