Rev. Wayne W Meisel

Board Member

Wayne Meisel is the founder and executive director of The Center for Faith and Service (CFS) at McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago, IL, where works to help promote innovation in theological education. Through a variety of initiatives, The Center partners with seminaries, summer camps, colleges, youth corps, denominations and local congregations to create programs and resources that help young people connect their passions for service and justice with their faith.

Prior to his work at The Center, Wayne served as the Director of Faith and Service at the Cousins Foundation in Atlanta, GA. and was the founding President of the Bonner Foundation. As a Presidential appointee to the Commission on National and Community Service, Meisel served as one of the architects of the AmeriCorps programs and also as a charter board member of Teach for America. 

Meisel is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church (USA).