Jane Deland, Secretary

Jane Slocum Deland received a B.A. from Smith College and a Master of Theological Studies degree from Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, DC. She served as a member of Wesley’s Board of Governors and then as Chief Development Officer (1998-2002). Since 2003, she has served as Special Assistant to the President of Wesley Seminary. She is a member of St. John’s Episcopal Church, Lafayette Square, Washington, DC, where she has served on the Vestry and as Assistant for Christian Formation. In Fall 2009, she participated in a pilgrimage to the Holy Land led by Bishop John Chane of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington and The Reverend Canon John Peterson. This experience greatly inspired her to become actively involved in helping the Holy Land Christians Society expand its critical and urgent ministry.