Board and Staff

Board of Governors

The Board of Governors of the Religion Communicators Council governs the business and affairs of the council.

Executive Committee

Teresa Faust


Teresa Faust

Senior Manager, Research and Metrics, United Methodist Communications, Nashville, Tennessee


Ryan 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

Addie Lisby


Dr. Addie L. Hudson Lisby

All Media Communications, Harrisburg, North Carolina

Rev. Brian Fesler


Rev. Brian Fesler

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

Donna Frischknecht Jackson

Past President

Rev. Donna Frischknecht Jackson

Communications Specialist, United Church of Christ, Cleveland, OH, and founder of Old Stone Well Farm Media & Ministry, Vermont

Class of 2024

Anuttama Dasa

Director of Global Communications
Jacqueline Fuller

Steven Havira

Communications Manager, Hartford International University, Hartford, CT

Jacqueline Fuller

Nancy Jubb

Communication Director, Family Federation for World Peace and Unification, New York, NY

Kathy Williams

Kathy Williams

Director of Communications and Public Relations, Ursuline Sisters of Louisville in Kentucky

Class of 2025

Adlai Amor

Jonathan Ammons

Associate Director of Public and International Affairs, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Adlai Amor
Adlai Amor

Associate General Secretary for Communications, Friends Committee on National Legislation, Washington, D.C.

Fr. James “Jim” Gardiner
Fr. James “Jim” Gardiner

Director, Special Projects, Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land, Washington, D.C.

Brad Pomerance
Brad Pomerance

Senior Vice President, Programming & Host, Jewish Life Television, Los Angeles, CA

Class of 2026

Ibrahim Anli
Executive Director


Affiong Inyang

The Sikh Coalition, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Joyce Litoff

Associate Director of Communications, Baha’i National Center, Evanston, Illinois

Jay Rollins

James “Jay” Rollins

Director of Communications, United Methodist General Commission on Archives and History, Christiansted, U.S. Virgin Islands

RCC Staff