About WECSOR & Its Board of Directors

    The Western Commission for the Study of Religion is a non profit organization with 501 (c)(3) status with the federal government. The Executive Secretary of WECSOR, presently Professor Richard E. Keady of San Jose State University, is responsible for coordinating the annual meeting of the American Academy of Religion/Western Region and the Society for Biblical Literature, Pacific Coast Region, research and academic organizations dedicated to the study of religion and the Bible.

     Anyone can make a tax deductible contribution (to the extent permitted by law) to WECSOR. Please send checks to:

c/o Richard E. Keady
San Jose State University
Washington Square
San Jose, California 95192-0097

     If you have any questions about WECSOR or its activities, please contact Richard E. Keady at the above address or email him at rkeady@email.sjsu.edu.

     The WECSOR Board of Directors/Executive Committee is composed of the following seven people:

Gottschall, Marilyn
President AAR/WR(2003)
Whittier College

Harrington, Hannah K.
Patten College

Keady, Richard E.
WECSOR Executive Secretary (2003)
Comparative Religious Studies Program
San Jose State University
San Jose, CA 95192-0097
(408) 924-4312 (o)

McGraw, Barbara,
Past President, AAR/WR(2003)
St. Mary's College

Moody, Linda A.,
Regional Secretary, AAR/WR (2003)
Antioch Universtiy Los Angeles

Sweeney, Marvin
Past President, SBL/PCR
Claremont School of Theology

Tammi Schneider
Regional Coordinator SBL/PCR
Claremont Graduate University