Interfaith Paths to Peace's Board of Directors strive to model inter-religious cooperation and collaboration. Represented on the IPP Board are Christians, Jews, Muslims, Baha'is, Buddhists, Hindus and Unitarians. 

Executive Committee



Andrew Bronger | Hilliard-Lyons


Allan Weiss | Peace Postcards, Attorney (retired)

At-Large Members

Erin Herbert | Muhammad Ali Center
Bryan Warren | The Louisville Metro Office of Globalization

Helen Starr Jones  |  Highland Presbyterian Church, Louisville Ballet (retired)
Al Klein  | Humana, Compassionate Louisville, North American Intertribal Alliance



Members of the Board

Johnny Alse | Indiana University Southeast, Hindu Temple of Kentucky
Maira Ansari | WAVE 3 News
Martin Brooks | Peace Catalyst International
Rita Butler | Louisville Baha'i Community
Renee Campbell | Wesley House Community Services
Adriana Conway | Hanover College, St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church
Jahangir Cyrus |  Baptist Health Endocrinologist, Jefferson County Medical Society
Susan EngPoole | Unity Worldwide & Unity of Louisville, Minister Emeritus
Mitzi Friedlander | American Printing House for the Blind (retired), Christ Church Cathedral
Fred Gross | Jewish Community of Louisville
Iris Jasmin | Anthem, Middletown Christian Church

Nancy Lacer | Highland Presbyterian Church, Jefferson Co. Public Schools (ret. teacher)
Tarik Nally | Muslim Community Center of Louisville, OneWest, Kale and Flax
Geshe Kalsang Rapgyal | Drepung Gomang Center for Engaging Compassion
Jeannie Samdani  |  Kentucky Planning Partners, Sierra Club, Kentucky Homefront
Elwood Sturtevant | Thomas Jefferson Unitarian Universalist Church, Minister
Anne Walter  | Drepung Gomang Center for Engaging Compassion, St. William Church
Fred Whittaker | St. Francis of Assisi School
Alice Wright Belknap | Catholic Charities of Louisville (retired teacher)
Chris Wooton  |  Louisville Presbyterian Seminary
Rashaad Abdur-Rahman
Angela Yeasayer

From the Director

Above all, it is the people that make our organization so effective in the community. We have a diverse Board of Directors made up of Christians, Jews, Muslims, Baha’is, Buddhists, Hindus, and Unitarians. All are dedicated to the mission of IPP. Join us at these events, and together we can work for peace and interfaith understanding in our community.

In Peace,
Haleh Karimi | Executive Director