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President: Jack Sisk, Hinduism
Founder and President of Living Insights Center

Chair of the Cabinet: Maryl Walters, Christian Science
Teacher and Practitioner

Vice President: Dr. Valerie Karras, Th.D., Ph.D., Greek Orthodox Christianity
Professor Eden Theological Seminary

Treasurer: Ali Durhan, Islam
Director of Outreach and Community Engagement, Turkish American Society of MO

Secretary: Margaret Gillerman, Reform Judaism
Newspaper reporter

Cabinet Alternate: Maharat Rori Picker Neiss, Orthodox Judaism
Executive Director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of St. Louis


At-large Members:

Marvin Anderson, Disciples of Christ Church
Senior Vice President, U.S. Trust, Bank of America

Dr. Helal Ekramuddin, M.D., Sunni Islam
Vice President, Islamic Foundation of Greater St. Louis

Leonard Frankel, J.D., Conservative Judaism
Partner at Frankel, Rubin, Klein, Siegel, Payne, and Pudlowski, P.C.

Rev. Lana Gilbert, Community of Christ
Leader of Metro East Interfaith Partnership

Rev. Loretta Go, Episcopal Church
Deacon, Missouri Diocese

Dr. Sofia Grewal, M.D., Sikhism
Physician in private practice

Imam Muhamed Hasic, Sunni Islam
Medina Masjid of the Bosnian Community

Dr. Ghazala Hayat, Sunni Islam
Professor of Neurology, St. Louis University

Venerable Jue Huang, Mahayana Buddhism
Fo Guang Shan Chinese Buddhist Center

Rev. Calista Isabelle, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
Director for Religious, Spiritual and Ethical Life, Washington University

David Landesman, Bahá’í Faith
President of Lawson Screen and Digital Products

Selina Miller Forsyth, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Dr. Billie Mayo, Ed.D., Baha’i Faith
Owner, Educational Equity Consultants

Dr. Javier Orozco, OFS, Ph.D., Roman Catholic Christianity
Executive Director, Human Dignity and Intercultural Affairs for the Archdiocese of St. Louis

Dr. David Oughton, Roman Catholicism
Retired Professor of Religion, Saint Louis University

Rev. Daigaku Rumme, Soto Zen Buddhism
Confluence Zen Center

Harvey Schneider, J.D., Reform Judaism
Retired Attorney, Helfrey, Neiers & Jones, P.C.

Kiarma Webster, Baha'i Faith

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