Jason Blankenship, Director of Missions for Mid-Valley Southern Baptist Association since 2016, was elected evangelism team leader for California Southern Baptists. Blankenship, a long-time California Southern Baptist has ministered in the state since 2000 and has 15 years of experience serving CSBC churches in ministry roles such as senior pastor and youth pastor.
Blankenship has served as moderator of Sequoia Baptist Association and was chairman of the CSBC Committee on Board Nominations in 2013. He also is the founder and a leader of the NexGen Pastors Network for pastors under 40. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Fresno Pacific University and Gateway Seminary, respectively. He currently is working on a doctor of ministry degree in executive leadership at Gateway.