Bill Enns has been chosen to fill a new interim Associate Executive position at the Office of the General Assembly. Enns will serve alongside Ed McCallum, Assistant Stated Clerk, and Phil VanValkenburg, Chief Operating Officer. The appointment is for two years and begins on July 1, 2015.
“I am really excited about the experience and energy Bill brings to the EPC in this new position,” said Jeff Jeremiah, EPC Stated Clerk. “He’s uniquely gifted and equipped to help us at an important time in the growth of our mission as a church.”
Enns will serve as the staff resource for the EPC’s four strategic initiatives (global movement, transformation, multiplication, and effective biblical leadership) and oversee the World Outreach, Student and College Ministries, and Women in Ministries departments.
He retired as Pastor of Hope Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Raleigh, N.C., in May 2015, and brings 32 years of experience in organization development, and leadership. Enns also served as a mentor to senior leaders in non-profit and for-profit organizations and companies. He earned a doctoral degree in Congregational Mission and Leadership from Luther Seminary, and did further doctoral studies in Organizational Management and Conflict Management at Fuller Theological Seminary.
He and his wife, Ruth, have been married 49 years. They have three adult children and five grandchildren. He grew up in Ecuador where his parents were missionaries under the Evangelical Covenant Church of America.