Bishop Dean Nelson


Keynote Speaker

Bishop Dean Nelson is VP of Government Relations. He and his wife Julia have three children and live in Maryland. Dean Nelson brings to Human Coalition more than 20 years of demonstrated success. Before taking the role as executive director of Human Coalition Action, Bishop Nelson faithfully served Human Coalition as the church outreach director for five years. Bishop Nelson was recently appointed by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan to serve on the congressional Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission.

Bishop Nelson has worked for other major pro-life and Christian organizations. As part of Wellington Boone Ministries’ senior strategic planning team, Rev. Nelson helped plant ministries in capital cities such as Richmond, Virginia; Atlanta, Georgia; Raleigh, North Carolina; and Washington, D.C.

Bishop Nelson serves as the chairman of the board for the Douglass Leadership Institute. He is a licensed minister from Salem Baptist Church in Marshall, Virginia, and an ordained pastor with Wellington Boone Ministries. He holds a BA in Rhetoric and Communication from the University of Virginia, and completed post-graduate work at Coverdell Leadership Institute and Leadership Institute Campaign School.

All Sessions by Bishop Dean Nelson

10:30 am - 1:30 pm

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