Board of Directors

Rabbi David Saperstein (Chair of the Board)

Director, Religious Action Center for Reform Judaism
Advisory Council, White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships

Dr. David Gushee (Vice Chair of the Board)

Distinguished University Professor of Christian Ethics
Director, Center for Theology and Public Life, Mercer University

Dr. Diana Butler Bass (Secretary/Treasurer of the Board)

Speaker and author, Christianity for the Rest of Us, A People’s History of Christianity

Dr. Lisa Sowle Cahill

J. Donald Monan, S.J., Professor of Theology, Boston College
Past President, Catholic Theological Society of America and Society of Christian Ethics

Richard Cizik

Director, The New Evangelical Partnership for the Common Good
Former Government Liaison, National Association of Evangelicals

Dr. Melissa Deckman

Louis L. Goldstein Professor of Public Affairs
Chair, Political Science Department, Washington College

Dr. Obery Hendricks, Jr.

Visiting Scholar, Columbia University

Dr. Robert P. Jones

CEO, Public Religion Research Institute
National Steering Committee, Religion and Politics Section, American Academy of Religion

Dr. Laura Olson

Centennial Professor, Department of Political Science, Clemson University

Rev. Bruce Reyes-Chow

Moderator 2011, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
Pastor, Mission Bay Community Church (San Francisco)

Dr. Wade Clark Roof

J.F. Rowny Chair in Religion and Society
Director, Walter H. Capps Center for the Study of Ethics, Religion and Public Life, University of California, Santa Barbara

Rabbi Or Rose

Associate Dean, Rabbinical School, Hebrew College
Director, Center for Interreligious and Community Leadership Education (CIRCLE)

Rev. Dr. Kenneth L. Samuel

Senior Pastor, Victory for the World Church (Stone Mountain, Georgia)