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White House Announces More Members of the Faith-Based Advisory Council

The White House just announced additional members of the President's Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. Each member of the Council is appointed to a one-year term as part of the White House Office of Faith Based and Neighborhood Partnerships.

The religious leaders and scholars who were added have an asterisk by their names, and the members that were previously added are after the jump.

*Dalia Mogahed, Executive Director, Gallup Center for Muslim Studies

Washington, DC

*Dr. Sharon Watkins, General Minister and President, Disciples of Christ (Christian Church)

Indianapolis, IN

*Anju Bhargava, Founder, Asian Indian Women of America

New Jersey

*The Rev. Peg Chemberlin, President-Elect, National Council of Churches USA

Minneapolis, MN

*Bishop Charles Blake, Presiding Bishop, Church of God in Christ

Los Angeles, CA

*Nathan Diament, Director of Public Policy, Orthodox Jewish Union

Washington, DC

*Harry Knox, Director, Religion and Faith Program, Human Rights Campaign

Washington, ...

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