Board of Directors

 

Any Denomination, Communion, Association, Conference, Convention, World Religion and/or Fellowship which is in good standing with its national and/or international body and has at least one active congregation in the State of Arizona and is able to affirm the mission of the Organization may become a Partner.

Each Denominational Partner has an appointed representative on the Board of Directors.  At Large Members of the Board of Directors are nominated from the Partner Membership categories of Congregations, Organizations, Ministerial Groups and Friends.

The Executive Board (Officers) are chosen from the Board Membership.


Executive Board

Fr. Michael Diskin

President,
Representative

Bio

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Billie K. Fidlin

Vice-President,
Chair, Public Policy Commission

Bio

Randy Bowman

Treasurer,
At-Large Member

Bio

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Rev. Tully Fletcher

Secretary,
Representative

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Denominational Board Members

 

Armenian Apostolic Church - Western Diocese

Stephen A. Ovanessoff

Church of the Brethren
(AZ) Pacific SW District

Pastor Don Shankster

Disciples of Christ

Rev. Doug Bland

 

Ecumenical Catholic Communion
Southwest Region

Rev. Susan Ringler (Vicar)
Deacon Joan Crawford (Alternate)

Episcopal Diocese of Arizona
 

Vacant

Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA) Grand Canyon Synod

Rev. Dan Hoeger

 

Holy Protection of Byzantine Catholic Eparchy of Phoenix

Vacant

Presbytery of Grand Canyon
PCUSA

Rev. Tully Fletcher

Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)
Arizona Half Yearly Meeting

Gretchen Reinhardt

 

Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix


Fr. Michael Diskin

 

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints


Gerrit Steenblik

United Church of Christ
Southwest Conference

Rev. Dr. Bill Lyons (Conference Minister)

 

United Methodist Church
Desert Southwest Conference

Host Denomination

 
 
 

Commission Chairs

 

Billie K. Fidlin
Vice President,
Chair, Public Policy Commission

Desert Southwest Conference,
United Methodist Church

Tom Martinez
Chair, Earth Care Commission

D. Elaine Pope
Chair, Theological Dialogue Commission

Church of the Epiphany,
The Episcopal Church

 
 

At-Large Board Members

 

Rev. Rock Fremont
Lay Academy
Southwest Conference, United Church of Christ

Viri Hernandez
Center for Neighborhood Leadership

Johnny Martin
Sun Devils are Better Together

 

Rabbi Bonnie Sharfman
Congregation Kehillah

 
 
 
 

Committee (Non-Voting)

 

Rev. Katie Sexton
Chair, Fundraising and Partnership Committee
Co-Chair, Think Tank

Disciples of Christ