Who We Are
Global Advisory Board
The Center for the Church and Global AIDS benefits from the vision, experience, and expertise of a International Global Advisory Board.
Senators Bob Dole and Tom Daschle--Honorary Chairpersons
Ambassador George S. McGovern, former United States Senator and presidential nominee, serves as the special United Nations Ambassador on Hunger, and Honorary Chairperson of the International Advisory Board. Deceased, Oct. 2012
Bishop Ivan Abrahams, Johannesburg, South Africa, is the presiding bishop of the Methodist Church of Southern Africa.
Herbert L. Bacon, Grand Junction, Colorado, is a well known civic leader and philanthropist affiliated with the Bacon Family Foundation.
Dr. Musa W. Dube is a distinquished international speaker, author and HIV and AIDS activist and serves as associate professor of New Testament at the University of Botswana in Africa.
Dr. Bob Edgar is president of Common Cause and the former General Secretary of the National Council of Churches in the United States. Formerly he represented Pennsylvania in the U.S. Congress and served as president of the Claremont School of Theology.
Bishop Lawi Imathiu, former President of the World Methodist Council, founded Kenya Methodist University in Meru, Kenya.
Rev. Dr. M. Kent Millard is retired senior pastor of the 5,500 member St. Luke’s United Methodist Church in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Bishop Ruediger Minor of Dresden, Germany, previously served as president of the United Methodist Council of Bishops and as episcopal leader of Russia.
Dr. Mary Elizabeth Moore is Dean of Boston University School of Theology, Boston, MA.
Dr. Pauline Muchina of Kenya is based in Washington, D.C., where she is involved with Women and AIDS Advocacy for UNAIDS.
Professor N. M. Samuel, M.D. is Emeritus Head of the Department of Experimental Medicine, Chennai, India, and board member for the International AIDS Society.