Board of Trustees

W. W. (Bill) Caruth III


Mr. Caruth is the Chairman of the Hillcrest Foundation of Dallas. Over the years, the Foundation has distributed millions of dollars in grants to charitable organizations in Texas for the advancement of education, the promotion of health, and the relief of poverty. More than 100 grants are given annually to […]
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Jennie Malouf Gilchrist

Jennie Malouf Gilchrist has been a long-time supporter of GIAL and organized the very successful fundraiser at the home of Lisa and Kenny Troutt in April, 2013. She has been an active member of the Sending the Light Campaign Committee for GIAL. She is a graduate of the University of […]
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Royce Money, Ph.D.

Dr. Royce Money was appointed Chancellor of Abilene Christian University in June 2010 after serving 19 years as ACU’s 10th President. In September 2012, he was appointed to an additional duty as the first Executive Director of the Siburt Institute for Church Ministry. He previously served ACU as Associate Professor […]
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Todd A. Nelson

Todd Nelson serves on the board of trustees for the Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics (GIAL). He has served in a variety of positions with Wycliffe and with SIL, Wycliffe’s primary strategic partner organization. After several years as a database programmer with Wycliffe, he worked as a linguist/translator in Benin, […]
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Roy Orr

Roy has lived a life of public service.  He served as Mayor of DeSoto, President of the Desoto School Board, and as Dallas County Commissioner for 10 years. The Texas Democratic Party elected him to its Executive Committee and as Chairman of that Committee. He was elected to serve as […]
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J. Stephen Quakenbush, Ph.D.

Dr. Stephen Quakenbush serves with SIL International as Global Scripture Access Director.  Before this assignment, he was the Academic Services Director for SIL International.  Since 2010, Dr. Quakenbush has been a board member of the Graduate Institute of Applied Linguistics (GIAL) in Dallas, Texas.  In addition, he has served as Director […]
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David T. Ross, J.D., LL.M.

Mr. David Ross serves as Director of Philanthropy Services for Tolleson Wealth Management. David’s responsibilities include the coordination, execution and management of the philanthropic legacies of Tolleson clients and families. In this role he is responsible for managing charitable trusts, private foundations and institutional relationships for high net worth individuals […]
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Ronald Tschetter, D.H.L.

Vice Chairman

Dr. Ronald Tschetter serves on GIAL’s board, drawing from his wide expanse of experience both academically and in volunteer service overseas. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Bethel University in psychology and social studies. After graduating, he traveled around Europe, Israel, Syria, Egypt and Lebanon. Later he served with the […]
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