2016 Executive Committee


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, Debbie, founded more than 37 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, and Compassion International. For recreation, Bill enjoys motorcycles, snowmobiles, scuba diving, and hunting. He and Debbie live by a lake in a small New Hampshire town.



1st Vice Chair

Cathy Allen, Love Worth Finding Ministries


    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.





 2nd 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.






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.




Wes Ward, Five Q


   Wes Ward

 Wes Ward is Vice President of Growth Strategies at Five Q, a digital marketing agency helping ministries multiply their impact for the Kingdom. Previously, Wes was Senior Director of Outreach and 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. Gratefully married to Carrie, Wes is dad to Graham, Maggie, Benjamin, and Emma.



  At-Large Members


 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 95 stations with a combined coverage of 51 million people across the heart of America, BRN also broadcasts worldwide online at www.bottradionetwork.com, BRN mobile apps, iTunes, iHeartRadio, and TuneIn. Rich has 42 years of Christian radio broadcast experience. He currently serves on the Board of Directors, NRB; Board of Governors and Executive Committee, Council for National Policy; and Board of Directors, Back to the Bible and Life Issues Institute, Inc. He received his MBA 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 businesses and ministries with their online goals while keeping an eye on the future of online technology in order to best implement the emerging trends using digital marketing. 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).



 Bob Lepine, FamilyLife


    Bob Lepine

 Bob Lepine is Senior Vice President of Content Development and Chief Creative Officer of FamilyLife, and Co-Host of FamilyLife Today®, FamilyLife's nationally syndicated radio program. A veteran of Christian radio, Bob received a communications degree from the University of Tulsa. Prior to joining FamilyLife in 1992, he hosted his own live radio talk show and held various positions from News Anchor to Sales Manager and Station General Manager. He is the author of The Christian Husband, and is the on-air voice for Truth for Life with Alistair Begg. Bob also serves on the NRB Board of Directors. Bob and his wife, Mary Ann, live in Little Rock, AR, where Bob also serves as an Elder and Teaching Pastor at Redeemer Community Church. 


Doug Myer, WDAC-FM


   Doug Myer


COO/General Manager of WDAC and WBYN-FM since 2009, Doug Myer began his management career with WDAC Radio Company in 1999 as Sales Manager and in 2002 as General Manager of WDAC. He is a graduate of Moody Bible Institute and Lancaster Bible College and serves as a corporation member of LBC and member of the education committee. He also serves on the NRB Executive Committee, the board of the Lancaster Child Evangelism Fellowship, and chairperson of the Lancaster National Day of Prayer.  He and his wife, Janet, have three children.