Candidate Biography

    The Rev. Bau Dang

    San Diego, CA

    October 10, 1950
    Education and Honors:
    D. Min. Fuller Theological Seminary (2001)
    Courses Claremont School of Theology (1987-1990)
    MBA National University (1987)
    M. Div. Talbot School of Theology (1986)
    BA Biola College (1980)
    General Contractor License issued by the State of California (active)
    July 1, 08-present District Superintendent, Riverside District, CAL-PAC
    1988-2008 Pastor of Wesley UMC, San Diego, California.
    Led a declining church into a lively and growing church with an average of 400 in worship attendance in four languages: English, Spanish, Cambodian, and Vietnamese.
    California-Pacific Annual Conference
    • General Commission on Religion and Race (2000-2008), Chair Fin. Committee

    • General Board of Global Ministries/Community Developers Program (2000-2008)

    • General Board of Global Ministries/Asian-American Language Min. (2000-present)

    • General Board of Discipleship/PATH 1 (2007-present)

    • Board of Ordained Ministry (Cal-Pac) (1992-2000)

    • Orders Executive Committee (Cal-Pac) (2006-2008)

    • Western Jurisdiction Asian-American/Executive Committee (2004-present)

    • National Federation of Asian-American/Executive Committee (2008-present)

    • Indochinese National Caucus, Executive Committee (8 years), Exec. Secretary

    • Vietnamese National Caucus, Chair (4 terms, 8 years)

    • Vietnamese Theological College/Union College of California, Facutlty (since 1996)

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