Local Chapters

Members of the Religion Communicators Council can join one of our local chapters located throughout the United States.

Our local chapters offer opportunities to network with communication professionals in your area, professional development sessions, and more. Please contact a chapter president or one of the chapter officers listed below for more information about their chapter meetings.

Nashville, Tennessee

Chapter Officers

President: Rev. Brian Fesler, Senior Pastor, Church of Scientology, Nashville, Tennessee
Vice President for Programming: Teresa Faust, Senior Manager, Research & Metrics, United Methodist Communications, Nashville, Tennessee
Treasurer: Royya James, Conference Relations Coordinator, United Methodist Communications, Nashville, Tennessee
Communications Secretary: Julie Brinker, Director of Community Relations, Church of Scientology, Nashville, Tennessee
Public Outreach Coordinator: Aisha Lbhalla, Founder, Muslim Women’s Council, Nashville, Tennessee

New York, New York

Chapter Officers

President: Ryan Koch, Director of the New York Office of Public and International Affairs, LDS Church, New York, New York
Past President: Linda Bloom, News Writer, United Methodist Communications, New York, New York
Vice President for Programs: Mary Dickey, Writer and Media Specialist at Caryl Communications, Paramus, New Jersey
Vice President for Membership/Communications: Jonathan Cooper, Communications Manager for National Association of Episcopal Schools, New York, New York
Treasurer: Lisa Webb, Associate Officer, Public Affairs, Office of Communication, The Episcopal Church, New York, New York

Washington, D.C.

Chapter Officers

President: Cherilyn Crowe, Director of Communications, Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty, Washington, D.C.
Vice President for Membership: Jackie Fuller, host of Interfaith Connections
Treasurer: Bill Aiken, Director of Public Affairs, Soka Gakkai International – USA, Washington, DC