SERVICE in PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES,
COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES,
& THE WIDER COMMUNITY
last update: 02 March 2007

American Academy of Religion

Committee for Teaching and Learning, 2004–2006
Rise of Historical Consciousness Group Steering Committee, 1999–2004

Catholic Biblical Association

The Catholic Biblical Quarterly Editorial Board, Associate Editor, 2004–2007; Secretary to the Board, 2005–2007
Book reviewer, The Catholic Biblical Quarterly
Feminist Hermeneutics Task Force, co–convener, 1989–1990, 1993–1994; member, 1988–present

Wabash Center

Consultation on Teaching the Bible in the General Education Curriculum (1999–2000)
Consultation on Technology and Teaching in Theology and Religion (Sept 2003)
Walvoord Project on Teaching the Religious Studies Introductory Course (2004–2006)

Corpus Paulinum

Co–moderator and charter member of this Internet discussion list dedicated to the study of the New Testament materials from the apostle Paul and his followers, 2001–present

Eastern Great Lakes Biblical Society

Annual Meeting Program Committee 2001–2004
Associate Editor, Proceedings:EGL & MWBS, 1995–1998
President 2003. Vice-President/President-Elect 2002
Secretary-Treasurer, 2006–present
Society Webmanager 2001–present

North American Patristic Society

Book reviewer, Patristics, 1986–1990; The Journal of Early Christian Studies, 1996–present
Ad hoc committee to study the nature, purposes, and name of the Society, 1988–1990

Society for Biblical Literature

Steering Committee, Computer Applications for Research Section (CARG), 1999–present; co-chair, 2005–present
Council of Regional Coordinators, 2006–present

knight in shining armorINSTITUTIONAL SERVICE

  • Mundelein College
    • Faculty Development Committee, 1990–1991
    • Graduate Council, 1987–1990
    • Search Committee Chair, search for Director of the Center for Religious Education, Spring 1989
  • John Carroll University
    • Ad hoc committee for development of a grant application for the National Endowment of the Humanities "Technology in Teaching" offering, 1996–1997
    • Bicentennial Committee, 1994–1996; Chair, Community Service Subcommittee
    • College of Arts & Sciences Dean's Committee on Academic Program Review, 2005–2006; chair of subcommittee on designing an APR template for CAS
    • Committee for Research and Service, 1997–2000, 2004–2007
    • Distance Education Committee, 1999–present
    • Faculty Forum Nominations Committee, 1996–1998
    • Homilist, Faculty Winter Reception prayer service, 1995
    • Information Technology Planning Committee, RL Representative,1997–2006; this morphed into the Information Technology Steering Committee, 2006–present
    • Presenter, Faculty Fall Seminar, 1996
    • Department of Religious Studies
      • Assessment Committee, 2005–present
      • Faculty Search Committee, 1994–1995
      • Information Technology Consultant, 1996–present
      • Graduate Program Committee, 1993–1994, 1995–1999, 2001–2005
      • Planning and Technology Committee, 1999–2000
      • Undergraduate Program Committee, 1992–1993, 1994–1995
      • Webmanager, 1996–present
    • Faculty Forum Committee for Research, Service & Faculty Development, 1999–2000
    • Institute for Catholic Studies Search Committee, 2004–2005

knight in shining armorCOMMUNITY SERVICE

  • Boy Scouts of America, Troop Committee, Troop 620, 2001–present; Transportation Chair, 2001–2002; Treasurer, 2002–2004
  • Church of the Gesu, University Heights, Ohio, Homilist and Facilitator, Children's Liturgy of the Word, 1995–1998; Theological Consultant, Marian Chapel Design Committee, 1998–2000
  • Diocese of Cleveland, Facilitator of Formation for Advanced Candidates for Certification as Pastoral Ministers in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Cleveland, 1993–1995
  • Girl Scouts of America, Assistant Leader, Assistant Leader, Lake Erie Girl Scout Council Brownie Troop 1196, 1994–1995; Lake Erie Girl Scout Council Junior Troop 407, 1995–1999
  • Ursuline College, Mentor, Masters of Ministry candidate, 1996–1998