Rev. Ron Stief

Executive Director, National Religious Campaign Against Torture

The Rev. Ron Stief, an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ, is the executive director of the National Religious Campaign Against Torture. As a national leader and faith strategist on ending torture, Rev. Stief speaks widely at college campuses, interfaith events, and coalition actions to end torture. He has been interviewed on CNN, HuffPost Live, the New York Times, Religion News Service, Washington Post, National Catholic Reporter and many other national publications. He serves as the chair of the Executive Committee of Shoulder to Shoulder / Standing with American Muslims Upholding American Values. Rev. Stief holds a BA in Philosophy from the University of Montana and a master’s in social ethics and a Master of Divinity degree from the Pacific School of Religion.