Foundation for Evangelism Names New President

June 13, 2011

Blair Named President of The Foundation for Evangelism 


The Foundation for Evangelism has named Rev. Neil Blair as its next President. Board Chair Lane Rees states, "Neil brings to the Foundation an amazing combination of passion for Wesleyan evangelism, knowledge of The United Methodist Church, and vast development experience in the not-for-profit world."

Rev. Blair has most recently served as Vice President for Institutional Advancement at Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell, SD. Prior to assuming this position, he worked with Saint Paul School of Theology in Kansas City, MO. "The Foundation is uniquely positioned and filled with vision and passion to bring new life to the Church", said Rev. Blair. Neil has two grown sons. David, his wife, Jennifer and their daughter Gracie, live just outside of Ft. Worth, TX in Aledo, and Ben lives in Kansas City, MO.

The Foundation for Evangelism is an affiliate of the General Board of Discipleship of The
United Methodist Church. The Foundation's passion is to help others experience God's transforming love through Jesus Christ. Their focus is to provide resources for the development of leaders with a passion for evangelism who will have a multiplying impact on The United Methodist Church. To learn more about the Foundation and Rev. Blair, please visit their Website.