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Council
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The Council consists of the President, Vice-President, and twelve members of the Society, and determines general policies and program initiatives.

Members of Council serve a three-year term, renewable for a second term. The Vice-President and President serve two years. The Executive Director is an ex officio member of Council and serves SBL under a contract.

Name

Term

Years of Term

Efrain Agosto (Chair) 2 2018–2020
Ehud Ben Zvi 2 2019–2021
Christian Brady 1 2019–2021
Marc Brettler 2 2018–2020
Sidnie White Crawford
2018–2020 
Tat-siong Benny Liew 1 2018–2020
Monica Jyotsna Melanchthon 2 2020–2022
Laura Nasrallah 1 2018–2020
Judith Newman (Secretary) 1 2018–2021
Jorunn Økland 2 2019–2021
Hugh Rowland Page, Jr. 2 2019–2021
Adele Reinhartz (President) 1 2020–2020
Christopher A. Rollston 2 2020–2022
James C. VanderKam (Vice President) 1 2020–2020


John F. Kutsko Treasurer, Executive Director
   

 

 
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