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Board of Trustees

David Finnegan-Hosey

FOSNA Board of Trustees, President and Chair
Washington, DC

Hosey is the associate chaplain for the American University United Methodist-Protestant Community. From 2007 to 2010, he was a mission intern with Global Ministries UMC, serving with Sabeel in Jerusalem and the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation in Washington, DC. David holds a B.A. in international studies from Washington College and an M.Div. from Wesley Theological Seminary.

Rev. Richard K. Toll, D.Min., D.D.

FOSNA Board of Trustees, Secretary
Portland, Ore.

Toll, a retired Episcopal priest, served as the board chair of FOSNA from 2000 to 2011. He received a B.B.A. from Texas Technological University, his M.Div. from School of the Pacific and his D.Min. from Virginia Theological Seminary. He was the canon pastor of St. Mark’s Cathedral in Seattle and the honorary canon in the Diocese of Olympia, Washington. He was awarded two honorary degrees for his commitment to justice and peace in the Holy Land.

Rev. Richard (Dick) K. Toll, D.Min., D.D.

Lynn Martin

FOSNA Board of Trustees, Treasurer
Pleasanton, CA

Martin, a CPA and corporate controller, has twice visited Israel with Pilgrims of Ibillin and supporters of the Mar Elias schools in Ibillin. She is dedicated to sharing accurate information about the situation and working for a just peace for Palestine. Martin has a bachelor’s degree in accounting from California State University Hayward (now Cal State East Bay) and an M.B.A. from Golden Gate University.

Carole Monica Burnett

Silver Spring, Maryland

Burnett is the editor of the Fathers of the Church series, published by the Catholic University of America Press. She also wrote chapters for Zionism through Christian Lenses and Zionism and the Quest for Justice in the Holy Land. Burnett earned a Ph.D. in early Christian Studies at the Catholic University of America and a master’s in theological studies at Wesley Theological Seminary. She is a member of the Antiochian Orthodox Church.

Wini Wolff

Wallingford, PA

Wolff is an enterprise development consultant who works with businesses and nonprofits that have a social mission and international focus. Since 2004, Wolff has been educating Americans about building economic opportunity in Palestine and working for a just peace. Wolff holds a master’s in theology from LaSalle University and an M.B.A. in international economic development from Eastern University. She is active in Christian-Jewish Allies of Greater Philadelphia and is an adjunct faculty member at Villanova University.

Joyce Ibrahim

World Bank
Washington, DC

Ibrahim was born in Jerusalem but grew up in Saudi Arabia. She has worked with several peace groups, including the Holy Land Christian Ecumenical Foundation, Seeds of Peace, and Love Thy Neighbor. Ibrahim works on the Doing Business report, one of the World Bank’s flagship reports. Ibrahim earned a bachelor’s in international politics from Georgetown University and a master’s in international relations and economics from Johns Hopkins University.

Joyce Ibrahim

Sam Jones

Heartland Initiative, Inc.
Atlanta, GA

Jones is the co-founder and president of Heartland Initiative, a nonprofit that mobilizes American communities to advance the human dignity and rights of all people. Jones was an associate director at the Carter Center where he managed programs in Palestine; he was also a peace and justice intern at Sabeel in 1999. Jones earned a master’s in international conflict resolution from American University and a bachelor’s from UNC-Asheville. He is a visiting faculty member at Emory University.

Sam Jones

Catherine Nichols

Common Global Board for World Ministries
South Bend, Ind.

Nichols is the executive for mission personnel at Common Global Board for World Ministries. She manages and directs all overseas staff, volunteers, and associates. She was the coordinator of the Sabeel International Department in Jerusalem from 2001 to 2008 as an employee of United Church of Christ and the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).

Leila Jones Richards, MD, MPH

Pittsburgh, PA

Richards, M.D., M.P.H., is a retired public health physician who worked in international health and humanitarian programs in Lebanon, the occupied territories, Iraq, India, former Yugoslavia, and Afghanistan. She is the author of several articles in medical and public health journals and of The Hills of Sidon: Journal of an American Doctor in Lebanon.

Rosemary Radford Ruether

Pacific School of Religion
Claremont, Calif.

Ruether is a renowned Roman Catholic feminist scholar and theologian, a visiting professor of feminist theology at Claremont School of Theology and Claremont Graduate University, and former Carpenter professor of feminist theology at the Pacific School of Religion and Graduate Theological Union. Ruether has also taught at the Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary. She has written many books on feminism, nationalism, the Bible, and Christianity.

Dr. Rosemary Radford Ruether

Doug Thorpe

Seattle, WA

Thorpe is a professor of literature at Seattle Pacific University, the author of three books, and the editor of a fourth. He is a member of the Mideast Focus group at Saint Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral in Seattle and has been to Palestine and Israel twice. He is the author of A New Earth: Building in Metaphor in The Pearl, Herbert’s Temple and Blake’s Jerusalem.