RCC Board Members

The Religion Communications Council is served by five officers and a 12 member board of governors. Click on a person's name to send an email message.

Officers for 2019-2020

Jackie FullerPresident

Jacqueline Fuller

Executive Producer and Host of Interfaith Connections TV show from Washington, D.C.

Eric ShaferVice President

Rev. Eric C. Shafer

Senior Pastor, Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, Santa Monica, California

Kurt GwartneyTreasurer

Kurt Gwartney

Senior Director of Seminary Relations Phillips Theological Seminary, Tulsa, Oklahoma

Danny HallSecretary

Daniel Hall

Director of Public Affairs for Soka Gakkai International - USA, Washington, D.C.

Deb ChristianPast President

Deb Christian

Writer, Mesquite, Texas

Board of Governors

Douglas CannonDouglas Cannon, APR+M, Fellow PRSA

Professor of Practice, Department of Communications, Virginia Tech University, Blacksburg, Virginia

Cherilyn CroweCherilyn Crowe

Director of Communications, Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty, Washington, D.C.

Brian FeslerRev. Brian Fesler

Senior Pastor and Director of Special Affairs, Church of Scientology and Celebrity Centre, Nashville, Tennessee

Joan GaylordJoan Gaylord

Independent Writer and Principal, Joan Gaylord Creative; Bedford Hills, New York

Susan GottshallSusan Gottshall

Associate Executive Director of Communications, American Baptist Home Mission Societies, King of Prussia, Pennsylvania

Patrick HornPatrick Horn

Vedanta Society, Student, Edgerton, Wisconsin

Ryan John KochRyan John Koch

Director of the New York Office of Public and International Affairs, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, New York, New York

Nadine MonnNadine Monn

Employee Development & Engagement Lead, The Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Tasha SargentTasha Sargent

Assistant Director of Communications, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, Evanston, Illinois

Cherilyn WilliamsCherilyn Williams

Assistant Vice President for Marketing and Communication, Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Indianapolis, Indiana

Executive Director

Shirley Whipple StruchenShirley Whipple Struchen

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