The Mission Northeast Board of Directors is pleased to announce the engagement of Rev. David Forsythe and Dr. Gershwin Grant as the first Area Directors. The role of an Area Director (AD) is to encourage and support effective pastors and healthy churches in a geographic area of the Mission Northeast region by providing help, support, training and communication within his area. This will include their facilitating the Leadership Learning Community meetings. The position of the AD is proposed to be a 20 hour a month part-time position.
Dr. Grant will be serving the Hudson Valley area of New York and additionally will be connecting with the churches of New York City until such time as there is a NYC Area Director.
Rev. Forsythe will be representing the Central Massachusetts area. Additionally, David will serve as the Lead Executive Area Director. The Lead Executive Area Director (LEAD) will oversee the Area Directors (AD) in fulfilling their responsibilities, is a member of the Mission Northeast Board of Directors and to be the representative to the CBA National Board.
The Board is actively seeking additional Area Directors for other areas of the region.