Building U.S.-Indonesia Mutual Understanding Since 1994


The Indonesia-U.S. Council on Religion and Pluralism is an independent, bi-national, non-governmental body to undertake joint programs to share and promote the values of pluralism, diversity, and tolerance.
Established in August 2016, the Council has been endorsed by President Jokowi and President Obama.

Senior Advisory Board Members

Galen Carey

Galen Carey

Vice President for Government Affairs, National Association of Evangelicals (NAE)


Jim Winkler

President and General Secretary, National Council of Churches

Imam Mohamed Magid

Imam Mohamed Magid

Executive Director, All Dulles Area Muslim Society (ADAMS) and Former President, Islamic Society of North America

Randy Funk

Elder Randy D. Funk

General Authority Seventy, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Salam Al Marayati

Salam Al-Marayati

President, Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC)

Agustinus Ulahayanan

Rev. Agustinus Ulahayanan

Executive Secretary for the Commission for Interreligious and Interfaith Affairs Bishop’s Conference of Indonesia (KWI)

Azyumardi Azra

Prof. Azyumardi Azra

Director, Syarif Hidayatullah State Islamic University


Rev. Dr. Henriette-Lebang

General Chairperson, Communion of Churches in Indonesia (CCI)


Dr. Muhammad Sirajuddin Syamsuddin

President's Special Envoy for Interfaith Dialog and Civilization Affairs, Presidium of Inter Religious Council Indonesia and Former President of Muhammadiyah


Major Gen. (Ret) Sang Nyoman Suwisma

Chairman, Parisada Hindu Dharma Indonesia (PHDI)

Represented by: KS Arsana, Chairman for International Affairs, Parisada Hindu Dharma Indonesia (PHDI)