Major Dr. Joanne Holz

Major Dr. Joanne Holz

Director of School for Leadership Development

Major Dr. Holz has served over thirty-five years as a Salvation Army Officer as corps officer, in the Education Department and Director of Curriculum at Evangeline Booth College, Divisional Headquarters as Candidates and Christian Education Secretary, Divisional Secretary, General Secretary, and on Territorial Headquarters, establishing the Office of Personal and Spiritual Formation. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Religion and Psychology from Liberty University and a Master of Science in Christian Psychological Studies and Spiritual Formation from Richmont University. In July 2009 she married Dr. Richard Holz and they continue in ministry together. She is the mother of a son, Brock, who resides with Jesus, and a daughter and son-in-law, Jill and Robert Snelson, along with two beautiful grandchildren. Major Dr. Holz has a vision and passion for Leadership Development in the context of personal and corporate spiritual formation.

Pamela Bosworth

Pamela Bosworth

Assistant Director of the School for Leadership Development

Pamela received her Bachelor of Arts in Ministry from Nazarene Bible College and Master of Organizational Leadership from Trevecca Nazarene University. She is experienced in non-profit management and in leader development. Pamela enjoys training and coaching that is transformational in helping Christian leaders learn to apply Biblical principles in practical ways so that their Being and Doing is centered in Christ.

Jonathan Lotson,

Jonathan Lotson,

Project Coordinator

Jonathan holds a Master of Divinity from the Charles Harrison Mason Seminary at the Interdenominational Theological Center. He also holds a Bachelor degree in Music with a minor in Africana Studies from Berklee College of Music. Jonathan is very involved in his local church and a proud member of the Church of God in Christ where he serves in many capacities. Jonathan is passionate about helping the School for Leadership Development meet and exceed its goals, and to help further its influence in and outside the Salvation Army. Jonathan is currently pursuing his Doctorate degree in Strategic Leadership from Regent University and is ecstatic to simultaneously learn and practice strategic leadership principles in his role as Project Coordinator.

Dr. David E. Jackson

Dr. David E. Jackson

Curriculum Writer-Trainer

A native of Atlanta, Georgia, David received his Bachelor of Arts from Cornell University, Master in Divinity from Union Theological Seminary of New York, and Doctorate in Ministry from the New York Theological Seminary. David serves as the Senior Pastor of the Mount Sinai Missionary Baptist Church in Atlanta, Georgia, an over 100-year old multi-generational congregation. David’s passion is helping to equip and coach leaders towards their God-given purpose.

Elizabeth Louden

Elizabeth Louden

Administrative Assistant

Elizabeth completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Asbury University in May 2018. She grew up attending the Salvation Army and currently loves to support and attend her local Salvation Army. She has a passion for theology, discipleship, and leadership development. She desires to help others understand who they are in Christ and how they can participate in Kingdom work. Elizabeth looks forward to furthering the ministry of the Jack McDowell School for Leadership and working on her Master’s in organizational leadership in the near future. “May His grace be our work and may His love be our words. May His hope stir this world. Amen.”

Dr. T. Lynn Smith

Dr. T. Lynn Smith

Leadership Development Curriculum Writer/Trainer

A native of Aurora, IL. T. Lynn serves as a volunteer Chaplin for the Fulton County Sherriff’s Department. T. Lynn received her Bachelor of Arts from North Central College—Naperville, IL, Master of Science in Business and Management from National-Louis University—Wheaton, IL, Master of Arts in Church Music from the Interdenominational Theological Seminary—Atlanta, GA, and Doctor of Sacred Music from Union Bible Theological Seminary—New Albany, IN. T. Lynn serves as the Pastor of Worship and Arts at Hinsley Temple Church Of God In Christ and the Minister of Worship at Jackson Memorial Baptist Church both in Atlanta, GA. T. Lynn’s passion is mentoring and speaking life into young adults, and listening to the Father in intercessory prayer.