Board Training

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Effective board leadership is primary to the health of a church. By providing consultations, training, and coaching on elders, governance, conflict management, mission-vision-values, and a host of other topics, the Alliance Northwest field staff can help posture your Elder Board team to understand its role and contribute to the overall health and effectiveness of the church. 

Terry made changing our church governance structure as seamless and painless as possible. He is wise and strategic and knows the many mines that need to be avoided. He has also served as a valued mentor in helping me to fully embrace [a healthy governance] model. I can’t recommend Terry highly enough.
— Sam Rima, North Seattle Church, Seattle, Washington

If you’re looking for assistance in honing some leadership skills, Terry Hippenhammer could serve you well. Terry is an executive management coach with staff leadership and board governance expertise. He’s been serving on Alliance church Governing Boards for decades. He also spent 30 years working with CEOs and Boards in the professional, educational, and non-profit worlds.

With a deep love for Jesus and his Church, Terry has served 13 churches in the Alliance Northwest since 2008. Additionally, he spent a season serving on the Alliance Northwest Field Leadership Team.

Terry’s expertise carries over from effective Governing Board leadership to pastoral “wiring”, team building, team leadership (around Enneagram and Strength Finders), problem solving, and strategic planning.

You can reach Terry directly via email to hear about his menu of services.