http://ncci1914.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Sam3.jpg 200 142 Neelam Gaikwad http://ncci1914.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/NCCILOGO105-300x72.png Neelam Gaikwad2015-06-15 11:45:052016-08-23 11:47:21Congratulations to Rev. Dr. Samuel W. Meshack on being elected as the new President of World Association for Christian Communication (WACC)
The Rev. Dr. Samuel W. Meshack was elected to serve a four-year term as the new President of WACC at its Meeting of Members, 29 May 2015.
Director of Higher Education at the Hindustan Bible Institute and College, Chennai, India, Dr Meshack was previously one of WACC’s First Directors, President of WACC Asia, and Secretary of WACC Global. He recently served as Chairperson of the WACC Task force on Continuing Education and Training and co-ordinated leadership training for WACC’s regional executive committee members.
Dr. Meshack earned his doctoral degree from the Centre for Mass Communication Research of the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom. He has published many articles in the field of communication and ethics with an emphasis on the rights and privileges of marginalized people and mission concerns. He is Professor of Communication in theological and secular universities in India and abroad, guiding researchers towards their doctoral degrees.
Addressing the Meeting of Members, Meshack, said “I am very grateful to those who had put forward my name as a candidate for the presidency, for the support I have received from the executive committee and members of WACC Asia and others worldwide. I pledge myself to strengthening WACC and to advancing its vision and mission of communication for all.”
Dr Meshack is the first WACC President to come from the Asia Region.
The WACC Meeting of Members also elected a new Board of Directors consisting of four women and four men.
(Source: Website of WACC global – http://www.waccglobal.org/articles/new-wacc-president-and-board-of-directors-elected)
Rev. Dr. Meshack is an executive committee member of National Council of Churches in India (NCCI) representing the Indian Evangelical Lutheran Church, and also chairs NCCI’s Programme Commission on Communications and Relations. His humble leadership, profound scholarship and genuine passion for communication concerns will prove to be extremely valuable to WACC.
NCCI congratulates Rev. Dr. Meshack and wishes him the best as he leads WACC into even greater areas of effectiveness in its mission to promote and ensure communication for all.
– NCCI Communications