James Lochtefeld is a professor of religion and Asian studies at Carthage College, who specializes in Hindu pilgrimage. His book God’s Gateway (2009) is about the north Indian pilgrimage city of Hardwar.
Huda Alkaff is the founder and director of Wisconsin Green Muslims, an environmental justice group. She also is the coordinator of the Wisconsin Faith and Solar Initiative.
Kenneth R. Mayer is a professor of American politics at University of Wisconsin-Madison. His research interests include election administration and he is an election law expert.
Sondra Norder is president and CEO of St. Paul Elder Services in Kaukauna, Wisconsin, and the vice chair of public policy for LeadingAge Wisconsin.
Kate Ward is an assistant professor of Christian ethics at Marquette University. Her research focuses on the ethics of wealth, poverty and economic inequality, and she previously worked as a labor organizer in Catholic health care settings.
Vaneesa Cook is a history lecturer at the University of Wisconsin. She is the author of Spiritual Socialists: Religion and the American Left.
Pardeep Singh Kaleka is executive director of the Interfaith Conference of Greater Milwaukee. He’s also a member of the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin, the site of a 2012 mass shooting. Kaleka lost his father in the shooting.
Rebecca S. Markert serves as legal director for the Freedom from Religion Foundation. She is an expert on First Amendment litigation and typically works on cases related to religion in public schools and religious symbols on government property.
Balhair Singh Dulai is the president of the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin, the site of a 2012 shooting that left six people dead. The temple’s website still features a tribute to victims.