Building U.S.-Indonesia Mutual Understanding Since 1994

INDONESIA-U.S. COUNCIL ON RELIGION & PLURALISM

The Indonesia-U.S. Council on Religion and Pluralism is an independent, bi-national, non-governmental body to undertake joint programs to share and promote the values of pluralism, diversity, and tolerance.
Established in August 2016, the Council has been endorsed by President Jokowi and President Obama.

Executive Board

David-Rosen

Rabbi David Rosen

International Director for Interreligious Affairs, American Jewish Committee (AJC)
Represented by: Robert Silverman, U.S. Director, Muslim-Jewish Relations, American Jewish Committee

Debra-L-Mason

Dr. Debra L. Mason

Director of the Center on Religion and the Professions, Missouri School of Journalism and Former Director of Religion News writers Association (RNA)

James-Hoesterey

Prof. James Hoesterey

Assistant Professor, Department of Religion, Emory College of Arts and Sciences

jihad-turk

Imam Jihad Turk

Founding President, Bayan Claremont

Katherine-Marshall

Prof. Katherine Marshall

Senior Fellow, Georgetown's Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs

Imam-Plemon-El-Amin

Imam Plemon El-Amin

Imam Emeritus, Atlanta Masjid of Al-Islam

Rabia-Chaudry

Rabia Chaudry

Jennings Randolph Senior Fellow, United States Institute of Peace (USIP)

Robert-Hefner

Prof. Robert Hefner

Director of the Institute on Culture, Religion, and World Affairs (CURA) at Boston University

Susan-Hayward

Rev. Susan Hayward

Director of Religion & Inclusive Societies, United States Institute of Peace (USIP)

William-F-Vendley

Dr. William F. Vendley

Secretary General, Religions for Peace International Represented by: Rev. Kyoichi Sugino, Deputy Secretary General, Religions for Peace International

Abdul-Mu'ti

Dr. Abdul Mu’ti

Secretary General, Muhammadiyah

Bahrul-Hayat

Dr. Bahrul Hayat

Senior Lecturer, State Islamic University and Vice Chairman of the Executive Board, the Istiqlal State Mosque

Chandra-Setiawan

Dr. Chandra Setiawan

Rector of President University and Former Chairman, Council of Confucian Religion in Indonesia (MATAKIN)

Endy-Bayuni

Endy Bayuni

Executive Director, International Association of Religion Journalists (IARJ) and Editor-in-chief, the Jakarta Post

Muhammad-Ali

Prof. Muhammad Ali

Associate Professor in Islamic Studies, Religious Studies Department, University of California

Philip-Wijaya

Prof. Dr. Philip Wijaya

Former Secretary General, Indonesian Buddhists Association (Walubi)

Imam-Shamsi-Ali

Imam Shamsi Ali

Imam Islamic Center New York (US Based)

Siti-Syamsiatun

Dr. Siti Syamsiatun

Executive Director, Indonesia Consortium of Religious Studies (ICRS)

Yahya-Cholil-Staquf

Yahya Cholil Staquf

Secretary General for Supreme Council, Nahdlatul Ulama (NU)

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Yenny Wahid

Director, The Wahid Institute

David-Merrill

Ambassador David Merrill

President,
USINDO [bi-national organization]