Date: November 30, 2022
Last night, the first Board meeting of General Theological Seminary was held under the recently signed affiliation agreement. I was elected President of General Theological Seminary; and the Very Rev. Dr. Michael DeLashmutt became the Senior Vice President of General Theological Seminary and Dean of the Chapel of the Good Shepherd.
It was a good meeting. Already the new Board is starting to think about appropriate trajectories. There was some good and thoughtful discussion.
I am deeply grateful to all those who worked so hard to enable this moment to unfold – Vice Presidents Knowles and Ballou were very helpful; and Ms. Taryn Habberley spent several days checking and re-checking the details of the motions that needed to be voted in the meeting.
Naturally, we will keep the community informed as this all unfolds. Please do pray for this endeavor. Inevitably, there will be challenges ahead; and prayer will make a difference.
The Very Rev. Ian S. Markham, Ph.D.
Dean and President