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

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Billie K. Fidlin

President

Bio

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Rabbi Bonnie Sharfman

Vice-President, At-Large Member

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Dr. Tamera Zivic

Secretary

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Paul Browning

Treasurer

 


 

Denominational Board Members

 

Armenian Apostolic Church - Western Diocese

Dr. Stephen A. Ovanessoff

Church of the Brethren
(AZ) Pacific SW District

Pastor Don Shankster

Disciples of Christ

Rev. Katie Sexton

 

Ecumenical Catholic Communion
Southwest Region

Rev. Joan Crawford

Episcopal Diocese of Arizona
 

Vacant

Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA) Grand Canyon Synod

Rev. Dan Hoeger

 

Presbytery of Grand Canyon
PCUSA

Rev. Eric Ledermann

Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)
Arizona Half Yearly Meeting

Gretchen Reinhardt

Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix


Rev. David Loeffler

 

 

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

Gerrit Steenblik

United Church of Christ
Southwest Conference

Gail Bird

United Methodist Church
Desert Southwest Conference

Rev. Court Fischer

 
 

Commission Chairs (changes to the Commissions are pending)

 

Billie K. Fidlin
Chair, Public Policy Commission

Desert Southwest Conference,
United Methodist Church

Tom Martinez
Chair, Earth Care Commission

Desert Palm United Church of Christ

D. Elaine Pope
Chair, Theological Dialogue Commission

Church of the Epiphany,
The Episcopal Church

 
 

At-Large Board Members

 

Khalil Rushdan
ACLU of Arizona

Jason Bruner
ASU

D. Elaine Pope
Church of the Epiphany,
The Episcopal Church

Farideh Samadpour

 

World Religion Members

Mustafa Bahar
Muslim

Alan Jablin
Judaism

Gerald Richard
Historic African-American Church