Higher Learning. Real Experience. Vital Ministry.

Executive Board

The Executive Board of Perkins School of Theology provides advice and counsel to the Dean; supports creation of and linkages between faculty, students, and the church community; aids in the recruiting and developing of faculty; monitors the performance of the school; and assists the school in networking on the local, regional and national levels. The membership of the Executive Board shall include Trustees, former Trustees, alumni, faculty from other institutions, leaders in the professions or disciplines relating to the school, and developmental prospects.

The Board is constituted with due regard to the commitment of the University to diversity with respect to race and ethnicity, age, gender, geographic origin, vocation, and philosophical orientation. Members of the Executive Board shall be appointed by the President after consultation with the Chair of the Executive Board and the dean or director, and approved by the Board of Trustees.

Rev. Dr. L. James Bankston
Manvel, TX

Mr. W. Brice Beaird
Dallas, TX

Mr. John G. Beall
Dallas, TX

Dr. Tim Bruster
Fort Worth, TX

Pastor Richie L. Butler
Richardson, TX

Rev. Dr. Kim Cape
Nashville, TN

Rev. Michael Chamberlain
Shawnee, KS

Mr. Brad Cheves
Vice President
Southern Methodist University
ex officio

Rev. Mark Craig
Dallas, TX

Ms. Dodee Crockett (Co-Vice Chair)
Wimberley, TX

Mr. John W. Croft
Dallas, TX

Mr. G. Mark Cullum
Dallas, TX

Rev. Dr. Robert S. Dannals
Dallas, TX

Bishop James E. Dorff
San Antonio, TX

Mr. David Dunnigan
Dallas, TX

Mr. Ronald G. Eberhardt
San Diego, CA

Rev. Richard W. Edwards
Lubbock, TX

Rev. D. Anthony Everett
Lexington, KY

Dr. Antonio Falcon, MD
Rio Grande City, TX

Mr. Mike Fenton
Waxahachie, TX

Dr. Dan L. Flanagan
Papillion, NE

Rev. Gail Ford Smith
Houston, TX

The Honorable K. Dennise Garcia
Dallas, TX

Mrs. Judy W. Gibbs
Dallas, TX

Rev. Katherine Glaze Lyle
Dallas, TX

Dr. C. Robert Hasley, Jr.
Plano, TX

Ms. Susanna Johnson
Arlington, TX

Bishop Scott Jones
Wichita, KS

Ms. Missy Kincaid
Fayetteville, AR

Dean William B. Lawrence
Perkins School of Theology
ex office

Mr. Stanley R. Levenson
Dallas, TX
Dr. Charles L. Lloyd, Jr.
Dallas, TX

Mr. Thomas R. Locke
Austin, TX

Provost Paul Ludden
Southern Methodist University
ex officio

Bishop L. Michael McKee (Chair)
Plano, TX

Mr. Wesley D. Millican
Southlake, TX

Rev. Dr. Charles R. Millikan
Houston, TX

Rev. James W. Moore
Fairview, TX

Ms. Frances O. Nixon
Little Rock, AR

Rev. Dr. Thomas J. Pace, III
Houston, TX

Ms. Ruth G. Palmer
Houston, TX

Rev. Dr. Sheron C. Patterson (Co-Vice Chair)
Dallas, TX

Ms. Caren Prothro (Chair of Board of Trustees)
Dallas, TX

Rev. Suzanne Cox Reedstrom
Houston, TX

Rev. Linda S. Roby
Dallas, TX

Mr. Robert F. Sanford
Gunter, TX

Ms. Gay Ferguson Solomon
Dallas, TX

Rev. Dr. Daniel A. Turner
Mesa, AZ

President R. Gerald Turner
Southern Methodist University
ex-officio

Mrs. Annette K. Vaughn
Dallas, TX

Ms. Barbara Cook Wendland
Temple, TX

Mrs. Jane Allman Wetzel
Dallas, TX

Ms. Sarah Wilke
Nashville, TN

Ms. Julie Yarbrough
Dallas, TX

Mrs. Kay Prothro Yeager
Wichita Falls, TX