Plans fail for lack of counsel, but with many advisers they succeed.
Our Boards help provide PBN with the following:
Prayer Breakfast Networks Board of Directors meet at least twice a year to discuss business, offer counsel, and make recommendations for the direction of PBN. Both the Directors and Advisory Board brings extensive experience and vision to the ministry.
Board of Directors
Gerard Moulin - Chairman
Mr. Moulin is a certified ethics trainer, holds a mediation certificate and has more than 30 years of electrical power engineering experience. Mr. Moulin has qualified and testified for more than twenty years in depositions, mediation, arbitration and trials. As principal of Ohm Corporation he continues to design commercial and industrial facilities. Mr. Moulin has Chaired the Yorba Linda Prayer Breakfast since 1998.
Kermit Sutherland - Founder & CEO of PBN
Kermit Sutherland has worked in Christian Ministry for over four decades. Kermit first started his ministry work with Campus Crusade for Christ in 1966, serving as Lay Director during "I Found It" campaign from 1969 thru 1977. Kermit started his first Prayer Breakfast in Anaheim, California in 1978. After serving Campus Crusade for Christ for 26 years, Kermit started Prayer Breakfast Network in 1992. Over the years Kermit has personally helped to start and consult with hundreds of Prayer Breakfast events. His dedicated to PBN has benefited many as he has come alongside leaders and helped enhance and enlarge Prayer Breakfast events throughout the country.
Dawn Nelson - Secretary
Dawn served on Campus Crusade for Christ working in the Student Venture High School ministry for 7 years. She left Student Venture to join staff at Prayer Breakfast Network in 2000 to handle the Speakers Bureau. Dawn is involved in the Yorba Linda Mayor's Prayer breakfast helping to organize the event. Dawn has extensive knowledge working with leaders and assisting them in bringing their community together with a Prayer Breakfast event.
Jan Sutherland - Treasurer
Jan spent over 25 years as a staff member of Campus Crusade for Christ training and discipling women. Since 1993, Jan has worked alongside Kermit enabling Prayer Breakfast Network to grow as a ministry. Currently Jan manages all of the office responsibilities for PBN.
Larry Peterson - Legal
A founding partner of Peterson, Oliver & Poll, Larry D. Peterson has been actively litigating cases since 1976. Mr. Peterson has successfully tried to verdict cases involving serious brain injuries to insurance bad faith actions. Prior to obtaining his J.D., Mr. Peterson was a commercial caualty underwriter for eight years. After being admitted to the bar, Mr. Peterson was the Managing Partner of the Orange County office of a major insurance defense firm. Mr. Peterson is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates and the Association of Southern California Defense Counsel. He is an Orange County Superior Court Arbitrator and is also Certified Mediator in the State of Texas.
Michael Sackett - Finance
Mike's background is in business and financial advisory services, including accounting, tax, management consulting and investment services. His company has been helping both individuals and businesses administrate their financial affairs since 1980. Mike speaks frequently to business groups, serves on the board of directors of several companies and is recognized as a business leader in his industry. He has received numerous awards for management and leadership excellence. He also serves as the Executive Director of CGNA and oversees all of the IT services, marketing programs, graphic design and business development of the seven person CGNA team.
Rick is the Chief Executive Officer for Care Ambulance in Anaheim, CA since 1979. Rick is responsible for all facets of financial management for both California and Alabama, which includes directing and motivating Accounting Department personnel, including Controller and Accounts Receivable Manager. He has implemented operational budgets to ensure maximum efficiency while ensuring company profitability and effectively plan for and monitor company growth. Rick also oversees other operations such as Business Development and Marketing. In addition, Rick has worked to implement political lobbying efforts in order to improve efficiency and profitability for the entire private ambulance industry. His skill in ambulance industry management and finance has resulted in the following accomplishments: Care Ambulance is the first ambulance company in California to receive national recognition and Certification of Accreditation from the Commission of Ambulance Services.
Adolph Coors, IV
Adolph Coors IV is a Colorado native and the great-grandson of Adolph Herman Joseph Coors, who, in 1873, founded the Adolph Coors Company. Adolph has spoken at many venues from Capitol Hill and the Pentagon to the Christian Businessmen's Committee, Full Gospel Businessmen's Fellowship, and Focus on the Family. He has also had the privilege of speaking for many churches, colleges and universities, corporate, civic, governmental, and leadership prayer breakfasts. He served on the Board of Directors for Chuck Colson's Prison Fellowship Ministry as well as for Kanakuk Kamps of Branson, Missouri. He is currently on the Advisory Board of the Family Ministry of Campus Crusade for Christ.
William "Fritz" Klumpp
Mr. Fritz graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1961 and completed Naval Flight Training in 1962. Fritz has a Master’s Degree from Liberty University. While serving in the United States Navy, Fritz piloted fighter aircraft aboard the U.S.S. Kittyhawk and completed over 350 carrier landings and 136 combat missions. Fritz also flight-tested the F-4 “Phantom” jets for military acceptance. His military decorations include the Distinguished Flying Cross and eleven awards of the Air Medal. For almost 30 years Fritz was a pilot for Delta Airlines. He served as a Senior Flight Instructor, a Line Captain and a Check Pilot on the Boeing 757/767. He retired from Delta in July, 1997. Since retiring from Delta, Fritz has provided consulting, training, and personal development through Triad Resources and recently served as Executive Director of CBMC of USA. Fritz has conducted training seminars for business and professional men in Europe, Africa, Australia, Canada, and the United States and frequently speaks at meetings throughout the country. Fritz has dedicated his life to helping people make sense out of life and you will find the story of his journey both fascinating and inspirational.
Colonel McNair has a broad range of experience in the career fields of military, science, education, religion and business. Currently he is the president of The McNair group, a business consulting firm. He is chairman and founder of Executive Leadership Foundation, a nonprofit organization that promotes ethics in business and society based on Judeo-Christian values. He is chairman and owner of Environment Control of Atlanta, a commercial building and maintenance company. He is a Certified Management Consultant and is listed in the Dictionary of International Biographies and Who's Who In America.
Doug Mazza currently is the President and Chief Operating Officer of Joni and Friends. Doug’s distinguished career in the automotive industry includes serving as senior American executive for American Suzuki Motor Corporation; he wrote the marketing plan that successfully launched Suzuki automobiles in this country. Under his leadership, the Suzuki Samurai was named one of the top 10 marketed products in the United States and became the subject of a Harvard case study. Mazza later joined Hyundai Motor America as its top American executive, serving five years as Chief Operating Officer. He also serves on PBN Speakers Bureau. He and his wife, Lorraine, made a life-changing decision when he left the auto industry to answer a calling to full- time Christian ministry in 1999 with Joni and Friends. In 2004, following dramatic ministry growth, he was promoted from Executive Vice President to President.
Harold Taber, Jr.
Harold Taber, Jr. was a corporate leader in the beverage industry for more than 35 years. Harold Taber, Jr. is on the board of directors for Hansen Natural Corporation in Corona, and served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Hansen Beverage Co. until his retirement in 1997. He is the former Group President and Chief Operating Officer for Coca-Cola Bottling Co. of Los Angeles. He serves as the director of mentoring for the MBA program at Biola University, where he is also chair of the advisory board and executive assistant to the dean of the Crowell School of Business. Taber earned a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from the University of California, Berkeley, and studied in post-graduate business executive programs at Harvard University, Stanford University and the Kellogg School of Management. He has been active on the board of Amigos de Los Niños for more than 20 years. He served in the United States Navy, where he attained the rank of Lieutenant JG and served in Vietnam. He belongs to the National League of POW/MIA Families (the brother of his wife, Judie, is MIA in Vietnam) and the Vietnam Veterans of America.
Donald & Barbara Hodel
Don Hodel served for 8 years in the Reagan administration, first as Under Secretary of the Interior (1981-82), then as Secretary of the Department of Energy (1982-85) and finally as Secretary of the Interior (1985-89). In January 1989 he was awarded the Presidential Citizens Medal by President Reagan. Prior to serving in the President's cabinet Mr. Hodel, in association with his wife, Barbara, had formed his own energy consulting firm following his 5 years of service as head (Administrator) of the Bonneville Power Administration, a large federal agency building and operating high voltage transmission lines and marketing electricity from the federal dams in the Pacific Northwest. Upon leaving the cabinet in 1989, Mr. Hodel and his wife moved to Summit County, Colorado, where, close to Keystone, Copper, Breckenridge and Vail ski resorts, they again formed an energy and natural resources consulting firm. While they have retained their affiliation with their consulting firm, effective May 15, 2003, they began working full-time at Focus on the Family where Mr. Hodel serves as President and CEO. Focus on the Family's founder, psychologist and author, Dr. James Dobson, remains the ministry's visionary leader and spokesman, while Mr. Hodel has assumed the management and administrative responsibilities. Mr. Hodel has served and continues to serve on a number of corporate boards, ranging from start-ups to New York Stock Exchange listed companies, and the boards of several volunteer, charitable organizations and foundations. Mrs. Hodel is a member of the Board of Trustees of Patrick Henry College in Purcellville, Virginia.