EPA Staff

Lamar Keener, Executive Director

Lamar Keener holds B.S. and M.A. degrees from Liberty University. He brings more than 30 years of experience in Christian periodical publishing as President and CEO of Selah Media Group and a decade in higher education administration. He has been a member of EPA since 1990, serving terms on the EPA board as Treasurer and President as well as chairing multiple convention committees. A native of Lancaster County, Penna., Lamar grew up on a potato farm, the son of a Mennonite pastor. He and his wife Theresa are the owners of Selah Media Group. They formerly published the Christian Examiner newspaper, Refreshed magazine and Christian News Journal. After living in San Diego for more than thirty years, Lamar and Theresa moved to Queen Creek, AZ in early 2017. They have four adult children and eight grandchildren. Email Lamar

Danny Conn, Contest Coordinator

Dr. Danny Conn is Director of Editorial & Strategic Projects at Randall House Publishers (Randall House holds seven publication memberships in EPA). He served on the 2013 steering committee for the EPA convention in Nashville. He received his undergraduate degree in theology from Hillsdale Free Will Baptist College, earned a Masters in Pastoral Studies from Welch College, and earned the doctorate in Educational Administration from Pensacola Christian College. He and his wife, Diane, live in Springfield, Tennessee.