Rev. Wyndee Holbrook serves the ISAA Board as Executive Director. Rev. Holbrook, an ordained Baptist minister, is a consultant/advocate for the power of hospitality, and she does guest and interim preaching.. Experience has equipped her with an understanding of systemic poverty and the dignity of every person. She has previously served as Executive Director for the Academy of Preachers, a national ecumenical organization.
Rabbi Samuel M. Stahl is Rabbi Emeritus of Temple Beth-El, in San Antonio, where he served as Senior Rabbi for 26 years. He previously was a U. S. Army Chaplain, and Rabbi of Temple B'nai Israel (The Henry Cohen Memorial) in Galveston. He has devoted his rabbinate to strengthening ties among faith communities.
Dr. G.P. Singh
G.P. Singh, a native of India and a Sikh, is a civic leader devoted to the well being of San Antonio's people. G.P. is also known as an innovator, entrepreneur, and research scientist and as a man of faith who champions tolerance and understanding. He has served on numerous boards providing and promoting care for those in need.
Rev. Mignon Jones-Spann
Rev. Mignon Jones-Spann, a proud native of Baltimore, Maryland and spent her formative years in Washington D. C. She is currently on staff serving as the Minister of Adults, Discipleship & Evangelism and Staff Supervisor at Antioch Missionary Baptist Church under the pastorate of Rev. Dr. Kenneth R. Kemp.
Ms. Judy Lackritz
Ms. Judy Lackritz is retired and serves a volunteer community leader. She is the former Community Relations Director and Holocaust Museum Director at the Jewish Federation of San Antonio. Her experience there helped to solidity her belief in the importance of society learning to get along and to treat others with civility.
Mr. Mehmet Oguz
Mehmet Oguz, a native of the Kurdish people of Turkey, is a Muslim leader in San Antonio. He served as volunteer Executive Director of the Dialogue Institute of San Antonio between 2011-2018, establishing interfaith and intercultural connections in the San Antonio community. He serves as a board member of Raindrop Foundation, SoL Center and Dialogue Institute of the SW. Additionally, Mehmet is employed as a data scientist and holds a MA in International Relations with a focus on conflict transformation.
Dr. Jack Reese
Dr. Jack Reese focuses much of his energy on the root causes of poverty and racism and building relationships among clergy across interfaith communities. He came to San Antonio by way of leading the Foundation for Community Empowerment in Dallas and is Dean Emeritus of the Graduate School of Theology at Abilene Christian University.
Rabbi Steve Gutow
Rabbi Steve Gutow, a Texan by birth, is motivated by a deep commitment to people suffering from persecution and economic scarcity. He is a Visiting Scholar at The Wagner School of New York University focusing on helping communities around the country create broad multi-faith leadership organizations.
Mr. Lukin Gilliland
Mr. Lukin T. Gilliland, Jr., is a native San Antonian and businessperson. Active in St. Mark’s Episcopal Church and in civic affairs, Gilliland has led numerous boards for the public good. His current civic service includes the Brackenridge Park Conservancy Board, and the Texas Horse Racing Hall of Fame Board.
Ms. Lori Peery
Lori Peery is Vice-Chancellor of the Archdiocese of San Antonio, as well as serving as the Interfaith liaison for the archdiocese. She is the mother of three wonderful grown sons, has a beautiful daughter-in-law, and is a civil and canon lawyer. Her appreciation for the importance of inter-religious dialogue continues to grow through involvement in the ISAA.
Mr. Stanley Schoenbaum
Stanley Schoenbaum has served as a noted tax attorney and engaged citizen in San Antonio, TX for over 60 years. In 1974, Stanley helped to form the law firm of Schoenbaum, Curphy & Scanlan, where he practiced law until his retirement.
Throughout Stanley’s life, he has been an active philanthropist. He and his late wife Jennie were active members of Temple Beth El. In 2010 he received the Lifetime Leadership Award from the Planned Giving Council of San Antonio for his many years of service to local foundations and charities.
Rev. Garrett Vickrey
Garrett Vickrey is the senior pastor of Woodland Baptist Church where he has served for over ten years. He has served churches in North Carolina and Texas. Garrett has been active in interfaith dialogue and social justice advocacy.
Garrett is committed to acting justly for the good for all of San Antonio. Just as he and his wife Cameron seek the best for each of their three extraordinary daughters, they work for the best for every child in our community.