The WEA leadership includes the Office of the Secretary General, the department heads who each oversee a number of ministry networks, Global Ambassadors, regional leaders and others. It is a diverse team that is spread over every continent and seeks to serve evangelicals globally, regionally, nationally and in the churches in the neighborhoods.

Office of the Secretary General

Dr. Goodwill Shana

Interim Executive Chair

Peirong Lin

Dr. Peirong Lin

Deputy Secretary General

Rev. Samuel E. Chiang

Deputy Secretary General

Department Leaders

Dr. Brad Smith

Interim Director
Alliance Engagement

Rev. Esmé Bowers

Church Engagement

Phil Wagler

Interim Director
Public Engagement

Dr. Janet E. Buckingham

Global Advocacy

Dr. Theresa Lua

Global Theology

Dr. Jay Matenga

Global Witness

Dr. Joanna A. Bartovic, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Rev. Dr. Ji-Ung Jeremy Lim

Organizational Development Director

Bruce Barron

Senior Editor


Brian C. Stiller

Global Ambassador

Bp Efraim M. Tendero

Global Ambassador

Prof. Dr. Thomas K. Johnson

Special Envoy to the Holy See

Regional Leadership

Rachel Afeaki-Taumoepeau

General Secretary
South Pacific Evangelical Alliance

Emerson Boyce

Secretary General,
Evangelical Association of the Caribbean

Jan Wessels & Connie Duarte

Co-General Secretaries
European Evangelical Alliance

Dr. Bambang Budijanto

General Secretary
Asia Evangelical Alliance

Rev. Peter Kremeruk

General Secretary
Central Asia Evangelical Alliance

Rev. Dr. Master Matlhaope

General Secretary
Association of Evangelicals in Africa

Terri Miller

North American Evangelical Alliance

Rev. Juan Cruz

Latin Evangelical Alliance

Rev. Dr. Jack Sara

General Secretary
Middle East Evangelical Alliance