Board of Directors

 Screen Shot 2015-04-07 at 4.00.01 PMRev. Jennifer Bailey

Rev. Jennifer Bailey is an ordained minister, community organizer, and emerging national leader in multi-faith movement for justice. As Founder and Executive Director of the Faith Matters Network (FMN), Jennifer believes that people of faith can be game changers in the fight to build a more just, compassionate, and peaceful world. She comes to this work with nearly a decade of experience combatting intergenerational poverty in her hometown of Chicago, and her adopted home, Nashville, Tennessee. A Truman Scholar, Jennifer earned degrees from Tufts University and Vanderbilt University Divinity School where she was awarded the Wilbur F. Tillett Prize for accomplishments in the study of theology. She is an ordained itinerant elder in the African Methodist Episcopal (A.M.E.) Church, the oldest historically black denomination in the United States. Jennifer is currently a Nathan Cummings Foundation Fellow, an elite cohort of innovative leaders combatting issues of economic and social inequality with outside-the-box thinking.

Rabbi Lexi Erdheim

Rabbi Lexi Erdheim was ordained from the Hebrew Union College – Los Angeles Campus in 2019 where she also received her Master’s Degree in Jewish Nonprofit Management. She first began her involvement with World Faith in 2010 as a college fellow and social media intern while she was an undergraduate student at Barnard College. She currently serves as the assistant rabbi for Congregation Gates of Prayer in Metairie, Louisiana. Rabbi Lexi is the rabbi in residence for the New Orleans branch of Avodah, the Jewish Service Corp, which engages Jewish young adults in the fight against the causes and effects of poverty in America.

Dr. Mindy Tauberg

Mindy Tauberg, PhD is a public anthropologist who recently earned her doctoral degree from the University of California, Irvine. She is a scholar of social movements in the United States, in particular the interfaith movement and the experiences of American religious minorities. Mindy’s dissertation focuses on the Los Angeles organization, NewGround: A Muslim-Jewish Partnership for Change. During her four years participating in and observing NewGround’s professional fellowship, Mindy analyzed what makes a successful encounter experience between minority groups, and learned to engage constructively in emotionally-charged dialogue. Mindy is currently living in the Bay Area, where her primary career goal is to become a professor at a local community college. She also holds an MA in elementary education from Teachers College at Columbia University, and a BA from Oberlin College.

DAVOS/SWITZERLAND, 22JAN16 - Frank Fredericks, Executive Director, World Faith, USA; Global Shaper at the Annual Meeting 2016 of the World Economic Forum in Davos, January 22, 2016. WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM/Benedikt von LoebellFrank Fredericks

Frank Fredericks is the founder of World Faith.  After working in the music industry, managing artists such as Lady Gaga, Frank founded World Faith in 2008. He has been recognized as a Global Shaper by the World Economic Forum, and is a Fellow Alumnus of Leading for Impact at Oxford Skoll Centre, AMENDS at Stanford, IFYC Germanacos, Soliya, Ariane de Rothschild, and YouthActionNet. He did his BM at NYU and his MBA at Oxford Said as a Global Shaper Scholar from the World Economic Forum.