John Chow is retired from the Internal Revenue Service, having served nearly 40 years in various capacities, including leading many strategic change initiatives. He currently serves as the Missions Convention executive team member with Ambassadors for Christ, Inc. John and his wife Lorrie have three children and live in Potomac, MD, attending Rockville Evangelical Mission Church.
James R. Hiskey is a founder of the C.S. Lewis Institute along with Dr. James Houston. Jim has been a golf pro since 1958, a former P.G.A. Tour player and instructor, and founder and Senior Editor of the Links Letter. He and his wife Lorraine live in Annapolis, Maryland and have three children and eight grandchildren.
Greg Jacob is a partner at the law firm of O'Melveny and Myers LLP, specializing in labor and employment law and in ERISA, which governs pension and health benefits. He also regularly advocates in court for abused children. He previously served as Solicitor of Labor, the third-ranking official at the U.S. Department of Labor; Special Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy, with a specialization in justice and immigration issues; and in the constitutional law shop at the U.S. Department of Justice. He has completed Years One and Two of the Fellows Program, and worships at Church of the Ascension in Arlington with his wife, Corie, and his daughter, Catherine Grace.
Jim Klinger (Treasurer), CPA, serves as a financial professional at the World Bank’s private equity firm. He has spent the past ten years in the investment management industry. Jim assists nonprofits and leads a juvenile detention center ministry in his spare time. He is a CSLI Fellow and former mentor. The Chicago native holds degrees from Providence College and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and spent a year at Cambridge University. Jim and his wife, Mae, are members of Alexandria Presbyterian Church. They are the proud parents of newborn, Sophia Grace.
Jimmy Lin, MD, PhD, MHS, is a 2012 TED Fellow and Founder & President of Rare Genomics Institute, the world’s first platform to enable any community to leverage cutting-edge biotechnology to advance understanding of any rare disease. Partnering with top medical institutions, RGI helps custom design personalized research projects for rare diseases. Dr. Lin is also the Director of Clinical Genomics at the Genetics Branch of the National Institute of Health/National Cancer Institute (NIH/NCI). Prior to this, he led the computational analysis of the first ever exome sequencing studies for any human disease at Johns Hopkins and was a research instructor at Washington University in St. Louis. He has numerous publications in Science, Nature, Cell, Nature Genetics, and Nature Biotechnology, and has been featured in Forbes, Bloomberg, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, BBC, TIME, and the Huffington Post.
Susan O'Loughlin Ward (Secretary) is a former health policy consultant. She served as Deputy Administrator of the Washington State Health Care Authority and as Director of Quality for the Washington State Hospital Association. Susan has completed Years One and Two of the Fellows Program and serves as a mentor for Year One Fellows. She and her husband, Scott, and their two daughters worship at The Falls Church Anglican and live in Vienna.
Richard Parker is currently the Vice President of Marketing & Communications for Project Concern International, a global non-profit in 16 countries. He has served over the past decade as Communications Director for the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition, and was Communications Director for the Peace Corps in the Bush Administration. He was the White House Liaison for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and worked in the Deputy Secretary’s office. Richard has a master’s degree in public policy from Regent University and a bachelor’s degree in marketing from North Carolina State University. He and his wife, Mala, live in Alexandria and worship at Falls Church Anglican.
Carl P. Wylie is retired after 37 years with the Department of the Treasury in Information Technology. Throughout his career, he managed a data center, established a disaster recovery site and managed workstation support for the Office of the Secretary. He is a former Year II C. S. Lewis Fellow, and has served for 10 years as a mentor for C. S. Lewis Fellows. Carl has a BS in Mathematics from Auburn University and has an MS in Information (Computer) Science from Georgia Tech. He and his wife Kareen have two children and five grandchildren and attend Fourth Presbyterian Church where he serves as an Elder.