Leadership Development

In partnership with the Bishop, cabinet, program staff and the elected leadership of the conference, the Conference Superintendent for Leadership Development is responsible for developing, interpreting and implementing a comprehensive leadership development program for the clergy and lay leaders of the conference, districts, circuits, and local churches; in particular, utilizing professional leadership resources and a network of clergy and laity with coaching and mentoring skills to aid in the development of effective and transformative leadership throughout the conference.

Available to local churches and circuits:

  • Leadership training and mentoring
  • Vision casting, strategic planning and systems analysis
  • Retreat and workshop leadership




Gere Reist

Conference Superintendent for Leadership Development

Sandy Royall

Senior Administrative Assistant