About Us

    The Board of Directors meets as needed to carry out the work of the association. The President and the Executive Director must be senior, retired US military chaplains. The IAEC Board of Directors sets policy and goals for the IAEC and actively advises and assists the Executive Director in the accomplishment of his mission of leading the IAEC in the achievement of the IAEC Vision, Goal and Mission and approves the budget annually.

    The Board of Directors for 2019 are:

    Chaplain (BG) Doug Lee, USA Ret. (President)
    Chaplain (LTC) Bob Collins, USA Ret. (Vice President)
    LTC Dell McDonald, USAF, Ret. (Secretary)


    CAPT Scott Beaton, USN Ret.
    Chaplain (MAJ) Mark Benz, USA Ret.
    Chaplain (COL) Rich Bower, USA Ret.
    MG Clay Buckingham, USA Ret.
    CAPT Art Halvorson, USCG Ret.
    COL Joaquin Maldonado, Guatemala (ret)
    Col Jos McCabe, Royal Marines Ret.
    LTG Freddy McFarren, USA Ret.
    SGM Michael Weiss, USA Ret.
    MSGT Alejandro Cuellar, Chilean AF Ret.
    Augustin Tchenkoua, Director of Military, Campus Crusade for Christ, Cameroon

    CAPT (CHC) Paul Wrigley, USN Ret. Executive Director
    Rev. LTC Bob Reifsnyder, USA Ret. Director for Membership
    Chaplain (COL) Dr. Ron Huggler, USA Ret. Director for Financial Management
    Chaplain (COL) Ron Crews, USA Ret. Director for Training
    Chaplain (COL) Steve Leonard, USAR, Ret., Director for Development
    The Hon. John Knubel, Navy Veteran Director for Communication