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Directors

2016-2017
 
Directors Ex Officio
Eric Mitchell, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (President)
Renate Viveen Hood, University of Mary Hardin Baylor (Vice President)
Richard Bautch, St. Edwards University (Executive Secretary)
 
Directors Selected by the American Academy of Religion
Jens M. Kreinath, Wichita State University (President)
Marc DiPaolo, Oklahoma City University (President
Elect)
Paul Martens, Baylor University (Vice President)
Katherine Downey, The Hockaday School (Regional Coordinator)

Allen Redmon, Texas A & M University Central Texas (Past President)
B.J. Parker, Baylor University (Student Director)
 
Directors Selected by the American Schools of Oriental Research
Tom Davis, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (President)
Chad Spigel, Trinity University (Vice President)
David Avila,
John Brown University (Secretary)
 
Directors Selected by the Association for the Scientific Study of Religion
Jon K. Loessin, Wharton County Junior College (President)
Todd Jay Leonard, Fukuoka University of Education (Executive Secretary)

Ben D. Craver, Wayland Baptist University (Vice President of Meetings and Programs)
J. B. Watson, Jr., Stephen F. Austin State University (Vice President of Organizational Development)
Dennis Horton, Baylor University (Vice President of Organizational Research)
Patrick Scott Smith, Independent Scholar (Treasurer)

 
Directors Selected by the Society of Biblical Literature
David Moessner, Texas Christian University (Elect)
Jo Ann Hackett, University of Texas at Austin (President Elect)

Jeff Peterson, Austin Graduate School of Theology (Regional Coordinator)

Stuart Lasine, Wichita State University (Past President)
 
Directors Selected by the SWCRS Board of Directors
Jennifer Veninga, St. Edward's University (2013-2016)
Todd Still, Baylor University (2014-2017)
Rannfrid Thelle, Wichita State University (2015-2018)

Note: Individuals in italics serve within their respective society but are not part of the SWCRS Board of Directors