Standing Committees

 All standing committee chairmen serve as ex-officio members of the Board of Directors. 

Church Media


Rod Payne, Christian Family Network Television

Rod Payne

Rod Payne is President of Christian Family Network Television, Wichita Falls, TX. CFNT has been a recipient of the NRB’s LPTV Station of the Year Award on three occasions, including 2011. A graduate of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, Rod has a long history with NRB, having attended his first convention in 1988. He has served as the Chairman of NRB’s TV Committee and has taught at both NRB & NAB. He serves as the spokesman for the Coalition for Free TV and Broadband. Rod and his wife of 35 years, Vicky, have three children.


Justin Diel, LifeWay Christian Resources
Dave Kalahar, Valley Baptist Church
Ron Lambros, Touching Lives, Inc.
Andy Lowe, Bible Believers Network
Angie McGregor, Ron Phillips Ministries
Joshua Weiss, CrossTalk

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Ted Baehr, Movieguide 

Ted Baehr

Ted Baehr is the Founder and Chairman of The Christian Film & Television Commission and Publisher of MOVIEGUIDE®, aka www.movieguide.org, a family guide to entertainment. An award-winning media authority often on television, radio and print, his purpose is to be used by God to redeem the mass media and to encourage families to use wisdom in selecting their entertainment. His books include How To Succeed In Hollywood (Without Losing Your Soul), The Media-Wise Family, Narnia Beckons, Faith In God & Generals, The Amazing Grace Of Freedom, and The Culture-Wise Family, among many others.


Phil Cooke, Cooke Pictures
Erik Fritjofson, Cordova Media, Love Worth Finding Ministries
Isaac Hernandez, Olympusat
Honnie Korngold, CineVantage, LLC
Scott Link, Scott Link Media
Torry Martin
Nina May, Renaissance Foundation
Guy Noland, SAVN.TV
Matthew Pickart, Pick-Art Productions
Paul Sirmons
Bill Stevens
Andrew Walkington, True Films Ltd.

Contact Film Committee 



Jeff Young, Louisiana College

Jeff Young

Jeff Young returned to his Alma Mater, Louisiana College, after serving as a Pastor of Technical Production in local churches for 20 years. His passion for Media Ministry drew him to teach Media Production in 2007. He has also served on the inaugural church media committee and has been a member of NRB for the last 15 years. He has served on the iNRB standing committee for the last 5 years. Jeff has produced/directed live video productions both in the church and in the cooperate world. He loves to hunt, scuba dive and be involved in mission trips.



Heidi Campbell, Bob Jones University
Kornel Gerstner, Liberty University
Shurajit Gopal, North Greenville University
Cassandra Johnson, Shorter University
Mitch Land, Regent University
Rob Price, Southwestern Assemblies of God University
Al Quartemont, Louisiana College
Joseph Rinehart, Mount Vernon Nazarene University
Sharyn Robertson
Mark Seignious, University of Northwestern - St. Paul
Ann Sorenson, Northwestern College

Contact iNRB Committee




Hannu Haukka, Great Commission Media Ministries

Hannu Haukka

Dr. Hannu Haukka is the founder and president of Great Commission Media Ministries, formerly known as IRR/TV. This organization is having a worldwide impact for the Gospel, in Russia, Asia, and the Middle East. For over 30 years, Hannu and his wife Laura have ministered to millions throughout the former Soviet Union. During the last decade, they have used a strategy of media saturation to introduce hundreds of thousands to the hope found in Christ in major cities of the world. Dr. Haukka and his ministry have received NRB awards for his outstanding witness and work for the cause of the Gospel. 



Jeffrey P. Anderson, Jeffrey P. Anderson & Associates
Ron Harris, MEDIAlliance International
Larry Hauer, Cru
Jon Hull, KSBJ Radio
Stan Jeter, CBN News
Emmanuel Mbennah, TWR (Africa)
Dave Pasechnik, HCJB Global
Ratna Sajja, In Touch Ministries
Tim Whitehead, Galcom International
Dave Young, Blount Communications Group
Tom Zahradnik, The Sound of Life Radio Network

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Chad Williams, Five Q

Chad Williams

Chad Williams, CEO of Five Q, has been involved in with the Internet since 1995. His passion is to deliver results. Chad’s pioneering vision became clear as he grew a major media ministry’s web presence to yield millions of views and significant revenue for the organization…becoming their first Chief Technology Officer.  His firm now provides a full suite of growth strategies, digital marketing and web/mobile solutions for dozens of ministry and non-profit organizations, including Revive Our Hearts, Joni & Friends and Ligonier, among many others.



William Anderson, The Christian Post
Carl Bliss, Northwestern Media
Yvonne Carlson, The Moody Church
Brad Davies, Dunham+Company
Sandy Ellingson, Infinity Concepts, LLC
Adam Grandy, Moody Radio
Steven Koster, Reframe Media
Nathan Tabor, TCVmedia.com
Kristie Wahlquist, Salem Web Network
Ron Weber, Trinet Internet Solutions, Inc.
Dan Zordel, Answers in Genesis

Contact Internet Committee


Music Licensing


Ed Atsinger, Salem Communications Corporation

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Ed Atsinger

Edward G. Atsinger III has served as the CEO of Salem Communications Corporation since founding the company in the early 1970s with brother-in-law, Stuart Epperson. They successfully created a strategic, commercial model for Christian broadcasting that brought Christian radio to the country’s top 25 markets. As of 2009, Salem operated in 22 of those top 25 markets—with access to over 100,000,000 potential listeners. As Chairman of the NRB Music Licensing Committee, he has successfully waged a number of legal and legislative battles with the performance rights organizations (ASCAP, BMI, etc.), protecting a viable model for Christian music on terrestrial radio. He is a member of the NRB Board of Directors.


Executive Director

Russ Hauth, Salem Communications Corporation

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John Hayden, Revive Our Hearts

John Hayden
John Hayden

John Hayden serves full time at Revive Our Hearts with Nancy Leigh DeMoss as part of the Donor Care Team. He also hosts Sunday Praise, on the Moody Radio Network. Before ROH, he served at other Midwest Christian radio stations with on-air, management, and operational area roles. John and his wife, Donna, have been married for 30 years. They have two adult children who are married, and a son, Tanner, who is 16 and home schooled. He and Donna love being Papa and Mimi to two sweet grandkids. In his spare time, John loves being with his family, working on his yard and cars, and watching the Chicago Bears. John also enjoys exploring new roads with his Kawasaki Vulcan 750.


Colleen Dick, WWIP-FM
Jennifer Hayden Epperson, WRMB-FM
Chuck Finney, Finney Media
Eben Fowler, Bott Radio Network
Scott Keegan, JSK Media Consulting
Ric McClary, The Light Radio Network
David Pierce, Educational Media Foundation
Michael Shelley, Toccoa Falls College Radio Network
Wayne Shepherd, Wayne Shepherd Communications
John Summerville TWR
Paul Virts, Northwestern Media

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Randy Weiss, CrossTalk

Randy Weiss                                  
Randy Weiss

Randy Weiss, Ph.D., is a Jewish believer in Jesus serving in ministry since 1973. He and his wife Adrienne have six children and ten grandchildren. His early service was with the Underground Church and his work with the international community continues. Crosstalk International has been airing weekly since 1994 and has won numerous television and music video awards. Today with God won the 2008 NRB TV Teaching Program of the Year Award. As a singer/songwriter, he composed over 200 songs and performed at the Grand Ole Opry’s Grand Ole Gospel. Randy serves the NRB TV Committee as an LPTV broadcaster.


Greg Bogdan, Total Living Network
Brod Boyd, Abram-Leslie New Media Consulting
Andrew Burchfield, Young Believer's Broadcast
Dr. Ray Cradock
Christopher James, Watchmen Broadcasting
Terry Johnson, WHFL-TV
Roger Lonnquist, Your Network of Praise
Lee Miller, MSGPR Ltd Co.
Grace Rendall, KSCE Channel 38
Warren Trumbly, KAXT-Channel 1
Jim West, The Walk TV, LLC

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