DEL MORGAN, President & CEO
Del Morgan has nearly 2 decades of experience as a leader of non-profit organizations. In 1998 he founded Lamplight Artists and has served as its Chief Executive Officer during its growth and development. His creative role as Artistic Director allows him to shape the organization’s mission and vision of bringing Light, Truth and Hope to culture through the arts. Morgan has served as a professional church musician in Louisiana, Pennsylvania, and Maryland.
A native of South Louisiana, Morgan earned a Bachelor of Arts in Music degree from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and a Master of Divinity from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. Morgan is a gifted vocalist, conductor and producer.
DANIELLE BOWSER, Board Member
Danielle Bowser serves as the Board Secretary for Lamplight Artists. She currently works as a licensed mechanical engineer in the State of Maryland for Global Engineering Solutions as an Associate of the firm where she does mechanical engineering and project management.
Bowser holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Grove City College, and though an engineering student, found time to be a part of the Grove City College Orchesis Dance Troupe Spring Dance Company as a choreographer and Grove City College Chapel Choir. Her love of music and dance has remained vibrant throughout her life.
As a member of the Board of Directors, Bowser feels blessed to have the opportunity to continue her involvement at Lamplight Artists. From a young age Bowser has had a passion for ministry and has been involved with Lamplight Artists from its beginnings. She served as a volunteer staff at the first ever All About Kids Productions camp in 2002 and went on to travel with the Production Teams for three years, before leading a team as Artistic Lead for two. She has served as choreographer and staff trainer for the AAKP summer camps, and currently serves as the Associate Artistic Director.
Danielle is married to her husband, Chris, a fellow engineer, who works at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab. Chris is also working towards his Masters degree in Applied Computational Mathematics at Johns Hopkins University.
Danielle and Chris helped to plant a church in Mount Airy, Maryland where they reside, and serve on the church’s leadership team. They are also involved with Engineering Ministries International (EMI) and have worked on numerous projects in Africa, utilizing their engineering skills to meet spiritual and physical needs.
BILL ARCHER, Board Member
Bill Archer has over 35 years experience as a professional church musician having served churches in Maryland, Delaware, North Carolina, Virginia, and Kentucky. Archer is a skilled worship leader and choral conductor. Known by his peers as a team builder, Archer believes that all significant ministry flows through relationships.
Mr. Archer earned a Bachelor of Music (Honor Graduate) degree from the University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland. He also earned a Masters of Church Music (Conducting) from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky.
Mr. Archer is currently the Minister of Music and Worship at Redland Baptist Church in Montgomery County, Maryland where he leads both contemporary and traditional worship while also administering the age-graded vocal and handbell choirs, the adult choir, the gospel choir, the orchestra, the worship team and the audio and video teams. Mr. Archer is a member of the Choral Conductors Guild, the Choristers Guild and the Handbell Musicians of America.
Archer is married to his wife, Ava, and they have two children. His hobbies and interests include music, concerts, sports, cooking and his dog.
DEBBIE KEMPSON, Board Member
Debbie Kempson is a pastor’s wife, church musician, and a professional church staff member. Since 1989, she has served as the Minister of Music of a suburban Washington, DC church as well as Director of Discipleship Training and Co-director of Family and Children’s Ministries. Her church has hosted Lamplight’s All About Kids Productions camps numerous times.
Ms. Kempson earned a Bachelor of Science with a double major in Music Education and Voice from Western Maryland College (now called McDaniel College). She taught music education and humanities at Dupont Manual High School in Louisville, Kentucky where she also did post graduate work in church music education at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Kempson has been married to her husband, Wayne, for forty years and has two sons and three grandchildren. Her hobbies are stamping and reading.