Board & Staff

Board of Directors

Our Board of Directors consists of men and women who love Jesus, have a heart for the hurting, and an appreciation for the power of music to be a healing agent in people’s lives. The members of our board are from a variety of professions and from diverse geographical locations.

Dawn Damon

Board Member

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Dawn Damon

Board Member

Ms. Damon is co-pastor of Tribes Church in Grand, Rapids Michigan. She is a speaker and author of two books on recovering from sexual abuse including her most recent, “When the Woman Abused Was You.” She is an engaging and dynamic communicator who inspires her audience to maximize their God-given purpose and potential in Christ.

John Cozart

Board Member

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John Cozart

Board Member

John is a construction industry executive with a passion for helping others find healing through Christ.  He has served in church leadership and as a not for profit ministry director. He was a content contributor on Somebody’s Daughter and has provided his insight and experience on a number Music for the Soul projects.

Judi Reid

Board Member

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Judi Reid

Board Member

Ms. Reid is an author, coach, and an advocate for women who educates tirelessly about the harms of pornography and sexual addiction. She is founder of Women of Value and is author of the book “Rise Up: 71 Thoughts of Hope and Inspiration for Women of Value” Judi received her B.A. from William & Mary and did her graduate studies at the University of Virginia. She resides in Richmond.

Michael Lalor

Treasurer

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Michael Lalor

Treasurer

Mr. Lalor has served as CFO and COO for a variety of companies owned by private equity firms across a broad range of industries including manufacturing, distribution, oil and gas and technology. He resides in Birmingham, Alabama.

Shelly Beach

Secretary

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Shelly Beach

Secretary

Ms. Beach is an experienced and deeply compassionate speaker. She is a Christy Award winning author of seven books including Hallie’s Heart, Ambushed by Grace: Help and Hope on the Caregiving Journey, and The Silent Seduction of Self-Talk. Ms. Beach was the primary consultant for Music for the Soul’s piece on caregiving entitled “Dignity.” She resides in Sparta, Michigan.

Sue Foster

Board Chair

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Sue Foster

Board Chair

Ms. Foster has extensive experience as a marriage and family therapist specializing in grief and loss. She is also a speaker and co-author of the book “Finding Your Way after the Suicide of Someone You Love.” (Zondervan) Ms. Foster has been a consultant on content for several of the Music for the Soul projects. She resides in California.

Susan Brantley

Board Member

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Susan Brantley

Board Member

Ms. Brantley has a Masters in Social Work and is currently on staff with Safe Haven Family Shelter in Nashville, Tennessee. Passionate and energetic, Ms. Brantley has served with distinction as Board Chair for Music for the Soul in the past and has been responsible for coordinating all of the ministry’s live events for the past several years.

Advisory Board

Our Advisory Board consists of Christian therapists and Christian professionals with specific areas of expertise. They provide valued input on the content of our recordings. The list below, includes some, but not all, of those who have befriended the ministry in particularly profound ways, at seminal times in our history, or who serve on an ongoing basis in an advisory capacity; as well as those who are currently working with us now on upcoming projects.

Brad Weeks

Advisory Board

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Brad Weeks

Advisory Board

Mr. Weeks is CEO of Cooks Systems in Memphis, TN. A former board member for the Music for the Soul Mr. Weeks currently serves as a spiritual advisor, providing wisdom, direction, and insight on a wide range of ministry issues.

Constance Rhodes

Advisory Board

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Constance Rhodes

Advisory Board

Ms. Rhodes is a speaker, author, and Founder and Director of FindingBalance, a ministry to help young women with eating disorders and body image. She has been a consistent and helpful sounding board throughout the years. Ms. Rhodes input was pivotal on Tell Me What You See.

Dr. Chuck Stecker

Advisory Board

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Dr. Chuck Stecker

Advisory Board

Dr. Stecker is founder of A Chosen Generation, a ministry encouraging inter-generational relationships in the church. He has been instrumental in promoting the Somebody’s Daughter project and in helping Music for the Soul build relationships.

Dr. Doris Sanford

Advisory Board

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Dr. Doris Sanford

Advisory Board

Dr. Sanford is the author of the acclaimed Hurts of Childhood series. Her book “I Can’t Talk about It” provided the inspiration for the song Innocent Child and laid the foundation for what would ultimately become the ministry of Music for the Soul. She is a lyric consultant on every project.

Dr. Gregg Jantz

Advisory Board

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Dr. Gregg Jantz

Advisory Board

Dr. Jantz is the Director of The Center: A Place for HOPE in Edmonds, Washington just north of Seattle. It is one of the top facilities in the nation for treatment of depression. He is a well-known speaker and the author of thirty books on a wide variety of topics. Dr. Jantz was one of the consultants for Tell Me What You See.

Dr. Linda Mintle

Advisory Board

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Dr. Linda Mintle

Advisory Board

Dr. Mintle is a licensed marriage and family therapist, clinical social worker and national expert on relationships and the psychology of food, weight, and body image. She is also professor at Liberty University in the new College of Osteopathic Medicine and host of her own radio show. Dr. Mintle consulted on content for Tell Me What You See.

Greg Hasek

Advisory Board

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Greg Hasek

Advisory Board

Greg Hasek is the Director of Southwest Florida Christian Counseling. He is acknowledged as a leading voice regarding men and their healing from the lost fatherhood of an abortion decision.  He is very proactive in his use of songs as part of the therapeutic process. He uses Music for the Soul songs in his practice and is content consultant for the ministry.

Joseph Northcut

Advisory Board

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Joseph Northcut

Advisory Board

With a masters degree in music and a background in pastoral counseling Joseph Northcut is a valuable advisor to Music fro the Soul. He has worked in the church and in training and leadership development at LifeWay Christian Resources. Most recently he has served as the Director of Church Ministries at Church Initiative.