2017 Executive Committee


Michael D. Little, The Christian Broadcasting Network 

Michael D.

Michael D. Little is the Principal Representative to Israel for The Christian Broadcasting Network, Inc. (CBN). He serves on the Board of Directors for National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), as well as several other organizations, and is the current Chairman of the Board for the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA). An Emmy® Award-winning TV producer, he has served more than 40 years at CBN, working in more than 100 countries overseeing TV production and global distribution. Michael is a veteran officer of the U.S. Army. He and his wife, Becky are active members of the First Baptist Church of Norfolk, Virginia. 



1st Vice Chair

Jim Sanders, Ambassador Advertising Agency 


Jim Sanders

Jim Sanders is a Principal and Executive Vice President at Ambassador Advertising Agency. He helps guide the direction of the organization and its vision as well as the creative and technical aspects of the agency. Jim is a Co-Founder of the Christian Radio Consortium. He has served on the Board of Directors for NRB since 1999. He is also the President of Amb-OS Media, LLC, a subsidiary of Ambassador Advertising. He holds an M.BA from the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business and a B.A. in communications from Biola University.



 2nd Vice Chair

Collin Lambert, Moody Global Ministries


Collin Lambert

Collin G. Lambert serves as Vice President of Broadcasting at Moody Global Ministries in Chicago. Moody owns/operates 38 stations (English and Spanish) covering 15 states, and Canada, a Christian broadcast network, plus numerous online-only stations. Collin has been with Moody for 14 years, serving in the areas of leadership, programming and promotions. Before joining Moody Radio, he worked in management and hosted various programs at country, talk, Christian, and jazz stations in his home state of Texas.  Collin and his wife, Patti, have three children, and live in Aurora, IL. 




Ed Cannon, Far East Broadcasting Company


Ed Cannon


Ed Cannon serves as President of Far East Broadcasting Company. Ed’s unique professional career includes leadership experience in both large ministry and corporate settings. Most recently, he served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Moody Bible Institute in Chicago. During his 8-1/2 years at Moody, Ed had oversight of broadcasting, publishing, the legal department, fundraising, and the operations of the Institute. Having served in executive positions in Amoco Oil and BP, Ed has focused on bringing various business disciplines to his work. He earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana. He and his wife, Mary Jean, have two sons.




Cathy Allen, Love Worth Finding 


Cathy Allen


Cathy Allen is COO of Love Worth Finding Ministries, the multimedia broadcast ministry of Adrian Rogers in Memphis, TN. Cathy has served at LWF for 20 years, initially in Marketing and transitioning to her role as COO in 2010. For six years she was a member of the NRB Internet Committee when it was first launched. Outside LWF, she is Vice Chairman of Life Choices Board, a pregnancy help medical center. She also was a Trustee and Board Member of her alma mater, St. Mary’s Episcopal School. Cathy, and her husband Joe, attend Bellevue Baptist Church, where they serve on several committees and are small group leaders. Another way Joe ministers is through the choir and Cathy enjoys studying  each Wednesday night with a group of ladies in Bible Study.



At-Large Members

Bill Blount, Blount Communications Group


Bill Blount


Bill Blount is President of Blount Communications Group, a Christian radio network of seven stations located throughout New England, which he and his wife, Deborah, founded more than 36 years ago. He currently serves as Chairman of the NRB Board. In addition, he has served as Chairman of the International, Membership, Ethics, Nominating, Awards, Public Policy, and Resolutions Committees, as well as a member of the NRB Music Licensing Committee. He has traveled extensively, partnering with international ministries such as TWR, HCJB, FEBC, The Bible League, Compassion International, and Gospel for Asia. For recreation, Bill enjoys motorcycles, snowmobiles, scuba diving, and hunting. He and Deborah live by a lake in a small New Hampshire town.



 Rich Bott, Bott Radio Network

 Rich Bott, II

Rich Bott, II


Rich Bott is the President and CEO of Bott Radio Network, which broadcasts quality Bible teaching, Christian news and information 24/7. Operating 115 stations with a combined coverage of 59 million people across the heart of America, BRN also broadcasts worldwide online at www.bottradionetwork.com, BRN mobile apps, Apple TV, iTunes, iHeartRadio, and TuneIn. Rich has 45 years of Christian radio broadcast experience. He currently serves on the Board of Directors and Executive Committee, NRB; Board of Governors and Executive Committee, Council for National Policy; Board of Directors, Far East Broadcasting Company and Life Issues Institute, Inc. He received his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. He lives in Overland Park, KS.




John Carley, Trinet Internet Solutions, Inc.

John Carley



John Carley is President of Trinet Internet Solutions. He has had a heart for spreading the Gospel since stumbling onto the super-computing team while in college during the time the Internet was first being built. He saw the potential to get the Word out in a way that had never happened before. Between his participation in Campus Crusade for Christ and his familiarity with a new broadcast medium, John helped start many churches on the road to online church broadcasts, webcasts of conferences and crusades, and innovative technology for fulfilling the churches’ visions in reaching the lost. John strives to help companies with their online goals while keeping an eye on the future of online technology in order to best implement the emerging trends for church use. John was Chairman of the NRB Internet Standing Committee. He has been a Board of Directors member for four years, and currently serves on the NRB Executive Committee. John lives in southern California with his wife and four children.



 Lois Evans, The Urban Alternative


Lois Evans



Lois Evans, wife of one of the nation’s leading preachers, Dr. Tony Evans, is the mother of four, grandmother of 12, and great-grandmother of one. She is also a distinguished leader in her own right and a much sought-after speaker for conferences and churches around the globe. Lois Evans is the co-founder and Senior Vice President of The Urban Alternative, the national ministry of her husband, Dr. Tony Evans.  Mrs. Evans also serves in the office of the Senior Pastor at Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship Church in Dallas and founded the Pastors’ Wives Ministry with a mission to equip, encourage, and empower Pastors’ Wives. This ministry provides education, biblical counseling and support and a myriad of other Christian resources. She wrote Seasons of a Woman's Life (Moody, 2013), and Stones of Remembrance: A Rock-Hard Faith from Rock-Hard Places (Moody, 2006) and collaborated with her husband, Tony Evans, to write Our Love Is Here to Stay (Multnomah, 2004). 



Wes Ward, Harvest Bible Chapel Granger


Wes Ward

Wes Ward is Executive Director of Ministry Development at Harvest Bible Chapel Granger where his service focuses on ministry expansion, messaging, media, mission, and church planting. His passion is to get the gospel clear, get the gospel in, and get the gospel out. Previously, served as Senior Vice President at Five Q ; Senior Director of Media for Revive Our Hearts; Broadcast Manager at FamilyLife Today; National Program Director for Moody Radio as well as Program Director for WMBI-FM/AM Chicago; and Station Manager/Program Director at KCBI-FM Dallas/Fort Worth. Wes has served as Chair of the NRB Radio Committee. Wes is gratefully married to Carrie and is the glad dad of Graham, Maggie, Benjamin, and Emma.