Michael Terrien is an Oblate of St. Benedict. He is an associate member of the Catholic Association of Diocesan Ecumenical and Interreligious Officers (CADEIO) and was responsible for coordinating its partnership with the 2015 Parliament. He was project director of the Archdiocese of Chicago’s Office for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs. He holds a certificate in Executive Education from Harvard and was president of The Geneva Group and also the director of the Center for Organization Effectiveness of George Williams College. He also co-founded Play for Peace and served as a board member of the Association for Experiential Education.