Michael G. Pappas, M.Div.

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Executive Director of the San Francisco Interfaith Council, a URI Cooperation Circle

In 1987, Michael G. Pappas left the world of politics and finance and enrolled at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, attaining an M.Div. An ordained priest of the Greek Orthodox Church, Michael served several parishes in California. A prolific writer, contributing articles to numerous religious and secular periodicals, he has devoted energy to work with the homeless and to further ecumenical and interfaith relationships. In 2007, he was selected by the San Francisco Interfaith Council to the newly created post of Executive Director. He has served on, among others, the San Francisco Department of Aging & Adult Services, the San Francisco Human Rights Commission, San Francisco Disaster Council, San Francisco Foundation FAITHS Advisory Board, URI Global Council of Trustees, and the Board of Directors of the American Red Cross Bay Area Chapter.

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