This time each year, The Salvation Army prepares for the movement of officers. For those contemplating unknown locations, the season brings uncertainty. To ease this anxiety, those who have “been there, done that” offer the following words of encouragement.
Pamela Bosworth was commissioned from The Salvation Army’s Evangeline Booth College in 1980 and served for eight years as a corps officer in appointments in the USA Southern Territory.
During the next thirteen years she worked with the American Red Cross holding a senior management position and being recognized in 1993 with the only National Award presented for Management Excellence. Following that, Pamela served as a regional coach for other Red Cross managers and facilitated leadership development training throughout the south.
In 2001, Pamela returned to work for The Salvation Army and currently serves as Assistant to the Director in the School for Leadership Development located on the campus of Evangeline Booth College. She has a passion for helping others benefit from the experience she has gained in the areas of strategic planning, human resources, fundraising and leadership development.
Pamela earned her B.A. Degree in Leadership & Ethics from Nazarene Bible College and holds teaching certifications through AchieveGlobal and Evangelical Teachers Association. She is married to Jim, an American Baptist pastor and together they have four children, seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
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During the week of April 29, 2011, more than 2,000 Salvation Army leaders gathered in Orlando Florida for the National Advisory Organizations Conference (NAOC). The Imagitorium, aka the NAOC exhibit hall, was a great place for attendees to learn more about The Salvation Army’s many partners and resources.
Twenty-seven officers from the USA Southern Territory recently attended regional training.
Captain Sarah Nelson shares a reflection of her thrid residential experience in the Arrow Leadership program. She spent a week at Barnabas Landing, BC, with ministry leaders from across North America. I am honored to sit at the desk of “Corps Officer”. There is NOTHING I’ve done to deserve the privilege of leading God’s people. But as we well know, privilege comes with […]