Committee Members and Officers for 2018-2019

The Society’s Committee is comprised of nine trustees elected from within the Society’s membership by a General Meeting of the Society. These include the Society’s President, the Past President, the President Elect, and six others. The current members of the Committee are:

President and Committee Chair: Prof. J. Zumstein (Switzerland)

Past President: Prof. M. Wolter (Germany)

President-Elect: Prof. J. Kloppenborg (Canada)

2016-19           Prof. Dr U. Poplutz (Germany)      Dr R. Uro (Finland)

2017-20           Prof. D. Gerber (France)                   Dr K. Zamfir (Romania)

2018-21           Prof. K. Backhaus (Germany)

The Presidential Nominee for 2020/21 is Prof. M. Mitchell (USA)

The Committee meets only at the General Meeting of the Society in late July / early August. There are two sessions. The first takes place before the start of the General Meeting, the second just prior to its conclusion. A Business Meeting of the Society’s membership follows each Committee Meeting.


The Officers of the Society attend the meetings of the Committee ex officio.

Secretary: Prof. Andrew D. Clarke, Lethenty Byre, Inverurie AB51 0HQ, UK. Email

Assistant Secretary: Prof. Todd Still, George W. Truett Theological Seminary, Baylor University, One Bear Place #97126, Waco, TX 76798-7126, USA. Email

Assistant Secretary for International Initiatives: Prof. William R.G. Loader, 9 Kaleno Way, Orange NSW 2800, Australia. Email

Treasurer: (until December 2018) Dr K. Ehrensperger, School of Theology, Religious Studies and Islamic Studies, University of Wales, Trinity Saint David, Lampeter, Ceredigion SA48 7ED, UK. Email; (from January 2019) Prof. P. Foster, School of Divinity, Mound Place, Edinburgh EH1 2LX, UK. Email

Editor of the Journal (New Testament Studies): (until December 2018) Prof. F. B. Watson, Department of Theology and Religion, Durham University, Abbey House, Palace Green, Durham DH1 3RS, UK. Email; (from January 2019) Dr S.J. Gathercole, Faculty of Divinity, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9BS, UK. Email

Editor of the SNTS Monograph Series: Prof. E. Adams, Dept of Theology & Religious Studies, King’s College London, Strand, London, WC2R 2LS, UK. Email