Drew Trotter is the Executive Director of the Consortium of Christian Study Centers. He was for twenty-two years the Executive Director and President of the Center for Christian Study in Charlottesville, VA. Drew has written on film and popular culture for over thirty years in such publications as Books & Culture, Christianity Today and Critique, and in the field of Biblical studies published Interpreting the Epistle to the Hebrews (Baker, 1997). For over twenty years, he has presented a seminar entitled Show and Tell: How to View a Movie Responsibly, helping laypeople and students in churches, Christian college and secular university environments understand this powerful medium and how to think about its influence both on the individual and the society. He has taught seminars on popular culture, university education in America today, a Biblical model of discipleship and how to interpret the Scriptures. Also a well-respected Bible teacher, Drew has lectured and preached at seminaries, churches and colleges throughout the United States and Canada on a wide variety of topics including prayer, discipleship, and Christian cultural awareness. Drew has three sons, two daughters-in-law and six grandchildren and lives with his wife of forty-four years, Marie, in Charlottesville, VA. Click here for Drew’s CV and a list of speaking/lecture topics. You can email Dr. Trotter at [email protected]
Elaine Rollogas is the Operations Manager of the Consortium of Christian Study Centers. Before coming to work with the Consortium, Elaine had a number of roles at Redeemer Presbyterian Church in New York City since 1990, ending with being the Managing Director of Operations and Volunteer Mobilization. She studied business in Nebraska and has training in grant writing, volunteer management, and computer programming. A recent arrival to Charlottesville, she divides her time between an interest in photography and learning what it is like to own a car again. Email Elaine at [email protected].
Marie Trotter is the part-time Administrative Assistant of the Consortium of Christian Study Centers. She is a graduate of the University of Tennessee with a degree in Secondary Education. Marie taught second-graders for twenty-seven years at The Covenant School in Charlottesville, and was honored by the school naming the second grade classroom after her, when she retired. She is married to Drew (see above!) and enjoys long walks, gardening, taking care of their dog, Fenway, tending to the grandchildren when she gets the chance and greatly mourns the completion of Downtown Abbey. Email Marie at [email protected].