Board Of Directors
Tom Lynch, Executive Director
Advisory Board Members
Welford’s calling is to work with young adults to help them discern their identity in Christ and grow as missional leaders in that identity. To that end, Welford serves the Baptist General Association of Virginia as the Kairos Initiative Coordinator. In this role he helps to build and strengthen collegiate and young adult ministries throughout the BGAV, on college campuses, through local churches, Fresh Expressions of church and collegiate focused church plants. Welford specializes in the areas of leadership development, forming mentoring relationships, personality assessments, visioning and strategic planning for ministry. He serves as a consultant and coach for collegiate and young adult ministries to enable them to assess their gifts, passions, competencies, context and call to grow flourishing ministries.
Rev. Nicole Childress Ball is Teaching Elder in the Presbyterian Church (USA), a graduate of Randolph-Macon College and Union Presbyterian Seminary. She has worked in local congregations, as a healthcare Chaplain and at Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond, Virginia. She is married to her college sweetheart, Tyler and they have three children, Stella, Waylon and Wyatt. Nicole loves all things good: good coffee, good food and wine, and good conversation. She runs on espresso and dry shampoo, and cherishes her current call as a work-at-home mother.