About Perkins

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. John G. Beall
Dallas, TX

Ms. Jane Bolin
Dallas, TX

Mr. Talmage Boston
Dallas, TX

Tucker Bridwell
Abilene, TX

Pastor Richie L. Butler
Richardson, TX

Rev. Dr. Kim Cape
Nashville, TN

Mr. Brad Cheves
Vice President Southern Methodist University ex officio

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

Mr. John W. Croft
Dallas, TX

Ms. Catherine Cuellar
Dallas, TX

Provost Steven Currall
Southern Methodist University ex officio

Mr. David Dunnigan
Dallas, TX

Rev. Richard W. Edwards
Fort Worth, TX

Rev. D. Anthony Everett
Lexington, KY

Mr. Mike Fenton
Waxahachie, TX

Dr. Dan L. Flanagan
Papillion, NE

Mrs. Judy W. Gibbs
Dallas, TX

Bishop Cynthia Fierro Harvey
Baton Rouge, LA

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

Ms. Paula White Hayes
Dallas, TX

Dean Craig C. Hill
Perkins School of Theology ex officio

Ms. Susanna Johnson
Arlington, TX

Bishop Scott Jones
Houston, TX

Ms. Missy Kincaid
Fayetteville, AR

Mr. Stanley R. Levenson
Dallas, TX

Dr. Charles L. Lloyd, Jr.
Dallas, TX

Mr. Thomas R. Locke
Austin, TX

Rev. Katherine Glaze Lyle
Dallas, TX

Rev. Dr. Ella M. McDonald
Denton, TX

Bishop L. Michael McKee (Chair)
Plano, TX

Rev. Steven Bradley Morgan
Texarkana, TX

Mr. John T. Palter
Dallas, TX

Ms. Sara Pantin
Austin, TX

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

Ms. Lisa Remack
Saint Louis, MO

Mr. Trice Ragon Richey
Dallas, TX

Rev. Susan Robb
Dallas, TX

Rev. Linda S. Roby
Dallas, TX

Mr. John Seddelmeyer
Dallas, TX

Rev. Gail Ford Smith
Houston, TX

Ms. Gay Ferguson Solomon
Dallas, TX

President R. Gerald Turner
Southern Methodist University ex-officio

Mrs. Annette K. Vaughn
Dallas, TX

Rev. Dr. Michael Waters
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