Moderator – Dr. Tarunjit Singh Butalia, World Sikh Council-America Region
Vice Moderator – Ms. Judith Hertz, Union for Reform Judaism
Treasurer – Mr. Homi Gandhi, Federation of Zoroastrian Associations in North America
Executive Director – Rev. Bud Heckman
Associate Director – Mr. Aaron Stauffer
Religions for Peace USA welcomes five new student fellows for the Spring-Summer cycle.
Beiyin Deng hails from China originally and attained her MA degree in religious studies at NYU this May. Her academic focus is on the relationship between religions and modern societies and how religions can make contributions to world peace.
Fellow - Mr. Raguraman Selvakumar
New Jerseyian Raguraman Selvakumar just graduated from Boston University with a degree in religion. He is interested in learning about the processes of NGOs, interfaith relations, and is currently exploring graduate study.
Fellow - Ms. Sarah Planken
Australian Sarah Planken studies International Studies at RMIT University in Melbourne. She has a specific interest in subjects surrounding migration and refugees. Prior to arriving in the United States, she spent a semester studying in Mexico.
From left to right: Ms. Morgan Tomalty, and Ms. Julia Kaplan – The Church Center for the United Nations.
Fellow - Ms. Morgan Tomalty
Morgan Tomalty is an undergraduate student at Queen’s University in Canada and now doing her summer internship with us. She is currently interested in journalism and would like to devote herself to the field of religion and journalism in the future.
Fellow – Ms. Julia Kaplan
Canadian Julia Kaplan is also an undergraduate student majoring in religious studies. Because of her interest in business ethics and religion, she would like to learn more about operation of NGOs in US.