The Rev. Kah-Jin Jeffrey Kuan is president of Claremont School of Theology, where he teaches Hebrew Bible and Asian-American hermeneutics. He began his career in Malaysia, where he served as an associate pastor in the United Methodist Church.
The Rev. Izzy Alvaran is western regional organizer for Reconciling Ministries Network, an organization that supports LGBTQ people of faith. He began his career in the Philippines, where he is an ordained elder in the Philippines annual conference of the United Methodist Church. He now lives in San Francisco.
Kathleen McChesney is a leadership consultant with Kinsale Management Consulting. She previously worked for the FBI and led the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Office of Child Protection. She is the co-editor of Sexual Abuse in the Catholic Church: A Decade of Crisis, 2002-2012. Contact her through her organization’s website.
Farhana Khera is the president and executive director of Muslim Advocates, a national organization working to protect Muslims’ civil rights.
Hebah Farrag is the assistant director of research for the University of Southern California’s Center for Religion and Civic Culture. She studies Middle East politics, Islam in America, new spiritualities and the spirituality of social change movements such as Black Lives Matter.
Elizabeth Drescher is an adjunct associate professor of Christian spirituality, religious studies and pastoral ministry at Santa Clara University. She is the author of Choosing Our Religion: The Spiritual Lives of America’s Nones.
Johnnie Moore is a commissioner on the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom. He also serves as an informal spokesperson for President Donald Trump’s group of evangelical advisers.
Jason Mankey is a pagan writer and lecturer. He writes a blog on paganism for Patheos, exploring related rituals, history and holidays.
Michelle Vicary is the executive vice president for programming and network publicity for Crown Media, the Hallmark Channel’s parent company. Contact her through the network’s public relations team.