Bishop Dr. Dana C. Head, Sr. – a native of Washington, D.C. – currently is Pastor of the New Hope and Life Church of God located in Capitol Heights, Maryland, as well as the Vice-President of New Hope and Life School of Religion Theology & Seminary which is based in Prince George’s County, Maryland. Dr. Head is further a consultant and facilitator in Chaplaincy and Pastoral Care at various local hospitals in Prince George’s County, Maryland.
He has earned undergraduate and graduate degrees in Theology and Pastoral Counseling. Dr. Head also holds the Diplomate member designation with the American Board for Certification in Homeland Security (ABCHS), and is a Certified Master Chaplain (CMC) with the American Board for Certified Master Chaplains (ABCMC).
Numerous awards have been presented to Dr. Head over the years for his outstanding social service contributions to the State of Maryland; the town of Capitol Heights, Maryland; and other local Maryland organizations. These awards include:
In the year 2000, he and his wife, Dr. Claudine Head, were featured in the Gospel Today Magazine as America’s Most Honored Pastors. Together, they have four children and eleven grandchildren.