TUMCA President: Bishop Dan E. Solomon is a retired bishop of The United Methodist Church. He has held appointments in Corpus Christi, San Antonio, Kerrville, Amarillo and Plainview. He served as bishop of the Oklahoma Area from 1988-96 and the Louisiana Area from 1996-2000. In his work with the general church, Bishop Solomon has served as president of the General Board of Global Ministries and has been a member of the Commission on Status and Role of Women and the General Board of Church and Society. In 2000, he served as president of the Louisiana Interchurch Conference. His publications include "Faith Home,""Cabinet,""The Pulpit," and "Christian Advocate."

Bishop Solomon graduated summa cum laude from McMurry University and "with honors" from the Perkins School of Theology, where he received his M.Div. and was named a distinguished alumnus in 1995. He earned a D.Min. from United Theological Seminary. He holds honorary doctorates from McMurry University, Oklahoma City University and Centenary College. In 2004 he was named a distinguished alumnus of McMurry University.

Bishop Solomon can be contacted at (325) 793-4899.