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 2021 are:

    Chaplain (BG) Doug Lee, USA Ret. (President)
    Chaplain (LTC) Bob Collins, USA Ret. (Vice President)
    CAPT Scott Beaton, USN Ret. (Secretary)


    Chaplain (MAJ) Mark Benz, USA Ret.
    Chaplain (COL) Rich Bower, USA Ret.
    Chaplain (COL) Ron Crew, USA Ret..
    Chaplain (COL) Steve Cooper, USA Ret.
    MSGT Alejandro Cuellar, Chilean AF Ret.
    CAPT Art Halvorson, USCG Ret.
    Chaplain (COL) Steve Leonard, USA Ret.
    LTC Eric Mandille, FRA Army Ret.
    Col Jos McCabe, Royal Marines Ret.
    LT. COL. Dell McDonald, USAF Ret.
    LTG Freddy McFarren, USA Ret.
    COL Joaquin Maldonado, Guatemala (ret) (On Sabatical)
    CAPT Stan Mincks, USCG Ret.
    SGM Michael Weiss, USA Ret.
    Augustin Tchenkoua, Director of Military, Campus Crusade for Christ, Cameroon (On Sabatical)


    CAPT (CHC) Paul Wrigley, CHC USN Ret. Executive Director
    Chaplain (COL) Dr. Ron Huggler, USA Ret. Director for Financial Management
    COL Chet Arnold, USMC Ret. Director for Training
    Chaplain (COL) Steve Cooper, USA Ret Director for Membership
    The Hon. John Knubel, Navy Veteran Director for Communication