Advisory Council

The School of Music Advisory Council includes nationally known artists, worship leaders, musicians and professional practitioners that help cast vision, establish short, mid and long term goals, determine budget parameters, and develop a network of professionals for the School of Music.

2011 Advisory Council
Advisory Council Members Present at the March 2014 Meeting (left to right): Dr. Gary Mathena, Scott Bullman, Dr. John Kinchen, Al Denson, Dr. Lavon Gray, Charles Billingsley, Dr. Vernon Whaley, Derric Johnson, Dr. Jim Van Hook, Ricky Skaggs, Babbie Mason, Dr. Doug Crawley, David Bunker.


Advisory Council Members

Ron Barber
Lawyer, Tulsa, OK

Charles Billingsley
Worship Pastor/Artist, Thomas Road Baptist Church

Scott Bullman
Director, Liberty Worship Collective, Liberty University

David Bunker
Media Relations Manager at Awana International

Al Denson
Celebration Ministries, Inc.

Dr. Lavon Gray
Minister of Music, Mississippi

Derric Johnson
Producer, Disney International

Ray Jones
Worship Pastor, Texas

Dr. John D. Kinchen III
Associate Dean, School of Music

Babbie Mason
Babbie Mason Ministries, Inc. 

Dr. Gary Mathena
Songwriter and Minister or Music

Marty McCall
Creative Arts Pastor, McLean Bible Church

Ricky Skaggs
Country Music Artist/Songwriter

Dr. Jim Van Hook
CEO, WORD Entertainment

Dr. Vernon M. Whaley
Dean, School of Music