The. Rev. Joe Daoust, S.J., Superior, Pine Ridge Indian Mission, South Dakota
Rabbi Abie Ingber, Director for the Center for Interfaith Engagement, Xavier University
A former general counselor to the Jesuit superior general in Rome, Rev. Daoust is currently superior of the Jesuits in ministry with the Lakota on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. He was previously a member of the General Council of the Society of Jesus and superior of the Jesuits’ Pontifical Universities in Rome. An economist and lawyer, he has taught in African, European and U.S. universities.
Rabbi Abie Ingber is an advocate for immigrant and refugee rights and interfaith collaboration. For more than 30 years, he served as the executive director of the Hillel Jewish Student Center at the University of Cincinnati. In 2008, he founded the Center for Interfaith Community Engagement at Xavier University and served as its executive director until retiring in 2018.
Imam ShemsAdeen Ben-Masaud, Religious Director at Masjid Ikhlas, the Metropolitan Denver-North Islamic Center
Imam ShemsAdeen Ben-Masaud has been the full-time imam at Masjid Ikhlas since 2015. A Denver native, he is a key figure in the Muslim community. Born and raised in Denver, he worked in corporate America for a decade while serving his community as a speaker, volunteer and youth director.
Boyung Lee, Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty, Iliff School of Theology, Denver
Boyung Lee, is a professor of practical theology at Iliff School of Theology and an ordained United Methodist minister. Her scholarly works include “Transforming Congregations through Community: Faith Formation from the Seminary to the Church.” Her interests include intercultural/interreligious pedagogy, postcolonial biblical studies, Asian/feminist theology and Protestant spiritual formation in the global south.