On October 9 the Office of the General Secretary of the Church of the Nazarene announced that Bob Broadbooks, superintendent of the Tennessee District of the Church of the Nazarene, had been elected director of the USA/Canada Mission/Evangelism Department. Broadbooks accepted that election and will assume his new position on November 1.
The University is pleased that Broadbooks will be given an opportunity to serve the larger denomination but saddened at the loss of his frequent contact and his guidance as chariman of the Trevecca Board of Trustees. President Dan Boone expressed those sentiments for the Trevecca Community: "Dr. Broadbooks has been a champion for
Prior to becoming superintendent of the Tennessee District of the Church of the Nazarene six years ago, Broadbooks had served as superintendent of the
Under his leadership as district superintendent, both districts grew. During his tenure in North Alabama and
Broadbooks, a native of
He and his wife, Carol, have two adult children—Keely B. Mullins and Maxwell Broadbooks.
When the Trevecca Board of Trustees meet November 6, that meeting will be chaired by Judge Charles Davis, and the board will elect a new chairman at its 2009 spring meeting.